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

How Should My Ring Fit?

How Should My Ring Fit?

Tips and tricks for finding your perfect fit.

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Diamond Colour: The 4C’s of Diamonds

Diamond Colour: The 4C’s of Diamonds

The importance of diamond colour for engagement rings

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Moissanite vs. Diamond: Which one should I buy?

Moissanite vs. Diamond: Which one should I buy?

These stones are less alike than they appear.
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Why you Should Buy Conflict-Free, Ethical Diamonds

Interested in learning more about conflict free diamonds? Learn why ethical diamonds are not only beautiful but also ethical and sustainable!
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May Birthstone: The Enchanting Emerald

If you are looking to buy a present for someone born in May, you should consider something with the May birthstone, emerald. Read on to immerse yourself in the world of this classic green gemstone.
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Diamond Cut: The 4C's of Diamonds

Cut is one of the key characteristics to consider when choosing your diamond. Why? Read on to find out.
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The Brilliance of Recycled Diamonds: A Guide to Ethical Jewelry Shopping

At Ecksand, we care about the environment which is why we offer recycled diamonds of the highest quality as an eco-conscious option. Learn more about recycled diamonds and why they're important here.
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Sapphire: Everything You Need To Know About the September Birthstone

If you’re a September baby, you have the luxury of a stunning birthstone, the blue Sapphire. The most popular of the sapphire colours, the beauty of this gem is unparalleled. Read more about this elegant gemstone here.
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Diamond Clarity: The 4C's of Diamonds

Is your diamond “eye-clean”? Diamond clarity has a huge impact on the rarity, beauty, and value of your diamond. With or without a magnifying glass, read here to be equipped in finding the clarity that suits you best!
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Which Diamond Engagement Ring 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.
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Lab-Grown Diamonds: What Are They and Should You Buy Them?

“Are lab-grown diamonds real diamonds?” We get this question all the time at Ecksand, so if you want to make an informed decision or are simply just curious, read on to learn everything you need to know about these dazzling eco-friendly stones.