Diamond Boutique Blog

  1. White Gold

    White Gold
    Modern, classic and elegant, white gold is relatively a new comer to the jewellery industry, dating back to the 1920s but one which has become increasingly popular since the 1990s. People often assume that white gold is naturally white however this is not the case. Yellow gold is alloyed with palladium, silver or nickel, making the gold look yellowish white...
  2. Yellow Gold

    Yellow Gold
    Naturally yellow, bright and beautiful, yellow gold has been admired for thousands of years. In history yellow gold has been associated with happiness, prosperity and wealth, common to many cultures throughout the world. Yellow gold is the only metal yellow in its natural state and one that will retain its lustre. Although very strong it is also the most malleable...
  3. Platinum

    Rare, naturally white and a perfect partner for diamonds and coloured stones, platinum has been coveted by jewellers and desired by people all over the world. Known for its brilliant white lustre, platinum accentuates the brilliance of a diamond making it a very popular choice for engagement rings and high jewellery. Platinum is a highly durable and versatile metal but...
  4. Carat Weight

    Carat Weight
    Carat weight (ct) refers to the actual weight of a diamond. Each carat can be divided into 100 points and this ‘point’ system is commonly used in the diamond industry for diamonds under 1.00ct. For example, a diamond weighing 0.50ct is often referred to as a ‘fifty pointer’ Before the carat system was introduced early diamond traders used carob seeds...

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