Diamond Boutique Blog

  1. Tanzanite

    Tanzanite
    Found in only one location on the planet, Tanzanite is an exclusive coloured gemstone mined from Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The “multi-dimensional’ qualities of Tanzanite jewellery produce a unique shimmering hue that makes it a popular gemstone in engagement and eternity rings. History Despite forming some 585 million years ago, Tanzanite was only discovered in 1967. A Goan tailor, who...
  2. Blue Sapphire

    Blue Sapphire
    The blue sapphire is a stunning, deeply-coloured gemstone whose use can be traced back to ancient Persia. The beauty of this gemstone has led to blue sapphire engagement rings fast becoming the popular choice amongst celebrity and royal weddings, but it is also a popular choice of gemstone for wedding and eternity rings.  History The history of the blue sapphire...
  3. Our Ethical Promise

    Our Ethical Promise
    OUR ETHICAL PROMISE To prevent diamonds from areas of conflict entering into the legitimate diamond supply chain, diamonds are monitored at every point of the diamond pipeline, from mining through to retail. These monitoring processes are called the Kimberley Process and System of Warranties. The ethical trade of diamonds is very important to us and we work with suppliers from...
  4. Conflict and Blood Diamonds

    Conflict and Blood Diamonds
    CONFLICT AND BLOOD DIAMONDS Conflict diamonds, also referred to as blood diamonds, are diamonds that finance rebel movements and fund conflict in war torn areas, particular in central and Western Africa. The UN defines conflict diamonds as ‘diamonds that originate from areas controlled by forces or factions opposed to legitimate and internationally recognized governments, and are used to fund military...

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