Category Archives: Diamond Education

Another First for BGD with the Introduction of the New Customized AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality Document

Brian Gavin scores another first with the introduction of the customized American Gem Society (AGS) Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality® Document for his Signature diamonds. The AGS Proprietary Light Performance Diamond Quality® Document provides the most technologically advanced, scientifically rigorous and independently vetted cut grade system in the industry as well as the customization to […]

"A Portable Jeweller: M-Commerce" – BGD Featured In Retail Jeweller Magazine

Brian Gavin Diamonds has been featured in the September edition of Retail Jeweller in an article about Jewelers and M-Commerce. After learning about all of the rave reviews for our iPhone and Android Mobile Apps, Retail Jeweller reached out to us to learn more about our company and the mobile sphere. Here is a snippet […]

Brian Gavin Diamonds Ranks #10 on 2011 HBJ list of Houston Jewelers

For the second year in a row, Brian Gavin Diamonds joins the ranks of Houston's Most Recognized Jewelers. Last week, Brian Gavin Diamonds ranked #10 on the Houston Business Journal's list of Largest Houston-Area Jewelers, moving up 2 spots since last year's list. Thank you to all of our loyal customers, fans and friends for […]

Brian Gavin Diamonds Has Launched its Free Mobile Application for all iPhone, iPod and iPad owners…

Brian Gavin proudly announces the release of his new mobile device application (app), intimately connecting mobile users with Brian Gavin Diamonds (BGD).  Brian Gavin commissioned the development of the app to facilitate a personal connection between BGD and its customers and fans. The app is free to iPhone, iPod and iPad owners and delivers VIP […]

Brian Gavin Looks Back at Some Highlights of His Jewelry Designs in 2010…

Happy New Year to all our customers, fans and blog readers. As we head into the first week of 2011, I wanted to share some highlights of  jewelry designs in 2010 here at Brian Gavin Diamonds. Once again, thank you for all your interest and support, and here's to a creative and meaningful year ahead… […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Brian Gavin Diamonds

Lesley and the BGD team join me in thanking all of you, our wonderful customers and prospective customers, for the genuine interest and great support that you have given us over the past 2 years. Without you all, we would not be the successful, growing company that we are today. We look forward to continuing to […]

Brian Gavin Launches One-of-a-Kind Diamond Search on Facebook…

With the launch of our Diamond Search on Facebook today,  Brian Gavin Diamonds is the  first internet diamond company to offer consumers a way to shop for diamonds and share with friends on Facebook. With consumers feeling increasingly comfortable with the “Click and Buy” approach to high ticket items like diamonds and jewelry, it was […]

Brian Gavin Speaks on Hearts and Arrows Diamond Grading Standards and Internet Diamond Marketing at American Society of Appraisers (ASA) International Conference in Las Vegas.

Yesterday, July 28, Brian Gavin was a featured speaker at the ASA International Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Conference  covered several disciplines and ran from July 26 – 28, at the J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa. The Gems and Jewelry Program featured many different specialists in the field including Peter Yantzer and Patrick Stout […]

Another Successful Diamond Recut Project by Brian Gavin…

A few months ago we received an e-mail from a longtime customer whose mother had dropped her ring and the diamond was chipped. She asked us if I could take a look at it and see if I could salvage it for her. On receiving it, I did my usual workup on the diamond and […]

Customer Feedback on a Brian Gavin Signature Hearts and Arrows Diamond…

In mid August we received a call from a very discerning customer searching for a 1.50 ct + high color/clarity Brian Gavin Signature diamond for an engagement ring. It took us a couple of months to fill his order, but we shipped out the diamond of his dreams last week. With his permission, we reprint […]