Lucara Publishes Photograph of 336 Carat Diamond

Lucara 336 carat diamond

Photograph copyright Lucara 2015 On August 17th the Lucara Diamond Corporation released details of the recovery of a number of exceptional diamonds from its Karowe Mine located in Botswana. The photograph followed news of the exceptional diamond. The recent news included details of the discovery and recovery of a prodigious Type IIa, 336 carat diamond. In addition to this recovery, a Read the full article…

The Double Halo Engagement Ring – Photo of the Day

Double halo engagement ring

In today’s photograph, we decided to include a context shot of a very special ring commission created for one of our clients. This impressive double halo engagement ring was set with 1 carat of round brilliant cut diamonds. Photographed with the original documentation, the image shows the completed ring commission, alongside the supporting documents – GIA certificate and CanadaMark card for the central round Read the full article…

10 Reasons to Consider 4 Claw Diamond Engagement Rings

4 Claw engagement ring Sancy

Sancy a perfect design for larger diamonds Benefits of four claw engagement ring settings Many of the modern engagement ring designs that you will see in retail stores and online, favour the four claw setting style. Across many variations, the same simple design applies to most styles. Four claws or prongs rise towards the edge of your Read the full article…

Clarity Characteristics of Diamonds – Feathers Clouds & Twinning Wisps

Feather shown within a large Emerald cut diamond.

I took this photograph to show the visibility of a small feather seen below the table facet of an Emerald cut diamond.  Clarity Characteristics of Diamonds Today’s post is devoted to the clarity characteristics of diamonds. There are many descriptions fitting for diamond inclusions. Today I’ve added each characteristic with a detailed description for each Read the full article…

Vintage Diamond Eternity Rings – Ribbons and Twists

Vintage Eternity Rings - Ribbons , Bowties and Twists

Vintage detail for diamond eternity rings Earlier today we introduced two magnificent vintage eternity ring designs to our collection. Both designs feature characteristic details in common with classic vintage styling. A few of these elements are noted below for reference. Ring designs shown above include : – Vintage bowtie eternity ring GHR009 Vintage diamond ribbon eternity Read the full article…