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You love that sparkler adorning your finger. But something in the back of your mind makes you wonder whether it’s genuine. Or perhaps you’re planning to buy a piece of diamond jewelry. Whether for yourself or someone else, you want a bona fide gem. Keep reading to learn how to tell if a diamond is real.
For people who like a more neutral tone to their metal jewelry, there’s white gold with its similar appearance to silver. But for those who can’t live without that gorgeous, warm golden color tone, there’s yellow gold, as well as rose gold.
Though it can be difficult to tell them apart initially, there are some significant differences when comparing a white sapphire vs diamond. A visual inspection will show a difference between the brilliance, or white sparkle, and the fire, or colored sparkle.
Jewelry makers have developed processes to create jewelry that looks and feels like silver, but isn't, resulting in buyer confusion. So, how do you tell if silver is real or not?
Traditional diamond engagement rings first appeared in 15th-century Austria, so they’ve been around quite a while, as well. However, modern people aren’t limiting themselves to engagement rings anymore when it comes to pre-wedding commitment jewelry. Promise rings are really on the rise lately for a variety of reasons.