January 25, 2018

A World of Diamonds 2017

With the incredible discoveries and record-breaking auction prices that emerge into the diamond world each year, it is a wonder that we continue to top these findings, time and again. The diamond news of 2017 was no different, with extraordinary breakthroughs from across the globe. I have rounded up some of the top news stories that enchanted us last year. 709 Carat Diamond Unearthed in Sierra Leon While searching the earth for minerals, African pastor Emmanuel Momoh extracted the 709-carat stone from the depths of the terrain in the Kono District of Sierra Leon. As an independent miner of the […]
March 26, 2018

The Complete Guide to Buying a 3.00ct Diamond

When it comes to buying a diamond for some, three really is the magic number. Although a 1.00ct diamond continues to be the most commonly sought weight for buyers; shoppers who are fortunate enough to extend their budget appreciate the statement of beauty that a 3.00ct diamond offers the wearer. Whether buying for beauty, pleasure, or investment, the golden rules of buying a large stone remain the same. If anything, attention to certification and paperwork should be paramount when looking at larger diamonds, for the larger the stone, the move unforgiving a bad cut or heavy inclusions will appear. I […]
August 14, 2018

What is the Average Engagement Ring Size?

Whether you are using the three months’ salary ‘rule’ or simply looking for the biggest diamond within your budget, you may have wondered about the average diamond size for an engagement ring. The size of an engagement ring is a deeply personal choice and has many influencing factors; while bigger is not always better, it is important that the diamond is of a size where it can be seen and admired. If you have already started your diamond research, you will know that cut quality has the largest impact on the aesthetics of a diamond. Once you are familiar with […]
December 18, 2019

Are Canadian Diamonds Worth the Extra Money? Why Are Diamonds from Canada so Expensive?

If you have been shopping around for diamonds, you may have come across Canadian diamonds. Often, they are branded as ‘premium’ items and are noticeably pricier than other, similar diamonds. Before paying more for a Canadian diamond, I suggest you read this full guide to Canadian diamonds so that you can decide for yourself if they are worth the extra money.