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DIAMOND ANATOMY

Winnie Cheung

Tags Anatomy, Carat, Diamonds, Engagement Ring, Fancy Cut, Jewelry, knowmybling.com

DIAMOND ANATOMY

  Here are the terms of the diamond which will give you a better understanding.  This will help when you are explaining different parts of the diamond. Photo image from GIA website https://www.gia.edu/diamond-cut/diamond-cut-anatomy-round-brilliant 


5 Must Know Before Purchasing Jewelry

5 Must Know Before Purchasing Jewelry

1. BUY FROM A REPUTABLE COMPANY This is very important when it comes to buying an expensive product.  You don't want to be scammed by other people.  It is important that you buy from someone you trust as well.  Like I said from my last post, don't trust anyone in this industry 100%!  When you buy a diamond, request your jeweler to show you all the details on the certificate.  Make sure the jeweler educate you and you know what you're buying.   2. WHAT IS MY JEWELRY MADE OUT OF? When you're buying high-end jewelry, there's always a stamp hiding...


Don't Be Scammed!

Winnie Cheung

Tags Diamonds, Jewelry, knowmybling.com, purchasing, scam

Don't Be Scammed!

  I've encountered this...   Buying from trusted dealers or jewelers are not enough.  I've learned that you shouldn't trust anyone 100% in this industry.   I've been offered a stone which matches the certificate: The carat weight matches The measurement matches Color matches Clarity matches and the inclusions inside matches with the map GIA certificate number matches with the inscription on the stone   That was not enough, you have to be more thorough: This diamond has an old GIA certificate, should request the dealer to bring it back to GIA to regrade for a new GIA certificate (the...


7 Rules on Buying an Engagement Ring

7 Rules on Buying an Engagement Ring

1. DON'T LEAVE IT TO THE LAST MINUTE It is important to take at least a month and a half (to be safe) to start looking.  It takes a bit of time to look for the perfect diamond and probably you would want to compare with few other places before putting down your deposit.  Crafting the ring on the other hand takes time as well, if it's a simple solitaire, it could be done within a week or a week and a half, but if you would like to have a special design, then it will take at least 3...


Why Does Some Jewelries Irritate Our Skin?

Winnie Cheung

Tags Allergy, Diamonds, Gold, Irritation, Jewelry, Karat, knowmybling.com, Nickel, Toddlers

Why Does Some Jewelries Irritate Our Skin?

Jewelries are beautiful and can make us feel more confident about ourselves.  But did you know, they can be harmful too? NICKEL is often used in lower-price jewelry because it’s durable and inexpensive to produce.  Nickel is also the most common metal to cause irritation to your skin.  It can cause an itchy skin rash, redness or even blisters.   Next time you look for jewellery, especially for piercing and jewelry for toddlers.  Remember to go for 18 karat gold that are nickel free.   Let’s be nice to our skin, plus solid gold always looks better on us in every...

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