Jewelry Trends for 2013 – Diamonds In Your Ears (Video)

Diamonds StudsA twinkle and a sparkle of sophistication is the trend for the ear in 2013.  Gone are the big dangling chandelier earrings and in its place are small diamonds that are delicate and barely there.  [Read more...]

Paul Newman, a Rolex Daytona Cosmograph and The Men’s Room

Rolex Daytona Cosmograph I can now say I had a brush with greatness, sort of. One of the watches that no man should ever own, and I want to own is the Rolex Daytona Cosmograph, and more specifically, the Paul Newman model, and even more specifically reference 6265 Paul Newman Rolex Daytona Cosmograph Manual Wind.  Just in case any of you want to run out and buy me a present or anything! [Read more...]

How to Search for the Best Diamond Buyer Online

Most of us are pretty Internet savvy these days, but there are still times when navigating Google or Yahoo can be trying.  For instance, if you have a diamond to sell and you are searching for the best diamond buyer, you will get companies come up that you didn’t even know existed.  In fact, you will get things that might look like this:

Diamond Buyer Google Search

Did you know that Google can tell where you are located, so they will geo locate businesses that are near you first in the search? It’s true.  So, these businesses that I have circled, they are actually not separate businesses, but really one company that has thrown up several websites to corner the market, and if you look at all of the sites, they all say the same thing on them, with a different layout.  [Read more...]

You Had a Bad Oyster But do You Have Good Pearls?

Pearl Necklace from Jonathan's DIamond BuyerI think that pearls are one of the finest pieces of jewels around. Think about how they are formed from a piece of sand or shell that gets lodged inside an oyster that it can’t expel.  This doesn’t happen with every oyster and it doesn’t happen often, so truth be told, you have a better chance of eating a bad oyster than finding a good pearl inside that oyster.

What makes the pearl even more amazing is that the nacre, which is the substance that the oyster secretes around the sand or shell, forms layers around the object to protect the inner soft recesses of the mollusk.  There is a light that is reflected from these overlapping layers that produces the characteristic iridescent luster of the pearl and the process of building a solid pearl can take up to seven or eight years! [Read more...]

7 Secrets to a Healthy Head – Jonathan’s Diamond Watch Buyer

Watch Head Jonathans Watch BuyerWhen a watch buyer is considering the condition of a watch for purchase the watch head is just as important as the watch bracelet. Just like your own head, you have to keep the head of your watch healthy. First, it’s important to understand what the head of the watch is. The watch head is often called the face of the watch, but the head is actually the part of the watch that holds the mechanism that runs the watch as well as the parts of the watch where you read the time.

Although these are the most important factors of a watch, we prefer to see a watch that isn’t working rather than have you take it to get it serviced or fixed. If the watch is a good brand and has the other attributes that we are looking for, whether or not the mechanism works will not necessarily lower the value of the watch and we know how to get it serviced and fixed properly. [Read more...]