The ONLY reason to buy lab-grown diamonds [And it might not be the reason you think]

As we come to the end of 2023, we can truly say that it has been the year of the lab-grown diamond. Enquiries in South Africa have rocketed, supplies are plentiful, and the wall of buyer resistance is being torn down. Whilst there is still much confusion surrounding lab-grown diamonds, we’re finding that more and [...]

The ONLY reason to buy lab-grown diamonds [And it might not be the reason you think]2023-12-04T10:55:43+02:00

South African diamonds: 8 things you didn’t know

South African diamonds are well known the world over and for many people, diamonds are what come to mind when you think about South Africa. Much of this has to do with the legacy of De Beers, perhaps the world’s most famous diamond mining company and who, of course, have their history firmly rooted in [...]

South African diamonds: 8 things you didn’t know2023-12-04T10:55:45+02:00

Buying a trendy engagement or wedding ring? Read this first!

Trendy engagement and wedding rings will come and go, as styles and designs change constantly. Round diamonds will always be in demand, and “Princess Diana” sapphire rings will likely remain popular for decades to come. But, in this era of rapidly changing ideas and internet-inspired creativity, some jewellery designs will never stand the test of [...]

Buying a trendy engagement or wedding ring? Read this first!2023-12-04T10:55:52+02:00

All you need to know about Toi et Moi rings

Like many jewellery trends, the Toi et Moi ring trend (which has now hit South Africa) is a new take on an old-style, made famous again by some in-the-spotlight celebrities. Back in 2018, Emily Ratajkowski set Instagram ablaze when she posted a photo of her Toi et Moi engagement ring, presented to her by long-time [...]

All you need to know about Toi et Moi rings2023-12-04T10:55:53+02:00

Buying a diamond? Why you can’t only trust the 4C’s.

If you’re interested in buying a diamond in South Africa, there are a few things you need to be aware of and know about. Buying a diamond can be an incredibly complicated process and sometimes, diamond dealers and jewellery stores will bombard you with industry terms that are designed to confuse you. If a diamond [...]

Buying a diamond? Why you can’t only trust the 4C’s.2023-12-04T10:55:56+02:00

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 Africa, and the world, diamond cutters, traders and manufacturing jewellers are struggling to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for [...]

Oval diamonds: The most popular diamond shape in South Africa2023-12-04T10:56:07+02:00

Captivated by Colour, Part III: Blue diamonds

Welcome to the third chapter of Captivated by Colour and this time, blue diamonds are in the spotlight. Considered one of the rarest colours, blue diamonds have an enigma and appeal that very few other colours hold. It’s still April, so diamonds are still the birthstone for the rest of the month. It’s only a [...]

Captivated by Colour, Part III: Blue diamonds2020-09-14T19:38:25+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

How much is a diamond in South Africa?

As a leading independent engagement ring manufacturing jeweller, we frequently get asked a number of  questions, the most common being an what a diamond actually costs. Whilst this seems like a simple question, the answer is far from simple. In fact, there is no answer to the question. Instead, the answer is in fact more [...]

How much is a diamond in South Africa?2020-09-14T19:38:26+02:00

We want to be the best jeweller in South Africa [not the cheapest]

We’re not trying to be the cheapest manufacturing jeweller in South Africa. We’re trying to be the best manufacturing jeweller in South Africa. There’s a lot of competition in the diamond, gemstone and manufacturing jeweller arena in South Africa. A quick search online will bring up hundreds of private jewellers (like Katannuta Diamonds) in addition [...]

We want to be the best jeweller in South Africa [not the cheapest]2020-09-14T19:38:27+02:00
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