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What is Milgrain ?

Often, people describe it as “you know, little bumps on the edge” of a piece of jewelry, but it is called milgrain. Milgrain detail is essentially a rolled texture applied to a piece of jewelry’s edge by jeweler. Sometimes spelled … Continue reading

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Falling Stones & How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

Imagine looking down at your left hand to see your ring’s prongs holding nothing but air, a whole lot of nothingness where your center stone was just moments ago. Shock, tears, disbelief, anxiety….these are horrifying cycles of emotions experienced by … Continue reading

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Helpful Jewelry Education from deBebians

Under the Jewelry Education link at the top of our homepage, you’ll find a tremendous amount of super, helpful information. This info will come in handy throughout your process of buying a certified diamond and/or engagement ring. Here, you will … Continue reading

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Common Jewelry Terms That You Should Know

If you are in the market to purchase a piece of diamond jewelry or loose diamond, you will certainly come face to face with some jewelry jargon that you may or may not quite understand. Today, I wanted to share … Continue reading

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How to store jewelry for a lifetime.

Learning how to store jewelry as well as maintain and secure it is very important in the longevity of your precious possessions. The majority of people who wear jewelry do not necessarily have a reliable system for storing their valuables. … Continue reading

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Measuring Diamond Brilliance, Fire, and Scintillation

When shopping for a diamond, you will experience an overwhelming amount of gemological terms that can be used to describe a diamond’s beauty. Sparkle, fire, brilliance; sometimes these words can appear to be a sales tactic because people often forget … Continue reading

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What is Diamond Fluorescence?

Fluorescence is a naturally occurring phenomenon in diamonds where a diamond will illuminate when exposed to UV light. Diamond fluorescence is graded from none to very strong and can vary in color. The most common color for fluorescence is blue, … Continue reading

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Can a Diamond Chip or Break?

Can a diamond chip or break?  The answer may surprise you!!  If enough pressure is put onto a diamond, it can break and/or chip.  Many customers that I speak with on a daily basis are shocked to hear this.  I’m … Continue reading

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Creating a Balance Between Diamond Color and Clarity…

Everyone knows about the 4 C’s… cut, color, clarity and carat weight.  Cut and carat weight are probably the two easiest of the diamond 4 C’s for customers to understand.  Today I’m going to talk about diamond color and clarity … Continue reading

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Diamond Education – Diamond Girdle

The circumference of a diamond is the girdle, which is the widest part of a polished stone.  When viewed from the side, the diamond girdle is the area between the top and the bottom of the stone.  A girdle can … Continue reading

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