This unique and versatile piece has taken over 150 hours of master craftsmanship to create, and can be worn as a ring, pendant and brooch. “Paradiso’s incredible versatility should be a wonderfully attractive proposition for its potential owner. I believe our clientele will be captivated by the idea that they are effectively purchasing three spectacular […]

The award was introduced to promote excellence in the jewellery industry and according to JAA president Selwyn Brandt, is the highest honour that the association would bestow on one of its members. Speaking on behalf of Neuman at the ceremony was his son Michael who said, “As a family we’re so proud of Fred. It’s […]

The Mondial story began in 1962 when Fred and Maria Neuman opened a jewellery store called Carina Jewellers on Darlinghurst Road in the fashionable East Sydney area known as Kings Cross. There are currently 2 Mondial Boutiques – Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier, established in the iconic Queen Victoria Building for over 25 years and Mondial […]

“We have seen an ongoing trend away from square princess cuts and towards the more individual shapes, especially oval and, to a lesser degree, pear shape. Clients are definitely increasingly interested in the provenance of their diamonds.  We are also seeing a greater desire for yellow and rose gold as opposed to the complete dominance […]

“Growing up in a jewellery family, diamonds and gemstones were always kind of familiar but it was only after finishing high school, when I went to study gemmology at the GIA in Santa Monica, that I really became interested in diamonds. The more you learn and the more experience you have with them, the more […]