NEWS & EVENTS

Start with Diamond Shape

Did you land on this page because you are engagement ring shopping (or window shopping)? We'll lay out our most basic tip early— start with diamond shape! The shape of the diamond in your engagement ring is possibly the single decision that will have the biggest...

How to Pick Out the Perfect Wedding Band

How to Pick Out the Perfect Wedding Band

Picking out wedding bands is often one of the last big to-do's before saying, "I do." Your engagement ring says yes to getting engaged, but your wedding bands say yes to forever. Your wedding band is the perfect opportunity to enhance your engagement ring and really...

Is Hand Sanitizer Harming Your Jewelry?

Is Hand Sanitizer Harming Your Jewelry?

Who knew that we would be using hand sanitizer so much? And is all that hand sanitizer harming your jewelry? No, it isn't - in most cases. Hand sanitizer is mostly alcohol and completely safe for most jewelry. However, you should keep it away from any stone that is...

Eco-Friendly Diamonds?

Eco-Friendly Diamonds?

Since lab-created diamonds came on the scene a few years ago much has been made about how environmentally friendly they are.  And if lab-created diamonds are environmentally friendly then natural diamonds must not be since they must be mined right?  Let's dive into...

Blood Diamonds

Blood Diamonds

Blood Diamonds (Also called conflict diamonds) - uncut or rough diamonds that are sold to fund war or other atrocities. We like to know the facts surrounding an issue.  I'll tell you what I know about blood diamonds. I'll include links to relevant websites so you can...

Gold’s dirty little secret

Gold’s dirty little secret

People have loved gold for thousands of years.  But, beautiful gold jewelry has some dirty little secrets.  Let me shine some light on some common gold mining practices and mention an alternative. Gold mining is terrible for the environment It is still common for...

Wish-list Party Recap

Wish-list Party Recap

With the help of our amazing clients and friends we were able to raise nearly $6,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Washington and Alaska.  Thank you to all who supported us in this endeavor.  

Wish List Party

Wish List Party

Please join us for our "Making Wishes Come True" day Saturday November 2nd, from 10-4.  Plateau Jewelers will make a donation to the Make-A-Wish foundation for every item you add to your wish-list.  Proceeds from the sale of a Hearts On Fire star necklace will be...

Diamond Color – the second most important “C”

Diamond Color – the second most important “C”

In a previous post I made a case for Cut being the most important of the four C's.  The second most import C is color.  Color is one of the easiest things to notice about a diamond.  You might not know the color grade of a diamond but you will notice right away if it...