The Four C's of Diamonds

Diamonds have been blessed by their cut, clarity, color and carat. If you're buying or selling diamond jewelry, it is very important to know and understand the main characteristics of diamonds.

Diamonds are classified by four critical characteristics: Cut, Clarity, Color and Carat. The Four C's of diamonds define the quality of the mineral. Flawless diamonds are known as paragons.

A paragon is simply the perfect diamond. A diamond without inclusions and with an exceptionally bright white light. The largest paragon weighs 137.82 carats (27.56 g) and is also listed in the 10th position of the biggest white diamonds ever found in the planet. It is called, "The Paragon".

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Jennifer Lopez shines in Le Vian diamonds on "Jimmy Kimmel Live"

Jennifer Lopez looked glamorous in a golden Michael Kors Cruise Collection jumpsuit and Le Vian jewels as she attended the show last Monday, January 4th.

According to Eddie Vian, CEO of Le Vian, the star chose "Le Vian Chocolate Diamonds and Vanilla Diamonds bangles and Link'ing earrings" to finish her sexy, metallic look.

The golden jewels flattered her warm skin tone and provided extra glamour to the flared, skin tight outfit.

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Everything you need to know about the Cullinan Diamond Mine

The Cullinan Diamond Mine, previously known as Premier Mine, is a famous diamond mine located in Cullinan, 40 kilometers east of Pretoria, in South Africa.

The facility was established in 1903 and, since then, it has delivered more than 750 stones greater than 100 carats, and a quarter of the planet's diamonds weighing more than 400 carats.

The world's largest rough gem-quality diamond - the Cullinan Diamond - was mined here on the 26th January 1905. Its original weight was of 3,106.75 carats.

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The best jewelry books of all time

Whether you're a jeweler, a gemstone collector, or simply a passionate jewelry lover, you need to surround yourself with the ultimate jewelry books. Take a look at the best jewelry publications in the market.

Books have the power to open our horizons, and to teach us almost everything. And there's a lot of data behind jewelry: science, design, art, techniques, business, and emotions. Jewels and gems hide secrets and amazing untold mysteries.

The market offers basically three types of jewelry printed works: general knowledge books (gemstone identification), guides to jewelry techniques and design (how to's, soldering, jewelry making courses), as well as jewelry art and history books (jewelry houses, jewelers, and jewelry trends through time).

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The best jewels of the 2016 People's Choice Awards

Jewelry doesn't always need to be a bold statement. The stars who graced the red carpet of the PCAs opted for sophisticated and elegant pieces to embellish their looks.

The 42nd People's Choice Awards took place at the Microsoft Theatre, in Los Angeles. The ceremony, hosted by Jane Lynch, honored the general public's favorite work and people of pop culture in 2015.

Melissa McCarthy, The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy, Ellen Degeneres and Taylor Swift were the big winners of the night.

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