KNOW YOUR STONES
Feel more empowered in your gemstone purchasing journey by learning in these blogs about some of the technical aspects of coloured gemstones and gemstone jewellery. Like with all precious items (think a piece of art or a beautiful car), it pays off to do some research beforehand and enjoy your gem even more!
ORANGE GEMS: MALAYA GARNET
Discover the rare malaya garnet with its pink-orange colour. Read on the history, fun facts and car instructions of this uniquely coloured sparkly gem.
BLUE GEMS: PARAIBA TOURMALINE
Discover the rare, vivd blue paraiba tourmaline. Learn about the history, fun facts and care instructions of this special gem...
COLOURED GEMSTONES' BEAUTY: HOW TO JUDGE IT
Curious to know what gemologists and gem dealers actually look at in order to assess the beauty of a coloured stone?
HOW TO BUY COLOURED GEMS AND WHICH QUESTIONS TO ASK
"What do you mean 95% of all rubies and blue sapphires in the world have been treated?" An exclamation I often hear...
IS A DIAMOND A GEMSTONE? WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?
Learn how gem dealers distinguish between a diamond and a gemstone.
REAL GEMSTONES OR FAKES? HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE
How do you know if a gemstone is real or fake? Here we dive into five key principles to help you become an educated buyer.
HOW TO JUDGET A BLUE SAPPHIRE'S QUALITY
Learn how the experts colour grade a blue sapphire and when a stone is considered good quality.
HOW TO BUY BLUE SAPPHIRES FOR YOUR BESPOKE JEWELLERY PIECE
Discover these 2 crucial buying tips to help you get the best stone for your budget.
WHAT IS A BLUE SAPPHIRE?
For those curious to discover what a blue sapphire is actually made of, what gives the stone its famed celestial blue colour...