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Ep. 18 - The 4 Cs of Diamonds: Exploring Clarity, Carat Weight, and the Most Important C of All

March 23, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the last two of the Four C's of diamond quality, Clarity and Carat weight. While the 4C's may seem boring, they play a significant role in determining the price you'll pay for a diamond, making…

Ep. 17 - Diamond Color Grades: Which is the Best "Color" for You?

March 16, 2023

Did you know when we're talking about the 'color grade' of a diamond, we're actually referring to the lack of color? Did you also know that the top grade a diamond can achieve is a 'D'? Did you further know it is really hard…

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Ep. 16 - How to Present a Gift You're 99.9% Sure She'll Love

March 9, 2023

So, what should you do when you've found the perfect gift for someone and the salesperson is assuring you that it's a no-brainer, or "she's gonna love it!" but you still have a little doubt?  Too often, guys ruin the magic m…

Diamonds The 4C's Cut

Ep. 15 - Unveiling a Diamond's Beauty: The Role of Choices and Talent in the Cutting Process

March 2, 2023

In this episode I'm going to explain why not all diamonds are cut for maximum fire, brilliance, and scintillation.  I'll be talking a little about my quest to be a tennis pro, and how it relates to diamond cutting.   Spoiler…

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Ep. 14 - Diamond Cutting: Setting the Angel Free

Feb. 23, 2023

In the last episode I discussed how “Cut is King” when it comes to diamonds, and how a better cut can make a diamond look brighter, bolder, bigger, and more beautiful. But what exactly are the visual properties that contribu…

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Ep. 13 - Why Cut is King: The Magic Behind a Diamond's Sparkle

Feb. 16, 2023

The way diamonds come out of the ground, (or growing chambers in the case of lab grown diamonds) is far different than what we see in jewelry stores, engagement rings or other fine diamond jewelry.  Before they're cut, natur…

Ep. 12 - 6 Simple Questions That Make Choosing a Diamond Easy

Feb. 2, 2023

This is the 2nd part of an interview I did with my friend Adam Fried, a third generation diamond professional who teaches me something every time we talk.   We'll go a little more in depth about how the Cut of a diamond affe…

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Ep. 11 - How Much Do You Really Need To Know to Buy Diamonds?

Jan. 26, 2023

When you’re in the market for an engagement ring or other diamond jewelry it’s natural to do some research.  The trouble is, there’s so much information, a guy can get stuck.  So the big question is: how much do you really n…

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Ep. 10 - Diamonds and Jewelry: The Best Investment You'll Ever Need

Jan. 19, 2023

Jewelry is most often thought of as a luxury item, but I think people look at it the wrong way.  I’m gonna get pretty deep in this episode, but I need to, because I think it’s the best investment you’ll ever make, and I also…

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Ep. 9 - The Four C's of Diamond Quality, And Why They Exist

Jan. 12, 2023

You probably know a little about diamonds but in this episode I'll explain what "The Four C's" are, and why this scale exists. You might be surprised about what you should actually be looking for in your next diamond purchas…

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Ep. 8 - How Much Should You Spend On An Engagement Ring?

Jan. 5, 2023

One of the most common questions I get is, how much does an engagement ring cost? Or how much should I spend to get a decent ring? Now there is no single answer to that, but today I'll share some numbers that might help you …


Ep. 7 - What Rare Bourbons Can Teach You About Buying Diamonds

Dec. 29, 2022

In my quest to learn more about bourbons I recently ran into a scenario that I didn't think would happen to me that I think will be insightful to you. If you want to talk with me personally you can email me at . I'm happy to…

Ep. 6 - The Greatest Gift Giving Secret in the World

Dec. 22, 2022

What do you do when you ask her what she wants for her birthday, anniversary, or the Holidays, and she says, "Nothing."   We've all been there, and it's a tough spot, but there IS an answer, and it's simple. I'll share the g…

Ep. 5 - The Top 5 Jewelry Gift Guide for Guys

Dec. 15, 2022

What are the best jewelry gifts to get the person you love, no matter what the occasion? There are some fail safe jewelry gifts that you can literally know next to nothing about, and they'll be a slam dunk.  I narrowed them …

Ep. 4 - One Thing You Should NOT Do When You're Buying Jewelry

Dec. 8, 2022

Picking the "right" engagement ring or other fine jewelry can be unnerving as hell.  Questions start flooding your head..."what if she doesn't like it?"  "Is it the right color?" "Is it big enough?"  Those kinds of things.  …

Ep. 3 - Wishlist's are Gold, So Don't Screw It Up

Dec. 1, 2022

In this episode I'll quickly explain what Wish Lists are, and why they're fool proof.  (Unless you forget one simple rule!) If you want to talk with me personally you can email me at . I'll keep it simple so you can get the …

Ep. 2 - What to do when she finds THE ring, and all eyes are on you!

Nov. 24, 2022

You may be caught off guard when she finds her perfect ring, especially when there are sales associates involved.  It feels like everyone wants you to make the next move, but what does that look like?  In this episode I'll t…

Engagement Rings

Ep. 1 - How She'll Tell You Which Ring She Wants...Without Saying A Word

Nov. 17, 2022

Sometimes it's not what she says, but what she doesn't say that matters.  I’m going to tell you about something to watch for, and it's a dead give away that she found the ring she wants; the one you know she'll love. If you …