Conflict-free diamonds are available from vendors such as Zales, Brilliant Earth and Blue Nile. These companies rely on the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme to ensure that their diamonds do not contribute to violen... More »

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In order to purchase conflict-free diamonds, a buyer should be knowledgeable about what constitutes non-conflict diamonds, ask questions about a stone's origin and request written proof of a stone's status. Utilizing a c... More »

One way to measure a person's ring size at home is to download and print a ring sizer from a jewelry store website like Zales, Blue Nile or Lumera Diamonds. The instructions for using the ring sizer are usually included ... More »

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Zales mentions that white gold should have 75-percent gold composition, with the remaining 25 percent comprised of other metals like silver and palladium. Other metals like copper and zinc are also included. Diffen.com a... More »

In order to purchase conflict-free diamonds, a buyer should be knowledgeable about what constitutes non-conflict diamonds, ask questions about a stone's origin and request written proof of a stone's status. Utilizing a c... More »

Blue diamonds are rarer and more expensive than white diamonds, according to How Stuff Works. Less than 1 percent of all diamonds are blue and they are rarely put up for sale. More »

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Real diamonds are more transparent and efficient at conducting heat than moissanite and cubic zirconia stones. Under magnification, real diamonds refract differently than their fake counterparts and have minute physical ... More »

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