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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...
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...