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Diamond Factory Dallas launches an all-new upgraded showroom with superior diamond cutting facility

Diamond Factory Dallas is a leading diamond jewelry store in Dallas, Texas. The store has recently upgraded their showroom and has expanded a superior diamond cutting facility to create stunning pieces of diamond jewelry items. Diamond Factory Dallas is one of the most recognized diamond jewelry stores in all of Dallas, Texas. Owned and operated by Ashley Van Creveld and Barry Adler, the store has been a one-stop solutions provider for anyone looking to buy the finest quality diamond jewelry in Texas. The wedding rings and engagement rings offered by Diamond Factory Dallas are crafted with extreme care and precision...
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Lady Gaga’s Diamond Oscar Necklace Turns Heads

If you watched the recent Oscars broadcast, you likely noticed some of the spectacular Diamonds adorning many of the ceremony’s guests.  One Diamond in particular adorned the neck of Oscar winner Lady Gaga. The 128.54 carat diamond necklace is worth over $30 million dollars and was last worn by legendary actress Audrey Hepburn. It appeared in publicity photos for Hepburn’s most notable film, Breakfast at Tiffany’s.   The necklace’s center stone is 141 years old, and is one of the oldest yellow Diamonds in the world. For your own custom Diamond jewelry, please contact Diamond Factory Dallas at 972-980-8700.  

Restyling Your Rolex

There is arguably no more iconic of a watch than a Rolex watch. The classic brand began in 1905 and since then has become synonymous with understated elegance.  For those looking for a stylish-yet-timeless timepiece Rolex has become the go-to. But if you find yourself reaching for trendier watches instead of your Rolex, perhaps it’s time for a facelift -for your Rolex, of course! At Diamond Factory Dallas, we offer re-styled Rolex watches, complete with beautiful faces in an array of colors. All styles are customizable with Diamonds or without, and are sure to set both you and your Rolex...
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How to Spot a Fake Diamond

Buying Diamonds can be a nerve-wracking experience if you don’t know what you’re doing. If you aren’t a trained gemologist it can be very difficult to tell some fake Diamonds from the real thing. For this reason, many buyers are hesitant to even attempt to buy a Diamond anywhere from the big, overpriced chain stores. But buying a real Diamond doesn’t have to be scary if you know what you’re doing. That’s where the experts at Diamond Factory Dallas step in. There are many at-home tests you can do to check and see if your Diamond is real, but unfortunately...
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The Timeless Beauty of Diamond Earrings

There’s nothing quite as timeless and elegant as a pair of Diamond stud earrings. They can be dressed up or dressed down, and they go well with any outfit – from a t-shirt and jeans to an evening gown. Earrings have been adorning ears for centuries. The oldest earrings ever discovered were found in Iraq and date back to 2500 BC. Since then many styles and shapes of earrings have decorated the ears of royalty, the wealthy, and eventually women from all walks of life and social statuses. Today despite the variety of earrings available, Diamond earrings remain among the...
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Quadrillions of Diamonds?

A recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed that the earth’s crust contains quadrillions of Diamonds – about a thousand times more than what scientists initially estimated. So what does this mean for Diamond mining? Not much at this point, because these Diamonds are down so far into the earth’s mantle that they’re unable to be retrieved. That’s because researchers estimate the Diamonds are located between 90 to 150 miles beneath the earth’s surface. Currently, the deepest mine in the world can only reach approximately 1/3 of a mile below the earth’s surface! The MIT team used...
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Diamonds for Mom

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s not too early to start thinking about what to get mom to show her how much you love and appreciate her. This year, instead of the usual flowers and chocolate, why not get her something that will last forever?   Diamond Factory Dallas has a beautiful selection of Diamond jewelry perfect for gifting. From pendants to rings to Diamond stud earrings, our jewelry will be sure to show mom just how you feel about her. Looking for something a little more personal? Let Diamond Factory Dallas custom design a piece of Diamond jewelry just...
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Glossary of Diamond Terms

If you are shopping for Diamonds, there are probably more than a few terms you’ve never heard before. But while you may not think it’s that big of a deal to not know their meanings, when it comes to buying Diamonds, the more you know, the better. Here is a glossary of some common Diamond-related terms you may encounter during your purchase! Girdle: The girdle of a Diamond is the Diamond’s perimeter, which divides the pavilion from the top of the Diamond, the crown. The girdle is generally where the prongs on a ring sit, and there are ideal girdle...
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Authentic Diamonds May Soon Be Tracked With Blockchain

With so many synthetic Diamonds beginning to flood the marketplace, Diamond experts are calling for a better system to track and verify authentic Diamonds. That’s where the startup BitCarat steps in. BitCarat is a blockchain system which aims to track a Diamond from the mine and each step along the way- from being cut to its final stop adorning its owner. This system would track every change to the Diamond’s record, and would thus be impossible to falsify. Experts hope this new system will assign a code and allow a permanent record for Diamonds, and would not track fake or...
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Why Buy Diamonds Locally?

As any good shopper knows, you have to shop around to get the best deal. Not too long ago, this meant either browsing sale flyers or driving store to. Today we live in an increasingly global world, where you can buy anything at any time of the day or night. From books to houses, cars and clothing buying online has become a regular occurrence in many of our lives. But what about when it comes to buying Diamonds or custom jewelry? Sure, it’s easier than schlepping all over town for bargains, but is really better? Not exactly. In addition to...
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The Science of Stacking

Do you want to breathe new life into your Diamond rings? A timeless look that’s catching fire right now is the stacking trend. What is the stacking trend, exactly? Well, it’s stacking layers of rings on the same finger to create an entirely new look!     The fun in stacking is that you don’t have to stick to the same style: you can mix Diamond shapes, colors and sizes, or even metals. Dress up a dainty round brilliant eternity band with a row of rose gold princesses. That emerald cut white gold anniversary band would look amazing with a...
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Diamonds 101: What is Girdle Thickness?

  There’s a term you may have heard of when discussing Diamonds. That term is the “girdle” of the diamond, or the perimeter that separates the top of the Diamond (known as the crown) and the bottom (known as the pavilion). Though the girdle of a Diamond may not affect the Diamond’s appearance, it can throw off the Diamond’s symmetry, making it worth less than it could be. Furthermore, depending on the width of the girdle, the Diamond may or may be less prone to damage. There are six girdle measurement ratings, ranging from “extremely thin” to “extremely thick.” They...
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Diamonds are a Man’s Best Friend, Too

According to a recent article in the pop culture blog HighSnobiety, Diamond jewelry and embellishments are becoming a fashion trend among men. Many designers have already begun to incorporate Diamonds into their clothing and men’s bags, while others have embellished watches and belt buckles with Diamonds. While this trend does not appear to be overtaking the popularity of women’s Diamonds anytime soon,  why not try a little bit of Diamond jewelry for yourself? Diamond Factory Dallas can customize your very own piece of custom, timeless Diamond jewelry to help keep you right on trend. To learn more about our custom...
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Natural Heart-Shaped Diamond Found in Time for Valentine’s Day

A rare, naturally-occurring heart-shaped Diamond was recently found in Russia- on the day before Valentine’s Day, no less. The 65.7 carat Diamond is rare not just for its enormous size, but because heart shaped Diamonds rarely occur in nature. The most commonly occurring Diamond shape is the octahedron. The heart-shaped Diamond is now being analyzed to determine the best way to cut it.

Why do We Propose with Diamonds?

Proposing to a potential bride with a Diamond ring is a tradition long thought to be started by a 1930’s advertising campaign, however the tradition dates back much further. It is believed to have started centuries ago, when men used to attach rings on strings attached to keys to indicate a woman was his property.  Thankfully, that tradition has ended, but the tradition of presenting a partner with a Diamond lives on. The advent of the Diamond ring is believed to have begun in 1477 when Archduke Maximillian of Austria presented a Diamond to Mary of Burgundy.  Soon, a trend...
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What is the XXX Diamond Rating?

  If you are in the market for Diamonds, you may have heard the term “triple-x rating” when referring to a Diamond, but you may not understand what this rating means.  Triple-x is the shortened version of “triple excellent,” or in other words, a Diamond which is considered excellent in cut, symmetry and polish. It is important to note that even if a Diamond has earned a XXX rating, there is more to consider than just that triple-excellence rating.  To truly invest in the best Diamond for your money, you must take all “4C’s” into consideration when selecting a Diamond...
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How Did The Tennis Bracelet Get Its Name?

            The Diamond tennis bracelet is probably one of – if not the- most famous types of bracelets. But do you know the fascinating history behind these beautiful wrist adornments?  Here’s a brief look into the story behind how the tennis bracelet became the tennis bracelet. It all started in 1987, during the US Tennis Championships. Tennis superstar Chris Evert was playing a match and called for a time out when her diamond bracelet fell off her wrist and onto the court. Evert requested time to locate the bracelet, which fell off because it did...
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Colored Diamonds to Soar in 2019

According to a recent report by Barron’s, colored Diamonds will be sound investments in 2019.  Colored diamonds, or ‘fancy’ diamonds as they are sometimes known, are naturally-occurring colored stones which have been found in an array of unique colors, such as blues, yellows, greens and pinks. These rare gems have recently made headlines thanks to record-sales at some very high-profile auction houses such as Christie’s and Sotheby’s. According to the article, pink diamonds especially are expected to increase in value and demand as the world’s foremost pink diamond mine, the Argyle Diamond Mine in Australia will be closing by 2020. ...
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Deconstructing the 4 C’s of Diamond Grading: Carat Weight

  When most people think of buying Diamonds, carat weight is what they think of first. In fact, many people think the higher the carat weight, the better. Unfortunately this isn’t always true, as very flawed and off-color stones can have a high carat weight and cost far less than a nearly flawless stone with a lower carat weight. Carat weight got its name from the carob seed, which used to be used as a guide to tell how big a Diamond was. Today, we don’t use carob seeds to measure carat weight anymore, but we still use the term...
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Deconstructing the 4 C’s of Diamond Grading: Cut

When it comes to the 4C’s of Diamond cutting, the cut of a Diamond is arguably the most important “C” affecting the look of a Diamond. The cut of a Diamond has seven main components: Brightness: the light reflected from the Diamond Fire: light dispersion Scintillation: pattern of light Weight ratio Durability Polish Symmetry: symmetry of Diamond     These are determined by how well the Diamond is cut- NOT- by the shape it is cut to, as many people believe. A well cut stone can affect the value of a Diamond dramatically, no matter the carat weight, color or...
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