Is it competitive to buy a diamond engagement ring from popular retailers (in-store or online) in Bangkok, Thailand?

How competitive is it to buy a diamond engagement ring in Thailand?  We would expect being ‘one the major traditional center for gems and jewelry trade’ that diamond rings will be very competitively priced. So, for this blog post we actually checked how much it costs to buy an engagement diamond ring in Bangkok and … Continue reading Is it competitive to buy a diamond engagement ring from popular retailers (in-store or online) in Bangkok, Thailand?

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Diamond Basic 101: The Diamond’s 5Cs

ภาษาไทย Diamonds are a lot easier to buy then color gemstones and can be easily categorize by the standard 4Cs (color, clarity, cut, carat weight).  I added one more "C" as certificate because it is very relevant when determining how much a diamond cost should be.   Summary of the "The Diamond's 5Cs" is provided below: COLOR … Continue reading Diamond Basic 101: The Diamond’s 5Cs

Gemstones Basic 101: The 9 Essentials for Gemstones

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Gemstones come in many shapes, colors and forms and therefore are harder to define than a Diamond. As there are so many varieties and species, value are usually based on multiple factors assumed in the market. We tried summarizing the essential criteria for most gemstones below: Aesthetics: Aesthetics or beauty of a gemstone can be … Continue reading Gemstones Basic 101: The 9 Essentials for Gemstones