• All
  • Birthday Gemstones
  • Collections
  • Events
  • Historic Jewels
  • Iconic Jewellery Design
  • Royal Jewels

Remember my recent post about the incredibly rare 102-carat, D, flawless, type IIa oval-cut diamond Sotheby’s was selling without reserve?...

Have you ever wondered what the size of a 271-carat rough diamond crystal looks like?  Well, it’s big, as in the size of a small fist. This rough, discovered in 2018 at the Victor Mine in Ontario, is the largest diamond of its kind discovered in North America....

Much of the diamond jewellery that I see is mounted, which makes grading them challenging. In July, I enrolled in a week-long course offered by the National Association of Jewellers and taught by the renowned Eric Emms....