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When comparing diamonds, one of the first things you’ll hear is the 4C’s of diamonds—Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat. Out of the 4C’s, a diamond’s carat weight is the most common to consider when comparing one diamonds to another. What is a carat—is it the same as a karat? Some believe that “carat” and “karat”… Read more »


Inspired by the crashing waves and serene calm of the ocean, the Atlantico Collection by Hearts On Fire features unique, timeless pieces with stunning diamonds encircled by “waves” of white, rose and yellow gold!


Did you know that Chas Schwartz & Son is the oldest established jeweler in Washington, D.C. The store has been serving Washington-area customers since 1888! That’s more than 120 years of providing gift-givers, couples getting married, people celebrating anniversaries and women who want to treat themselves to designer jewelry, estate treasures and custom creations. Chas… Read more »


As the oldest established jeweler in our nation’s capital, Charles Schwartz & Son has over 125 years of experience as Washington DC’s source for the finest designer jewelry, estate jewelry and custom creations. Have you ever wondered where diamonds come from, or what the 4 C’s really mean? Our diamond experts here at Charles Schwartz have… Read more »