Congratulations Juan & Amy

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Congratulations to Juan and Amy on their upcoming wedding! We were so happy to meet Juan when he came to us for Amy’s engagement ring. When they returned for their wedding bands we were thrilled to see them again. What a great couple! They even brought us their favorite Cabernet from a vineyard in Temecula. We look forward to toasting to their future together!      

Sarah Hyland in INTA Gems on the Red Carpet

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Sara Hyland, best known for her role as Haley Dunphey on ABC’s hilarious hit Modern Family, graced the red carpet at the Costume Designers Guild Awards wearing a a fab INTA Gems Aquamarine pendant with a gorgeous white silk floral dress. The Aquamarine and Diamond pendant was designed by INTA Gems’ designer Peter Young. She and other CDG Awards participants can be seen at InStyle.

Hope’s New Ring!

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Hope and her loving husband, Ruben, visited us at INTA Gems this week to upgrade her setting. She fell in love with a knockout of a ring which really accentuated her center stone. It has tapered baguettes on either side, a diamond halo, and pave diamonds all around. Congratulations on your new ring, Hope! INTA Gems and Diamonds is located in the LA Diamond District in Downtown Los Angeles. We carry a large selection of Loose Diamonds, Engagement Rings, Wedding Bands and Gemstones. www.intagems.comPh: (213) 689-9650

Kimberly & Kevin

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Congratulations to Kevin and Kimberly on their upcoming wedding! They came to see us for a wedding band to match the engagement ring Kevin previously purchased from INTA. They decided on a stunning 18 karat white gold band with round brilliant diamonds. We are so happy we were able to help them find a set they will cherish for years to come!

Cobalt Chrome Wedding Bands

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It is very important to us at Inta Gems to make sure we offer the latest styles and newest materials to our customers. In that spirit, we are pleased to announce that we now offer Benchmark brand Cobalt Chrome wedding bands. Cobalt Chrome is a new metal choice which has been engineered for premium performance. You may already be familiar with Tungsten and Titanium as alternatives to traditional gold or platinum bands. Cobalt Chrome has similar strength and scratch resistance to these metals, but it has some additional features that make it a standout in the alternative metals category. The first thing one notices is the color. Cobalt Chrome has a bright white color that is almost indistinguishable from white … Read More

Custom Orders

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INTA Gems has a wide variety of engagement rings and an array of other diamond, gemstone and pearl jewelry. Sometimes though, there may be a piece of jewelry you desire that we do not carry. These occasions call for a customized piece of jewelry. Ideas for custom jewelry can come from an heirloom, an existing piece of jewelry, or your wildest imagination. INTA Gems specializes in high quality gemstones and diamonds collected from around the world. Many such as this radiant cut 6.88 carat natural yellow sapphire may inspire you to create a customized gift for yourself or someone you love. If you are thinking of creating a customized piece of jewelry, taking a look at our selection of gemstones … Read More

Happy New Year!

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Can you believe it’s already 2010?! We can’t either! It’s a brand new year and we are more excited than ever. We look forward to seeing our customers both old and new and hope that the new year brings you health and good fortune. We would also like to remind you that Garnet is the birthstone of January and is a great stone for earrings and pendants. Once again, Happy New Year from Inta Gems!

Megan Fox & Ivanka Trump

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Any excuse is a good excuse to post photos of Megan Fox. Guys everywhere rejoiced when they heard that Fox had split from Brian Austin Green (How the heck did “David Silver” rap superstar, land the hottest girl in the world?). Back when they were newly engaged, she was wearing a huge rock, but nowadays even though she has reunited with Green, she is no longer wearing the ring… From Intagems customers, Caitlin and Jose just returned from their honeymoon in the Dominican and sent us this engagement photo! Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner wed this past Sunday and you can imagine, being the Trump family, they spared no expenses. The ceremony entertained 500 guests. Trump wore a Vera Wang … Read More

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My Name Is Earl actress, Jaime Pressly, 32, married entertainment lawyer, Simran Singh, 30, on a Saturday in Malibu after only two months of getting engaged. We are seeing a pattern of quickie weddings in Hollywood lately! Singh proposed with a 5-carat round brilliant cut ring, worth about $75,000 The bride wore a Jenny Packham ivory custom gown encrusted with over 800,000 Swarovski crystals, and hand sewn beads and sequins along with a crystal head dress.Her ten bridesmaids wore shiny platinum dresses with a one-shoulder design. Pressley changed again to a glamorous Packham design for her reception.

Reading a Diamond Certification: The Easy Way

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Reading a certification can be overwhelming if you do not know what you are reading. Fortunately, it is much easier than you think. So what is a diamond certification? A diamond certification is written proof a diamond’s unique characterisitics. The three primary institutions that grade diamonds are the American Gem Society (AGS), the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and European Gemological Laboratory (EGL). Each laboratory has a different guidelines and practices for the way in which it grades stones. Here at Inta Gems, we believe that the AGS is currently the most meticulous in their grading procedures. Next in line is the GIA, followed by the EGL. The most renowned laboratories are the AGS and GIA. Because of their strict … Read More