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Round Diamonds
Round diamonds are the most popular diamond shape.  Many diamond consumers today prefer this shape and consider it is considered to be a classic.  Round brilliant diamonds are the most reflective and shiny of diamond shapes.  Collectively, round brilliant diamonds represent the collective talents over many generations of gifted diamond and gem cutters over more the centuries.  Modern round diamonds have evolved into either 57- or 58-facets.  The style of round brilliant diamonds has progressed through many stages of developments.
By 1750 round diamonds had evolved into a circular face-up.  Also, …

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CVD Synthetic Diamonds

The technology for  CVD synthetic diamonds is short for chemical vapor deposition.  The process to grow CVD synthetic diamonds has increased significantly over the past few years.   This new technology is responsible for improving techniques that produce high-quality near-colorless synthetic diamonds. These Two samples over 3 carats were found by GIA in 2016.  GIA recently inspected several CVD synthetic diamonds.  Inspecting one that weighed over 5 carats.
CVD Synthetic Diamonds and a Cushion Cut
A 5.19 ct cushion modified brilliant sent to GIA in its Hong Kong laboratory for …

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Cushion Cut Diamonds
If you are a fan of the classic look or have seen a celebrity wearing a ring with one, the historic cushion cut diamond shape is for you.  Cushion cut diamonds were at one time the most popular diamond shape.  At that time, the cushion cut diamonds were cut by hand.  The result often being a poor shape, symmetry and polish cushion cut diamond shape.  Furthermore, these diamonds had culets.  There are a few things to consider when selecting a cushion cut diamond.
Designed to maximize light, the cushion …

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Diamond Tennis Necklaces
Diamond tennis necklaces come in a variety of styles, lengths, sizes.  They are a symbol of tradition and style and a staple in the fine jewelry industry.  Choosing the right type of diamond tennis necklace may be difficult.  As there are so many options to consider.  As well as prices, diamond qualities, and metal used.  Before making a purchase consider browsing diamond tennis necklaces here to get an idea about prices.  Putting a budget together is essential to finding the right diamond tennis necklace.
Diamond Necklaces
When looking for diamond necklaces …

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Men’s Diamond Rings
You are looking at our men’s diamond rings blog.  1800LooseDiamonds.com handmakes all of our men’s rings in Los Angeles, California using only the finest materials and craftsmanship. Shopping for men’s jewelry can be difficult, especially men’s diamond rings.  There are many styles to consider.  Like plain bands.  Furthermore, many men find wearing a ring to be challenging. That is why it is important to factor to consider when shopping for men’s diamond rings or choosing the right type of or band.
Men’s Ring and Styles
Men’s diamond rings come in a variety of …