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Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

What are Promise Rings? The Meaning & Purpose of Commitment Rings

Promise rings and commitment rings explained

What are Promise Rings? We are regularly asked the question “What’s a promise ring?” Promise rings are otherwise known as commitment rings. They symbolise a promise to oneself or to another person. The term derives from the US jewellery market. In contrast, shoppers use the term Commitment ring more often. Typically plain or stone set, Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

How to Tell a Fake Diamond from a Real Diamond – 8 Different Ways

Real diamonds vs Fake diamonds

How to Tell a Real Diamond From a Fake Diamond in 8 Different Ways Have you ever wondered how to tell a real diamond? How do you know if a diamond is real or fake? Different kinds of diamond fakes A real and fake diamond look very similar. There are simulant and synthetic diamonds. Many Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

Baguette Diamonds VS Emerald Cut Diamonds – Which Gets Your Vote?

Emerald Cut and Baguette Step Cut Diamonds

Baguette cut diamond or Emerald cut – Which would you choose? Baguette diamonds and Emerald cut diamonds look very similar. In fact, both diamond styles feature simple step cut facets. Similarly, both possess a rectangular shape. By comparison, Baguette cut diamonds have pointed corners. In contrast, Emerald cuts have ‘wedge’ shaped polished corners. Typically, Emerald Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.