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About Olivia

Olivia is one of our staff GIA Graduate Gemologists and a valuable member of our customer service team. With a great love for extraordinary pieces of fine jewelry, she assists clients with acquiring pieces of true excellence. You can email her at

What is a Graduate Gemologist?

The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is the only recognized institution that offers a graduate gemologist diploma. When I first entered the jewelry industry post college, I knew I needed to go to the GIA in order to feel confident … Continue reading

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3 Stone Halo Engagement Rings from deBebians

Adding a halo to any engagement ring is going to give you increased size. Adding a halo to a 3 stone engagement ring makes for even more size. 🙂 What I love about combing three stone rings with a halo … Continue reading

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What You Can Expect From Your Moissanite Engagement Ring

Moissanite is an overnight sensation for alternative engagement rings. Moisssanite is a lab created gemstone that is similar in appearance (colorless with fire and brilliance) to a diamond. Moissanite is ideal for anyone that is looking for a more economical … Continue reading

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How to Shop Diamonds Wisely

Diamond pricing varies tremendously based upon the quality of the stone. High quality diamonds command a high price per carat, ultimately making for very expensive diamonds. The vast majority of diamonds we see every day are not the highest quality … Continue reading

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Diamond Bands for Any Finger

Diamond bands are not just for engagements; they can also be fashionable jewelry for everyday. Diamond bands can be worn on any finger because they are nondiscriminatory. What I love most about diamond bands, such as an eternity, is that … Continue reading

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Diamond Carat Weight Versus Diamond Size

A gemologist is trained to evaluate diamonds in the market. What I love about being a gemologist is shopping the marketplace for my customers and selecting the most competitive diamonds. I am particular about choosing diamonds that show appropriate size … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying Engagement Rings Online

Tips for preparing to buy an engagement ring online: Call and ask for assistance in selecting a diamond. A loose diamond search is not easy to navigate. Working with someone who knows the ins and outs of a loose diamond … Continue reading

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Engagement Ring Spotlight: Three Stone Rings

The adage “A picture is worth a thousand words”, is something that I have always identified with. As an online jewelry company, pictures are everything to our customers. Sometimes pictures are better than a live gemologist. I can’t tell you … Continue reading

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