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The impact of Covid-19 on the precious diamond market and what that means for the consumer

2020-05-02T01:44:29+00:00May 2nd, 2020|Choosing a Diamond, How to buy a diamond, Tips and Advice|

We are currently going living in one of the most challenging times the world has ever been through. More than 3 million people world-wide have been struck down by the Covid-19 pandemic virus, it has caused deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and entire countries are in lockdown. Business and economies are badly [...]

Diamond clarity or colour – which is more important?

2019-12-22T05:07:21+00:00November 6th, 2019|Choosing a Diamond, Clarity, Colour, Diamond Certification, Diamond Cut, How to buy a diamond, Tips and Advice|

You’re out shopping for that beautiful piece of diamond jewellery – a ring, studs, pendant, for that special occasion. It is easy to feel overwhelmed with jargon of the 4Cs of a diamond – carat weight, clarity, colour and cut. How do you cut through the sales pitch and technical jargon to select a [...]

Lab grown vs Real? Should I propose with a lab grown diamond ring?

2020-02-26T00:03:28+00:00August 13th, 2019|Choosing a Diamond, Lab grown diamond|

It is now a huge industry in its own right… and the biggest brands market them, lab grown diamonds. Those in the precious diamond industry are constantly evolving techniques to detect lab grown diamonds. The price at which they sell is very tempting. So, should one propose with a lab grown diamond?

The best value 1 carat diamonds

2020-02-27T00:30:20+00:00May 30th, 2019|Choosing a Diamond, Diamond Shapes, Engagement Ring, How to buy a diamond, Tips and Advice|

The classic 1 carat Round Brilliant cut diamond. It’s been a timeless and favourite size for decades and certainly ever since 1947 when DeBeer’s launched the famous slogan – “A Diamond is Forever”. But have you ever considered what diamonds offer the best ‘1 carat value’ for your money? And why? Of course, if [...]