Where do teal sapphires come from?

Teal sapphires, peacock sapphires, mermaid sapphires, parti sapphires. There are many names given to these beautiful sapphires that show varying combinations of blue, green and yellow colours and they have been mined in many countries around the world. As is the case with many aspects of the jewellery and gemstone industry, there are many misunderstandings [...]

Where do teal sapphires come from?2023-12-04T10:55:50+02:00

Captivated by Colour, Part II: Pink diamonds

Welcome to our second installment of Captivated by Colour and this time, we’re looking at pink diamonds. Pink diamonds are one of the rarest colours of diamonds and one of the most prized and valued. Many people will ask about coloured diamonds, but very few people know how rare they are, or how expensive they [...]

Captivated by Colour, Part II: Pink diamonds2020-09-14T19:38:25+02:00

An obsession with opal (October’s birthstone)

If you’re lucky enough to be an October baby, you have two birthstones to choose from – opal and tourmaline. Both are equally gorgeous but they’re radically different to each other and require different levels of care. Let's start with opal.... Perhaps one of the most beautiful gemstones around, opal is a hydrous silicate mineral [...]

An obsession with opal (October’s birthstone)2020-09-14T19:38:30+02:00

Harry Winston buys record-breaking pink diamond

Each November, leading auction houses Sotheby’s and Christie’s hold back-to-back auctions on consecutive days, with each house auctioning a collection of exquisite, rare and collectible gems and jewellery. Often, records will fall at these auctions; highest diamond prices per carat and the highest price ever paid for a single diamond are just some of the [...]

Harry Winston buys record-breaking pink diamond2020-09-14T19:38:41+02:00
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