Tag Archives: Diamond

Cartier Love for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly closing in, and for sweethearts everywhere it means compiling your wish list and hinting away to your significant other. Maybe this is the year you’re getting that shiny engagement ring. Maybe you’re headed for a hot air balloon. Maybe you’re ready for a nice dinner out, but if you’re anything like a vast swatch of the population here in Boca Raton, there’s only one thing that matters: Love. Cartier Love, that is. Preferably of the Cartier Love bangle persuasion, though you won’t complain about a ring, pendant, or other Love accessory (likely to pair with your Read More →

The Most Expensive Gemstones

It’s no surprise that diamonds are the most expensive gemstone, but you may be surprised by some of the fancy colored varieties that command top dollar per carat in the gemstone market. With fancy colored diamonds making headlines at every important gem and jewelry auction, they’re hotter than ever. It also may surprise you to learn that some of the gems you’ve always known about command major prices too. All of these stones are gorgeous, some are rarer than any you’ve heard of, but they’re all top dollar. Related articles Top Ten Misconceptions about Diamonds We Like Big Diamonds and Read More →

Join Raymond Lee Jewelers for a Verragio Trunk Show!

Are you in the market for an engagement ring? Do you want to be? Do you have a feeling your girlfriend or wife is going to gently guide you to the market regardless of your position on the subject? Great! Then you must join Raymond Lee Jewelers for our first ever Verragio Trunk Show on Saturday January 24th, from 10am-5pm in our Boca Raton showroom. While the store started carrying Verragio earlier this year (you’ll note my obsession on Instagram) we’ve pretty much just dedicated ourselves to filling the settings with as many diamonds as possible. And it’s not hard, customers visit Read More →

The 4 C’s 101

An easy visual guide to the 4 C’s. I’ve chatted before about The 4 C’s of Diamond Grading, along with the various differences between GIA and EGL certificates. And knowing your 4 C’s inside and out will ensure that you get the best deal on a diamond. But if you’re in a rush – or just getting started – a crash course in the 4 C’s in visual form might be just the thing to get your wheels turning. I found this fun infographic on diamond grades and think it’s pretty helpful. There’s more to it than you can cover Read More →

Engagement Ring Eye Candy: A Pop of Pink

On Wednesdays, we wear pink. And if you have a rose gold accented engagement ring then you get to wear pink every day. A privilege and a pleasure. And with major engagement ring designers like Verragio churning out fabulous rose gold engagement rings left and right, you have options, ladies. Another brand that RLJ carries that I’m smitten with, Uneek, does something similar. You can order any of their settings in rose, rose and white, or white, yellow or a two tone combination of white and yellow. I have to say that with these modern designs my favorite option is Read More →