Its Canada vs. Australia and GIA vs. IGI

Podcast: Play in new window | Download   Hello everyone!   This week I answer some questions concerning where diamonds come from and whether or not Canadian diamonds are different and/or better (I added that) than elsewhere in the world!  Along with reviewing last show and talking about the Labs, Rapnet’s article and the differences in […]

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The #1 reason not to use numbers and theory

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hi Everyone! Thanks for you listening ear! If you are shopping for a diamond and/or diamond engagement ring – getting lost in all the details – How about just saying “Show Me” when performance is your goal. I talk about why you don’t want to use theoretical grading […]

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Wow! I saved a lot – My Appraisal Says So!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Diamond Answer Man – Episode 23. Wow! I saved a lot – My Appraisal Says So! The HUGE problem with certain jewelers and brokers is selling diamonds and jewelry based upon inflated appraisals. Did you know this can cost you money in the long run. How this trick […]

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#1 way you don’t get what you want!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Diamond Answer Man – Episode 22.   The number 1 Way you don’t get what you want is by loosing focus. Remember what you want and what you spend are related – but not the same.   Many years ago I worked for a diamond polishing company. We had a […]

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What are color treated diamonds? Diamond Answer Man – Episode 21

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What are color treated diamonds? Diamond Answer Man – Episode 21

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How Perfect is Perfect? Diamond Answer Man – Episode 20

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How Perfect is Perfect? Diamond Answer Man – Episode 2o When it comes to diamonds and diamond grading you will find terms such as “perfect”, “ideal”, “super ideal” and many more. One thing you need to keep in mind is that the terms one company may use to […]

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