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Difference Between Ruby and Pink Sapphire

The festive Season is around the colour – and what do you think?  The Colour red. If you ask two people the difference between ruby and pink sapphire, you might get two different answers. By nature, the two stones are almost identical. Both rubies and sapphires are composed of corundum, a variety of aluminum oxide(Al2O3). The defining characteristic is…

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Why you should have jewellery evaluated!

WHAT IS A JEWELLERY APPRAISAL? When looking to sell your jewellery, most people tend to include an appraisal in the process. A jewellery appraisal is the process in which a certified professional examines and states a dollar-value for a piece of jewellery. There are 27 types of appraisals that suit different purposes. For example there are a few for…

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Looking After Amber

For those who have Baltic amber jewellery in their possession, it is important to know a few tips about amber care and what you should you do to protect your jewellery. This is a quick guide to keep amber in an excellent condition. Amber stones are still alive, as they are in continuous metamorphosis while also interacting with the…

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5 Tips Keeping Your Jewellery Perfect

So you have bought or been given, a beautiful piece of jewellery. And you love to wear it of course! But after a while, all jewellery becomes slightly less sparkly. Do you need to rush to your local jeweller for a scrub or…?   Well, the answer is no. Although your local jeweller might be happy to see you…

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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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