Why is Diamond So Special?

The mere name of the diamond brings so many adjectives to the mind like rare, durable, beautiful, sparkling, forever, dazzling, love, engagement ring, etc. None of these praiseful words are enough to define this beautiful stone. It is one of the most beautiful and most popular stone of the gemstone kingdom and is extensively used in the jewelry industry.

Why is Diamond So Special

Its craze is extraordinarily high among the celebs as well and this is the reason why most of the glamorous Hollywood actresses prefer a diamond engagement ring. When they proudly flaunt their rings, their fans are allured by the sparkling ring’s stunning beauty.

Besides its mesmerizing beauty, there are many other things which make this stone a very special one. It is the hardest known gem measuring 10 on the Mohs scale. This makes it a very durable stone and if due care is taken of, this can last for life and even after that. Diamond hence makes one of the best heirloom stones. Not only this but also the rarity of the gem creates interest among the people. Though new sources of the diamonds are discovered around the world, but the fact that its supply is still very limited, makes this stone a precious one.

Diamond is 10 on the Mohs scale

Diamonds are also considered one of the best ways of the investment. Their prices are prone to fluctuation, but still they retain their value after years and years of usage. These all facts cause this gem to be the most loved one of all the other gems. The colored diamonds, popularly known as the fancy diamonds have become the latest heart throb of the women and they love to flaunt them in their rings, earrings, and other jewelry.

Unique Engagement Rings

Gone are the days when just the expensive gemstones and the diamonds were the first choice of the people when it comes to the engagement rings. These days the charm of wearing not-so-expensive engagement rings is high. This way, people try to save a lot of money which can be used in other important works.

Peridot Engagement Ring

There are a lot of options available in the jewelry market which can be beautiful alternates to these expensive stones. Some of them are as under-

1) Garnet for Ruby

2) Peridot for Emerald

3) Tanzanite for Sapphire

4) Moissanite for Diamond

Colored Gemstone Rings Collection

The most interesting concept is that all these gems are abundantly used in rings and you can find the ring style and design of your choice. For instance if you would like to have a three stone peridot ring , you can easily find it at traditional brick and mortar jewelry shop or the latest online jewelry stores.

Oval Peridot and Diamond Split Shank RingRound Peridot and Diamond Three Stone Ring

Isn’t it really worth praise to wear the ring of your taste and that too in so low price? Indeed, it is and hence this craze is reaching sky high.

If you too are pondering over wearing this type of peridot ring, then rest assured that you will never go wrong with this choice and you can use the left over amount in some other important work.

Organic Amber – A Collectors’ Gemstone

Organic gemstones have their own beauty and charm. They are a wonderful result of harmony between living and non-living beings.

Organic Gemstones Jewelry

Amber, which was once famously known as the gold of the north is one of the organic beauties that we have cherished for decades.

Amber is the fossilized resin of pine trees that went extinct 50 million years back. It has resinous luster with transparent to virtually opaque appearance. The stones’ outer surface is crusty and weathered. But it is warm and silky from the inside and often contains lichens, insects and remains of wood.

Amber until the 19th century was very popular for jewelry and collectibles. It was considered a significant stone during the ancient days. The gem was extensively used in creative pieces including jewelry.

19th century's organic gemstones

Talking about the physical structure, ambers are very soft gems with the hardness of only 2 to 2.5 on the Moh’s scale. The gem crystals are amorphous with irregularly shaped masses of cracked and weathered surface. The gem is found in a range of colors from yellow, green and red to black, white and even violet.

Yellow ambers with bright transparent hues are the most desirable and expensive gems. Green and violet ambers are extremely rare, while white and black ambers are considered as the collectors’ gem.

Baltic region (Poland and Russia) is the most famous source of amber. Most high quality amber is sourced from Poland. It has also been given the status of national heritage of the country. Norway, Denmark, northern Myanmar, Romania, Dominican Republic, Mexico and the United States are the other amber sources.


Copal resin and Ambroid are fake ambers. Copal resin is produced by a tropical tree. Ambroid is created by heating small amber pieces at a high temperature and compressing them together to make big stones.

It is one of the earliest used organic gemstones. This is becoming popular fast in the fashion world. It is in high demand now in creative jewelry and art work.

The Wedding Shopping

Wedding rings along a lot of works to be completed and so many things to be taken care of and executed properly in time. One of the biggest tasks of the long list is the shopping part. It seriously takes a lot of time to complete it and there should be no shopping left for the last hour. It is advised to make a shopping list and keep ticking the ones that are done. This way you will not forget anything and also it will be a managed shopping experience for you. Let us check out few of the most important shopping items:

The Wedding  Shopping

1) The most important thing will be to shop for the wedding dresses well on time. These may need re-sizing or alterations, so the wedding dress of the groom, bride, bridesmaids and the bestmen should be completed on time.

2) Another equally important thing is the wedding jewelry. The jewelry of the bride, bridesmaids and the wedding rings for her and him should be well planned and purchased.

Wedding Bands for Her

3) The gifts that you think to give to your guests should be purchased as well. A well planned and thoughtful gift will be welcomed by the guests.

Wedding Task and Gifts for Welcome Geust

4) If you have hired professional people for various tasks, then it is fine, but if you two are taking care of everything, then make sure to book the caterer, florist etc on time.

Though shopping includes many other things as well, but these are the major things that should neither be missed nor be left for the last hour.

George Clooney’s Star Studded Engagement Party

The long time bachelor and the British lawyer got engaged and the party they gave was studded with the stars. It was a glamorous night at Café Habana in Malibu.

George Clooney’s Star Studded Engagement Party

George Clooney and his fiancé Amal Alamuddin were joined by their very few close friends and the couple was in a relaxed mood. Clooney wore a casual blue shirt with jeans. His human rights attorney wife to be wore a green colored T-shirt with a sparkling heart on the front of it and floral shorts.

The Oscar winning star popped up the question to Amal last month with a personally designed 7 carat ring. It is an ethically mined diamond. This emerald cut rock is hug.

George Clooney give his fiancé Amal Alamuddin 7 Carat Ring

e and looks beautiful on her ring finger, elegantly speaking of her marital status. This is indeed so romantic that he took out time to personally design the ring.

Amal Alamuddin 7 carat ring

We all are now waiting for the couple to walk down the aisle. It will be interesting to see which kind of wedding band the lady picks for the special day. Our guess says that she will certainly like diamond band which will beautifully compliment her diamond engagement ring. We are sure that whichever type of band she selects, it will be as beautiful as the couple!