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.
You’ve been given a pair of gold-toned hoop earrings—and you love them! But you suspect the metal isn’t real gold, but perhaps brass or some other alloy. How can you be sure either way? Use these tests to find out if your glittering jewel is genuine gold.