Consumer Smart

What kind of Diamond is – Forever?

What kind of Diamond is – Forever?

Understanding the challenge of Lab-grown synthetic vs natural mined diamonds in the marketplace.An artificially produced substitute having all the physical, chemical and optical properties of a natural gem.The impact of “synthetic diamonds” entering the...

Smart Shopping When Traveling Abroad

Smart Shopping When Traveling Abroad

As appraisers, we see many clients with items of jewelry bought while on destination vacations, including quite a few from cruise ship vacations. More often than not, the story does not have a happy ending.