Jewellery can show signs of wear and tear no matter whether it is worn everyday or only for special occasions. This is a slide show of 5 common problems and how they can be solved, keeping your beautiful pieces in perfect condition.
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 [...]
Looking for a diamond? Are you overwhelmed by the sales pitches of sales people and the jargon of the 4C’s of grading a diamond? Here is a true to life experience of how I helped my customer select the right stone for themselves and walk away happy. I was recently approached by [...]
It’s a new year, and with all things new, we need to first “clean out” the old as well. So here are some general tips on how simple repairs and remodelling can give a new look to your old and inherited jewellery. This will enable you to wear and enjoy it. Over a [...]
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 [...]