For designers, one of the most frustrating things about working in a truly global marketplace is that fashions never seem to stick around very long before trends move on to something else. Still, this phenomenon is also one of the most exciting things about it. It means that people can express their style without being […]
The 4Cs of diamond grading are Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat. The first of those, Color, is based on how clear or “white” the diamond is, with no color at all actually being the most desirable color. However, there comes a point where diamonds which contain color become desirable. Partly because of the unusual effects
We often commemorate the happy occasions in life such as engagements and weddings with the giving of rings, but we rarely do the same upon the death of a family member or friend. This is despite the tradition of mourning rings dating back to the 14th century. The fact is, until the Victorians turned mourning
It would be great to think all diamonds are ethically sourced but, unfortunately, they’re not. Conflict diamonds are the most common source of non-ethical diamonds, but it’s by no means the only one.
Whether you’re shopping for an engagement ring, a car, a TV or anything that can’t be bought with the loose change in your pocket, you will usually have a limit to the amount you want to spend. The key is knowing how flexible that budget is.
We sincerely hope it never gets to the stage where you have the need to sell your diamond ring, but life comes at you very fast sometimes, and you may have good reason for finding a buyer. Today, of course, there are many outlets for buying and selling any kind of item, including diamond rings.
Some objects, when seen under an Ultraviolet (or “black”) light will appear very white to the naked eye. This can be clothing, purpose-made party products and even teeth. But it may come as a surprise to know that approximately 30% of diamonds exhibit visible fluorescence. It’s easy to assume that anything which makes a diamond
Masterpiece London is one of the most prestigious art and jewelry fairs in the world. The exhibitors at the international cross-collection fair display museum quality art, objects and jewelry. Though the show is not large, the presence is very important.