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.
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.
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.
Welcome… to a rather misunderstood topic. If you want your engagement ring to look amazing, it’s important to ensure the main diamond is the star of the show and has all the brilliance and fire you would expect from a diamond. Fluorescence is a little-known diamond specification that can drastically alter the price and appearance … Continue reading What Is Diamond Fluorescence? All the Pros and Cons Explained.
Have you seen how much oval diamonds have boomed over the past few months on social media? It’s been quite a ride! Designers seem to have been working in overdrive to create stunning and interesting engagement rings built around oval shaped centre stones. And they’ve done a great job.
Our front desk doorbell rang with it’s crude “trrrrr”.
Sam: “Good morning, I want to manufacture my ring with you, but can I source the diamond myself?” OK. Sourcing a diamond, at first glance, seems pretty straight forward.