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Our Most Popular Blogs of 2014

Thanks to everyone who read any of our blog posts over the past year.  2014 was an amazing year in the world of color diamonds.  Writing a blog focused on these precious stones is one of the favourite things we do here at Ouroboro Diamonds of Rare Color.    In case you missed any of our blog posts from 2014, here’s a look at five of our most popular from the last year.

“Excuse Me Bartender, There Is A Diamond In My Drink”

In October, we were surprised to learn that some of the world’s most fancy bars offered drinks that included actual jewelry.   We provided an overview of the priciest of these amazing cocktails.

Top 10 Most Famous Heart Shaped Diamonds

For Valentine’s Day, we detailed the most famous heart-shaped diamonds.   Yep, we are romantic like that.

The Four Diamond Types – Explained

Even for the most ardent diamond fans, the designation of Type I or Type II can be confusing.   We broke down what these actually mean and why 98% of all diamonds actually fall into one of the two types.

Bracing For The “Lesotho Pink Storm”

In January 2014, we previewed a 36.06 carat pink diamond called the “Lesotho Pink Storm” as it was set to be tendered by Fusion/Hennig later that month.

Colour Diamond “Man-Gagement Rings”

“Man”-gagement rings become an actual thing in 2014 and we looked at some of the most popular of these items from around the world.

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Colour Diamond “Man-Gagement Rings”

Famed actor Johnny Depp may have just kick-started the man-gagement ring craze when he appeared wearing a diamond engagement ring while promoting his new film Transcendence.   

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Brittany Siminitz of JCK Magazine wrote about the possible rise in popularity of engagement rings made specifically for men.   We decided to focus on the ones she included that feature colour diamonds.   Which one is your favourite?

1.  Men’s Etched Brown Diamond Ring

Mens Brown Diamond Ring

A 10.20 carat brown diamond is the focus of this ring from Los Angeles-based jewelry store Forty-Seventh & Fifth.   The diamond is surrounded by 2.01 carats of small round white diamonds.   The ring itself is hand-etched in 18 karat yellow gold.

2.  Men’s Palladium Raw Diamond Band

Mens Ring

The most subtle of the three on the list, Colorado jewelry designer Todd Reed crafted a ring that uses his eclectic diamond-in-the-rough style.   The band is made of palladium, one of the rarest metals in the world.   The ring features a hand-carved window with 0.114 carats of rough diamonds, one brown and one white.

3.  Two-Tone Men’s Yellow and White Diamond Ring

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From First Image Design Corporation out of New York, this ring is centred by a 1.03 carat radiant-cut fancy yellow diamond at the centre.   The stone is then surrounded by 16 round-shaped white diamonds with another two more on either side weighing in at a total of 0.76 carats.