Seranite Wedding Band for Men: Everything You Need to Know

What Is Seranite? Seranite is a ceramic based metal. It’s naturally black in color and it’s used as an alternative metal for men’s wedding bands. There are different pressurized levels of ceramic. Some may break easily, but Seranite is made at the highest pressure injected level which makes it very durable, pretty indestructible, and scratch… Read more »

About Instagram and One of My Favorite Bloggers

Instagram is my favorite social media. You can find me under “Cynthia Britt Jewelry“. I post images of my work from sketch to bench to the final piece. I show images of loose diamonds as I’m picking out the best one for an up-coming ring. I love nature, so whenever I get the chance, I… Read more »

How to Pick a Beautiful Emerald Cut Diamond

When I was searching for an emerald cut diamond to make Jennifer’s engagement ring, I looked at many different emerald cut diamonds, all with different proportions, color and clarity grades. Here’s a helpful guideline on what to look for: First thing that you’ll notice, when you compare emerald cut diamonds, is their overall shape. There… Read more »

Joel Arthur Rosenthal aka JAR: A Living Legend

One of my favorite Jewelers and one of my idles is JAR, Joel Arthur Rosenthal. His inventive style and his pursuit of excellence in his work and his micro pave setting, have made him a living legend. In fact, he is the only living jeweler who is having an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of… Read more »

Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring For Jennifer

Jennifer’s ring is a surprise engagement ring!  First, we needed to choose the right shape center diamond.  The choice was between a princess cut and an emerald cut.  So I brought in both, to compare, and based on Jennifer’s image and her hand structure, the winner was the emerald cut diamond.  Next, I started looking… Read more »

Golconda Diamonds: What's So Special About Them

It was about ten years ago, at a jewelry show, when I first came across a Golconda diamond. I had never seen one before, but I will never forget how that single diamond was the shiniest and most translucent diamond among all others displayed! I’ve been lucky enough to have seen a few Golconda diamonds,… Read more »

Diamond Fluorescence: Should I Stay Away From It?

My customers always ask me “What is fluorescence?” “Should I stay away from it?” Fluorescence is the visible light some diamonds emit when they are exposed to invisible (UV) rays which is daylight and the light in tanning booths. Submicroscopic substitutions and/or shifts in the diamond structure can cause fluorescence as well as prevent it…. Read more »

Custom Making of Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring for Lori

Happy, bright, romantic, elegant, classic and interesting is what Lori’s ring is about! Lori’s fiancé-to-be wanted to surprise Lori with an engagement ring that has a round brilliant cut diamond in the center.  I brought in a few brilliant cut diamonds with different qualities.  Matt picked out the best, a 1.04 carat diamond with an… Read more »