Fine Jewelry Education

A.P. Shaps works exclusively with the highest quality standards in both our selection of diamonds as well as our craftsmanship. However, when purchasing a piece of fine jewelry, it is important to know what you are buying in order to feel confident that you’re getting value for your money. 

THE 4C:s

The basics of diamond quality

DIAMOND SHAPES

Learn about different diamond cuts

DIFFERENT METALS

Read more about metals

 

SIZE GUIDE

Convert your ring size to the EU standard

Advanced Education

BEYOND THE 4C:s

Learn why diamonds with the same Certificate
Information differ in price

DIAMOND INCLUSIONS

Learn what separate different clarities within the
same grade from each other

 

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Learn where most of todays diamonds
are mined

 

ETHNITICAL SOURCED

Read about the Kimberley Process