Five untold facts about diamonds
Dec05

Five untold facts about diamonds

A shiny, sparkling and a precious stone; a diamond ring perfectly relates to love and romance. One of the most desired pieces of jewelry worldwide; it is a favorite of both the genders. But apart from love and brilliance, there are some facts about the precious stone that you surely ought to know. Read on to discover more…     In the 1930’s when the world’s leading diamond business firm, De Beers, came up with the marketing campaign by N.A. Ayer, it became the most successful advertising campaign ever made where in Hollywood celebrities, wives and daughters of ministers were made to wear diamonds. It forged an emotional link between diamonds and love. The copywriter called Frances Gerety, came up with the slogan ‘A Diamond Is Forever’, persuading that the rocks were synonymous with unbreakable romance.   Diamonds are rare on earth, but surely not in space. In 2004, astronomers discovered the presence of a diamond star, some 50 light years away, to be weighing about 10 billion trillion carats, or to make it simple, 1 followed by 34 zeros! Although diamonds are the first choice when buying jewelry, 80% of those that are unearthed are used for industrial purposes like drilling, polishing, and grinding. This proves the fact that it is indeed the hardest substance on earth.   Diamonds are found in many colors, ranging from pale yellow to colorless, to blue, pink, orange, red, as well as black! They’re weighed in carats where one carat is equal to one fifth of a gram.   One of the biggest cities in the state of Gujarat, Surat attracts diamond lovers from all over the globe. According to the figures, 92% of the polishing of diamonds worldwide is done in this city.   It shines like a star and its magic is sure to make you spell bound. A diamond is more than eternity and love; it is irresistible and indestructible, as suggested by the Greeks....

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Which Order Do You Wear Engagement, Wedding and Eternity Rings
Nov28

Which Order Do You Wear Engagement, Wedding and Eternity Rings

As your wedding approaches, there are many things you will be doing to make your day pretty special. In between all this preparations will be the choice, you will have to make for the wedding ring which will seal your union and you also have a beautiful engagement ring which is already there. So how do you wear your engagement and wedding rings? Will they go on the same finger? In addition to this also comes in an eternity ring. In modern times, these eternity rings have become popular among lovers or married couples as gifts. Eternity ring is perfect as a gift when a partner is expecting a child, as a Valentine’s Day Gift or a wedding anniversary. And it creates a lot more confusion. Most of the brides have a hard time as to how to wear all these rings. In this article, we examine the purpose of each ring and how you can wear them. Which ring you should wear? Where and in which Order? Like which is the engagement ring finger or which is wedding ring finger? Mostly assuming that a woman has received an eternity ring before engagement and she has decided to wear all these rings, then they can wear in the following ways: If you wear the wedding ring first, then you need to remove the engagement and eternity rings and wear them on different ring fingers or you can put them away during the function to give the wedding ring the attention it deserves. You can also wear your beautiful eternity ring which carries lot of meaning between your wedding and engagement ring. The set will look lovely and will be reminder of the love for each other. Most jewelers sell bridal sets which includes engagement plus wedding rings which ensures that they complement each other. The metals are chosen, shape, sizes and precious stones chosen blend easily to get a perfect appearance. In this case, it is suggested to wear the two rings next to each other and the eternity ring last. Honestly, there is no rule as to how to wear the 3 rings and people come up with your own unique ways to wear them on their ring fingers. Because, comfort should be main consideration in this. Many ladies after marriage wear only wedding bands for every day and wear the engagement rings only for special occasions. You can even weld the three rings together and create a large ring to keep nostalgic memories. Jewelers now customize all the three rings to make it easier to wear. At the back of your mind, practicality and comfort should be...

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Diamond Studs – A Popular Desired Jewelery
Oct22

Diamond Studs – A Popular Desired Jewelery

The diamond studs are the most desired jewelry piece. Because of its elegance and simplicity it is loved by women and men of all age groups, you can wear them every day and everywhere be it work or party. It matches perfectly with all kind of cloths be it casual wear or a fancy ball room party dress, so you can wear it to all occasions and special events like birthday parties or marriages. Diamond studs usually goes well on most type of faces and that is why they are so popular. You have to choose the right kind, which will balance your personality. Stud earring comes in various designs where cluster diamond earrings looks classic but single diamond stud earrings are the most popular choice. However if you are looking for something trendy, there are multiple choices like Halo diamond earrings or earrings with different kind of jackets. If you have a reasonable budget, it will not be difficult to get a perfect pair of ear studs. You can also get certificate of authentication of diamonds from GIA, IGI or AGS whenever you buy quality diamond earrings. This reduces your chances of being ripped off. You can also opt for diamonds of different hues such as yellow, pink which are highly priced or and black which is relatively cheaper to white diamonds. The common diamond shapes used in earrings are round, princess cut and Asscher-cut diamonds. Pear shaped, hearts and marquise diamonds are rarely used because it is difficult a find a perfect matching pair. If you want budget friendly diamond stud earrings you can consider buying it with clarity rating of SI1 or SI2 as they look perfect to the naked eye but have hidden flaws.   The beauty of the stud earrings for men and women determines from setting and back you choose. There are different stone setting styles namely bezel, crown and prong settings. Prong settings is the most popular choice and come in three, four or six prongs variations which hold the earring closer to the ear. Bezel setting is most secure setting wherein it forms a rim around the edges or the stone. For a much secured back, opt for the stud earrings with screw backs or clips. In single diamond stud earrings, the carat size determines the diamond’s weight since the design is minimalist and you need a bigger stone for ideal visibility.  But some small diamonds with specific cuts can sometimes sparkle better than large ones. You can save money by choosing little lower clarity and color of the stone and get a spectacular larger carat diamonds. Diamond studs sparkle and...

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The Truth behind the Tennis Bracelet
Oct18

The Truth behind the Tennis Bracelet

A diamond tennis bracelet is a chic bracelet set with sparkling diamonds set along the entire bracelet of the same size, cut and color. It’s a perfect classic accessory which goes with anything right from casual athletic wear to the little black dress.   Tennis bracelets are one of the 20th century inventions that came into limelight because of the jewelry malfunction of a sports star. In the midst of an intense tennis match in the year 1987, Chris Evert discovered that her diamond bracelet had snapped off her wrist. She halted the game to find her sparkling diamond bracelet and that’s how the tennis bracelet found its name. However, one important thing to be kept in mind is the safety of your precious bracelet. Everybody is not fortunate like Evert and may end up losing their eternal jewelry. Hence, to keep it safe and sound around your wrist, make sure you have a safety clasp around it that’ll prevent the bracelet from getting loosened. One more thing to remember when buying a tennis bracelet is that the length, which is longer than necessary when worn around the wrist, is more exposed to damage. So perfect length is necessary for good durability.   There are different ways to wear a Tennis Bracelet. Since these are very flexible the latest trend which is popular is that you can wear your tennis bracelet with a watch. Just pair your stunning tennis bracelet with a nicer watch and it is gives you a opulent stand out look. Another way is to wear your tennis bracelet is with another bracelet as a great style for a evening out. And a third way is to wear it on its own to rock some bling in your everyday wear. So, go ahead and indulge yourself with this rocking tennis bracelets which are loose flirty fit and available a plenty on Diamond Delight’s online store....

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Engagement Ring Buying Guide – White Gold vs Yellow Gold vs Rose Gold
Oct15

Engagement Ring Buying Guide – White Gold vs Yellow Gold vs Rose Gold

An engagement ring is the bond between two souls who are going to spend their lives together and is a token of love and togetherness.  Everyone wants perfection when choosing the right engagement ring. Most people get confused when choosing the right metal for their engagement ring. Gold is offered in three colors: yellow, rose and white. Since gold in its pure form (24k) is orange-yellow in color and is too soft to work in jewelry, it is mixed with other metals to increase the strength. These metals are known as alloys and it gives different color to the gold. The beauty of the ring can be extirpated for the prettiest gemstone or for the most expensive diamond if wrong metal is chosen. Hence learning about the differences between Yellow Gold, Rose Gold and White Gold is a great way to choose your options when deciding which metal to choose to represent the love of your life.   Yellow gold which is the classiest and common choice for the jewelry, since it looks attractive on everyone but is particularly spectacular when contrasted with warmer skin tones like darker or olive skin. Yellow gold is normally a combination of pure gold, fine silver and copper which results in warm gold hue. With this type of colored yellow gold, you can easily select a diamond of a lower color grade as this yellow gold setting will not show color easily like white gold. It will also balance the added warmth of the diamonds giving you more flexibleness to plan your budget.  It is also the most malleable metal for jewelers to work with and a good choice for rings that may have to be resized at later date. The fashionable yet traditional yellow gold ring can easily beat an exquisite platinum or white gold any day. Browse for beautiful yellow gold engagement rings & yellow gold wedding bands White gold has a smooth cool gleam which compliments fair and rosy skin tones. White Gold is a perfect choice for people who like the look of the platinum but want to spend less. The color of white gold is achieved when pure gold is combined with zinc, palladium or nickel alloys. White gold is more strong and durable compared to yellow gold since it less prone to scratching and denting. White gold requires inexpensive treatment called Rhodium Plating every few years to retain its color and luster. One thing to keep in mind is that people who have nickel allergy need to choose white gold which is made with nickel free alloy. Colorless diamonds as well as color stones like rubies, emeralds...

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Men’s Engagement and Wedding Rings
Oct10

Men’s Engagement and Wedding Rings

Love and Commitment which represents proposal know no gender boundaries. A lot of thought is put in selecting an engagement ring for a gal by her boyfriend but when it comes to choosing his own engagement/wedding band he is usually clueless. Many men love accessorizing with silver or gold chains or with sparkling studs in their ears and even rings. Now days, Engagement rings for men are being desired more and more and this trend continues to catch on.   Since he will be wearing it for the rest of his life, he needs to keep in mind few pointers which should reflect his personality while choosing his own ring like his wardrobe, daily routine and overall taste. Today there are very stylish and brilliant designs available for men in engagement and wedding bands which come with small diamonds or gemstones or with engravings.   For men’s bands, gold is the outstanding metal where in you can get their favorite phrase or the name of their spouse inscribed on it. Classic gold ring with a diamonds is another popular choice. Men who are style conscious love the class and sparkle that a diamond band emits. So diamonds are not just girl’s best friend any more.   White gold bands are modern and elegant wherein the gold gets plated with rhodium whose color is cool and resembles with platinum. Men love white gold since they love its radiant white hue and they prefer the platinum look but not the steep price .   Another popular choice with men is the titanium bands. Titanium bands are lightweight and durable. Its appearance varies from high gloss to matte.   Choose your preferred band width. Every guy has an idea as to how wide their wedding band should be. If the band is too wide, it might feel heavy on the finger and it is too thin, it can look dainty. Today jewelry designers use ergonomics to make bands that are comfortable to wear. It is best to guide him in selecting curved interiors instead of flat.   It is easy to get your engagement/wedding ring customized once it has been finalized. Today there are loads of online websites that customize and deliver men’s engagement and wedding rings at reasonable...

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