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Prince Harry pops the question with a custom engagement ring

Posted by Steve Richards on Nov 29, 2017 6:07:19 PM

All eyes were set on the dazzling engagement ring Megan Markle wore when she and Prince Harry announced their engagement on Monday.

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Topics: Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond news, custom design

$42 Million Pink Diamond Set to Smash Auction House's Record.

Posted by Steve Richards on Nov 10, 2017 10:08:35 AM

A 14.93 carat Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond is about to be the most expensive piece of jewellery ever offered by Christie's Hong Kong. The gem goes under the hammer at the Magnificent Jewels sale in Hong Kong on November 28. The gem is set in a ring and carries an estimated auction price of USD $28 million - $42 million.

The gem, named the Pink Promise, is a type IIa stone, meaning it includes little or no nitrogen. It is also classified as VVS1, a clarity grade that comes after completely flawless (FL).

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Topics: Diamond news

India launches the world's first diamond futures exchange

Posted by Steve Richards on Oct 24, 2017 4:35:00 PM
The Indian Commodity Exchange launched the world's first diamond futures exchange. Trading began in India on August 28 and will enable Indian companies to better hedge price risks.
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Topics: Diamond news

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 .
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Topics: Diamond cuts, Diamond news, Diamonds Melbourne

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

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

Diamonds are Forever and Other Movies

Posted by Steve Richards on Sep 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Diamonds inspire us to all sorts of things. If you’ve ever seen one of those extreme proposals (like sky diving in with an engagement ring) you’ll know what we mean.

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Topics: Diamonds, Diamond History, Diamond news, off beat

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

Loose diamonds – what are they and how to use them

Posted by Steve Richards on Jun 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Loose diamonds are gaining popularity. And there’s a few good reasons why. Of course, diamonds are a girls’ best friend. But these glamorous chunks of ice on fire are more versatile than you think.

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Topics: Diamonds, Diamond Education, Diamond Jewellery, Diamond news

Buy Yourself Fabulous Diamonds Online – Without the Risk

Posted by Steve Richards on Jun 19, 2013 12:00:00 AM

 Yes. You can buy diamonds online safely, securely and with minimum risk. All you need to do is arm yourself with a little knowledge, and choose to deal with a trustworthy supplier.

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Topics: Diamonds, Diamond Education, Diamond news