Author Archives: Brian Gavin

Brian Gavin, “Brian The Cutter”, is an internationally recognized diamond expert and the designer/creator of A CUT ABOVE diamonds – the first branded hearts and arrows diamonds to be sold on the internet in 1999. He co-founded Whiteflash in 2000, and was employed as Executive Vice-President from June 2001 – December 2008. He is also well known for his creativity in jewelry design and photographic techniques, and is sought after for his deep knowledge of all aspects of e-commerce in the diamond and jewelry industry.

Happy Customer Proposes in Hong Kong With a Brian Gavin Diamond Engagement Ring

Tom registered on our site in mid-May and Denise immediately emailed him to see how we could assist him. He told us that he was looking for a 1.2-1.5 carat ideal cut solitaire in one of our standard settings. By the beginning of June he was ready to purchase. Like many of our customers, he […]

Brian Gavin Customer's Romantic Proposal Goes Off Without A Hitch!

Jack contacted us via Live Chat in July as he was beginning his diamond engagement ring search. He requested a face-to-face meeting at the Brian Gavin Diamonds office in order to see a specific diamond and setting. We obliged. Hi Catherine, I would like to thank Brian for taking the time to show me the […]

Getting To Know the Brian Gavin Team: Catherine

This blog is the third in a monthly series – Getting To Know The BGD Team – where we will be highlighting our amazing team members. These are the folks that you talk to when you call us on the phone and who keep the wheels turning behind the scenes here at Brian Gavin Diamonds. […]

Customer Proposes in the Coastal Cave Area of Alaska with a Brian Gavin Diamond Engagement Ring

Matt came to us at the end of June already having a clear picture of what he wanted for his bride-to-be. He had done diamond research online, like many of our customers, and that had led him to Brian Gavin Diamonds. He was planning a fall engagement and decided to order a diamond from our […]

A Surprise Proposal On The Beach With A Brian Gavin Diamond

It was September 2012 when we first spoke with Kent. We were reminded of his proposal story recently because we are creating a set of custom diamond earrings for his now wife and we felt that we just had to share it. He was originally referred to Brian Gavin Diamonds by a previous customer who […]

Customer Proposes on the Beach With a Brian Gavin Diamond Engagement Ring

Richard called us in May when he was just beginning his search for a diamond engagement ring. He was originally focusing his search on cushion or round cut diamonds, but when his girlfriend tried on an oval shaped diamond engagement ring she was sold on the way it looked on her finger. Over the next […]

Customer Proposes During Sailing Trip With A Brian Gavin Diamond Engagement Ring

Ben emailed us in July about helping him find the perfect diamond engagement ring for his girlfriend. After a few short conversations with us he had chosen a 1.732ct Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrow Diamond and our Novela setting in platinum. Ben was ready to propose ASAP and did not want to waste any time. […]

Customer Delighted by Gorgeous Brian Gavin Blue Diamond Engagement Ring

When Ryan emailed us in July, he told us that he had stumbled upon Brian Gavin Diamonds after doing diamond research online. His girlfriend had tried on some rings at a brick and mortar store and she liked the sparkle of the diamond she saw. After Ryan started his research, it was clear to him […]

Another Amazing Diamond Recut by Brian Gavin!

In April, Greg emailed us about a diamond recut project that he had in mind. He had originally purchased a three stone diamond engagement ring from a different diamond e-tailer years earlier, before he had heard about Brian Gavin. We were not able to recut the side stones due to their small size, however, the […]