AAA grade tanzanite and sapphire: South Africa, we have a problem

If, like many people, you are shopping for AAA grade sapphires or tanzanites in South Africa right now, you must read this article. These blue gemstones are popular in South Africa, particularly when it comes [...]

By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho: Home of BIG diamonds!

If you’re looking for big diamonds, there’s one particular area where the world’s biggest diamonds come from – Southern Africa, incorporating South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho. Ever since the world’s biggest ever diamond, the Cullinan [...]

By |September 8th, 2021|Categories: Diamonds|

The KZN diamond rush – and how we knew they weren’t real diamonds

In mid-June 2021, news broke of the discovery of a new diamond deposit in KZN (Kwa-Zulu Natal), South Africa, causing a massive diamond rush. South Africa has a long and famous diamond history, dating back [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Oval diamonds: The most popular diamond shape in South Africa

If you were to ask any jeweller in South Africa what the most popular fancy cut diamond shape is right now (“now” being May 2021), their answer is going to be “oval diamonds”. Across South [...]

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: Diamonds|Tags: , , |
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