Whether you're in search of an engagement ring or simply enjoy scrolling through endless pages of bling, there's nothing more fun than swooning over ridiculously gorgeous gems.
But with a selection that tends to veer towards never-ending, it can feel a little...crazy. How can you possibly pick a favorite when there are thousands of diamond cuts, band styles, and hues to choose from?
To narrow things down just the slightest bit, we turned to the experts — the ones actually crafting and selling the jewels — for insight into the pieces they absolutely love. These 19 designers and shop owners know a thing (or two) about the three Cs (cut, clarity, and color).