Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts


Difference Between Natural & Synthetic Diamonds

Difference Between Natural & Synthetic Diamonds

By Interesting Facts / 01 May, 2020

Diamonds are one of the most expensive natural materials in the world, and like all expensive things, mankind constantly seeks to clone a cheaper, mass-produced version. The first synthetic diamond was produced in 1950s...

Jewellery of The Stars

Jewellery of The Stars

By Interesting Facts / 06 May, 2020

Sif Jakobs Jewellery is loved and adored by celebrities around the world. The award-winning Danish jewellery brand designs and produces sophisticated jewellery of the highest standard with a modern expression...

Tahitian Pearls

By Interesting Facts / 03 May, 2020

Exotic black pearls from the Pinctada margaritifera or Black-lip pearl oyster, are more commonly known as Tahitian pearls. These pearls are often referred to as black, but have a remarkable colour range that covers the spectrum...

The 4Cs Of Diamonds

By Interesting Facts / 03 May, 2020

This short video (Courtesy of Blue Nile) explains the 4Cs of Diamonds - Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat. These are the most important characteristics to understand when making a diamond purchase...

The Four Precious Gemstones

The Four Precious Gemstones

By Interesting Facts / 01 May, 2020

There are only four stones in the world classified as precious gemstones and they are the most sought-after gemstones on the planet. The "Big Four" are: Diamonds, Blue Sapphires, Red Rubies & Green Emeralds...

The Real Gemology of Ethiopian Opals

The Real Gemology of Ethiopian Opals

By Interesting Facts / 05 May, 2020

Opals are formed from centuries upon centuries of seasonal rains that leach microscopic silica particles from sandstone, carrying them deep into underground fissures and cavities. Source: Summer 2109 Gems & Gemology...

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