Wholesale diamonds Melbourne

20 Year Wedding Anniversary

We were contacted by a client who wanted to upgrade his wife’s diamond ring for their 20th wedding anniversary as a special surprise for her.  We found him a gorgeous 2.50ct H SI Round Brilliant diamond which fit within his budget (which he was extremely happy about!).  He surreptitiously took a photo of his wife’s original engagement ring which he wanted to replicate for the new ring.  After a few secret emails and interpretations of his rough sketches, we got the design exactly as he wanted.  We crafted the ring, engraved “You and I Forever” inside the band as requested, set the diamond and sent the ring to him just in…

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10 Incredible Facts about Diamonds

Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of April, which means that the lucky ladies born in April can ask for these gorgeous gemstones as birthday presents ! We’ve put together 10 interesting facts and bits of knowledge about diamonds: Diamonds are billions of years old—in some cases more than three billion years old. The ancient Romans and Greeks believed that diamonds were tears cried by the gods or splinters from falling stars, and Romans believed that Cupid’s arrows were tipped with diamonds (perhaps the earliest association between diamonds and romantic love). Diamonds form about 100 miles below ground and have been carried to the earth’s surface by deep volcanic…

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Blue Diamonds – why are they so expensive?

A recent report of the FCRF (Fancy Colour Research Foundation) highlighted that blue diamonds are reaching a peak in diamond prices – but why are blue diamonds so expensive? Well, these diamonds are very rare, especially the ones very intense in colour. We have always thought of diamonds to be white and sparking however, the fact is that diamonds are available in colours such as black, pink, red, yellow and blue. As a rule, it is said that pink diamonds are the most expensive as they are extremely rare but the same can be said for blue diamonds and this is why the price is high.   What causes a…

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