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13.27 Carat Australian Merlin Diamond Fetches High Price

Posted by Steve Richards on Nov 22, 2017 10:46:18 AM
In September a 13.27 carat high-quality D colour white diamond was discovered at the Merlin Diamond Mine in the Northern Territory . Fetching a total sale price of US$157,880 (AUD$207,785.87). 
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Topics: Diamond Education, Diamond History

Diamond Colours: What Do They Mean?

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 30, 2017 4:35:31 PM

Every diamond is unique and special to each individual. But, it is widely held that a diamond's colour and clarity are it's most important features.

Diamond Colour Grades:
Every diamond has it's own colour range and some colours will be more desirable than others, it's most desirable colour is called fine colour.

Diamonds in the colourless to light yellow range are graded from D to Z, D being colourless and Z being light yellow. In most gemstones colour is sought after, but when it comes to diamonds the rarest are the colourless diamonds. Clear white, or transparent, diamonds are usually graded G-H and are the most expensive.

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Topics: Diamond Education, custom design

How to Select the Perfect Engagement Ring

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 26, 2017 4:35:00 PM

So, you've decided to propose. Now, you must decide on an engagement ring. This can be a daunting task, especially since most men are not in the habit of shopping for or buying jewellery. Of course, you want that special moment when you propose to be as perfect as possible. So, you must learn the basic steps for selecting the right diamond engagement ring. Don't worry, we're here to guide you through it.

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Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond Education

What Gives a Diamond Its Sparkle?

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and we do love to watch them shine and sparkle in the light. But what really makes diamonds sparkle?

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Topics: Diamond Education, Diamond History, Diamond news

Cushion Cut Diamond? What is This Cut and How Should it be Used?

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 6, 2017 10:45:26 AM

You might have heard that cushion cuts are becoming more and more popular for engagement rings - Sofia Vergara wears one, and everyone seems to be following suit.

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Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamonds, Diamond Education

Engagement Ring Trends 2018

Posted by Steve Richards on Sep 29, 2017 7:43:01 PM

As we begin to predict the jewellery trends of 2018, nothing is more clear than the desire of consumers to find pieces that will stand up to the test of time while still embracing the contemporary options that have entered the marketplace. While the classics will never fade, these new and popular choices are bound to be the classics of the future as styles have never been more elegant and uniquely romantic than they are today. Presented here are the top 6 choices for engagement rings in the coming years.

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Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond Education, Diamond Rings

Engagement ring buying guide Melbourne

Posted by Steve Richards on Sep 18, 2017 9:39:42 AM

Welcome to Melbourne: A trendy city with a world-class coffee culture, prestigious sporting history and a vibrant art scene. With a rich retail sector, you'll never have to look far to uncover some (not so) hidden gems.

 
Buying a diamond is an expensive decision; and not one to make without care. When buying, consider these tips. Firstly, arm yourself with information; be sure you know your carats from your carrots. Secondly, find a reputable jeweller. Unsurprisingly, the first of these two makes the second far easier.




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Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond Education, Diamond news, Diamonds Melbourne

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.

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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?

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Topics: Diamonds, Diamond cuts, Diamond Education

Diamonds Famous for Colour & Carats

Posted by Steve Richards on Jul 10, 2013 12:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Diamonds, Diamond Education, Diamond History, Diamond news