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All about Emeralds - The birthstone for May

Emeralds stand out in the world of gemstones for their unique green colour, captivating hearts for centuries. But beyond their beauty lies a rich history and significance that make them truly fascinating.Origins of EmeraldsEmeralds are a type of beryl mineral, getting their green colour from trace amounts of chromium or…

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All about diamonds - the birthstone for April

Diamonds are precious gemstones that are highly valued for their beauty, durability, and rarity. Here's some information about diamonds:Composition and Formation: Diamonds are made of carbon, which is the same element as graphite, the lead in pencils. However, the arrangement of carbon atoms in diamonds gives them their unique crystal structure…

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Aquamarine, the Birthstone for March

The word "aquamarine" is derived from the Latin words "aqua" and "marina," meaning water and sea, respectively. This gemstone belongs to the beryl family, sharing its mineral group with emerald. Aquamarine's presence can be traced back to ancient times, where it was believed to be a treasure of mermaids, embodying…

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All about Amethyst - The Birthstone for February

Amethyst, with its enchanting purple hues, has captivated the hearts of gemstone enthusiasts and spiritual seekers alike for centuries. This mesmerising quartz variety, known for its vibrant shades of violet and purple, boasts a rich history and a plethora of fascinating qualities. Join us on a journey as we unveil…

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Laser Engraving

Laser engraving is a popular technique used for adding intricate designs and patterns to various surfaces, including jewellery. It offers a precise and detailed way to personalise and enhance the appearance of jewellery pieces. Laser engraving on jewellery involves using a high-powered laser beam to etch or burn the surface…

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All About Garnets - The Birthstone for January

Garnets stand out as a timeless symbol of elegance and mystique. With their deep, rich hues and a history dating back thousands of years, garnets have earned a special place in the world of gemmology.  In this blog post, we will delve into the fascinating world of garnets, exploring their…

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Restyling Jewellery - Things to consider

When restyling an old piece of jewellery, there are several factors you should consider to ensure a successful transformation. Here are some important things to keep in mind:Style and Vision: Determine the desired style and overall vision for the piece. Decide whether you want a complete transformation or prefer to…

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Choosing an Engagement Ring

When choosing an engagement ring, there are several important factors to consider. Here are some key points to keep in mind

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Choosing A Diamond - the Four C's

The 4 C's of diamonds are the universally recognised standards for evaluating a diamond's quality and value. They stand for cut, colour, clarity, and carat weight. These criteria help determine the overall appearance and desirability of a diamond. Let's take a closer look at each of the 4 C's:

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All About Sapphires - The Birthstone for September

Sapphires are a type of precious gemstone known for their stunning blue colour, although they can also occur in a variety of other colours. They are a variety of the mineral corundum, which is an aluminium oxide. While blue is the most traditional and popular colour for sapphires, they can…

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