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 […]
It would most likely be selling one of Argyle’s rarest Red Diamonds named “ The Queen of Diamonds” a 1.74ct Oval Red Tender Diamond. This multi million dollar ring is both ultra rare and extremely unique and was an absolute delight to see it find a new home with a lovely client.
There have been some amazing diamonds I have had the privilege to behold, but the one that stands out the most is the amazing Hope Diamond that I saw in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC – it is truly incredible.
I design my dream piece of jewellery almost every day. It is perpetual process and I often wake up at 3 am every morning with a design on my mind. I then have to unlock my imagination with my sketchbook and design it with all its details that day. We then create that piece in […]
I became a jewellery designer under the guidance of a very talented Sydney Jeweller when I was 18. He took me under his wing and I immediately fell in love with the process of imagining a design, drawing it and actually creating it. Creating fine jewellery was a perfect combination of my passion for art […]
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 […]