Tag: diamond education

There’s more to diamonds than meets the eye! Read the James Allen blog for a diamond education on everything from the 4Cs to caring for your precious stone. Get a deeper insight into the 200,000+ loose diamonds on JamesAllen.com.

Engagement Ring Advice from Real Couples

Engagement Ring Advice from Real Couples

Here are the dos and don’ts from James Allen customers who got it so, so right – including how to nail the ring and why the proposal matters!

Diamond Price Match: Our Competitive Pledge

Diamond Price Match: Our Competitive Pledge

Seen a comparable diamond for less? Our Diamond Price Match guarantee ensures you’re getting the best value for money without sacrificing diamond quality.

Diamonds Are Forever the April Birthstone

Diamonds Are Forever the April Birthstone

What is it about diamond, the April birthstone, that makes it the most coveted precious stone in the world? Go behind the sparkle to find out!

Diamond Pendants: The Essential Guide

Diamond Pendants: The Essential Guide

Worn close to the heart, diamond pendants are among the most romantic gifts you can give. Get the hang of these dazzling pieces with our essential guide.

Engagement Ring Etiquette: 5 Big Questions

Engagement Ring Etiquette: 5 Big Questions

We surveyed 2,800 women about engagement ring etiquette – what are the rules for getting engaged, and which of those rules are meant to be broken?

How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

Brilliant tips to take care of your diamond jewelry, including how to clean your engagement rings and jewelry and how to choose the smartest insurance.

Diamond Inspection: The Object of Your Affection

Diamond Inspection: The Object of Your Affection

Need help choosing the perfect diamond? Our Real-Time Diamond Inspection service will connect you with the next available certified gemologist.

Double Halo Engagement Rings: Twice the Ice

Double Halo Engagement Rings: Twice the Ice

Why settle for a single halo when double halo engagement rings offer twice the sparkle? When it comes to matters of sparkle, more is definitely more. More light play, more fireworks, more… POW! Double halos allow you to supersize your…

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

We asked one of our brilliant customer service representatives how much to spend on an engagement ring. Their answer was perfect… How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring? “There’s a ring and a person for everyone, and that’s also…

Choosing a Diamond: Be in the Glow

Choosing a Diamond: Be in the Glow

Precious advice for those who will soon be choosing a diamond for their engagement ring. We recognize that gleam in your eye! No, we’re not talking about the way you look at your SO (although that is adorable). If there’s…

Cushion Cut Diamonds with a Classic Glow

Cushion Cut Diamonds with a Classic Glow

Cushion cut diamonds are the chic descendant of the historic old mine cut. A square shape with rounded corners, these pillow-shaped diamonds are a total dream. Browse Cushion Cut Diamonds Why Cushion Cut Diamonds? The cushion brilliant cut features 58…

Pear Shaped Diamonds with Fruitful Flare

Pear Shaped Diamonds with Fruitful Flare

Pear shaped diamonds – the only part of your engagement you’ll want to go pear shaped! Imagine if Eve had picked a pear in the Garden of Eden instead of that darn apple. She would’ve stood out from all the…

Heart Shaped Diamonds with Romantic Style

Heart Shaped Diamonds with Romantic Style

The cleft at the top of this cut gives heart shaped diamonds their unique, super-lovable form. Browse Heart Shape Diamonds Why Heart Shaped Diamonds? First, the obvious: who wouldn’t want to propose or give a gift marked with the international…

Marquise Cut Diamonds with Pointed Precision

Marquise Cut Diamonds with Pointed Precision

Graceful and elegant, marquise cut diamonds are the only kind of side-eye you’ll ever want to give… or receive! If eyes are the window to the soul, then marquise cut diamonds are the sparkly window dressing. These eye-shaped beauties, with…

Shape Series: Emerald Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Emerald Cut Diamonds

For an alternative to traditional brilliant cut diamonds, head straight for the linear luster of emerald cut diamonds. Emerald cut, not to be confused with the vivid green gemstone of the same name, is a diamond cut known for its…

Asscher Cut Diamonds with Incredible Clarity

Asscher Cut Diamonds with Incredible Clarity

Asscher cut diamonds are loved for their glacier-level clarity and concentric square pattern. Have you ever seen a diamond quite like this? Browse Asscher Cut Diamonds Why Asscher Cut Diamonds? Also called square emerald cut, asscher cut diamonds feature a…

Baguette Diamond Rings: the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Baguette Diamond Rings: the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Get your Gatsby glam and sparkly headbands ready: it’s time to try a baguette diamond ring. Baguette diamond rings are elegant and edgy at once, a perfect encapsulation of the 1920’s Art Deco period during which they became popular. The…

Shape Series: Radiant Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Radiant Cut Diamonds

We reveal why radiant cut diamonds are the something squarish you’ll want to cherish. If the adage “opposites attract” could be summed up in one diamond cut, it would have to be radiant. This sparkling cut marries an angular shape…

Round Cut Diamonds with Brilliant Sparkle

Round Cut Diamonds with Brilliant Sparkle

The most popular diamond shape for engagement rings by far, round cut diamonds are a surefire way to shine. Round cut diamonds are sometimes called round brilliant diamonds because of the brilliant cut most of them feature. Browse Round Cut…

Shape Series: Princess Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Princess Cut Diamonds

A popular alternative to the classic round cut, princess cut diamonds provide maximum brilliance in a striking square form. Looking for a diamond shape that’s a bit different, but that doesn’t stray too far from the traditional? With its clean,…

Buying an Engagement Ring 101

Buying an Engagement Ring 101

Let’s be honest: we could all use a class called Buying an Engagement Ring 101 at some point in our lives. Some of us have absolutely no clue where to start when buying an engagement ring. “Pavé”? How is that…

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

Essential prep for the days, weeks, and months after getting engaged. You’re on cloud nine after getting engaged and you don’t ever want to come down. Why would you? It’s super comfy up there! But, at the same time, you’ve…

Hearts and Arrows Diamond Perfection

Hearts and Arrows Diamond Perfection

Discover True Hearts by James Allen™ – The Symmetry of Sparkle. Everyone knows relationships are all about compromise, but one thing you shouldn’t have to compromise on is the diamond. True Hearts by James Allen™ is our premier collection of…

Fancy Color Diamonds: a Game of Tones

Fancy Color Diamonds: a Game of Tones

Fancy color diamonds are vibrant and super valuable. “But wait,” you interject, “I know all about diamonds from James Allen’s diamond education page, which says that diamonds are more prized if they have no color at all!” That is true….