Lab-Grown Diamond Engagement Rings September 6, 2019 – Posted in: The World of Diamonds

Lab Grown Diamond Engagement Rings Lab grown diamond engagement rings are taking the jewellery world by storm. Never before has there been such a buzz around the jewellery industry. Lab grown Diamonds have received both positive and negative opinions from those in the know. What is a Lab Created Diamond ? Are lab created diamonds real is the question most asked. The simple answer is a resounding ‘Yes’. The only difference between a lab grown…

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Fancy Grey Diamond May 25, 2019 – Posted in: Diamonds, The World of Diamonds

Fancy Grey Diamonds. Fancy Grey diamonds are not to be confused with heavily included diamonds sometimes termed ‘Salt and Pepper diamonds’. A Fancy Grey Diamond is very different to a Salt and Pepper Diamond.     A Fancy Grey Diamond.               A Heavily Included or sometimes referred to as a ‘Salt and Pepper Diamond’           Grey diamonds are in the scope of ‘Fancy coloured diamonds’.…

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Salt And Pepper Diamonds – Good, Bad, Ugly ? April 26, 2019 – Posted in: Diamonds, The World of Diamonds

Salt and Pepper Diamonds Trends come and go but the attraction and everlasting beauty of a natural cut diamond that sparkles will last forever. In the past few years we have had several enquires regarding salt and pepper diamonds and people looking for more information on what they are and if they are a good choice for their Engagement ring. Simply put ‘Salt and Pepper’ diamonds is a nickname (admittedly cute) given to diamonds that…

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Shopping Tips for Engagement Rings March 22, 2019 – Posted in: Engagement rings, The World of Diamonds

Tips For Buying An Engagement Ring Shopping for an Engagement Ring can be either an easy enjoyable day out for a couple. For a gentleman planning a surprise it can be a nightmare of epic proportions. Often the unsuspecting Gent spends time trying to come to terms with an overload of information. Here are some engagement ring shopping tips to help you become more familiar with what to expect. Knowledge is power but it can…

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Price of an Engagement Ring in Dublin, Ireland March 14, 2019 – Posted in: Engagement rings, Engagement Rings, The World of Diamonds

Buying an engagement ring is a daunting prospect for most men who decide to go it alone. It’s not just the price of the engagement ring but the fact that they are entering a world that they know little or nothing about. Added to the fact that they have been thinking of proposing for a while and have been told stories and have glanced in the windows of various jewellery shops to check out styles.…

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Pink and Precious. March 20, 2017 – Posted in: The World of Diamonds

Pink Diamonds Pink and Precious. Sotheby’s are preparing for an April sale of the Pink Star diamond in Hong Kong. It was auctioned three years ago and was sold but due to payment issues the sale fell through. The unmatched oval shaped diamond is 59.60 carat in weight and is internally flawless. Its colour is fancy vivid pink and the diamond sale is expected to well exceed $60 million. This ranks the diamond as one…

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Do You Know The Difference Between A Karat, A Carat And A Carrot ? March 4, 2017 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, The World of Diamonds

What’s the difference between Karat and Carat and a Carrot. We are often asked by people is there a difference between Carats and Karats as it can be confusing to people who are not used to the terms on a regular basis. The simple explanation is that one is a unit of weight and the other is a unit of pureness or fineness. Carats is the term used when measuring the weight of diamonds. When…

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How To Keep Your Diamond Rings Looking Like New February 24, 2017 – Posted in: The World of Diamonds

  Clean My Diamond Diamond engagement rings are built to sparkle! To maximize the sparkle, scintillation and fire of your engagement ring you must clean your diamond. The most important aspect is of course the diamond you choose to be set in your ring but you should also keep it clean. There are other factors though that come into effect after your diamond ring has been worn in everyday life. We tell all of our…

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Green Diamond Love May 26, 2016 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, The World of Diamonds

Green Diamond This week a superb green diamond ring will go to auction, via Christie’s of Hong Kong. So why is it so special? Because it is very rare and very unusual and jaw-droppingly expensive. The star of the show is rectangular-cut fancy vivid green diamond – the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has released a statement saying that the diamond is of VS2 clarity; and it is the largest fancy vivid green naturally-coloured diamond…

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Rough Diamond Sells for the Highest Price Ever May 16, 2016 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, The World of Diamonds

Canadian company Lucara Diamond Corp. has just announced that an entirely exceptional diamond they found last year in Botswana has sold for €55.3 million. That is an astounding €68, 092 per carat. The sale is the highest price ever achieved for a rough diamond, breaking all records. The diamond is Type IIa, one of the rarest types of diamond, with little or no impurities and no colour. The magnificent stone, which originated from Lucara’s Karowe…

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