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Each Brilliance certified loose diamond arrives with an official grading report detailing its quality scores and overall value. Learn about diamond certification and the careful evaluation processes used by five of the industry's most reputable diamond laboratories.
With endless choices of qualities, metals, and styles, shopping for jewelry can often be an overwhelming experience. Whether you need a ring for an engagement, the perfect accessory for a special occasion, or a unique gift for a loved one, our jewelry guides offer the information you need to identify quality in a jewelry piece and find the style that meets your taste and your budget.
Finding your soul mate may be a challenge, but buying an engagement ring is easier than you might think. Learn More
From delicate studs to dramatic hoops, earrings add grace to any wearer, enhancing any ensemble from casual to black-tie. Learn More
One of the most popular jewelry gifts, diamond bracelets are often given as tokens of affection and support. Learn More
The most popular necklaces are made from a simple metal chain adorned with a gemstone or metal pendant. Learn More
Whether it’s presented for a birthday, anniversary, engagement, or marriage, a ring serves as the symbol of love. Learn More
Master jewelers use a variety of setting techniques to set and secure diamonds and gemstones in jewelry. Learn More
Learn about gemstones and the distinctive qualities, origins, color variations, and care methods used in high quality gemstone jewelry.
An uncommon form of chrysoberyl, alexandrite displays different hues depending on what type of light illuminates it.Learn More
The amethyst is a form of Quartz mineral in a pleasing violet or purple shade, a coloration created by trace amounts of iron.Learn More
By all accounts a striking gemstone, aquamarine ranges in color from pale blue to a deep, cobalt blue, a visually appealing result of its iron content.Learn More
Named for the French word for "lemon," citrine, a distinctive quartz crystal stone, is yellow-orange in color.Learn More
Its striking green color makes the emerald a popular choice for adorning fine jewelry and rings.Learn More
Most frequently sought in a bold red color, garnet can also take on shades of purple, pink, black, brown, yellow, green, orange, or blue, and is sometimes found in colorless form.Learn More
Revered as a near-sacred stone in the Middle Ages, opal was thought to possess the combined powers of all other gemstones.Learn More
Derived of the naturally occurring mineral Olivine, peridot is a rare stone rich in magnesium and iron.Learn More
In its purest form, quartz is white or colorless, although it's also available in a wide spectrum of colors, many of which are created by applying heat to the stone.Learn More
One of the most precious and rare of today's naturally mined gemstones, the ruby is an elegant choice for fine jewelry.Learn More
Renowned for its rich variation of colorations, the sapphire can exist in virtually any shade except red and orange-pink.Learn More
Derived from the mineral zoisite, tanzanite gets its striking luminescence from pleochroism which reflects a myriad of colors (blue, violet, and burgundy) when crystals are turned in the light.Learn More
Its wide-ranging color spectrum makes topaz a highly versatile stone for fine jewelry applications.Learn More
This distinctive gemstone contains a wide abundance of colorations. Many fine jewelry pieces combine multiple hues of tourmaline together for a rich, dramatic impact.Learn More
Similar to an emerald in terms of appearance and durability, tsavorite is a green garnet with a striking brilliance and a resilient hardness.Learn More