Category Archives: Diamonds

Diamond Archives

Learn about diamonds with the Serendipity blog. From our many years working with diamonds, we explore and uncover the World of gemstones. From origin, to types of diamond and applications within the jewellery industry. Let us take you on a journey of discovery to learn about the 4 C’s of diamond value, diamond certification and the beauty of diamond jewellery in a collection of related blog posts.

Serendipity was founded in 2007 as an online resource and jewellery retailer. Over a decade of progress, Serendipity now stands as an authority on in their field. Their team create responsibly sourced jewellery and are amongst the first Fairtrade Gold jewellers working with fully traceable gemstones within the UK. Their working knowledge of gems is backed by GIA training and over 50 years of collective knowledge. Their expertise in diamond jewellery is second to none with a solid understanding of customer service in all things diamonds related.

Size Differences Between 2 Carat and 3 Carat Diamonds

3 carat diamond

2 carat and 3 carat diamonds compared Today’s blog post compares the size of 2 and 3 carat diamonds.  To demonstrate, we added photographs of different diamond shapes. For example, Princess cut. Taken on a regular camera, the following diamond photos give a better idea of diamond size. Diamond prices for 2 and 3 carat 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.

Avoid the Cost of a Replacement GIA Certificate with a GIA Report Check

GIA certificate

Replacing a lost GIA diamond certificate Your GIA certificate is an important document. Furthermore, it gives important information about your diamond . Unfortunately, buyers lose their original GIA certificate. In other situations, some second hand buyers lack the original report supplied to the first buyer. Why is the GIA report check important? The GIA report 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 Real Diamond From a Fake 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.