Author: Kelly

  • The Big Remodel – Day 142

    It has been almost three weeks since the last update.  We have all been very busy trying to get organized and situated in our new showroom.   The showroom staff has been moved out into the showroom and we are now able to serve our customers more efficiently.  Work has started on the old kitchen, which will turn into an office area for the two…

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  • 478 Carat Diamond Unearthed

    A massive 478 carat diamond has been found at the Letseng Mine, owned by Gem Diamonds, in Leotho, Africa.  The diamond, said to have a flawless center, could produce a 150-carat round cut white diamond.   If true, this would be the largest polished diamond ever found.  The current largest cut diamond is the Kohinoor, weighing in at an astonishing 105 carats.  The largest rough diamond…

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  • The Big Remodel – Day 115

    The remodeling project has come a long way since we first broke ground.   The new jewelry shop is complete and the jewelers have moved into their new home.   The showroom has been expanded into our old shop to house our showroom staff.  The walls are currently being finished and  the floor is ready to be set.  The new showroom will allow us to serve…

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  • 14k White Gold Peridot Flower Ring

    This 14k white gold ring features a .50 carat round brilliant center surrounded by trillion cut peridots.  This ring is truly a one-of-a-kind! I finally got to see the ring up close last night and it is perfect! Everything is wonderful and I know she will love it! I want to thank everyone at Images for helping me create this ring and especially you, Kelly,…

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  • Hidden Amethyst Ring

    This ring is truly unique.  A 1.5 carat princess cut diamond set in 14k white gold with a surprising twist.  We set princess cut amethysts upside down underneath the ring.  Setting these stones proved to be a challenge but the end result is spectacular.  Truly a one-of-a-kind ring! I just picked up the ring.  I cannot put into words just how thrilled I am with…

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  • The Big Remodel – Day 64

    It has been two months since we began our remodeling project. The exterior is nearly finished and the construction has begun on the interior. The next few weeks should prove to be pretty hectic. We are preparing to move the shop into it's new home. We are also preparing to expand the showroom. The extended showroom will house our showroom staff and allow us to…

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  • The Big Remodel – Day 52

    It has been almost two months since we began our remodeling project. The metal roof is complete, the brickwork is being finished and the interior of the new shop is currently being completed. We are preparing for the work to start inside. We will be expanding our showroom workspace to help serve our customers more efficiently. The new expansion in the back of the store…

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  • X-Ray Gemstones

    There are numerous techniques that can be used to enhance the appearance of gemstones as well as diamonds. Technology has advanced a long way since we began to enhance the appearance of gemstones. As technology advances, it becomes even harder to distinguish between the natural and treated gemstones. A great demand has been placed on finding a reliable, time efficient method of authenticating gemstones. One…

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  • The Big Remodel – Day 39

    Another week on our remodeling project has brought more change. The roof is almost complete and we are almost ready to start on the interior. We are getting things ready on the inside of the store in preparation for the new changes. Tune back in next week for another update.

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  • The Big Remodel – Day 36

    We have come a long way in five short weeks. The outside has taken shape and we are making preparations to start inside. It won't be long before we are moving into our new facilities. Check back next week to see the progress.

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