So, what are the important features to look for in jewellery insurance….? Comprehensive, all risk global cover inside and away from home for loss or accidental damage; The ability to have lost items replaced by your jeweller of choice; The level of excess payable if you experience a loss and need to make a claim; […]

Among Zara’s collection of sparkling accessories was a 5.52ct Magnifique white ring by Australian diamond specialist and Diamond Guild Australia member Calleija, which cost $550,000. Princess Anne’s daughter also wore elegant Cascade drop earrings worth $115,000 and a black-and-white diamond cuff valued at $23,900. Zara, 33, completed her summery look with a sleeveless monochrome dress […]

Diamond CutDiamond Colour GradeDiamond ClarityDiamond Carat Weight Many people have heard of the 4 C’s of diamonds but don’t really understand what they mean and how they impact a purchase decision. The 4 C’s were developed by the industry’s peak standards body – the Gemological Institute of America – and adopted universally by respected jewellers. […]

People frequently associate “cut” with a diamond’s shape rather than its cut quality. Cut refers to a diamond’s dimensions, symmetry, and polish, which constitute the cut quality or fourth ‘C’. Table Size: The table is the diamond’s top horizontal facet. The average table size is calculated as a percentage of the girdle diameter of the […]

Diamond Carat Weight Price (Per Carat, Round Brilliant Cut) Total Price 0.50 carat $1,220 – $5,800 $610 – $2,900 1.0 carat $2,500 – $18,000 $2,500 – $18,000 1.50 carat $3,300 – $24,000 $4,400 – $32,000 2.0 carat $4,200 – $29,000 $8,400 – $58,000 3.0 carat $7,200 – $51,000 $21,600 – $153,000 4.0 carat $8,400 – […]

The Argyle Mine in Western Australia’s East Kimberley region is Australia’s largest and most profitable diamond resource. It began production in the early 1980s and held the title of world’s largest diamond mine by volume for several years. The largest diamond found so far in Australia was mined at the Merlin Mine, Northern Territory, in […]