Tips for Creating Quality Custom Design Jewelry

There is nothing more special than a piece of fine jewelry created just for you; a one of a kind, truly unique piece, directly symbolizing who you are. In today’s technologically driven world, creating a custom design jewelry piece is simple and surprisingly affordable. But there are steps to making your custom design jewelry the…


Reclaim Her Heart This Valentine’s Day With Custom Design Jewelry

The two of you have been together long enough to know the likes and dislikes of one another. This Valentine’s Day, you’re dead set on stepping outside of the box. No more flowers. No more chocolates and God forbid you come home with a vacuum cleaner or pantyhose (Lessons learned over the years). This year…


Three Important Tips Before Buying Diamond Engagement Rings

Buying a diamond engagement ring can be a nerve wracking experience. You’re already a mess about asking the love of your life to marry you and now the pressure of buying the right ring is bearing down on you. Relax. There are just a few things that you should know before you begin shopping that…


Custom Design Jewelry: A Dream Come True

It’s wonderful to get the gift of heirloom jewelry passed down from generation to generation. Items such as pocket watches, engagement rings and other fine jewelry are quite commonly passed down in a family and often kept in the original design due to the sentimental attachment to those who wore the jewelry. But, often grandma’s…


Proposing With Your Own Diamond Engagement Ring

It can be overwhelming when it comes time to shop for diamond engagement rings. Even before you factor in all of the emotional pressure that goes along with what is arguably the biggest decision in a person’s life, there is the sheer number of rings to choose from. I should know. As an accountant, I…


Making Your Diamond Engagement Ring One Of A Kind

My girlfriend and I do what we can to be responsible people, especially when it comes to money. Our friends describe both of our tastes in clothing as “eclectic” and we pride ourselves on doing most of our shopping at thrift stores and vintage marts. We buy a lot of our home decorations from such…


Various Styles of Engagement Rings for The Modern Woman

There are many styles of engagement rings available for purchase today. Some women like vintage rings while other women like diamond solitaire rings. There is no right or wrong answer to the question of, “Which ring is best?” It solely boils down to what you find attractive and how much money you have to spend.…


Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

On March 2, 1904, one of the most famous children’s literature authors was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Named Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss chose to save his birth name for the “Great American Novel” he hoped to someday write. Whether or not he actually wrote that novel, we do not know. However we do know…


Cupid’s Customer Service

Van Scoy Diamonds has a special employee nobody thinks much about until Valentine’s Day rolls around: Cupid. For most of the population, he’s simply a big baby in a cloth diaper hanging by strings from the grocery store’s ceiling. In all actuality, he’s thousands of years old, with more experience in love than the whole…


Purchasing a Loose Diamond and Designing Her Diamond Engagement Ring

Congratulations! You’ve decided to propose to your girl, but first – the ring! If you’ve already decided to purchase a loose diamond and design your own diamond engagement ring, you’re making a wise choice. You’ve already figured out that the center diamond is going to be the most expensive and valuable part of the ring,…