Why the obvious choice isn’t always so obvious.

Here is a price comparison between Daniel Diamonds and a well known chain jewelry store: Chain jeweler has a 1.09 CT I1, J color radiant cut diamond for sale for $4720. We would sell the exact same carat weight and clarity diamond, with better color, for $2400. Chain jeweler has a 1.21 CT VS2, E… Read more »

Welcome to the World of Diamonds

The following is an article that was printed in the November, 2013 edition of Colorado Serenity magazine. Serenity 2013-11 P24 Serenity 2013-11 P25 Welcome to the World of DIAMONDS By Jo Ann M. Colton Diamonds represent a multi-faceted business industry like no other and people everywhere are drawn to these exquisite gems. Yet, while most… Read more »

Why Diamonds?

Why diamonds? Diamonds are a 10 on the Mohs scale, a scale used to gauge the hardness of gems and minerals. Corundum (more commonly known as ruby and sapphire) is a 9, which would lead one to believe that it’s nearly as hard as a diamond. But what most people don’t realize is that while… Read more »

Pearls

People ask us all the time about the difference between the many varieties of pearls. The two main types of pearls are natural and cultured.  Natural pearls are those found in the wild, which are created inside the mollusk without any human intervention. The chances of finding a natural pearl in the wild are very… Read more »

How to care for your silver jewelry at home

Growing up, I remember watching my mother spend hours polishing her silver before having guests over. She’d stand over the sink with a cloth and the polish and shine it until it looked perfect. Now, with gold and silver prices skyrocketing, I buy a lot of scrap silver because people are just tired of cleaning… Read more »