Friday, December 19, 2008

Lab Simulated Diamonds Hot this Christmas

With Christmas budget cuts, people are looking for ways to buy fancy jewelry for their loved ones. People are now finding that they can still purchase diamonds for their loved ones, thanks to lab simulated diamonds. Diamonds are being created in labs and are identical to mined diamonds but half the price. If you are having trouble affording diamond jewelry, look into lab simulated diamonds.

Selling Gold Online Without Getting Ripped Off

Many people ask how to sell my gold jewelry online. has a great article with tips on selling gold online without getting ripped off. With the current state of the economy, people need to get the most cash for their gold. TurnGold2Cash has actual case studies of gold buying companies so you can see who is paying the most.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

How to Be an Eco-Chic Bride

Even though it's your wedding day, you can still do your part for the environment!

Follow these eco-chic tips for planning an environmentally conscious, or "green," wedding:
  • Consider a Hemp Dress - has beautiful hemp dresses for each member of the wedding party.
  • Look for a Green Hotel - Choose a hotel who has adpoted sustainable practices.
  • Recycle - Ask your caterer to recycle leftover bottles and paper products. You can also print invitations and thank you notes on recycled paper.
  • Donate - Leftover food can be donated to homeless shelters.
  • Propose with an Eco-Friendly Diamond - JewelNet offers beautiful, eco-friendly, lab created diamonds for your engagement or wedding ring.

Monday, December 8, 2008

GIA's 4Cs Brochure Now Avaliable in 10 Languages

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) announced that its “Four Cs of Diamond Quality” brochure is now available in ten different languages: English, Spanish, Italian, Thai, Korean, Japanese, traditional (or formal) Chinese, simplified Chinese, Hindi and Gujarati.

The Four Cs brochure is designed to educate the public about the main characteristics of diamonds: Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat Weight. This information is crucial to buying the perfect diamond and ensures that the diamond's price corresponds with its characteristics.