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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Forever? Why the Diamond is the Timeless Gemstone for Engagement Rings


Today, women are enraptured by the idea of being presented with a gleaming diamond ring under a moonlit sky and illuminated by a thousand twinkling stars. Though this may seem like a modern way to ask for a woman’s hand in marriage, the idea of presenting a ring has actually been around since the Roman times. Back then, men would swap modest betrothal rings made of iron, then of gold.

When it comes to engagement rings, most people would immediately think of a gleaming diamond sparkling on a bride-to-be’s finger. It seems that diamonds have been the staple gemstone for engagement rings, and there’s a surprisingly rich history behind this.

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Jewellery Shops Delve Into the History Behind the Exquisite Turquoise


Throughout the course of history, much importance has been given to the blue-green gemstone known as turquoise. Regarded as one of the world’s most ancient gems, turquoise has been used as talismans for royalty, warriors, and shamans. Though it lacks the sparkle and clarity often found in other transparent coloured gemstones, it still manages to draw everyone’s attention with its multi-layered history and rich colour.

Today, jewellery pieces embedded with turquoise sold at jewellery shops are still sought after.

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Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Spreading the Holiday Cheer: Give the Gift of Jewellery This Season


Holidays are fast approaching, and the season of gift-giving has arrived once more. Make this season even more special by giving the gift of jewellery to your loved ones this holiday season! After all, there’s no other gift that’s more welcomed or treasured than diamonds sparkling off a finely-wrought jewellery piece.

You might be overwhelmed, though, with all the choices you have once you go to jewellers. With all the amazing jewellery pieces that you can give to your loved ones, you’ll want to pick the one that will feel the most special. Before you start your search, here are some factors that you’ll need to consider first.

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