Gift Ideas

Diamond Right Hand Rings – A Gift Everyone Deserves

Stylish rings began to emerge featuring rare and beautiful gemstones; these were called baubles or cocktail rings. In early 2003, a new style of ring emerged that has unleashed some of the most creative and stunning jewelry designs ever created, the Right Hand Ring. Instead of a design featuring a large center gemstone, these rings…

The Teardrop Cut – Three Stone Pear Shaped Engagement Ring

The three-stone pear shaped engagement ring is a unique choice in style that stands out from the rest.  The pear shape is an elegant blend of the round brilliant and marquise cut diamond and is often called the teardrop cut; one end of this large stone is perfectly round while the other narrows to a…

Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Rings in a Halo Setting

The romantic vintage style of Princess Cut Diamond rings in a halo setting are one of the must have ring options of 2015.  The princess is the most popular of the square brilliants and is the second most desired of all the diamond cuts, with the modern round brilliant being the first.  Halo engagement rings…

Amaze Her with a 2.46ct Asscher Cut Engagement Ring

The unique Asscher cut engagement ring boasts a square shaped diamond with beveled corners and a mesmerizing pattern of concentric facets. Designed in 1902 by Joseph Asscher, his namesake design was the first diamond cut to hold a patent.  Though often described as a “square shaped emerald cut”, this statement is a simply a broad…

Fancy Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings Under $3500

Fancy color diamond rings come in every color in the rainbow, but some of the most abundant and popular are fancy yellow diamond engagement rings.  Natural diamonds are graded on a color scale that runs from D to Z, with D being the whitest.  Fancy color diamonds occur naturally beyond the Z color and will…

1.76ct Cushion Cut Engagement Ring

What will you love about a cushion cut engagement ring? Everything!  The cushion cut diamond’s unique shape provides it with an increased brilliance. The intriguing shape combines a rectangle and oval; its rounded corners and larger facets highlight the diamond’s clarity. You may recognize this shape, as it has been used for world famous diamonds…

4.05ct Three Stone Emerald Cut Diamond Ring – For Your Engagement or Anniversary

An Emerald cut diamond ring spotlights a bright and incredibly clear stone that is symbolic of a vintage period in time.  An Emerald cut will have a rectangular shape and angled corners.  Parallel cuts, known as step cuts will be cut into the pavilion, or underside of the diamond.  Originally created for use in Emerald…

Valentine’s Day Diamond Bracelets and Pendants Under $2000

Mark Broumand offers exceptionally high quality fine jewelry at affordable prices.  From custom designed  engagement rings to pendants, all jewelry selected or created for his customers represents the best craftsmanship, highest quality and attention to detail.  Here are some Valentine’s Day gift idea selections, all under $2000. 0.85ct Round Brilliant Cut 18k Black Gold Bangle…

Antique European Round Cut Diamond Ring in Four Modern Settings

The antique European round cut diamond ring is treasured for its scarcity and reminiscence of a vintage, romantic past era.  It was a transitional cut that fell between the Old Mine and modern day round brilliant.  Though many authentic antique diamonds are scarce, Mark Broumand carries many authentic antique round cut stones. Old European cuts…

Emerald Cut Diamond Anniversary Rings

Emerald cut diamond anniversary rings from Mark Broumand are true vintage style beauties.  This rectangular shaped diamond has a large table, or flat top facet that sets the stage as a large window into the mesmerizing clarity of this diamond.  Clean lines and symmetrical angles accent the beauty of this classic shape. 9.40ct Emerald Cut…

Valentine’s Day Fine Jewelry Under $1000

Mark Broumand has always offered the highest quality fine jewelry at incredibly affordable prices.  Valentine’s Day does not have to break the bank and here is a sampling of some of the fine jewelry pieces available for under $1000. 1.06ct Fancy Black Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Stud Earrings This sleek pair of black and white…

Create Custom Anniversary Rings with Mark Broumand

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, there is no better time than now to consider creating custom anniversary rings with Mark Broumand.  There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to designing a jewelry piece that celebrates the  endurance of your love and marriage.  Here are some enticing custom eternity bands and anniversary rings…

Fancy Yellow Heart Shaped Engagement Rings

Fancy Yellow Hearts – Just in Time for Valentine’s Day Enjoy the colorful beauty and sparkle of heart shaped fancy yellow engagement rings from Mark Broumand.  The heart shaped diamond is a modified brilliant cut diamond, which means that you can enjoy many of the characteristics of a stone such as the round brilliant cut…

Surprise Her with an Asscher Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

The Asscher cut diamond engagement ring is a timeless beauty that has been a favorite since its creation in the early 1900s.  The stone’s square shape and angled corners give this diamond shape an outline that is almost octagonal and is often compared to the bright and clear emerald cut diamond ring.  This shape was…

The Radiant Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

The radiant cut diamond engagement ring couples the fiery brilliance of a round brilliant with the linear clarity of the emerald cut.  Henry Grossbard’s three-plus decades of development led to this magnificent fusion of clarity and fire by creating the “brilliantized step cut”.  This new cutting technique amplified the best qualities and light behavior of…

Love Your Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

The Princess cut engagement ring is second only to the round brilliant diamond engagement ring in popularity. Its square shape and varied numbers of facets offer a sophisticated look with different degrees of brilliance. This shape’s profile looks like an inverted pyramid and there are four beveled and intact sides on the table (flat top…

A Unique Pair of Round Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

Marcel Tolkowsky forever changed the beauty of round cut diamond engagement rings for brides-to-be everywhere in 1919; this was the year that he first introduced the round brilliant cut diamond to the world. Centuries of development led to a large table (top, flat facet), a smaller culet (bottom facet) and elongated facets on the lower…

She Will Love the Antique Cushion Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Antique cushion cut diamond engagement rings will showcase a center diamond cut in a time to properly maximize the reflection of candlelight.  In comparison to modern cushions, antiques will have a smaller table (flat top facet), larger facets and lager culet (bottom facet).  The larger facets were arranged to maximize light refraction, inner fire and…

The Cushion Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

A cushion cut diamond engagement ring features a fiery square-shaped gemstone with large facets and softly rounded corners. The shape is often described as a hybrid of a rectangle and oval.  The cut is rather rare, even though the cushion cut is widely known in famous diamonds such as the Hope (45.45 carats), Regent (140.5…