Archive Monthly Archives: October 2012

Face Off: Brian Gavin Blue vs. Hearts & Arrows

“Hello Todd, I just got done reading your article for the 3rd time about a Brian Gavin Blue diamond you reviewed for a gentleman back in August. I am very enlightened by your analysis and have tried to since replicate your analytic skills in my search for my future fiancee’s (hopefully) engagement diamond. I have […]

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Vera Wang Wedding Bands for Men?

World renown fashion designer Vera Wang recently launched her “Love Collection” of bridal jewelry exclusively through Zales Jewelry Stores and for the most part I like the concept of the designs in terms of visual appeal.

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Does Size Matter?

Sometimes you just have to accept the fact that in a woman’s eyes, size does matter… sure, we can talk about the importance of Diamond Cut Quality, Visual Performance and Optical Precision and how these factors control how visually pleasing the diamond will be in terms of how much brilliance, dispersion and scintillation are being […]

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Diamond Earrings 101

So I’m on a quest to find a matched pair of ideal cut diamonds for an old client of Nice Ice and thought I’d share my thought process with you since the holidays are just around the corner and diamond earrings are always a popular gift. Today’s search brought me through the online diamond inventories […]

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