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COVID-19 Update: Circumstances Change, Hearts Don’t

COVID-19 Update: Circumstances Change, Hearts Don’t

Clients, community, family, and friends: We all know what’s going on right now and I, too am very concerned...but I’m sure you’ve read enough articles like that already. Is the world ending? No. It’s changing. And we are changing with it. It's time like these that...

How Did Diamond Rings Become so Popular?

How Did Diamond Rings Become so Popular?

Diamonds are the most popular stone used in engagement rings, and although some people have begun to branch out and use diamond alternatives like moissanite, lab created diamonds, or other gemstones; diamonds still dominate the market. So why are diamonds so popular,...

Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

When you picture an engagement ring, you’re most likely envisioning a round diamond sitting on top of a sparkling white or yellow gold band. Diamond rings are elegant and traditional, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be one of a kind.   Diamonds can be integrated into...

Diamond Carats Explained

Diamond Carats Explained

What is a carat? The term “carat” refers to the overall weight of a diamond. Instead of grams or ounces, diamonds are weighed in carats. 1 carat is the equivalent of 200 milligrams. It’s easy to get confused and think that carat weight refers to a size, because it is...

Moissanite v Diamond : What’s the difference?

Moissanite v Diamond : What’s the difference?

If you’re comparing the differences between a moissanite and a diamond, you probably want the glam look of a diamond but aren’t interested in the price tag or the potential of getting a blood diamond.  Moissanite is a diamond alternative that’s becoming a popular...

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...