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Investing in an engagement ring

A good example of the 80/20 rule What a young man or couple spends on an engagement and wedding ring has risen over 13 percent over the past 5 years, according to the experts at Distinctive Diamonds and the Gemological Institute of America. This is in part because larger, showier diamond rings are now in…
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Top 10 diamond shapes

Diamonds are April’s birth stone. Diamonds are forever! Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. And diamonds express love and commitment for couples everywhere. You’ll find the best selection of diamonds at Distinctive Diamonds, where we are only too happy to show you as many different shapes, sizes and styles of diamonds as you have the…
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Turquoise is back and it’s big!

That gorgeous and attention-getting semi precious stone turquoise, is back from the ‘70s in a big way, thanks to Tacori, a trendsetter in high fashion jewelry! Turquoise jewelry has been cherished and celebrated for centuries – especially among Native Americans. Along with its visibly stunning appearance, turquoise has long been believed to provide the wearer…
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Maps by A.Jaffe now at Distinctive Diamonds

The city where you met. Your college town. A place that changed your life. Your home town. The place where you proposed. The place you want to live someday. Now you can pinpoint any special location, city, state, or any place in the world you hold dear with the Maps Collection from A.Jaffe. And you…
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Smart Santas make holiday purchases at Distinctive Diamonds NOW.

Why make that holiday gift purchase now? Because right now, Distinctive Diamonds is offering 5 YEARS no interest on any purchase. No minimum, no maximum purchase price required. So – buy her that gorgeous necklace she wants – or a holiday engagement ring now. It’s a fantastic way to maximize your holiday gift budget. And…
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What is platinum and why is it so popular?

You’ve probably noticed that platinum engagement rings and wedding bands are very popular right now. Ever wonder exactly what this mysterious metal is, and how it holds up to everyday wear? At Distinctive Diamonds, we’re all about educating potential buyers. So here’s what you need to know to make an educated buying decision with platinum.…
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Distinctive Diamond on clarity

Just like people, diamonds are rarely perfect -- some are a little less flawed than others. (But you already know that because you just asked the most perfect woman in the world to marry you.) Because diamonds are a product of nature, the majority of them contain tiny imperfections. As a diamond purchaser, the more you know…
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A promise of love, support and respect Tacori’s promise bracelet

Tacori’s engagement rings and diamond jewelry are the most asked for designer collection at Distinctive Diamonds – and for good reason. All of Tacori’s engagement rings and bridal sets are trendsetting, breathtaking and heirloom-quality classics. And you couldn’t ask for better quality. Each piece is hand-crafted hand-finished from Tacori’s studios in Los Angeles, California. Perhaps…
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Periodot, August’s radiant birthstone

The peridot is an uncommonly beautiful birthstone, and we love them at Distinctive Diamonds. This gem-quality transparent variety of ‘olivine,’ is a mineral naturally made of magnesium-iron silicates. Its intense, luminous yellow green color is due to the presence of iron. This mystical August birthstone, heavily mined in the Middle East, is said to have…
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Gabriel & Co.

Gabriel & Co., NY, is one of Distinctive Diamonds’ most artistic and creative designers of rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. That’s one reason we carry so much of the line. Our customers love them! Gabriel & Co. has an extensive line of beguiling engagement rings, wedding rings and fashion jewelry. The Gabriel & Co. Criss…
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Buying a diamond on a budget

Distinctive Diamonds truly is "Where Indy gets engaged.” We want you to feel at home here whether you can walk in and buy the huge ring of her dreams or if you have a tight budget and want to maximize every dollar of it. We’re the right place for BOTH ends of the spectrum. So…
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Beautiful bar pendants

If you think of Distinctive Diamonds when you think “engagement,” you’re right. We do specialize in gorgeous engagement rings and diamonds of every shape, size and color. But we’re also a great place to shop for fashion jewelry for your gal – or yourself. And right now, we have a great selection of stunning fashion…
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Wow! Men’s wedding bands from ArtCarved

  We’re not just all about engagement rings at Distinctive Diamonds. Sure, we have a humongous selection of diamonds and diamond engagement rings for her, but we also have a pretty terrific selection of wedding bands for guys, too. ArtCarved has been around since 1850. They have proven themselves on quality, wearability, and fine design.…
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A ring that feels like nothing else — the Quilted Collection from A.Jaffe

At Distinctive Diamonds, we know when you have the diamond of your dreams on your finger, it’s important that it’s a ring that you can wear everyday in complete comfort. That’s why we were thrilled when A.Jaffe found a unique way to offer style and wearable comfort in a beautifully appointed diamond ring collection. Distinctive…
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Henri Daussi engagement rings at Distinctive Diamonds

Looking for fancy colored diamonds set in stunning rings? Or fabulous cushion-cut stones in intricate settings? Take a look at the amazing Henri Daussi collection at Distinctive Diamonds. Founded over 60 years ago in Antwerp, Belgium, Henri Daussi is an example of expertise in jewelry design and passion for diamond cutting, passed on from generation…
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Distinctive Diamonds mixes it up!

If you want to make sure your engagement ring goes with absolutely everything else you wear, consider choosing one with a mix of metals. Trendy and contemporary, mixing it up when it comes to colored metal jewelry is a beautiful thing, especially at Distinctive Diamonds. And right now, there are quite a few designers with…
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Engagement ring designs

An engagement ring is a big step for a committed couple. The ring they select together will convey their mutual decision to spend their lives together – in a very visible way. What design configuration expresses a couple’s commitment in the most authentic way? Only the couple can know for sure. Here are a few…
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Transparent diamond sales

Wouldn’t it be fantastic to be able to rely on a jewelry store to provide the best prices on diamonds, day in and day out? No fake sales and marked up prices to make the customer think they got a great deal? Wouldn’t it be great to have true price transparency on diamond prices? Welcome…
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Ruby puts the red in July’s red, white & blue

July’s birthstone, the ruby, is one of the highest-valued gemstones of color. In fact, very large rubies with few inclusions can fetch higher prices than equivalent sized diamonds. Fine-quality rubies are increasingly rare and much-prized, and can be found at Distinctive Diamonds, where we hand-select every gemstone. Said to ensure health, wealth, wisdom and success…
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The majestic marquise diamond

The marquise-shaped diamond is a brilliant cut that takes is name from a legend that the Sun King desired a diamond to be cut into the shape of the mouth of the Marquise of Pompadour. Marquise diamonds can look absolutely regal set in white gold or platinum, and tend to lengthen and slenderize fingers and…
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Wedding bands as distinctive as your relationship

At Distinctive Diamonds, we believe that love is love. We fully support your right to marry whomever you love and the new federal defense of marriage law that makes that legal in Indiana -- and across the nation. To commemorate tying the knot, you’ll want rings that celebrate the uniqueness of you, your partner, your…
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