What are salt and pepper diamonds?

What are salt and pepper diamonds?

Gem gals, I recently became aware of salt and pepper diamonds. I guess they’re incredibly popular! Now, you may be wondering, just like I did, what they are and why people are excited about them. See let’s get right to it!   First off — what are salt...
Buying a diamond online? Be smart.

Buying a diamond online? Be smart.

Whenever I tell people I’m a gemologist, they always ask me about their wedding rings. And since most wedding rings have diamonds, I end up talking to people about diamonds quite a bit. Mainly, people want to make sure they got a “good deal” on their...
For the love of green gemstones

For the love of green gemstones

Ugh, this winter weather and all the snow has me longing for spring! And green! I am actually looking forward to St. Patrick’s Day, drinking green beer, and wearing a shamrock T-shirt! And I’m here to tell you that rarely happens! What can I say?! I am...