Gift Ideas

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings Rekindle a Romantic Past

Emerald Cut engagement rings offer clean, straight lines in a diamond profile that is pure vintage style.  Minimalist and elegant, this shape was originally created to maximize the sparkle and brilliance of emeralds.  The emerald cut was the evolutionary successor to the table cut of the 1500s. This rectangular beauty was very popular during the…

Wow Her with a Round Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

The round cut diamond s the most popular and traditional of engagement rings chosen today, as much for its beauty as for its stunning brilliance. The 58 facets in this diamond cut were scientifically calculated for nearly a century in order to maximize and perfect light reflection, refraction, fire and brilliance.  The creation of the round…

Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Rings – Tribute to a Kiss

Marquise cut diamond engagement rings showcase an ellipsoid shaped diamond that narrows to pointed ends.  King Louis XV of France commissioned the court jeweler to create the diamond to honor the Marquise of Pompadour.  The Marquise was the King’s mistress in the mid-18th century and he wanted to capture her perfectly shaped lips in a…

Oval Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

Oval cut diamond engagement rings feature a stone that is an elongated modification of the round brilliant cut diamond, both cuts created by a family of famous jewelers.  Lazare Kaplan mastered the oval in the late 1950s.  Kaplan is a cousin of Marcel Tolkowsky, who created the modern round brilliant cut diamond in 1919.  Some…

Affordable Fine Jewelry Gifts Under $5000

You still have time to find the perfect gift just in time for the Holidays – and it doesn’t have to break the bank.  Here are some of our favorite jewelry pieces that are available from Mark Broumand that will be cherished all year long.  The items featured here are all priced under $5000. 3.25ct…

Stunning Gift – Pear Shaped Diamond Engagement Rings

The pear shaped diamond engagement ring is a timeless classic.  The unique shape, also referred to as the teardrop cut is an elegant fusion of the stars of the brilliant round cut diamond ring and the elegantly formed marquise cut diamond engagement ring.  One end will be beautifully circular in profile and will taper to…

Eternity Band Gift Ideas

The eternity band is a symbolic reminder of eternal love; a single band studded with gemstones or diamonds all around, with no beginning and no end.  Though often reserved as an anniversary present, an eternity band also makes a great gift for any occasion.  An anniversary band can be selected to match an existing engagement…

Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Gifts

Round Brilliant cut diamond engagement rings are the most popular style of engagement rings in existence.  They have an unmatched brilliance that was perfected almost a century ago, having evolved into the contemporary cut we know today over a period of six centuries. The round brilliant cut is a 58-facet diamond with perfect angles, symmetry …

Gift Idea – Asscher Cut Engagement Rings

The clean and linear beauty of Asscher cut diamond rings is achieved by cutting a series of parallel step-cuts (like stair steps) into the underside of a square shaped diamond.  When viewed from above, the facets produce a “windmill” effect which can be seen in this 58-facet diamond.  Created in 1902 by Joseph Asscher, his…

The Radiant Cut Diamond Anniversary Ring – Great Gift Idea

Radiant Cut three-stone anniversary rings celebrate your union and symbolize the past, present and future of your love. The large center stone represents the future, while each of the side stones are symbolic of your past and present together. If you really want to let the love of your life know how dedicated you are…

Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Wedding Bands

If you are searching for a wedding band to match your incredibly brilliant round cut engagement ring, Mark Broumand has a great selection of styles to choose from.  Round brilliant cuts are the most popular stones used in jewelry, accounting for over 80% of loose diamonds on the market.  Why?  One word – brilliance!  Though…

Great Gift – Radiant Cut Diamond Eternity Bands

Radiant Cut diamond eternity bands will be a single band that surrounds the finger, with perfectly encircled diamonds set side-by-side.  The eternity band symbolizes eternal love, with no beginning and no end.  Eternity bands are an excellent choice to celebrate anniversaries or as a treasured gift for the one you love. Why the Radiant? The…

Black and White Diamond Jewelry

Black and white diamond jewelry has made quite a splash over the last few years.  The bold contrast of the two different colors of diamonds work very well in a diamond right-hand ring or if you want a bold and unique custom designed diamond engagement ring.  Here is a look at some of our favorite…

Fine Jewelry Gifts Under $1000

Mark Broumand is known for his selection of dazzling custom diamond engagement rings and other high quality diamond jewelry.  He also prides himself on carrying a hand-selected collection of other fine jewelry.  Below are some jewelry finds to show you that high quality doesn’t have to break your budget. Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Bezel Set…

Holiday Shopping – Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Rings

The holidays will be here before you know it.  Stuck on gift ideas?  You can’t go wrong with a round brilliant cut diamond anniversary ring or round cut eternity band from Mark Broumand.  The most popular diamond cut on the market today is the round brilliant and we can sum the reason up in one…

Compliment Your Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring

The round brilliant cut diamond ring is still the most popular engagement ring selected for brides-to-be today.  The brilliance of the cut is unsurpassed and the diamond’s performance is versatile in addition to plentiful options.  Create a complete jewelry set by adding some different jewelry types to accent a perfect round brilliant cut diamond ring. …

Custom Design a Pear Shaped Diamond Ring

A Pear Shaped diamond ring is a unique hybrid of the round brilliant cut and Marquise cut. One end is perfectly round while the other narrows to the tapered point, which is why this cut is also referred to as the “teardrop cut”.  This special ring is usually worn with the tapered end towards the…

The Gift of an Oval Cut Diamond Ring

To receive an oval diamond ring is a gift that will surely be treasured and admired.  This 58 facet, modified brilliant cut diamond has a large surface area that is full of sparkle and brilliance.  Standardized in the 1960s by Lazare Kaplan, today’s oval cut originated over 200 years ago.  Ovals are not only durable…

The Teardrop Cut: Pear Shaped Diamond Rings

Women are seeking out the beautiful and unique pear shaped diamond rings as engagement rings, eternity bands and right-hand rings.  Also known as the “teardrop cut”, the pear’s 58 facets offer a unique combination of brilliance and fire.  A pear shaped is a half round brilliant at the bottom of the stone and tapering to…

Elegant Oval Cut Diamond Rings

For a unique look that captures the brilliance of a round brilliant, check out the oval cut diamond rings from Mark Broumand. Though the oval diamond has been around for over 200 years, Lazare Kaplan standardized the modern cut in the 1960s. This modified brilliant hails from generations and many family ties in the diamond…