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Diamond Education

Rough Diamonds. Old Mine Cut diamonds. Rose cuts, round brilliants, old Europeans. Who knew there were so many words for…diamonds?! Well there are, and we’re going to get into all that, but today we’re talking about Rose Cut Diamonds. First, we need to identify what they are. WHAT ARE ROSE CUT DIAMONDS? You might think...

Whether you’re just starting to shop for your forever diamond, or you’re a seasoned diamond shopper — you’ve probably heard of the “the four C’s.” The Four C’s are Color, Cut, Clarity, and Carat. But what do those things really mean to you as a consumer? On this blog post, we’re going to talk about...

Congratulations! You’ve gotten engaged, had a wedding, enjoyed your honeymoon and now it’s time for your happily ever after. But there’s just one question… How do you keep your bridal set looking new and beautiful? We’ve seen plenty of customers spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on unnecessary stone replacement  simply because they did...

The first thing we need to address with this article is the question that everyone has: Lab Grown Diamonds. Real or Fake? The answer is that lab grown diamonds are, in fact, diamonds. They have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties as mined diamonds. Laboratory grown diamonds may be called “synthetic” in the trade,...

Knowledge is power. That’s what we believe at HPerry Jewelers, so we try our best to educate customers to make the best choice for their jewelry purchase. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths floating around out there about jewelry, so today we’re going to start with the Top 5 Diamond Myths that we hear...

If you are wondering if you need an appraisal for your jewelry, you may want to ask yourself these questions: Are you wanting to insure your jewelry? Are you wanting to sell your jewelry? Or do you just want to know what you have? An appraisal is a written document for insurance or resale and...

We get a lot of people asking if we buy jewelry. The answer is yes, but after we buy the jewelry we have to send it to a refiner who removes the stones and melts down the gold. So, when we buy jewelry we can usually only offer what it’s worth in gold weight. It’s...

Generating a lot of buzz in the jewelry industry this year has been the topic of lab grown diamonds and their comparison to genuine, or mined, diamonds. Perhaps so many people are having trouble understanding lab grown diamonds because there’s confusion as to what just a diamond is in the first place. To understand what...

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