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Loose Diamonds Education

Buying a diamond may be new experience for you, but that doesn’t mean it should be intimidating or overwhelming. Our Diamond Education Guide is designed to answer all your questions on diamonds, diamond rings and how to choose a diamond. It explains a diamond’s characteristics, how those characteristics influence appearance, and which are more important than others. In just a few minutes you’ll be well-educated on how to find your perfect diamond. From how-to guides to one-on-one diamond consultations with diamond expert Lance Shapiro and designer Kendra Shapiro, we’ll share everything you want to know about ring education, so you’re sure to make the right decision.

Diamond Shapes

classic-round-diamond-ring-dallas txDiamonds come in many different shapes. Each diamond shape possesses its own unique qualities and appearance. Diamond shape makes the biggest impact on the look of your diamond engagement ring. Finding the perfect shape is more about personal style and tastes. Learn more about diamond shapes.





Four Cs of Diamonds

cushion-solitare-engagement-ring-dallasGIA created the first, and now globally accepted standard for describing diamonds: Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat Weight. Today, the 4Cs of Diamond Quality is the universal method for assessing the quality of any diamond, anywhere in the world. Learn more about the Four Cs of Diamonds.






Beyond the Four Cs

Emerald Trapezoid RingThere are far more factors that determine the quality, value and beauty of diamond than just the “Four Cs”. As diamond experts and professionals, we can help you understand over 1,560 different value classifications including borderline colors, florescence, position of imperfections and others, ensuring you get the best diamond possible. Learn more about Beyond the Four Cs.






Diamond Certification

Modern Baguette Asscher Diamond RingWhen shopping for a loose diamond, considering stones that have a diamond certificate or diamond grading report will allow you to make an informed decision on which diamond will be best for you. Learn more about Diamond Certification.







Wholesale Diamonds

Oval And Bullets Diamond RingShapiro Diamonds is a wholesale diamonds showroom specializing in loose diamonds to the public. Because we are international market buyers of diamonds, we are able to significantly circumvent the traditional diamond distribution channel, minimalizing the mark-ups on a diamond before reaching the end user. We provide wholesale diamonds in Dallas and create and design jewelry pieces.  Learn more about Wholesale Diamonds.




Conflict-Free Diamonds

pave-halo-ringShapiro Diamonds very strongly believes in providing quality diamonds with a conscience. All of our diamonds are Conflict-Free and are guaranteed to originate from ethical and environmentally responsible sources. Learn more about our Conflict-Free Diamonds.






Fancy Color Diamonds

fancy-yellow-emerald-cut-diamond-halo-ringOnly one in every 10,000 diamonds possesses natural color and is referred to as a colored diamond. For this reason, it is important to understand the unique properties of colored diamonds. Our colored diamond education will assist you in selecting the fancy colored diamond that is right for you. Learn more about Fancy Color Diamonds.






How to Choose a Diamond

pave-wedding-rings-halo-diamondsSee step-by-step recommendations on how to select the best diamond for you, read insider tips on how to maximize your budget and learn how rarely-known diamond characteristics can add extra beauty to your diamond. Don’t miss this section on How a Choose a Diamond!






Engagement Ring Buying Guide

round-diamond-pave-bandSee insider tips on how to make your engagement ring diamond appear the biggest and most beautiful, read insider tips on how to maximize your budget, and learn how rarely-known jewelry details can add extra beauty to your engagement ring. Learn more on the Engagement Ring Buying Guide.






Ring Styles

radiant-and-baguette-diamond-ringWith so many gorgeous rings, how is do you know which is right one? Start by deciding on a on a dazzler that’s ideal for her personality, whether she’s a tomboy, traditionalist, fashionista, or something totally different. Handcrafted rings, each perfectly designed to take her breath away. Learn more about Setting Styles.






Setting Styles

round-engagement-ring-pave-band-dallasThe “setting” is the ring portion on which the center diamond is mounted. This setting can include accent diamonds and gemstones to add a touch of sparkle and glamour. There are a variety of setting styles options to consider, each with its own look and style. Learn more about Setting Styles.






Diamond Blog

round-halo-ringThe one-stop information source for anything diamond related.









Frequently Asked Questions

pear-shape-cathedral-diamond-ringYour most frequently asked diamond questions answered!