What is it exactly that gives diamonds their uniquely captivating charm? Is it all in the shimmer, or the chemical make-up? These natural miracles make up a huge portion of the fine jewelry market, and are celebrated in projects ranging from engageme..
The world of diamond grading is a fascinating place. Appraisal professionals are trusted to put a price tag on some of the most valuable natural resources available in the modern era, and that is certainly nothing to scoff at. The process is intricat..
One of the most enduring symbols of a family that is connected is the family watch, passed down from generation to generation. Even as the world changed, first with the introduction of digital watches and then supplanted almost completely by the cloc..
Every year designers release new diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and other bridal jewelry. Although they tend to be more conservative when it comes to wedding jewelry than they may be with other lines of fine jewelry in regards to creating wo..
My parents haven’t been together for many years, and only my father has remarried. Things have settled down for me and my siblings, and being an extended family with step-siblings and a step-parent, is now no longer a tumultuous transition but a pl..
My wife and I each buy three anniversary gifts for one another. The first two are done for humor. We have found two separate lists of what each year’s gift is supposed to be made out of, or what theme it represents, and we try to find something sma..
My wife’s birthday is March 25th. Probably the best thing about it happening when it does, besides the fact that it gives us an extra reason to celebrate the end of winter and the beginning of spring, is that is gives me exactly three months to mak..