Do you have a box full of jewelry that you no longer want? Possibly your great-aunt left you some pieces that just don’t happen to suit your taste, or maybe you’re seeking coverage for treasures you want to protect. Regardless of the reason, you want to know what your jewelry is worth. What you need […]
Your fine jewelry is important for so many reasons. It complements your clothing. It makes a statement. It even evokes fond memories of loved ones and good times. However, these ornamental treasures do much more than that. They represent a significant financial investment, and it’s one that you genuinely want to protect. Some people believe […]
The numbers you see when you step on the scale can affect far more than your self-esteem. They also play a vital role in determining the fit of your wedding or engagement ring. When that dial absolutely refuses to budge for any length of time, your rings as well as your figure could be due […]
If you’re looking for a Las Vegas Jeweler, your choices are many. It can be extremely difficult to settle on someone whom you can trust to give you the expertise that you are looking for. With so many choices for jewelers in Las Vegas, you should know exactly what you are looking for in potential […]
Hear Jewelers Dave Padgett and Rich Shaw talk about what got them into the Jewelry business and why they love working in Las Vegas and working with Engagement Rings. Part 1.
Hear Jewelers Dave Padgett and Rich Shaw talk about what got them into the Jewelry business and why they love working in Las Vegas and working with Engagement Rings. Part 2.
Hello everybody. This is Dave Padgett with D&R House of Diamonds once again, and today I have the pleasure of introducing you to our new software design package that we’ve just installed. It gives us the great advantages of helping you design a beautiful engagement ring, diamond earrings, colored stone earrings, or beautiful diamond pendants, […]
I’m often asked why some one carat diamonds look larger or smaller than others. it’s important to understand that the term carat is descriptive of weight not necessarily of size. The term carat is derived from the Greek word Keration which literally means carob seed (small horn). Carob seeds come from a flowering evergreen shrub […]
Roman and Greek History. The word diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas” which means unconquerable. This is why many Roman and Greek soldiers wore diamonds into battle believing they held special magical powers to protect them and give them strength. The ancient Romans and Greeks believed that diamonds were tears from the Gods or […]
Have you ever wondered about when the first engagement ring was given? How did this wonderful tradition begin, why has it lasted generations, and what was the love story behind that very first diamond engagement ring? There are many stories of the idea of when wearing a ring began, one of the oldest is born […]