Recent Posts

Cushion Cut Engagement Rings, Your Guide To Elegance.

Posted by Steve Richards on Nov 1, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Everybody knows what a diamond solitaire setting looks like, but would you know a "cushion cut" setting if you saw one? We think you'd certainly recognise it, since the cut has been around for over a century, but you may not have known its name -- until now, that is!

Read More

Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond cuts, Diamond History

Rare diamonds - Russia Unearths Rare Pink Diamond at 27.85 Carats

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 18, 2017 4:59:18 PM
Almazy Anabara, a subsidiary of Russian mining company Alrosa, has discovered a rare pink diamond weighing 27.85 carats . The rough pink diamond has the potential to be the most expensive diamond in Alrosa history if the company decides to polish it themselves .
Read More

Topics: Diamond cuts, Diamond news, Diamonds Melbourne

Record 37ct. Pink Diamond Up for Sale

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 13, 2017 11:24:13 AM

Sotheby's Auction House announced that a rare, fancy intense pink diamond will be up for auction for an estimated $20 million to $30 million USD.

The diamond has a weight of 37.30 carats and according to Sotheby's, the Raj Pink diamond is the largest fancy intense pink diamond on record . Sotheby's set the previous record for the sale of the Graff Pink in 2010, for $46.2 million USD.
 
Sotheby's noted that the Graff Pink is a third smaller than the Raj Pink and it's colour is not as intense. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) noted it as an "astonishing stone" with a "very bright and ravishing fancy intense pink colour" .
Read More

Topics: Diamond cuts, Diamond History

Elegant droplets – versatile pear cut loose diamonds

Posted by Steve Richards on Jun 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Slender elegant fingers. Sensational symmetry and facet placement. Gems of singular character. Should you have an affinity for such delights you are well paired with a pear cut diamond. Brilliant in bespoke designs and stunning in master-crafted jewellery, these unique creations are also known as ‘teardrops’. Certainly joy-filled tears have been shed on special occasions when pear shape stones have been presented. Be moved by this enchanting diamond cut.

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Fine Diamonds – What’s The Deal?

Posted by Steve Richards on Aug 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM

 Fine diamonds seem to spruiked by just about every jewellery seller. It doesn’t matter if your diamond search takes you online or around the corner. They’re everywhere … Glitz Fine Diamonds, Bedazzle Fine Diamonds, Whitehall Fine Diamonds. You name it. But what are we really talking about?

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Enchanting Emerald Cut Diamonds

Posted by Steve Richards on Jul 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Ah, Emerald cut diamonds.  Gaze into a pure glacier of icy perfection. These stones showcase the full depth of individual loose diamonds. Touched with the magic of unique character and crystal clear clarity.

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Diamond Engagement Rings the Starlet Bling of Choice

Posted by Steve Richards on May 22, 2013 12:00:00 AM
It’s been raining diamond engagement rings in Hollywood! After a recent rush of proposals, the news-wire has slowed down a bit. But the paparazzi are still busy trying to catch a glimpse of some fabulous diamond rings.

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudokis started a landslide on January 15th. Actually, Jason ‘popped the question’ sometime before that. But the couple kept news to themselves and family. Until someone noticed a whopping round brilliant cut diamond, complete with emerald halo. Yellow gold was the metal of choice for the love-struck couple’s diamond engagement ring.

Read More

Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond news

What’s the price of a 1 carat diamond?

Posted by Steve Richards on Mar 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM

One carat diamonds are a favourite for engagement rings. So it might seem pretty reasonable to ask how much. In fact, even if you asked the price of an E colour VVS2 stone, this question is one your diamond wholesaler will find difficult to answer.

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Diamond Depth: What It Is And Why It Matters

Posted by Steve Richards on Jul 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM

Diamond grading largely relies on the Four Cs to determine stone quality. But, as we saw with Table, there are other factors affecting a diamond quality and fire. Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but without stunning flashes of brilliance, your diamond won’t attract much attention … or envy. And that’s regardless of size.

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Wholesale Diamonds Fit For A Princess

Posted by Steve Richards on Jun 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM

 Princess cut diamonds lend royal splendour to any occasion. Coveted for setting versatility especially in diamond engagement rings, this stunning shape boasts scintillating geometric beauty that glistens in every facet.

Read More

Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education