Monthly Archives: April 2012

Glossary of Diamond Terms:

Dispersion – the rainbow flashes of color that a well cut diamond displays when it refracts light: also known as fire. Scintillation – the glitter of light seen in the diamond’s crown as either the stone, the light source, or … Continue reading

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The Appeal of Diamonds

So what is it about diamonds that is so universally appealing? The Greeks thought that they were the tears of the gods, the Indians believed that were lucky charms warding off illness and the forces of evil and the Romans … Continue reading

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The Wittelsbach Diamond

What recession? The Wittlesbach Diamond, an historical 17th century cushion cut deep grayish blue, VS-2 diamond of 35.56 carats sold for $24,311,190.00at Christie’s in London on December 10, 2011, setting a new world record for a diamond as well as … Continue reading

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