The dog days of summer are upon us and we’re keeping it cool with August's birthstone: the sublime Peridot. It's about as hardcore as a gemstone can get - it’s found in rocks created by volcanoes and even in meteors that fall to the earth.
Diamond shopping can feel overwhelming. There’s so much to know about the details of a diamond – how to spot an imperfection, how a diamond’s shape affects its shine factor, whether carat or color is more important for maximum sparkle ... the list goes on.
Avoid anxiety and confusion by using these jewelry cheat sheets as your diamond shopping sidekicks. No memorization required.