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What is a black diamond? Are black diamonds really diamonds?

What is a black diamond? Are black diamonds really diamonds?

Even though black diamonds are more popular than ever, they’re extremely misunderstood. A quick search will show you the extent of black diamond confusion: most questions simply ask “what is a black diamond” and “are black diamonds real”. This is a lot more elementary...

Old Diamond, New Ring: Reset Your Heirloom Diamond

Old Diamond, New Ring: Reset Your Heirloom Diamond

Interested in reusing old diamonds in a new ring? You’ve come to the right place.  Resetting heirloom diamonds isn’t something than most jewelers do, but here at Abby Sparks Jewelry it’s something we specialize in; about a third of the rings you see in our custom...

Trendy Engagement Rings You Need to Avoid

Trendy Engagement Rings You Need to Avoid

Have you seen those magical, iridescent moonstone rings all over social media? Or maybe you're being targeted with those cool southwestern looking rings with made from silver and turquoise. What about the edgy, geometric shaped grey diamond rings? Let's face it, if...

How Much is a Custom Ring?

How Much is a Custom Ring?

Wondering how much does a custom ring cost? If you’re thinking about designing a custom engagement ring, you’re probably wondering how it differs from your average engagement ring shopping experience. Aside from the obvious difference of having something designed and...

Build Your Own Engagement Ring

Build Your Own Engagement Ring

Can’t find an engagement ring? Build your own. If you’re having troubling finding an engagement ring, she’s probably a custom engagement ring type of girl. Design your own.

Is Moissanite a Good Choice?

Is Moissanite a Good Choice?

Moissanite is a naturally occurring gemstone found in meteorites, but it’s so rare that it has to be created in a lab. With increased technology in the last few years it has gained massive popularity as an ethical diamond alternative and a gemstone option for...

Design Your Own Engagement Ring From Scratch

Design Your Own Engagement Ring From Scratch

So you want to design your own engagement ring from scratch. Wondering how to get started? Here’s expert advice on what you can expect, tips on getting through the process, and answers to the most common questions people have when designing, so whether you’re making a...

Shopping for Engagement Rings Together

Shopping for Engagement Rings Together

Shopping together for an engagement ring together may seem like the perfect solution to a common problem for most men: how could you pick out an engagement ring for her when you can’t even buy her a pair of jeans? But then there’s that pesky societal expectation that...

Proposal Rings

Proposal Rings

What is a proposal ring? This tiny, sparkly object has a big job. It signifies the next big step in you and your partner’s relationship – ENGAGEMENT! First things first: a proposal ring is most often referred to as an engagement ring (you can read about the difference...