Have you ever wondering how we size, set, and rhodium our rings? Wonder no more. In this video, Christina takes you to one of our bench jewelers to show just how we make that happen.
Alexandrites, more rare than diamonds, are perhaps some of the rarest gemstones on the planet. First discovered in 1834 in Russian emerald mines, they were named after the Russian tsar, Alexander II. It is hardly used in modern jewelry because of the extreme rarity. While Russia used to be the sole-source for these precious gemstones, they are now found in … Read More
You want to pop the question, and you need to get an engagement ring. How do you do that? Watch this video to find out the best way to choose an engagement ring. View some Engagement Rings
The princess cut shape diamond is one of the most popular fancy shaped diamonds. It’s a square or rectuangular modified brilliant cut stone and it has a lot of brilliance. For tips on how to buy the best princess cut diamond ring, watch the video featuring Stephanie, Steve and Peter.
For those who are new to INTA Gems & Diamonds, here’s a short video introducing our company to you.
Pink Sapphires are among the most sought after stones because they are much different than traditional diamonds, blue sapphires, and rubies. ColorLike all gemstones, the first thing to look for is the color. In pink sapphires, you want a pink hue, medium to medium-dark tone, and strong to vivid saturation. While darker stones will increase in cost, choose the color … Read More
Emeralds are perhaps one of the most beautiful and captivating gemstones. The magnificent color has given the emerald its highly sought after value compared to other green gemstones such as paridot and alexandrite. In the beryl family of gemstones, emeralds are considered the “jewel in the crown” (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beryl). For over 2,000 years, the captivation of emeralds has only grown. Kings … Read More
In this video, Christina, Peter, and Stephanie discuss the unique qualities of Tanzanite stones. For more information on our loose stone and jewelry inventory, please visit our website http://www.intagems.com/gemstones/search.
Here’s the behind the scenes video of Chelsea Gilligan, Miss California Teen USA 2009, at the INTA Gems & Diamonds photos shoot. Chelsea is wearing the Blue Denim Star design by Peter Young. She’ll be competeing this summer for the title of Miss Teen USA in the summer! Isn’t Chelsea gorgeous?
Here’s a tour of the Los Angeles Diamond District. If you haven’t been to the Jewelry District before, it’s a good video to watch and you can know a bit more of what to expect before you drive to Downtown Los Angeles. The video tour of The Diamond District covers Pershing Square, the Jewelers Mall, St. Vincent Jewelry Center and … Read More