The Raw Diamond Blog

All the information you need to learn about our process, our updates, our rough diamonds and artisanal sapphires, and everything in between.

Conflict free diamonds

All About Conflict Diamonds and What You Need to Know to Buy Responsibly

You're ready to buy a diamond or a diamond engagement ring, but you don't want to spend your money on something that could possibly have fueled conflict. Here's everything you... Read More
The Raw Stone New Website

Announcing the launch of our new website

We're excited to announce that our fresh and new website is live. The new site has some changes in graphics, navigation and messaging to make it a smoother, easier and... Read More

Celebrate Valentines Day with a Rough Diamond, Ceylon Sapphire or Raw Diamond Ring

Use the code above at checkout to get your beloved the best gift imaginable. Read More
Kimberley Process Certification Scheme

The Raw Stone Statement on the Kimberley Process

If you’ve come to our site, chances are you’re looking for an ethically sourced and alternative style diamond or sapphire. Perhaps you want to make sure that our diamonds are... Read More
Rough Diamonds at the mine

Our Perspective on Responsible Sourcing of Rough Diamonds and Gemstones

The Raw Stone was established with the fundamental goal to provide responsibly-sourced diamonds, gemstones and jewelry to customers worldwide. We base our business on integrity, ethical values and clean sourcing,... Read More

Highlighting Rough Diamond Jewelers: Interview with Laura Treloar of Specimental Design

We are thrilled to interview Laura Treloar of Specimental Design. Her amazing life story, her dedication to responsible sourcing, and her spectacular jewelry designs are simply inspiring. Many of her... Read More

Highlighting Rough Diamond Jewelers: Interview with Niki Grandics of Enji Studio

We had the great honor to interview Niki Grandics of Enji Studio. Her path to jewelry design, her dedication to sourcing responsible materials, and her remarkable and creative designs are... Read More

TWO of The Raw Stone Rough Diamond Engagement Rings Featured in MyWedding Magazine!

Published on MyWedding.comNovember 2016 Raw Diamond Engagement Rings 1 of 10   Photo: The Raw Stone Simple Stunner Raw diamond engagement rings can be delicate and oh so elegant. Try... Read More
Rough Diamond Buying Guide: How to Choose a Raw Diamond Shape - Rough Crystals

Rough Diamond Buying Guide: How to Choose a Raw Diamond Shape - Rough Crystals

You’re ready to purchase a rough diamond, and you’ve searched through our site, and you’ve come upon a category of shape that is really not a shape at all -... Read More
Rough Diamond Buying Guide: How to Choose a Raw Diamond Shape - Octahedrons

Rough Diamond Buying Guide: How to Choose a Raw Diamond Shape - Octahedrons

If you've ever tried to buy a rough diamond, then you already know that the color, clarity, size and shape define a rough diamond, help you appraise its value and... Read More