Category Archives: Jewellery News

The 16.08 Carat Pink Rolls-Royce of Diamonds

Christies 16.08ct Pink Cushion Cut Diamond

Photo credit Christies On November 10th, one of the rarest natural pink diamonds will be auctioned alongside some of the most Magnificent Jewels at Christies, in Geneva. The estimated value of the diamond has been set at 23 – 28 million US Dollars. Previously purchased 10 years ago, the item is currently owned by a US 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.

Lucara Publishes Photograph of 336 Carat Diamond

Lucara 336 carat diamond

Photograph copyright Lucara 2015 On August 17th the Lucara Diamond Corporation released details of the recovery of a number of exceptional diamonds from its Karowe Mine located in Botswana. The photograph followed news of the exceptional diamond. The recent news included details of the discovery and recovery of a prodigious Type IIa, 336 carat diamond. In addition to this recovery, a 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 Diamond That Looks Like a Pearl – Spherical Diamond Cuts

9.41ct perfect spherical diamond that looks like a pearl. Photo credit Deborah Mazza.

The Unique Spherical Diamond  On a recent field trip to the gem cutting centre of Idar-Oberstein in Germany, a group of gemmologists from the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Gem-A, were privileged to be shown a most unusual diamond. The stone, cut by master diamond cutters Ph.Hahn & Sohne, had all the appearance at first 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.