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Diamond clarity or colour – which is more important?

2019-11-08T04:17:46+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 [...]

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 [...]

6 Tips for that perfect engagement ring

2019-09-13T23:04:15+00:00August 14th, 2017|Clarity, Colour, Diamond Certification, Diamond Cut, Engagement Ring, Tips and Advice|

Congratulations! So, you have finally decided to take the plunge and propose to your girlfriend. Now comes the hard bit – shopping for the engagement ring that will “wow” her and make her say “yes”. It can be a daunting task, balancing the reality of budget vs what you think she would like, and [...]

Diamond cut grading and certification

2019-09-28T23:38:11+00:00June 27th, 2017|Clarity, Colour, Diamond Certification, Diamond Cut, Diamond Shapes|

Off the 4C’s that value a diamond – Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat Weight, the Cut is probably the most under-estimated and yet has the biggest impact on the sparkle of a diamond. But are diamonds cut for Certification or to obtain the maximum sparkle? What is the importance of a diamond certificate in [...]

Clarity

2019-06-14T01:09:34+00:00July 5th, 2016|Clarity|

Clarity of a Diamond The clarity of a diamond refers to the amount of inclusions and blemishes which are a naturally occurring part of a diamond. Clarity is graded based on the amount, size, shape and location of the natural inclusions and blemishes in the diamond. Whether or not these can be seen by [...]