Diamond Boutique Blog

  1. Clarity

    Clarity
    Whilst there are very few of us who wouldn’t want a truly Flawless diamond, the truth of the matter is that only a small percentage of very fortunate people can afford them. In actual fact, however, once a diamond is set in a ring, one cannot tell the difference between a diamond that has Flawless, Internally Flawless, VVS1, VVS2, VS1...
  2. Colour

    Colour
    The industry standard GIA colour range runs from D to Z, with D being colourless and Z displaying a noticeable yellow tint. Beyond that is what is known as fancy colour diamonds and are often blue, pink, green, brown and yellow. A diamond in this range with fancy vivid colour will attract a significant price premium for its rarity. D...
  3. Cut

    Cut
    When light enters a perfectly cut diamond it will enter from the top, bounce around the facets as if they were a hall of mirrors, and exit once again through the top of the stone. This is when the diamond comes alive and sparkles ferociously, showing its fire and brilliance. Whilst this subject is rarely discussed when buying a diamond...
  4. Amethyst

    Amethyst
    A popular choice for a christening present for children born in February under the star sign of Pisces, amethyst is also often used as a gemstone in eternity rings and engagement rings. Amethyst was at one time perhaps one of the most highly regarded gemstones due its supposed healing and protective properties, as reported by both the ancient Egyptians and...

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