70% of all brides receive a diamond engagement ring; over
75% of all first-time brides receive one. 50% of all couples
choose a diamond engagement ring together.
90% of all grooms
receive a wedding band, one in five receive a diamond wedding
77% of grooms agree that the two months' salary guideline
is helpful in deciding what to spend on a diamond engagement
ring, a significant symbol of love.
Diamonds were first discovered
in India over 2,000 years ago.
Diamonds are composed of carbon
that crystallized millions of years ago deep below the earth's
Before a diamond is placed on a woman's hand, it will
probably touch at least five continents and involve the skills
of many craftsmen, making
it a truly
Most diamonds have 58 facets, to bring out their
maximum sparkle, fire and brilliance.
A diamond ''quality'' report is provided by an impartial third party
established for the wholesale diamond trade and now available
to the public. Each report
is registered with the issuing lab. Your stone price is established using a
wholesale trade report that reflects approximate cash New York
asking prices on a diamond
similar in quality to the one you have selected.
You now have the opportunity
to buy at very low prices with the assurance of an independent
lab report on the characteristics of your stone. The independent
diamond certificate assures that your stone is the quality grade stated What
you should know.
Regular care and cleaning of your fine jewelry will enchase
your satisfaction. Nurture this gift of nature and the jeweler's art, and fine
jewelry will reward
you with years of pleasurable wear.
Diamond jewelry is very popular. Some pieces,
such as diamond engagement and wedding rings, are often worn
24 hours a day. Even though you may wear your
diamond jewelry around the clock, you should give thought to its care. Diamonds
but they still require proper, maintenance. Diamonds can get smudged, soiled
and dusty. Lotions, powders, soaps, even natural skin oils, put a film on
diamonds and cut down their brilliance. Clean diamonds "glow" because the
maximum amount of light can enter the stone and return in a fiery brilliance.
just a little care to keep them that way.