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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 Definitive Guide to Cushion Cut Diamonds & Engagement Rings

0.70ct Cushion cut diamond example

What is a Cushion Cut Diamond? Cushion cut diamonds merge the beauty of the Princess cut and Round brilliant-cut diamond shapes. A cushion cut is a square or squarish-rectangular cut with rounded corners and 58 brilliant-style facets that resembles a pillow shape—giving rise to the name of this distinctive diamond shape. Cushion-cut diamonds are listed 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

How to Buy an Engagement Ring Without Knowing Her Finger Size

Buying an engagement ring when you really don’t know her finger size Over my 25 years in the jewellery industry, I have helped many buyers choose the perfect diamond engagement ring—despite total uncertainty about their partner’s finger size. Just today, a young gentleman walked into our showroom and made this very statement. “I need an engagement 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

Diamond Set Wedding Rings for Nurses and Health Workers

Sparkle Cut Wedding Ring

Can nurses and health care workers in the NHS wear a diamond wedding ring? Many of our clients work directly with patients within the NHS. As such, there are certain restrictions regarding hygiene regulations when it comes to stone set jewellery. Many local NHS policies allow for a plain wedding ring : Patient safety. Effective 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