Top 10 Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings

Top 10 Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings

What does Diamond Shapes mean? When buying a diamond engagement ring, there is a multitude of things to consider. After deciding on the budget, the next item on the checklist is most probably the shape of the diamond. Diamond Shapes are usually confused with one of the Diamond 4Cs, the Diamond Cut. The shape of a diamond refers to the physical silhouette of a diamond. The Diamond Cut, on the other hand, refers to how Read more…

3D CAD Customized Engagement Ring

Create Your Customized Engagement Ring

A Private Romance The world of products is moving towards customization to fit our needs and preferences. This is especially true for a diamond engagement ring and wedding bands. We want to create THE ring that holds the little ‘insider story’ shared by only you and your partner. While customization makes the ring special, not everyone is getting a customized engagement ring. Why is that so? Sometimes it is hard to communicate what we imagined Read more…

Engagement Ring - The Proposal

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

2 weeks ago, we launched a short survey to find out how much are we expecting to spend on an engagement ring. We have over 300 respondents (52% males and 48% females) in a week from around the region. Thank you for participating in this survey and sharing it with friends and family! The results came as a surprise to us, it is totally different from what we have in mind. Let’s find out how Read more…

Clean Diamond Ring

How to Clean Diamond Ring at Home

A diamond ring takes the spotlight and sparkles on a few occasions. They dazzle during the proposal, wedding vow, and for some, the first day you wore it to work. What comes next is the demanding lifestyle that keeps you so busy that you do not have time to care about it anymore. Then comes the day where you want to wear the ring again and find that it looks dull. The diamond ring has Read more…

Diamond Ring

What Does Diamond Carat Really Mean?

Whenever my friends and I talked about diamond jewelleries, there were always 2 main confusions about the Diamond Carat. Confusion number one is the concepts of carat and karat. Confusion number two is the idea that it equates to the size of the diamond. Let us find out what Diamond Carat really mean. Diamond Carat versus Karat While shopping for a jewellery,  the salesperson or designer will use the terms Carat and Karat quite often. Read more…

Diamond Tools

What Does Diamond Clarity Really Mean?

Personally, Diamond Clarity is the hardest to decipher out of all the Diamond 4Cs. There are 2 main reasons. First, the grading does not follow an ordered list, for example, the alphabet order used for Diamond Colour Grades. At a glance, I know that a C colour is a better grade when compared to H Colour because of the alphabetic order. But the terms used for Diamond Clarity are, just to name a few, VVS1, Read more…

Diamond Clarity

What Does Diamond Colour Really Mean?

I remembered the time when I went to a fine jewellery store for the first time, every diamond sparkled brilliantly. Little did I know that it was due to the lights installed in the displays. It makes it hard to determine the grade of the diamond colour, because all of them looks they belong to the highest grade. Have you ever bought something because it looks awesome in the shop? And it does not look Read more…

Front view of a diamond engagement ring

What Does Diamond Cut Really Mean?

Finding the ideal engagement ring can be daunting as there are so many factors to consider. Have you been to a fine jewellery store and the salesperson used so many industry jargons that confuses you? Some of the terms I heard from them are diamond cut, table size, girdle, fluorescence, and etc. It is confusing because what I thought it meant, is very different from what it actually means. When choosing an engagement ring, we Read more…

14K Gold or 18K Gold

14K Gold or 18K Gold for a Diamond Ring?

Do you know what is the difference between 14K gold and 18K gold? What about 22K and 24K gold? Very often, we come across advertisements for engagement rings that ascribes these seemingly random numbers to them. Getting married has always been my dream since I was a kid, and I am still dreaming. So I kept asking my friends and some professionals what these numbers mean and how they affect the ring! The usual answer is it Read more…

Melee Diamonds

What are Melee Diamonds?

Do you know? Melee diamonds ranges from 0.001 carats all the way to 0.15 carats. They are the smaller diamonds that are used around the solitaire, most commonly seen on a “halo” or on the side of a ring band. Like certified diamonds, melee diamonds are also graded, albeit not by gemological institutes due to their sheer numbers. At Draco Diamonds, we place the same amount of importance when choosing melee diamonds as the solitaire, making Read more…