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The 4C’s of Laboratory Grown Diamonds

 

Did you know there are over 20 000 possible combinations of the basic diamond specifications: colour, shape, clarity and cut? 

It can be overwhelming.

But it doesn’t have to be. 

This blog is a great starting point. Continue reading The 4C’s of Laboratory Grown Diamonds

Lab-Grown Diamonds in South Africa (2021 Guide) 

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Just like Jonathan, our neighbourhood Jehovah’s Witness, the request for laboratory-made diamond engagement rings has been showing up at our doorstep at an increased frequency. 

As more people understand what lab-grown diamonds are it’s becoming a perfectly viable option for a diamond engagement ring or any high-end jewellery piece. 

I’m seeing it every day that couples choose laboratory-made diamonds over their naturally formed counterparts. And for great reason. 

Continue reading Lab-Grown Diamonds in South Africa (2021 Guide) 

The 4C’s of Moissanite (Diamond Vs. Moissanite) – 2021 UPDATE

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The traditional 4C model is a great tool to understand how a diamond’s four main characteristics affect its price and appearance:

  • Cut – Precision and quality of craftsmanship.
  • Carat – Weight and size.
  • Clarity – Purity.
  • Colour. – How white a gemstone appears.

Continue reading The 4C’s of Moissanite (Diamond Vs. Moissanite) – 2021 UPDATE

How To Invest In Diamonds in 2021 (Guide)

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I have been receiving email enquiries about diamond investing at a record level and I’ll gladly share my thoughts and recommendations for you to make an informed decision when considering diamonds as an investment. I promise to be as objective as possible.  

Continue reading How To Invest In Diamonds in 2021 (Guide)