About Teach Jewelry

Teach Jewelry

Jewelry — whether it’s a necklace, earrings, or especially a diamond ring — is too costly of a purchase to go in without the right information. 

If you don’t know how jewelry is priced or what makes one diamond more expensive than another, you could make the wrong decision.

This is the exact dilemma I faced when purchasing an engagement ring for my then-fiancé (now-wife!). I’d heard of the four Cs (but couldn’t tell you what they are!), and it wasn’t until I sat down with a diamond seller that I realized how much I didn’t know.

To jump ahead to the end of the story, I ended up purchasing a round-cut solitaire engagement ring for her after weeks of researching it online. It’s eye-clean and just under one-carat. Take a look at how it pairs with her half-eternity wedding ring!

Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring

It’s not unusual to spend hours researching how to buy the right piece of jewelry, or trying to figure out the differences between cubic zirconia and diamond. And when you ask a salesperson, you’re skeptical their only motivation is to sell you the most expensive piece.

I created this site so you don’t have to end up in the same situation as me — unsure of whether you’re getting a good deal, feeling unprepared when a salesperson asks, “What cut are you looking for?” or “Are you interested in colorless or near colorless?” and simply afraid you’re about to regret your purchase.

Now, more than 200,000 people have gained knowledge of jewelry through Teach Jewelry, and we’ve connected hundreds of those readers to the right retailer for their special occasion.

In addition to tips on diamonds and engagement ring, you’ll also find information and guides for all types of jewelry: rings, gold, silver, and more.

If you have a question about the right type of jewelry, you can also contact the team at TeachJewelry.com using the contact form below. We’re happy to provide our personalized advice to give you confidence in your decision.

So what specific questions can you look to have answered on TeachJewelry.com? Our topics include:

  • Pave wrap vs hidden halos
  • Types of cushion cuts
  • Radiant vs emerald cuts
  • When is the best time to buy an engagement ring?

Each article allows you to gain expertise in that area of jewelry, you’ll shine with confidence.

We’ve helped thousands of readers learn about jewelry, and we’re excited you’ve chosen to join that group.

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About Our Founder, Jacob Clarke

Hi, I’m Jacob! I created TeachJewelry.com to be your go-to resource to learn all you need to know so you can shine with confidence in your jewelry decision.

Jacob Clarke from Teach Jewelry

I realized how little I knew about jewelry when shopping for an engagement ring. There was so much terminology I didn’t understand, and I was concerned about overpaying for a low-quality diamond.

But a lot has changed since then. 

I’ve now been working in the diamond and jewelry industry for almost three years, consulted with leading brands like James Allen and Blue Nile and local jewelers, and now bring you the essential information you need to find the right piece.

I also earned an Applied Jewelry Professional Diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

GIA Applied Jewelry Professional Diploma

My work has been cited by Clean Origin, Diamond Nexus and jewelry publications, and I’m a member of the International Gem Society.

I’m also the author of two e-books on diamonds, which you can download today:

My e-books are a one-stop shop for readers to learn what they need to know about jewelry.

You can consider me your personal jewelry consultant. When you learn from my expertise, you no longer have to wonder if you’ve chosen the right piece. Learn more about my work and read my latest posts on this page.

Email me at jacob.clarke@teachjewelry.com or call (505) 738-5653 for specific questions about jewelry, or fill out the form on our contact page!