Lab grown diamonds have been around for over 50 years, but only in the last few have they become a real contender to natural mined […]
A Practical Guide to Diamonds
GIA Certified Diamond Retailer!
We’re proud to announce that Oceanside Jewelers is now a GIA recognized diamond dealer! Because we trust the precision, clarity, and dependability of GIA’s grading […]
The Secrets of Grading Diamond Color
Color is one of the most difficult and nuanced aspects of diamond grading. Diamonds naturally come in an infinitesimal gradient of hue and saturation, but […]
Why you should be looking at Lab-Grown Diamonds.
We just got a fresh inventory of diamonds in stock, including for the first time in our store, a certified lab grown from Stuller. The […]
Classic Bezel Set Marquise Diamond
Coming out of the shop this week is a gorgeous full 2ct Marquise Cut Diamond in a simple yellow gold solitaire bezel. While Marquise cut […]
How to Pick the Right Setting For your Diamond!
The center diamond is the centerpiece of any engagement ring, and consequentially the most expensive! Which is why when we’re designing a ring for a […]
Selling Your Diamond With Us!
Selling a diamond can be just as complicated, if not more, than buying one. However, we at Oceanisde Jewelers do our best to make […]
A Practical Guide to Diamonds Part 4: Choosing the right Stone!
With all this information in mind, choosing the right diamond for an engagement ring or piece of fine jewelry seems like a daunting task, however […]
A Practical Guide to Diamonds part 3: Diamond Treatments, colors, and synthetics
In the modern jewelry market, there are a variety of treatments that diamonds undergo to enhance or change their appearance, as well as synthetically grown […]
A Practical Guide to Diamonds Part 2: Understanding the Grade
The grading and evaluation of diamonds for use as gemstones in jewelry falls under a branch of science called Gemology. The first attempts at a […]
A Practical Guide to Diamonds Part 1 : History and Geology
Since antiquity, man has been captivated with and fascinated by diamonds. Present in the cultures of ancient India and Greece, diamonds were long revered as […]