FAQ

How long does a battery last?

Depending on model types, between 1 and 3

What impact does fluorescence have on the appearance of the diamond?

Studies show that, the strength of fluorescence has no widely noticeable effect on the appearance.

What is platinum?

]A precious silvery white metal which, unlike gold, is used in almost its pure form (approximately 95% pure). Platinum is extremely long wearing and does not need to be rhodium plated like white gold.

Are your diamonds conflict free?

Yes. In accordance to the Kimberly act (KPCS), our diamonds are purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict in compliance to the United Nations.

Does fluorescence compromise the structural integrity of the diamond?

No. A diamond that fluoresces has the same integrity as one with no reaction to UV. Fluorescence neither weakens nor is bad for the diamond.

How often does my jewellery require and appraisal?

This may vary depending on the volatility of the market, but it is usually recommended that you have your jewellery appraised every five years.

Do you sell Canadian diamonds? Why?

Yes. Les Chemins D’Or sells 100% conflict free Canadian diamonds and stands behind its Canadian product.

Does every diamond come with a GIA certificate?

Not necessarily, however, all OUR diamonds above 0.50 carats and some diamonds below are accompanied by a GIA certificate–the world’s most credible lab. With all purchase of diamond rings, we also offer a gems lab report.

How do I know if my watch is waterproof?

All seals must be to the correct specifications. It must have a screwed down crown, screwed down pushers and a screwed case back.

 

 

Is my watch still waterproof after a battery replacement?

Whether your watch is water resistant or waterproof will depend on the bar pressure and the condition of the seals and gaskets. We highly recommend a water test be done.

Why does white gold fade to a light shade of yellow?

Seeing that gold only exists in yellow color, the alloy process is what transforms it to white gold. All white gold has to be finished with a rhodium plating to give its shine. In order to maintain its luster, it is necessary to have it polished and re-rhodiumed occasionally depending on the wear and tear.

What's the difference between a treated and a natural diamond?

A natural diamond is crystallized by nature (approximately 250 million years ago). Its rarity and beauty is what gives it such high value. On the other hand, a synthetic diamond is man-made lab created diamond based on the same characteristics of a natural diamond and contains a very low value