The Stone Formerly Known As AMADA

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Shhhh…We Shall Never Speak Of This Again Soooo, here we are. We are working on rolling out our own line of moissanite, which is pretty amazing stuff. We chose a lovely name that was short, easy to spell, and a little bit sexy. However, we need to choose a new name, as another vendor got their knickers in a twist … Read More

2016 – What a Wild Ride This Has Been

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Oh man, 2016 has been a wild ride. This time of year I like to take stock of things, personally and professionally, while catching up with friends, attending holiday parties where people still think it’s ok to wear an ugly Christmas sweater – good Lord people for all that is holy please stop doing this – and shopping online to avoid the … Read More

Carat Size – How Big Can You Handle It?

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So you’ve found your bae, and want to start shopping for a bit of bling to make it official. Typically one of the first questions that pops to mind is, “how many carats?”. First instinct is to think, well, bigger is always better. But in the case of moissanite, we find our clients want to balance a big delicious stone … Read More

5 Things You Should Know About SUPERNOVA Moissanite

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1. It's a moissanite, too. What is a SUPERNOVA Moissanite? The SUPERNOVA is a new moissanite available now, and we are SUPER excited (see what I did there?) to be the first retailer on the planet to sell them! They are gorgeous, and are being cut in a huge array of sizes. Plus, we can also get custom cuts, so … Read More

Which Diamond Alternative is Most Diamond Like?

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  There are so many cool diamond alternatives available now, and we will see more coming to market this year. Clients are asking us on a daily basis, which stone is the best? Which one is most diamond-like? Is Charles & Colvard’s Forever One the best diamond alternative? Or a NEO moissanite? How about the SUPERNOVA from Australia? When can I get an Amora … Read More

So Many Awesome New Stones…

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Last weekend Colleen (our kick-ass new Director of Ops) and I headed to Las Vegas, for the JCK Vegas gem show. It was our first time at this show, and her first time in Vegas. To say we had fun is a serious understatement. Now that we’ve returned and are getting caught up with everything, we wanted to update everyone on … Read More