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Cutting Fancy Color Diamonds – Vintage vs. Modern Designs

Cutting Fancy Color Diamonds – Vintage vs. Modern Designs

Have you ever wondered why large cape yellow round brilliant diamonds seem to have all but disappeared? In this article, we’ll reveal why that is and what it means by explaining the cutting of cutting fancy color Diamonds. Article Index: Fancy color diamonds rough...

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Old Mine Cut Diamonds Guide

Old Mine Cut Diamonds Guide

Antique Cut gems, Period Jewels, and everything else that falls in this specialized, “unique” niche have been trending in the right direction for years. Despite the increasing popularity, there is still a lot of confusion when referring to “Old Mine Cut”...

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Not All Diamonds are Cuttable, some don’t get to sparkle

Not All Diamonds are Cuttable, some don’t get to sparkle

The Diamond cutting process is much complicated than one might think. Unlike all other gemstones, Diamonds are considered the hardest material/substance on earth. Cutting & polishing a Diamond is sometimes even impossible! A Diamond planner & cutter needs to...

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How I Discovered the Regent-Pitt Diamond Spark

How I Discovered the Regent-Pitt Diamond Spark

The year was 1999. I was hard at work developing a new Diamond cut for the marketplace. In the final days of the 20th-century, most available Diamond cuts were basic, known generic cuts that had been marketed one way or the other for the last century. Some of these...

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Colorless Antique Diamonds – not a myth

Colorless Antique Diamonds – not a myth

A while ago as I read in one of the more popular Facebook forums about the jewelry industry that most antique Diamonds were of lower (warmer) colors because most originated from the (then) newly discovered South African mines in the later part of the 19th Century....

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The journey of GemConcepts by Yoram F

The journey of GemConcepts by Yoram F

My name is Yoram Finkelstein, I am also known as Yoram F (on various online platforms) and as “DiaGem” (on PriceScope.com). I am a second generation Diamond cutter/cleaver and the founder of GemConcepts. I shape rough Diamonds into unique Diamond cuts and looking back...

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