RUBIES Ruby, a variety of Corundum displays varying colours depending on source of locality. The colour can occur as bright red, purplish red, brownish red and deep pinkish red colours. Ruby is an aluminium oxide and belongs to the trigonal crystal system, it has a refractive index of 1.76 to 1.78 and is doubly refractive

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Tennis Bracelets

Tennis bracelets are hot, the latest Jewellery trend to make a comeback. So dust off those leg warmers and your rara skirt and put a line bracelet on your wish list this Christmas. History of the Tennis Bracelet The Tennis Bracelet first came about after an incident at the 1987 U.S Tennis Championships involving Chris

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What Happened to the Diamond and Gemstone market in the UK after lockdown

In mid March, we were not prepared for what was coming…..Martin Rappaport, a maverick in the diamond industry synonymous with the ‘’Rap List” the industry bible for diamond wholesalers and diamond brokers, decided to lower his pricing list by as much as 7% for Round Brilliant Cut diamonds. Fancy Cut diamonds, a term used to

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Last Minute Christmas Ideas

PRICING Star –   Rough Diamonds – From £500.00 plus vat Bauble Top Right – Morganite pendant – From £500.00 plus vat Bauble Top Left –  Pendant Diamond Earrings – From £950 plus vat Bauble Middle Right –  Pendant Gemstone Earrings – From £750.00 plus vat Bauble Lower Centre – Tanzanite & Diamond pendant – From £875.00 plus vat Bauble Lowest Left –  Diamond Line Bracelet –

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Australian Boulder Opal Opal is a hydrated amorphous form of silica with a water content ranging from 3 to 21% by weight but usually between 6 and 10%. Opal is deposited at low temperature and may be found in fissures of any kind of host rock including sandstone, ironstone, basalt, marl and limonite. Opal is

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