How to Sell a Diamond Ring: AaLand’s Definitive Guide

How to Sell a Diamond Ring: AaLand’s Definitive Guide

Want to sell your diamond ring or diamond jewelry? AaLand is here to help. No matter what the reason for selling your diamond may be, there are a few important things you have to consider. You may feel eager to sell your diamond ring when the first offer arrives....

Understanding Watch Movement Types

A watch is an essential accessory that is both visually appealing and functional. When you make the decision to invest in a good watch, you have to make several decisions before you move forward. After all, different brands, styles, and types of watches all come with...

How Do Jewelers Test Gold?

Gold is a valuable substance, although several factors impact its total value. A question that often comes up is how jewelers determine the value of gold, which is a process that involves making several key assessments. Learn more about this process and the testing...

History of the Engagement Ring

Today, an engagement ring symbolizes a lifelong commitment to a partner. Surprisingly, this tradition began back in ancient Egyptian times and traveled throughout most cultures as a symbol of never-ending love. Explore the evolution of the engagement ring and discover...

Investing in Diamonds vs. Gold: Which Choice Is Best?

Along with being timeless keepsakes, gold and diamonds can have quite a bit of value. Many investors find diamonds and gold to be safe and smart investments. Although both diamonds and gold can give you a good return, it’s important to make sure you understand...

Is Gold Magnetic?

When looking at your gold coins, rings, earrings, necklaces, and other gold jewelry, one may wonder if they are magnetic. Although the simple answer is no, there is more to whether gold is magnetic. Learn more about the magnetism of this precious metal. Can Gold Stick...

Buying Jewelry Online vs. In-Store

We get it. Online shopping has revolutionized the world. But how do you know which online vendors you can trust? Shopping at a physical location can also be daunting, especially if met with a salesperson whose sole mission is upselling products. If you’ve been...

Best Restaurants in Merrillville

AaLAND Diamond Jewelers knows that we don’t hold the only gems in Merrillville, Indiana. Our local restaurant recommendations will please every palate and entice you to dine out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The next time you visit Merrillville, be sure to...

The 5 Most Famous Gemstones In History

Most of us covet glittering diamonds, sparkling rubies, rich blue sapphires, and other precious gemstones. However, some special jewels are truly a cut above the rest. Get to know the most famous gemstones in the world and what makes them so extraordinary. The Hope...

Diamonds: What They Are and Why They’re Special

Diamonds are an iconic and valuable natural resource that is commonly used in jewelry making. Because natural diamonds are limited, scientists have explored methods to create lab-grown diamonds. This raises questions about what makes a diamond valuable. In this...
Engagement Ring Trends: Newest and Most Popular Styles

Engagement Ring Trends: Newest and Most Popular Styles

What’s more elegant than a classic row of diamonds encircling a sparkling bracelet? The diamond tennis bracelet is truly one of the most iconic and delicate jewelry pieces out there. Its simplicity is easy to wear yet is stunning and eye-catching at the same...