Expert advice from seasoned artisans and leaders in the world of ethical Canadian jewelry.

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How much should you spend on an engagement ring?

One of the first things people want to know before buying an engagement ring is, how much should I spend? Of the many answers, one of the most popular is the old adage that an engagement ring is supposed to cost three months’ salary. Read more to find out how much you should really be spending.
Ugarit Almosa
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How to Choose a Wedding Band

Engagement and wedding ring stacks have definitely become more of an art recently. With more options to choose from, there are so many looks you can create for your ring stack. Find out how you can create the perfect stack here.
Erica Bruno
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Which Diamond Shape Is Right For Me?

When it comes to picking out the perfect engagement ring, there are many factors to consider. You might have heard about the 4Cs - CutClarity, Carat, and Colour - but you should also take into consideration which style looks best on your finger. Read more to find out which engagement ring shape suits you the best.
Erica Bruno
Front view of four Ecksand diamonds

The 4 C's of Diamonds: Ecksand's Diamond Guide

When it comes to diamonds, you will often hear people talk about the 4 Cs. But what exactly does that mean? 
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