There are so many things to consider in your quest to find the perfect diamond. At Howes Diamond Jewelers we want you to feel confident that you’ve made the perfect choice when you visit our store. We hope that the following information is a helpful resource for you to learn more about diamonds. Of course, you can visit us at either location and we will help answer any questions.
Since your diamond is a valuable investment, you’ll want to take proper care of it. This section contains some basic tips to help keep your diamond looking its best.During ordinary wear, your diamond ring can be exposed to many things such as body oil, perspiration, hairspray, household products, etc. These things can cause a build up on the surface of your diamond that can hide its brilliance. That’s why we suggest that you clean your diamond regularly so that its fire and beauty is never hidden.
Diamond is derived from the Greek word “adamas” which translates to “unbreakable.” It is more than just aesthetically beautiful/ It’s an enduring symbol of love, romance, and commitment. This symbolic meaning lends itself well to the diamond’s historic commemoration of eternal love.
Like snowflakes, no two diamonds are exactly alike. which made it difficult to compare and grade them. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) created the first, and now globally accepted standard for describing diamonds: Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat Weight. Today, the 4 C’s of Diamond Quality is the universal method for assessing the quality of any diamond, anywhere in the world. Learn more >
Check out these great diamond facts and learn about everything from history to diamonds in movies to the technology behind synthetic diamonds.You will also find diamond properties, its uses, structure, atoms and jewelry as well as a whole range of other interesting diamond facts and information.
Howes Diamond Jewelers has a 25 year relationship with the De Beers siteholders and the diamond cutters in Antwerp, Belgium, the Diamond Capitol of the World. Learn more about Antwerp and our relationship and what it means for our customers. Learn more >