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Challenges of tracing diamonds from mine to market

2019-06-18T08:58:43+00:00December 16th, 2018|Mine to Market|

Diamond consumers, especially millennials, expect more from their diamond retailer than just the piece of diamond jewellery. They want to be assured that the diamond they are purchasing does not support any conflict, terror or illicit activities. Furthermore, they are keen to know about the pathway of that diamond from being the diamond rough [...]

What factors influence your diamond buying process?

2019-09-13T22:56:57+00:00October 29th, 2018|Clarity, Colour, Diamond Certification, Diamond Cut, Engagement Ring, Tips and Advice|

What is important for you when choosing a diamond – the colour, clarity or size? Do you understand how these impact upon the price? What safeguards should you have to ensure that you are getting what you paid for? Imperfect information sources of the customer I have always witnessed customers grapple with understanding [...]

My favourite diamond: Princess cut

2019-11-23T01:05:36+00:00September 17th, 2018|Diamond Shapes, Tips and Advice|

Shape & characteristics The Princess cut is an amazing shape of diamond. It has amazing sparkle and offers excellent value for money. The Princess cut is a square shape whose facets reflect the brilliance of a Round Brilliant cut and hence, are ideal for those who like the brilliance of a round but prefer [...]

My favourite diamond: Step cut

2019-11-28T22:22:18+00:00July 26th, 2018|Diamond Shapes, Engagement Ring, Tips and Advice|

Origin of Step Cut Diamonds: Step cuts are among the oldest cuts of diamond in the world.  The first ever diamond that was cut was the ‘Table cut’ – which was a step cut diamond. They first became prominent in the early 1400s, long before the Round Brilliant cut. Types of Step cuts: The [...]

My favourite diamond: Cushion cut

2019-11-28T22:09:58+00:00June 30th, 2018|Diamond Certification, Diamond Cut, Diamond Shapes, Engagement Ring|

In the first of a series, we explore a variety of diamond shapes starting here with the Cushion cut. We hope that these are a brief, yet informative guide to help you select that ideal shape for your finger. Shape The Cushion cut distinguishes itself in the shape of a square with rounded corners [...]