Laurie Mega

Articles by Laurie Mega

Does Diamond Hardness Really Matter?

Does Diamond Hardness Really Matter?

18K Yellow Gold Marquise Cluster Halo Diamond Engagement Ring by James Allen. What Does Mineral Hardness Mean? Mineral hardness refers...
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Should I Buy a VVS2 Clarity Diamond?

Should I Buy a VVS2 Clarity Diamond?

One of the four Cs by which a diamond's quality is measured is clarity. The best of the best are...
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Should I Buy a VVS1 Clarity Diamond?

Should I Buy a VVS1 Clarity Diamond?

When shopping for a diamond, you’ll be looking at diamonds of different clarity grades, from FL (flawless) to I (included)....
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CustomMade.com Review - September 2021

CustomMade.com Review - September 2021

The only limit to CustomMade engagement rings is the customer's imagination. © CustomMade. Used with permission. CustomMade is definitely unique...
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How Wide Should My Engagement Ring Band Be? 

How Wide Should My Engagement Ring Band Be? 

So, you’ve chosen your diamond and you’ve chosen your ring metal. But have you considered how wide you want your...
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Whiteflash Review

Whiteflash Review

Founded in 2000, Whiteflash’s mission is to provide top quality diamonds and fine jewelry to their customers while providing what they call a...
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With Clarity Review

With Clarity Review

With Clarity helps you create the perfect custom engagement ring. With Clarity was founded in 2013 by a husband-and-wife team...
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Brian Gavin Diamonds Review

Brian Gavin Diamonds Review

BGD offer high-performance stones, cut to reflect as much light as possible. © Brian Gavin. Used with permission. Brian Gavin...
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Blue Nile Review

Blue Nile Review

Launched in 1999, Blue Nile was one of the first online diamond retailers. They revolutionized the way people bought diamond...
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James Allen Review

James Allen Review

Launched in 2006, online jewelry retailer James Allen is considered a disrupter in the diamond market that seeks to educate...
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High-Performance Diamonds: Worth the Money or Just Hype?

High-Performance Diamonds: Worth the Money or Just Hype?

High-performance diamonds are marketed as perfectly symmetrical stones of exceptional quality. Learn if they’re worth the extra money you’ll spend...
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Engagement Ring Financing: Options for Every Budget

Engagement Ring Financing: Options for Every Budget

Many consumers don’t have the money they need at hand for their dream engagement ring. Find out which engagement ring...
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One Carat Oval Diamonds: A Complete Shopping Guide

One Carat Oval Diamonds: A Complete Shopping Guide

One-carat oval diamonds are versatile alternatives to one-carat rounds. Our guide can help you find the right oval-cut diamond for...
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