Category Archives for "Jewelry Industry News"

How to Avoid Buying Conflict Diamonds

Conflict Diamonds

You wouldn’t donate money to a charity or organization that actively supports terrorism. So why would you purchase conflict diamonds that were mined in a country whose government is engaged in a civil war? Conflict diamonds (also known as blood diamonds) are those which are sold or traded in order to finance conflicts or wars […]

Continue reading

Vanessa Nicole Jewels Receives “Talk of the Town” Award

Vanessa Nicole Jewels Receives “Talk of the Town” Award

Vanessa Nicole Jewels, a custom jewelry studio in San Diego, has been awarded the “Talk of the Town” award for outstanding jewelry stores in 2011. The “Talk of the Town” Award The “Talk of the Town” award recognizes outstanding local businesses that have generated buzz within their community for quality services and commitment to excellence. […]

Continue reading

Wedding Photographer: Vallentyne Photography

Amazing Wedding Photograph

This week’s blog is about a wedding photographer I highly recommend: Heather Moreau of Vallentyne Photography. She’s a wedding & portrait photographer based in North San Diego County, California.   Heather recently shot the wedding of Christine & Rob Landis whose rings I designed and created. I saw their wedding photos – gorgeous! – and […]

Continue reading

Scam Alert for Engagement Rings!

Scam Alert for Engagement Rings

This is exactly what drives me crazy about the diamond industry. Scams! So here is your scam alert. Last weekend, I stumbled upon a website that made me look twice. Because of websites like this, I have clients who ask me the same question over and over: “Why does this company’s 2ct diamond cost so […]

Continue reading
CALL
EMAIL