Explore the most popular diamond shapes by decade to learn which timeless yet modern VRAI created diamond shape is right for you.
What Are Simulated Diamonds?
Alicia Briggs | October 26, 2023
Use this guide for everything you need to know about diamond simulants and why they are not the same, or as good, as lab-grown diamonds.
What Is the GIA: What You Need to Know About GIA Diamond Certification
Alicia Briggs | October 16, 2023
Learn everything you need to know about the GIA, GIA diamond grading, and how to buy a certified lab-grown diamond.
Pear Cut Diamond Guide: Ask A Diamond Expert
Alicia Briggs | October 13, 2023
Pear cut diamonds have a shape true to their name, known for their striking yet romantic look and versatility.
Are Diamonds Rare? Debunking Diamond Myths
Alicia Briggs | October 10, 2023
Many people believe that diamonds are one of the rarest gemstones available. However, that belief is largely a myth. You may be surprised to learn that diamonds are not that rare.
The 4Cs Of Diamonds: Your Ultimate Guide
VRAI | October 5, 2023
Understanding the 4Cs helps you find the VRAI created diamond that is right for you and assures you of its value.
How to Tell If a Diamond Is Real: Spotting Fake Diamonds
Angelica Frey | September 18, 2023
Learn to tell real diamonds and diamond simulants apart to make an informed purchase.
Herkimer Diamonds: An All American Diamond Alternative
Angelica Frey | September 14, 2023
Herkimer diamonds are not real diamonds. They owe their name to their place of origin, Herkimer County in New York, and are called “diamonds” because they’re clear and display a natural faceting pattern.
Cubic Zirconia vs Diamonds: What's the Difference & How to Tell
Alicia Briggs | September 10, 2023
Discover everything you need to know about cubic zirconia vs lab-grown diamonds, how to tell the difference, and why VRAI created diamonds stand apart.
Moissanite vs Lab-Grown Diamonds
Alicia Briggs | September 8, 2023
Read on to learn what moissanite is, the pros and cons, and why VRAI lab-grown diamonds stand apart.
Old European Cut Diamonds Guide
Angelica Frey | August 28, 2023
The Old European Cut is a historic diamond cut that was the precursor to the Round Brilliant Cut.
How Diamonds Are Made: Lab-Grown and Mined
Alicia Briggs | August 27, 2023
Discover everything you need to know about how diamonds are made and the differences between mined and lab-grown diamonds.