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World of diamons

Argyle Violet

A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia’s remote Argyle mine, will be the centerpiece of Rio Tinto’s annual pink diamonds showcase. The rough gem originally weighed 9.17 carats.

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Dec 6, 2015

A Moment of History

The largest diamond in the last 110 years has been found recently in the mines of central Botswana. After accurate analysis and measurements, the monumental gemstone showed a whopping 1,111 carats, which is the second recorded "result" in history.

Oct 4, 2015

Hearts and Arrows

The term Hearts and Arrows is used to describe the visual effect achieved in a round diamond with perfect symmetry.

Mar 12, 2015

Cut

On the very borderline of skill and art, the grinding process can be defined as the human contribution to the natural beauty of diamonds.

Mar 5, 2015

Clarity

Because they are formed deep within the earth, under extreme heat and pressure; virtually all diamonds contain the so-called "birthmarks", small imperfections inside the diamond (called inclusions), or on its surface (called blemishes).

Colour

Diamond in nature occurs in all colors of the spectrum. Although commonly thought to be completely colorless, those diamonds are in fact extremely rare... Actually, diamonds usually have discreet touches of yellow or brown shades.

Carat

You are fascinated with diamonds? After basic introduction with 4C diamonds chart, today we are presenting a very important measurement - carat.

Cullinan – more than myth

On this day in 1905 in Pretoria the famous Cullinan has been discovered. It was the largest diamond of its time. The recorder title, the powerful Cullinan earned by impressive dimensions. Specifically, in the rough state was estimated to be 3,100 carats,

Diamond or Brilliant?

Often the question is what is actually the difference between diamonds and brilliants.

Dec 22, 2014

4C- Defining Quality

Among the goldsmiths and experts in the field of gemology mark 4C represents the first step in determining the quality, the reference mark, which is necessary for the assessment and certification of diamonds.

Dec 15, 2014

The Magic of Nature

Although its appearance is unique, diamond is composed of the most widespread of building elements in nature - carbon. In addition to its beauty and unquestionable rarity, finding a diamond, just like processing it, is a very demanding process.

Dec 8, 2014

Eternal Stone

Although there is no precise information when the magical appeal of his brilliance was spotted for the first time, diamond fascination brings us back to the past centuries.

Dec 1, 2014

The Symbol of Eternity

The ancient Greeks called it "adamas". The word diamond, etymologically, comes from ancient times ­ this adjective was used to describe the hardest substance known to men.


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