18. April 2018 · Comments Off on Diamond crosses · Categories: Diamond · Tags: ,
Sapphire Ring - Round - 1.27 ctw Blue Sapphire and White Sapphire - 14k white gold
Classic Women’s Diamond Cross
Men's 1.0 ctw Diamond Cross Pendant in 14k white or yellow gold
Men’s Diamond Cross

Diamond crosses

Diamonds are known for their beauty, elegance, and worth all around the world. One of the ways to wear diamonds is in a diamond cross necklace. Diamond crosses can be worn to symbolize religious beliefs or even as a fashion statement. Diamond cross pendants are elegant, sophisticated and timeless, and it is wonderful to be able to wear a meaningful piece so close to your heart.

Diamond cross necklaces can also be layered with other diamond necklaces, gold chains, platinum chain or gemstone necklaces in accordance with your personal style. So not only does the wearer have the opportunity to show his or her faith but wearing the cross can also be stylish and chic. Even men are able to wear bold, dramatic cross necklaces as both a fashion statement and a sign of faith. Diamond crosses can be made in the simplest of styles, like a shared prong setting with princess cut or round diamonds, where it looks like a diamonds floating on the neckline. They are also in heavier gold settings with larger diamonds for those looking for something more dramatic. Eye catching designs may include a combination of diamond shapes and sizes. Very large crosses often make a statement for musicians who pair the invisibly set diamond designs with chunky chains. The most popular metal for diamond crosses in 14k white gold. Platinum is also used and is a great choice because it will not tarnish. Yellow gold has a warm rich finish and sterling silver is a perfect option for those who are more budget conscious.

Diamond crosses have become often worn at weddings and for Easter celebrations. Parents may give a gift of a diamond cross to their children as well. Not only is it a symbol of faith but it is truly a give of love.

18. January 2016 · Comments Off on Look Out Diamonds! Sapphires are Tougher · Categories: Diamond, Fun Fact, Gemstones 101 · Tags:
3.57 ctw Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Halo Ring in 14k white gold

Sapphires are tougher than diamonds. Example of a sapphire ring from MyJewelrySource.

Most people have heard that diamonds are the hardest colored gemstone and are harder than most things on the planet. Hardness is defined in the jewelry industry as resistance to scratching. So that means that almost nothing can scratch a diamond. And that is why a diamond is generally recommended as the top choice for an engagement ring stone.

Consider a MyJewelrySource sapphire for your engagement ring

Consider a tougher than diamond MyJewelrySource sapphire for your engagement ring

But did you also know that while the hardness of a diamond is excellent, the toughness of diamonds is only fair to good? Toughness is defined as resistance to breaking, chipping or cracking. In considering day to day wear and tear, this is a critical consideration. If hit just right, a diamond can easily break or chip. So that’s why we encourage consumers to consider various gemstones, particularly sapphire, when selecting an important ring that will be worn every day. Sapphires and rubies are the second hardest colored gemstone and have a toughness level of excellent (better than the toughness of a diamond). Sapphires are much less prone to breaking or chipping than a diamond.