FIND THE PERFECT ENGAGEMENT RING [QUIZ]

Shopping for your engagement ring is fun, but where do you start? There are so many options to consider! Will she prefer Solitaire or Halo? What if she doesn’t want anything traditional? There are almost unlimited options available when you are browsing for the perfect engagement ring. From ultra-sparkly to simple and elegant, we guarantee that her dream ring is out there. But how do you know where to start?

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FOREVER…
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Q + A
  • By Amy Huang

It’s time for the biggest moment of your life. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for…the moment that makes your heart race just thinking of the amazing future with this one person. This special person who knows you better than you know yourself and you’re ready. You’re asking this person to be yours forever. We love that moment. That perfect moment where you catch yourself gazing into the eyes of

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HISTORY OF JEWELRY HISTORY OF JEWELRY

Flashback thousands of years ago, people all over the world loved and admired jewelry. It showed status, social + official rank, religious or political affiliation and of course for personal enjoyment. Even during prehistoric times, our ancestors found a way to create many types of custom jewelry made…

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THE INS AND OUTS OF A PAWN LOAN THE INS AND OUTS OF A PAWN LOAN

People have been pawning their valuables for at least the last 2000 years and thanks to reality TV pawn shops have gained their own little spotlight in the public eye. That being said, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what pawning is and how these loans actually work. I own a pawn shop in San Diego called Diamonds Forever and we are a jewelry store but we also

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN A RING HAS TO BE RE-TIPPED? WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN A RING HAS TO BE RE-TIPPED?

Re-tipping a ring is simply adding platinum, gold or sterling silver to build up the prongs on a ring so they are durable again. Normally you only really hear about rings being re-tipped because they take the most abuse. It is to be expected that rings wear down the fastest because we have them on our fingers all day, every day. Our hands are constantly moving, bumping and knocking into things.

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OUR VERY FIRST VISIT

Buying an engagement ring is a huge deal. Probably the biggest moment in your life. You might be nervous about choosing the right ring. You might feel weary after hearing all the horror stories of the jewelry industry. I promise you that we’re here to make everything easy.  We want you to feel comfortable working with us, and we also want you to find your perfect engagement ring. Here’s an

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HOW IS A PIECE OF JEWELRY REFINISHED OR POLISHED? HOW IS A PIECE OF JEWELRY REFINISHED OR POLISHED?

When jewelry is refinished at Diamonds Forever it is made to look like a brand new piece. We polish the ring so all scratches are buffed out and the item is restored to its original shine or finish. We then inspect the piece by checking that all the stones are tight and securely set. White gold pieces need a few additional steps to be restored to their gleaming original shine.

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WEDDING BANDS: FINDING YOUR PERFECT PAIR [QUIZ]

Picking out your wedding bands is a big decision. A sign of the love and commitment you and your significant other share, you want to choose a ring that you love and are excited to wear daily. Before heading out to shop for your rings, make some preliminary choices to simplify your search. Should Your Rings Match? The first thought to consider: What type of metal you would like your

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ENGAGEMENT RINGS: A GUIDE TO METAL [QUIZ]

When you go to pick out an engagement ring, one of the first questions we will ask is “What metal are you looking for?” A straightforward question, your answer will depend on your significant other’s style current jewelry collection. There are a few different options to choose from, including white gold, yellow gold and platinum. Learn more about your choices with Diamonds Forever and take our quiz to see which

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ENGAGEMENT RING TRENDS: COLORED STONES [QUIZ]

While a white diamond is the go-to option for most engagement rings, they aren’t the only possibility. Throughout the years, some of our favorite celebrities have opted for rings with colored diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and more. A unique stone may be the perfect way to surprise your soon to be fiancée. With sweet meaning and rich hues, add a touch of flair to your proposal with one of these beautiful

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