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Interview | Becky Stone (Diamonds in the Library)

Interview | Becky Stone (Diamonds in the Library) »

8 Aug, 2016
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This week we were given the privilege of being able to ask Becky Stone, creator and curator of 'Diamonds in the Library', a few questions. Following is our complete interview, covering everything from fashion icons to literature...

Van Cleef & Arpels | The Bouton d’or Collection

Van Cleef & Arpels | The Bouton d’or Collection »

1 Aug, 2016
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As any lover of gemstones will know, Van Cleef & Arpels is a name that evokes a rich history and a long-standing tradition of using only the finest precious and semi-precious stones.

£27m Expected At Auction For This ‘Unique Pink Diamond’

£27m Expected At Auction For This ‘Unique Pink Diamond’ »

11 Apr, 2016
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We all love a good gemstone discovery, especially when the find comes out newly cut and sparkly with an impressive carat weight.

The Journey of a Diamond Ring | Decoration

The Journey of a Diamond Ring | Decoration »

4 Apr, 2016
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Let’s start where we stopped, shall we? So we’d just seen the rugged finishing of a rough gold ring. Now the ring has to be filed and carefully ground using sensitive tools...

The Moby Dick Opal

The Moby Dick Opal »

23 Mar, 2016
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For this latest discovery we’re going to be travelling to the Royal Peacock Opal Mine situated in the arid climes of Northwest Nevada.

The Virgin Rainbow

The Virgin Rainbow »

8 Feb, 2016
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Here’s a finding that’s sure to catch an eye or two. The press are calling it the ‘finest opal ever unearthed’, currently being displayed on Adelaide’s cultural boulevard in the South Australian Museum.

The Journey of a Diamond Ring | Mining

The Journey of a Diamond Ring | Mining »

20 Jan, 2016
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Sometimes it’s hard to think that a beautiful piece of jewellery was once nothing but a string of leaden lines on a white page. Nevertheless each finished piece can be traced back to a preliminary sketch drawn in accordance with either the recipient’s or the designer’s specifications.

Aquamarine | The Birthstone of March

Aquamarine | The Birthstone of March »

17 Mar, 2015
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The birthstone Aquamarine is celebrated for its vivid beauty, possessing an effusion so naturally striking it hits the eye like a luminous pool of water.