Steven Kwok

GIA Applied Jewelry Professional
  • Diamonds
  • Pearls
  • Ring Settings
  • Engagement Rings
  • Wedding Bands
Greetings! I'm Steven, the co-founder of JewelryTalk. A GIA Diamonds Graduate with years of experience in the diamond industry, I also hold credentials as a GIA Accredited Jewelry Professional (AJP) and an IGI-certified pearl grader. My passion lies in sharing valuable information, knowledge, and relevant insights with fellow jewelry enthusiasts. Witnessing the joy on readers' faces as they find the perfect piece through our blog and community is truly fulfilling. If you need assistance choosing your jewelry, don't hesitate to message me!
Deciding Between Round vs. Cushion Engagement Rings? Read This

Deciding Between Round vs. Cushion Engagement Rings? Read This

Undecided between round and cushion diamonds for your engagement ring? Discover key differences in style, lightplay, cost and more.
What Is Table Off-Center (T/oc)? How Does It Impact a Diamond

What Is Table Off-Center (T/oc)? How Does It Impact a Diamond's Symmetry?

Diamond table off-center (T/oc) and several other deviations are closely related, posing large impact on the gem's symmetry, hence the cut.
Delving Into Out-Of-Round (OR) Deviation in Diamonds

Delving Into Out-Of-Round (OR) Deviation in Diamonds

Amidst highly precise cuts, some diamonds exhibit out-of-round deviations. Learn the ins and outs of this issue and how to balance it out→
14K vs. 18K Gold: Which Is Better? (Advice + Alternatives)

14K vs. 18K Gold: Which Is Better? (Advice + Alternatives)

Make sure to read this detailed article on 14K vs. 18K gold in jewelry. It'll offer helpful tips to choose between them, plus alternatives.
Types of White Metals in Jewelry (Comparisons + Advice)

Types of White Metals in Jewelry (Comparisons + Advice)

What are the white metal options in jewelry? We'll compare the different metals with advice on choosing the one to your taste and lifestyle→
Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner Solution Buying Guide (Advice & FAQs)

Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner Solution Buying Guide (Advice & FAQs)

Check out what to keep in mind when buying ultrasonic jewelry cleaner solutions. Expert answers to cleaner solution FAQs are also included!!
What Is Total Carat Weight (TCW)? Pricing and Things to Consider

What Is Total Carat Weight (TCW)? Pricing and Things to Consider

You'll learn the relationship between total carat weight TCW and jewelry pricing + things to consider when shopping for multi-stone jewelry.
Buying Diamonds With Cloud Inclusions: What to Consider?

Buying Diamonds With Cloud Inclusions: What to Consider?

Find your answers to what exactly cloud inclusion is + its difference from "cloudy diamonds". Also, learn to evaluate diamonds with cloud inclusions.
What Are Laser Drilling & Laser Drill Holes? What Are Their Impact?

What Are Laser Drilling & Laser Drill Holes? What Are Their Impact?

We will explain the laser drill hole diamond inclusion in detail, and discuss related terms, including laser drilling, fracture filling, etc.
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