Ramble On Ron

Diamonds, Music and other Facets of Life

Black Friday, Steely Dan

I woke up with this song in my head. I found a version where Walter Becker did NOT take the guitar solo. (sorry Walter). Check out this ripping guitar solo by Jon Herington. Notice the drummer, Baltimore native and Samuelson’s Diamonds customer, (I sold him a bracelet once) Dennis Chambers. He’s one of the world’s [...]

Phish Boardwalk Hall 10-30-10

Went to see Phish at Boardwalk Hall for their Halloween run. If you’ll remember, I saw Phish a year and a half ago at Merriweather Post and the show was not great so I was down on the band. Check it out in my post, Summer Concert Review. Well this past summer was a killer [...]

A Milestone: 500,000 Facebook Diamond Fans!

We reached a big milestone a week ago. Over a half a million fans on our facebook “Diamonds” page! (I know they’re “likes” but I still call them fans). In fact, this week we’ve gained about 30,000 new fans, so the page is cruising. It’s been a great ride for the past 2 1/2 years and [...]

The Diamond Market Moving Into December 2010

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the state of the diamond industry as we prepare for the Holiday Season. I am in the unique position of looking at the market from both a wholesale and retail perspective. We buy so many diamonds from the public that we are regular traders in the market, [...]