THE DIAMOND RESERVE

By: thediamondreserve | September 27, 2016

One of the most commonly asked questions by people that are shopping for engagement rings is if they would be better off looking at working with a jeweler to create a custom engagement ring, or if they should buy one where the settings are already in place. The trend is to think that any kind of jewelry with the word “custom” in it is going to increase the already high price tag for those items, and that they will find more economical options if they choose to get a ring with the stones already chosen and set into place. However, this is not exactly true. There are as many options and price points available in the world of custom jewelry as there are in a standard jewelry store, so if you have your heart set on designing your own ring, you ...

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By: thediamondreserve | June 29, 2016

The summer is here, and with it engagement season. Is there really a better time of year to ask your significant other to marry you than the summer? Unless they're a professional skier or they love climbing mountains in the winter (and thus are totally crazy), the answer is most certainly no. Of course, knowing that you're ready to ask your lover to marry you and actually getting to that point are two very different things. There's a lot of stress that goes into asking someone to marry you. For starters, you have to figure out where you're going to ask them and what you're going to say. For people who aren't huge fans of public speaking or who aren't very creative, this can be rather difficult.

Of course, the most difficult part is finding t...

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By: thediamondreserve | March 29, 2016

If you have ever gone around and tried to find the perfect loose diamond either for a piece of jewelry that you are putting together, or for an engagement ring that is going to blow your partner away or if you just like to have loose diamonds, you have surely seen the array of different kinds of diamond ratings that are out there. On one hand it is good that there is no monopolization of the market, not just one group that is responsible for grading all of the diamonds in the world. On the other hand though, it can be incredibly difficult to try and compare different diamonds if they have been certified and graded by different organizations. What one organization rates a diamond might be totally different than what another organization woul...

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By: thediamondreserve | March 11, 2016

With Valentine’s day around the corner, many couples may be contemplating purchasing an engagement ring and making a promise to make the union legal sometime in the future.  Aside from the fact that that one piece of jewelry can be quite expensive, marriage is not something to jump into lightly.  You and your partner should take some time and consideration before doing so.  After all, there are 364 other days in the year upon which you can get engaged.

 

Before you go and look at engagement rings so that either you can give one to your significant other or show your significant other what you like, consider the fact that many ill-timed proposals have gone awry, as have many marriages.  Marriage is legal and binding and often takes lawyers and...

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