Mother's Day 2017

This Mother's Day

Get fresh inspiration for Mom this Mother's Day, and celebrate her in an unexpected way.  Put a sparkle in her eye with a gift that will express exactly how you feel.  You will discover endless possibilities and thoughtful creations at Jackson Diamond Jewelers.  From sleek and simple to perfectly scripted.  Diamond and Gemstone jewelry is an investment in your commitment and appreciation of your Mother, Wife, or Grandmother.  Be confident in knowing this year's gift will be cherished for years to come.  Visit us in store to see full selection.  Also like us on Fa

Ring Types

"If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it." Sounds so simple, right? Sure, simple for Beyonce, who now sports an 18-carat rock. Robbins Brothers knows that finding the perfect engagement ring isn't easy. A great place to begin your search is determining your ring type.

Classic Solitaire

Diamond Shapes & Cuts

A diamond's cut actually refers to two things. First of all, the diamond's cut refers to it's shape, it's outline. Take the heart shape for instance. That part’s simple.

Cut also refers to the diamond’s proportions – and this is extremely important when determining the value of the diamond. When a diamond is cut too deeply, light comes in through the top, leaks out at the bottom and you get a diamond with a very dark center. It's not very attractive.

Beyond the 4 C's

While the 4C's are not the be-all, end-all when it comes to diamonds, you should have a basic understanding of what they measure and describe before you buy.

CutCut - A well-cut diamond will direct more light through the crown. A diamond with a depth that's too shallow or too deep will allow light to escape through the sides or the bottom of the stone.

Diamond Shapes & Cuts

A diamond's cut actually refers to two things. First of all, the diamond's cut refers to it's shape, it's outline. Take the heart shape for instance. That part’s simple.

Cut also refers to the diamond’s proportions – and this is extremely important when determining the value of the diamond. When a diamond is cut too deeply, light comes in through the top, leaks out at the bottom and you get a diamond with a very dark center. It's not very attractive.

Ring Sizing

The rule of thumb when it comes to sizing the ring finger is definitely not attempt to guess the ring size. We know that the surprise factor is important when it comes to the proposal, but it is strongly recommended that when you are “just browsing” for engagement rings that you have an experienced associate size the ring finger.

Helpful Tips for the Most Accurate Sizing:

How to examine a diamond

Whenever possible, you should look at a diamond just as a professional diamond buyer does: loose, with proper lighting conditions, and of course using the proper tools. When you’ve found the diamond that’s perfect for you, ask the associate to weigh it in front of you to know the exact carat weight of the diamond, as a point or two difference can significantly change the cost. The diamond quality is extremely important so we’ve listed the FAQs about how to examine a diamond below:

The Anatomy of a Diamond

From earth to rough to final polished diamond, there are a lot of choices to be made before your diamond becomes your diamond. Perhaps most important….what kind of diamond can the piece of rough be transformed into? The shape? The size? Every single cut, detail and proportion. And, what terminology refers to these choices and the final, beautiful end result? Let’s define the terms that define your diamond.