All posts by Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark co-founded Serendipity Diamonds in 2007 after 20 years working with loose diamonds and jewellery. Mark is a keen jewellery and gemstone photographer, blogger and content writer. He works alongside a small team in their Ryde showroom and spends his spare time working on jewellery photography projects and with his two young children. I confirm the subscription of this blog to the Paperblog service under the username ukmarkj

Replica Engagement Rings – Buying a ‘Fake’ Engagement Ring for Travel Abroad

Replica engagement rings for travel

Do people buy fake engagement rings to travel abroad? We have been asked many times over the years to create replica engagement rings based on our existing jewellery designs. But why would anyone want a fake or replica engagement ring? The answer varies depending on personal circumstance. Travelling abroad with an expensive diamond ring Some of Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark co-founded Serendipity Diamonds in 2007 after 20 years working with loose diamonds and jewellery. Mark is a keen jewellery and gemstone photographer, blogger and content writer. He works alongside a small team in their Ryde showroom and spends his spare time working on jewellery photography projects and with his two young children. I confirm the subscription of this blog to the Paperblog service under the username ukmarkj

The Pro’s and Con’s of Diamond Earring Backs – Butterfly, Screw and Alpha Backs

Guide to earring backs

A guide to diamond earring backs from the Butterfly to the Screwback. There are many types of earring back, all suited to securing an expensive pair of diamond earrings. Some are more popular than others. For each different type, there are potential pro’s and con’s. Here you will discover a brief guide covering the advantages Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark co-founded Serendipity Diamonds in 2007 after 20 years working with loose diamonds and jewellery. Mark is a keen jewellery and gemstone photographer, blogger and content writer. He works alongside a small team in their Ryde showroom and spends his spare time working on jewellery photography projects and with his two young children. I confirm the subscription of this blog to the Paperblog service under the username ukmarkj

Ideas for Lilac Coloured Gemstones – Natural Purple Spinel

Natural lilac coloured purple spinel

Lilac Coloured Gemstones – Natural Spinel Earlier this week we were lucky enough to source a truly unique gemstone—a natural lilac coloured Spinel. This connoisseurs choice makes a rare and fascinating alternative to other types of gemstones offered by jewellers. Spinel is one of those gemstones that rarely features within commercial jewellery stores. Owing to the Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark co-founded Serendipity Diamonds in 2007 after 20 years working with loose diamonds and jewellery. Mark is a keen jewellery and gemstone photographer, blogger and content writer. He works alongside a small team in their Ryde showroom and spends his spare time working on jewellery photography projects and with his two young children. I confirm the subscription of this blog to the Paperblog service under the username ukmarkj