Category Archives: Gemstones

Pink Sapphires – Pink Perfection for Engagement Rings

Square Pink Sapphires Pair 5mm Square Pink Sapphires shown here. Weighing 0.75cts each. Used for our Pink Fliss Engagement rings.  “Sapphire” derives from the Latin “Sapphires” which means dear to the planet Saturn. Pink Sapphires work wonderfully well for engagement rings. Sapphires have a resistance of 9 on the Moh’s scale. They follow behind diamonds for their 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.

January Birthstone and the Beauty of Red Garnet

January birthstone red Garnet ring

Garnet is the birthstone for January Anyone celebrating a birthday at the start of each year benefits from Garnet for their birthstone. Associated with a deep-red colour, Garnet comes in many different hues. Rich in colour, transparent and inexpensive, Garnet makes an affordable choice when it comes to jewellery for a January birthday or anniversary. 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.

The Pumpkin Diamond – 11 Carats of Rough – Halloween Carved Pumpkin

Pumpkin diamond

11 Carats of Diamond carved into a Pumpkin How was the Pumpkin diamond discovered? The Pumpkin Diamond was found in South Africa in the 1990s. As far as we can tell, the diamond was first discovered by a farmer. Unlikely he was a Pumpkin farmer! The diamond in the 11.0cts of rough was a prominent 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.