How can you get the best price on a diamond?

Kush Diamonds handcrafted Elizabeth style engagement ring featuring matching diamond wedding band

The Truth about Diamonds  A diamond purchase is a significant one. Whether you’re shopping for an engagement ring or for a gift to yourself or a loved one, it’s natural to want to save money when possible, or at least know you’re getting a good value.  One frequently asked question is, can I get a […]

Diamond Buying Tips

Diamonds Carat Sizes

A wise buying tip we offer for all our clients when shopping for a diamond is to…   Look for a gem that weighs a bit less than your target size!   Prices per carat for diamonds generally increase as the weight passes “magic numbers” such as 1.00, 1.50, and 2.00 carats. A diamond that […]

Engagement Ring Settings

Kush Diamonds Emerald Cut Engagement Ring

A Guide to the ultimate engagement ring  While there is an endless variety of patterns, details and metal choices available, there are four basic types of settings you are likely to encounter when buying an engagement ring: Solitaire Rings- A single stone. Still the most popular choice in engagement rings at Kush Diamonds and globally! For […]

Diamond Care and Cleaning Guide

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How to Look After Your Diamonds Did you know that diamonds are one of the hardest natural minerals on earth, yet they require special care to keep their shine and looking their absolute best? A diamonds sparkle can be lost simply by the mere touch of a finger, which can cause dirt to collect on […]

The Perfect Diamond to Suit Your Personality

Diamond collage created by Robert Weldon.

How does a Woman’s Personality affect Her Choice of Diamonds? Is it true that outgoing personalities favour baguettes while quieter types prefer the timeless elegance of the brilliant cut? Different personalities prefer different diamond shapes – which can be extremely useful to know for men struggling to decide what engagement ring to choose! In-depth knowledge […]

Ace the 4Cs – The Most Important Step In Buying a Diamond

GIA Diamond Grading Report

Most people assume that women only care about the look of an engagement ring and the rest is history. This incidentally is untrue, no one should take shorts cut in choosing a diamond! After all a diamond is an investment and the most important part of any engagement ring is the diamond! It is not […]

The History of the Diamond Engagement Ring

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A Diamond Engagement ring is probably one of the costliest and most important purchases you will make in your life. After all, if you’re asking someone to marry you, you don’t just want to do it with any old ring. Sure sapphires, and rubies, are gorgeous; they certainly make beautiful engagement rings, just ask the […]

The 4 C’s of Diamonds and the GIA Process (part 2)

Clarity

Clarity:Clarity is also a great determiner of a stone’s worth. Clarity is the absence or presence of inclusions. The fewer inclusions, the higher the stone’s clarity grade, and it’s price tag. Clarity starts at F which is flawless and goes to I3 which is heavily included visible to the naked unaided eye. An F stone […]

The 4 C’s of Diamonds and the GIA Process

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At Kush Diamonds, it’s not just our goal to sell you a diamond. Anyone can sell you a diamond, but we strive to educate our consumers. We aim to give you a proper education, and make sure you understand what makes a great diamond. Our diamonds are second to none, but we want you to […]

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