It helps to have deep pockets to wear tiffany diamond rings
Are Tiffany diamond rings all that special?
I mean a diamond ring is a diamond ring right?
Well not quite. Tiffany & Co has a long history in Jewelry dating back to 1853when Charles Tiffany took over.
Its emphasis on quality and excellence has earned it a reputation worldwide.
The former Tiffany and Company Building in New York on 38th Street is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
The store gained prominence by being the location for a number of films including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, starring Audrey Hepburn, and Sweet Home Alabama, starring Reese Witherspoon.
They have stores in such places as Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Honolulu, and Perth Australia, Heathrow airport in London, Dublin’s Grafton Street Spain.
If that wasn’t impressive enough, they and Madrid have on their books as clients such famous US families as the Hutton’s, Astros and Vanderbilt’s.
It’s only natural that athletes and Movie stars followed suit and wore tiffany diamonds.
The first American Bond girl, Tiffany Case, was named after Tiffany & Co.
Lately; Kate Winslet, Angelina Jolie and Kristin Chenoweth who won best supporting actress for her role in Pushing Daisies have been seen wearing Tiffany jewelry.
The icing on the cake as far as am concerned is that they have bragging rights to the fact that Tiffany standard for Sterling and platinum have been adopted as United States Standards.
Also, a Tiffany’s Gemologist played a pivotal role in the International adoption of the Metric Carat as a weight standard for gems.
They also own their own diamond sourcing company; Laurelton Diamonds who source diamonds from all over the world ranging from Africa to Russia.
Laurelton buy cut and supply diamonds to the Tiffany chain worldwide.
This was to ensure that the diamond producing countries would benefit from their diamonds and also keep conflict or blood diamonds out of their supply chain.
Laurelton also invest in local workforce & train them to their exacting standards
An active member of the World diamond council, Tiffany’s support the Kimberley Process to ensure illegal diamonds don’t enter in to the market.
This diamonds fund wars in some diamond producing countries.
Tiffany is very ecologically minded & ensures that new mine development doesn’t occur in areas of high ecological or cultural value.
They ensure human & workers rights are respected and labor standards observed.
They strive to keep rivers, lakes and streams clean from mining pollutants.
So what does this mean for those of us wanting to own Tiffany diamond rings? Well they aren’t cheap to begin with.
Owning a tiffany diamond ring is not about just owning a ring, it’s owning a piece of American history.
It’s about some of the best craftsmanship in the world and having a tailor made ring that will be the center of conversation in any gathering…