Category Archives: Buy Diamonds

Want to buy a diamond but you don’t know what you want or just don’t have any education on it? We are here to help. We want you to purchase the most amazing diamond without overspending. There are certain details you should always remember. Those would be Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat. If you are educated about these 4 C’s buying a diamond should be no issue.

Hot Engagement Ring Trend: The Square Halo Engagement Ring

The square halo engagement ring is taking the bridal world by storm. It’s the perfect combination of the classic round brilliant diamond and the trendy cushion cut silhouette. The square halo of diamonds surrounding the round brilliant center stone makes the ring look cushion cut, but it’s not – so really it makes everyone look twice. It’s no doubt a head turner. And when you factor in the halo style’s trendiness, the staying power of the round diamond gives reassurance to those who worry that their tastes may change or evolve. The RB isn’t going anywhere, so even if the halo Read More →

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! It’s a stunning day here in lovely Chicago, and I’m just full of Fall joy (still) And around the internets plenty of goodness caught my eye, here’s what I was into this week and what I’ll be up to this weekend. I totally Fell for tortoise, for the millionth time. And wanted to decorate the entire house in gold. Fell in love with Antfarm photography Really not sure how I feel about this. GIA is undoubtedly the gold standard, but other grading labs do exist, you can’t ignore that fact. You also can’t ignore the fact that EGL USA Read More →

A Dozen Questions with DD: Chris Mulloy Antiques

We continue on the epic adventure that is a Dozen Questions with Designers and Diamonds. Today, Chris of Chris Mulloy Antiques takes the time to chat with me about all things sparkling and fabulous. Please ignore my cackle at the end, and just be grateful I didn’t snort. Chris Mulloy antiques is based out of Palm Springs, California, and regularly shows off some of the best vintage estate and antique designer jewelry at Antiques shows. Chris has been in business for 23 years and divides his attention between luxury watches and stunning vintage and antique jewelry. The case at the Read More →

Friday Favorites: Fall Birthday Edition

My new desktop – Does anyone else constantly make their desktop background something ridiculous? I feel like I’m forever clicking “save image as” but missing and accidentally making my background a giant grainy picture of some fabulous jewelry piece I’m writing about. Ugh, I need a mousepad. How perfect is this dish? I figure we have a few more weeks of grill-conducive weather in Chicago, these are on the list. I love love love! When Becky does these Treat Yo’ Self features. And this week, everything is pink! Fashion Week is here. I used to get tres tres excited about Fashion Read More →

Happy Labor Day Weekend 2014!

This week, before I sign off (normal posts will resume on Tuesday) I wanted to share a round up, all colored in summer’s sky blue. With Labor Day on Monday, autumn is officially upon us (and yes, I feel for you my South Floridian brethren still sweating out 90% of your body weight each day.) So in honor of saying sayonara to summer, let’s all have one last glorious weekend of beaching, grilling, sunshine, margaritas on the deck, and FOOTBALL. Even if you’re not technically headed back to school, who can resist a fresh, clean agenda? It’s begging you to Read More →