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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 [...]

6 Tips for that perfect engagement ring

2019-11-28T22:14:57+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 [...]