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Diamond Guide

Selecting Your Diamond Throughout history, the diamond has been an enduring symbol of the powerful bond of love. Its strength, brilliance and value are as unique as the individuals who wear them. A diamond’s worth is evaluated on four levels. We call these criteria the 4 C’s — cut, carat weight, color and clarity. But there are other considerations…

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Spring 2017 Global Trends Ear Cuff

Do you want to easily and quickly get catchier ears? Ear cuffs can help you to make your ears more stunning. They appeared in the 1990s and come back again to be one of the hottest jewelry trends that are presented for the next year. You can wear those traditional earrings, but ear cuffs are known to be completely…

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Jewellery Valuations – What you need too know!

Getting a ring appraisal isn’t exactly something you do every day, and unknowns can be intimidating. It’s time to set the record straight on some common misconceptions about when a ring appraisal is needed, when it isn’t, and which details are required for insurance. Common Ring Appraisal Misconceptions Right off the bat, let’s clear up some of the most…

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Birth Stones. An Overview

What is the birthstone for your month?  BIRTHSTONE COLORS The birthstones we associate with certain months now are not necessarily the same ones as in ancient times. Birthstone colors were once the most important feature of a stone. Ancients did not distinguish between a ruby and a garnet, for example. The names used in history may not relate to…

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Simple Jewellery Cleaning Techniques

It’s hard not to fall in love with a new piece of jewellery when it’s so dang sparkly. It doesn’t take very long for the sparkle to fade, however, when you’re wearing a piece on a regular basis — or even if it’s just sitting in your jewellery box. It’s totally possible to shine up your own jewellery with…

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AUGUST SPECIAL 2017 – Don’t miss out!

Ladies Tag Heuer Formula 1 Watch WAH1315.BA0868 Retail Price: R32,500.00 Our Price: R21,000.00             Gents Tag Heuer Aquaracer Calibre 16 Automatic Chronograph CAY2112.BA0927 Retail Price: R46,500.00 Our Price: R27,900.00   Contact us on quotes@bcreplacements.co.za if you require more information on this special.

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Choosing a Diamond

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Choose a Diamond First, identify the diamond shape desired by the recipient. If you do not know and cannot find out, consider round or princess cut. Set a carat weight minimum based on the recipient’s preferences. If they have their heart set on a one carat diamond, even the most beautiful half carat stone will…

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About Rose Gold?

The rose gold trend has been on the rise, becoming a cool alternative metal for engagement rings and fashion-forward jewelry designs. History of Rose Gold Pure gold is a very soft metal so it is often alloyed (or mixed) with another metal to make it more durable. Typically, gold is mixed with copper and zinc with the different karat…

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Are Your Covered?

Is your Jewellery Evaluated Every thought about your jewellery – what if it went missing to insure the jewellery that you wear every day under your Portable Possessions policy. In the event of the unforeseen, you can rest assured that items such as your wedding ring or that stunning tanzanite bracelet you love to wear will be protected. Please remember…

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