FAQs

Find how diamond expert Rob Bockstruck responds to some of the most frequently asked questions in the diamond industry. The FAQ section is the best place to find information on diamonds and high end jewelry. Find our more about the best diamond clarity, diamond facts, and how diamonds are graded throughout our diamond education section.

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How Do I Buy a Diamond?

Buying a diamond can be a difficult process for most people. Evaluating a diamonds grade takes a trained eye that most people don’t have. This means that a lot of people don’t know where to start searching for a diamond. This is especially true for people looking to...

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What is a GIA Diamond?

When shopping for engagement rings, you’ll see the term “GIA Diamond” used to describe stones. A GIA diamond is simply a diamond that has been graded by GIA. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is a nonprofit organization that conducts gemstone research,...

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What are Fancy Color Diamonds?

Most references to diamond color are regarding traditional white diamonds. The D to Z diamond color scale is the normal way to grade these diamonds, with D representing a perfectly colorless, high quality diamond, while Z represents  a heavily yellow tinted white...

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Importance of Diamond Proportions

A diamond’s proportions are the most important factor for determining how well a diamond will sparkle. Diamond Proportions refer to the crown angle, pavilion angle, and the relative measurements of its facets. The proportions are the reason for a diamond’s overall...

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How to Care for your Diamond

One of the best things about diamonds is their durability and how they maintain their brilliance over time.  They are the hardest substance on earth, and can only be scratched by another diamond. Even so, diamonds aren't indestructible and can be damaged by a hard...

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What is Diamond Fluorescence?

Diamond Fluorescence refers to the visible light that diamonds occasionally emit when they get exposed to ultraviolet light. Fluorescence is fairly common in diamonds. GIA reports that approximately 25-35% of all diamonds they evaluate exhibit at least some...

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What is the Best Diamond Grading Report?

When searching for diamonds online, ensuring report accuracy needs to be the number one priority. This helps to determine how much value a diamond should really have and allows you to know exactly what you are purchasing. While most labs will produce diamond grading...

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How To Tell If A Diamond Is Real

One of the most common questions that diamond experts get is how to tell if a diamond is real or not authentic. Real diamonds and non-authentic diamonds such as Cubic Zirconia vary greatly in their value, yet many people aren't able to differentiate between the two....

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About Rob Bockstruck

Rob Bockstruck is a fourth generation jeweler. Rob offers a unique Concierge Experience and will sift through hundreds of loose diamonds to find the one that best meets your criteria. Rob is a diamond expert having over 35 years of personal experience and insider knowledge of the industry. He is a graduate of the prestigious Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is a Certified Gemologist with the American Gem Society (AGS). Rob’s education, background and experience makes him your perfect partner for choosing a ring that will be cherished for years to come.

Today with the changing retail environment, Rob has shifted the focus and direction of RH Bockstruck to an online concierge experience. With over 135 years of experience, the Bockstruck name is synonymous with exquisite and timeless jewelry, high quality, fair pricing and superior customer service. Just like the three generations before him, Rob has continued to focus on putting the customer first with attention to detail and creating memories.

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Rob Bockstruck, CRO
Chief Romance Officer

About Rob Bockstruck

Rob Bockstruck is a fourth generation jeweler. Rob offers a unique Concierge Experience and will sift through hundreds of loose diamonds to find the one that best meets your criteria. Rob is a diamond expert having over 35 years of personal experience and insider knowledge of the industry. He is a graduate of the prestigious Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is a Certified Gemologist with the American Gem Society (AGS). Rob’s education, background and experience makes him your perfect partner for choosing a ring that will be cherished for years to come.

Today with the changing retail environment, Rob has shifted the focus and direction of RH Bockstruck to an online concierge experience. With over 135 years of experience, the Bockstruck name is synonymous with exquisite and timeless jewelry, high quality, fair pricing and superior customer service. Just like the three generations before him, Rob has continued to focus on putting the customer first with attention to detail and creating memories.

Rob Bockstruck, CRO
Chief Romance Officer
651-283-6806
rob@rhbockstruck.com

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