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May 7

“I'm sure it comes as no surprise that I'm shopping for a diamond engagement ring. My girlfriend saw this post on Instagram and fell head over heels at that moment. I hope that I'm able to create such an incredible and memorable moment when I propose.”“The dilemma that I'm facing is probably not a unique proposition. I'm trying to decide ...Read More

By Danny
May 1
should i buy i1-i2 clarity diamonds?

(Updated on May 1, 2018. Originally Published March 29, 2017)“I’ve been researching buying a diamond online, and it seems that diamond cut quality should be my primary concern. My girlfriend really wants a one carat diamond, and I’d like the diamond to face-up really white. We’ve talked about it and both of us are all right with being able to ...Read More

By Danny
Feb 7
Guide to Warmer Colored Diamonds

“My girlfriend really likes the way that 18k rose gold looks on her hand. I have to admit that I didn’t like the idea of pink gold to begin with, but the color really does compliment her warmer skin tone. Our local jeweler told us that warmer colored diamonds go really well with the warmer color of rose gold. However, ...Read More

By Danny
Dec 1
Should diamond solitaries crack?

“I purchased a solitaire diamond engagement ring from another online diamond dealer about a year ago, and a small crack recently appeared on the bottom of the ring. I contacted [the vendor] and they told me that this is perfectly normal and that I should simply take the ring to a local jeweler for repair. I spent what I consider ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 29
VVS clarity versus VS-1 and VS-2 clarity diamonds

“I’m shopping for a diamond engagement ring and have some questions about clarity as it pertains to light performance. Is there any benefit to buying a VVS clarity diamond, versus VS-1 or VS-2 clarity diamonds? I’ve been told by several friends and family members, that I need to buy a high clarity diamond if I want it to look good. ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 10

One look at the ASET images of these four emerald cut diamonds, and you know that the Brian Gavin Signature Emerald on the left is brighter and better looking.It's easy to see that colors reflected by the ASET Scope are bolder, brighter, and distributed more evenly, right? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that when it comes to ...Read More

By Danny
Nov 10
GIA Excellent Emerald cut diamonds:

Shopping for an emerald cut diamond engagement ring can be a confusing and frustrating experience. Everybody is going to try and convince you that their emerald cut diamonds are better, but the obvious question is better than what?Because before the creation of Brian Gavin Signature Emerald cut diamonds, there doesn't seem to be a collection of emerald cut diamonds that ...Read More

By Danny
Oct 23

“I’m ready to buy an engagement ring from Brian Gavin, but am not comfortable initiating such a valuable order online. I would feel much more comfortable discussing the details of this purchase in-person with somebody. Can I call Brian Gavin to order a diamond online? Or is the online price only valid for internet transactions? In which case, I suppose ...Read More

By Danny
Sep 14
how to judge videos of diamonds online

“First of all, let me say that I really like the new video format that is being used to show the sparkle of Brian Gavin Signature diamonds. The diamonds look really bright and sparkly in the videos, however they looked pretty good before. Which leads me to wonder, how to judge videos of diamonds online for comparison purposes? Should I ...Read More

By Danny
Sep 13
Can I get a ruby or sapphire with a hearts and arrows cut?

One of our fans on Facebook asked if Brian Gavin can create Hearts & Arrows cuts on a colored gem, such as a ruby or sapphire. The term “Hearts and Arrows cut” refers to a very special manner of cutting diamonds, so that they deliver the highest degree of light return and sparkle factor.It actually takes about 4X longer to ...Read More

By Danny


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