Monthly Archives: August 2009

10th Wedding Anniversary Diamond Earring Upgrade at Brian Gavin Diamonds…

In the middle of July we received an e-mail from a previous customer who wanted to upgrade her A Cut Above diamond earrings for larger Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows Diamond Earrings to celebrate her 10th wedding anniversary.  Being that her diamonds had been graded prior to November 2008, per our upgrade policy we […]

James Meyer Creates Spectacular Custom Ring with Brian Gavin’s Signature Diamond…

In June a customer contacted us interested in purchasing a Brian Gavin Signature diamond weighing over 1.50ct for about $10,000. We suggested several and she asked us to photograph 3 of them – a G, J and a K side by side (see pictures in gallery). She decided on a 1.70+ K and had us […]

Five Stone Diamond Rings Abound at Brian Gavin Diamonds…

Five stone diamond rings are extremely popular here at BGD. We have an extensive inventory of matched .30 ct+ AGS certified Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows diamonds to select from as well as several different styles of settings. In this post we feature 4 recent projects with specs, pictures and testimonials. Following are the […]

Brian Gavin Creates 3 Stone Full Bezel Diamond Drop Earrings…

At the end of July we received an e-mail from a potential customer who had purchased diamond stud earrings (.25ct each) and a 3 stone ring (.50ct in the center with .25ct on each side) from Costco. She wanted to send them in and have us unmount all five diamonds, match up the .50ct center […]

More Exciting Diamond and Colored Stone Jewelry Projects by Brian Gavin…

We have many customers who send in their diamonds and colored stones to be set into beautiful new settings here at BGD. We'll post the "Picture Gallery" of 5 projects first and then the descriptions and testimonials will follow: Project 1: Erica sent in a 1.25ct purple spinel measuring 5 x 7 mm to be […]

Brian Gavin's Son Jumps Off the Bloukrans Bridge – the Highest Bridge in the World – 709 feet high

My youngest son, Avraham, who is 16 and who we affectionately call Avrami, spent his summer in South Africa participating in an incredible learning and outdoors experience. He called one day to ask me to give him permission to go bungee jumping off the world's highestest commercial bungee bridge at Bloukrans in the Cape Province. […]

Custom Sapphire and Diamond Jewelry at Brian Gavin Diamonds…

As we become increasingly popular as custom jewelers, we are receiving more and more requests for custom settings for colored stones. In this post we feature 2 separate sapphire projects. PROJECT 1: Project one was a custom setting for a new sapphire sent in by the customer. It was set into an 18K white gold […]

Brian Gavin Creates the “NOVELA” Diamond Engagement Ring featuring his Signature Hearts and Arrows Melee…

One evening at about 10 p.m. CT we received a call from a man who was about to click and buy a diamond on another website but just felt that he had to first check in with Brian, who he had heard and read so much about. We had a very friendly phone call and […]

Customer Raves About Her “Kristin” Custom Split Shank Halo Diamond Engagement Ring with a Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows Center Stone…

…Together we cannot thank Brian and Lesley enough for the professional and personal experience as well as the expertise of Brian showing my fiance the ropes of this wonderful diamond world and creating a diamond snob in the process…LOL . We have this gorgeous sparkler that marks the momentous occasion of starting our new lives […]

20th Wedding Anniversary Three Prong Diamond Tennis Bracelet featuring Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows Melee…

On July 17, we received the following e-mail from a new customer: My wife is a *huge* fan of Brian's, and I would like to get her a tennis bracelet for our 20th anniversary. I would like to get pricing for an 8 inch 3-prong bracelet in white gold. I am trying to decide between […]