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A Look at Mining in South Africa

The year was 1867 and the discovery of a single diamond on the shores of the Orange River changed the landscape and economic standpoint of South Africa dramatically. Fortune seekers rushed to South Africa for their chance to find more diamonds and discovered the large pocket of diamonds in Kimberley. Although completely out of diamonds…

Design a ring

You don’t have to be a designer to design a ring. Everyone and anyone can design rings these days, all you need is a hood eye, imagination, and knowing which materials fit together. To design rings you can also just use a pencil, a piece of paper, and an eraser. You just need to be…

All About Diamond Tennis Bracelets

The Diamond tennis bracelet has been popular ever since it was worn by the tennis player Chris Evert. Her own diamond bracelet broke during a tennis match in 1987 and the match needed to be paused while she recovered the diamonds that had fallen off the broken bracelet. While tennis bracelets are generally quite elegant…

Illegal diamond trade prevails

In Africa, trading in diamonds is a huge industry, especially for those who own the mines. The miners though have, for years, risked their lives to try and get their share in the business, most times Illegal diamond trade prevails. Since so many mines have retrenched staff in the last few years, there has been…

Jewellery Trends Move Towards Gemstones

There is a new trend among jewellery consumers and jewellery trends. A noticeable shift away from diamonds and a move towards gemstones like pink sapphires, red rubies, tanzanite, and so on. One of the reasons is a new inclination or trend towards more colourful jewellery pieces or jewellery pieces with more colourful accents. This trend…

Types of earrings for all occasions

A beautiful pair of earrings can accentuate a woman’s neck, jaw, hair, and the shape of her entire face. It is a wonder then that so many women choose to keep simple studs or pearls in their ears rather than experimenting with different lengths and materials when it comes to earrings. Buying fashion earrings have…

The popular diamond ring

Diamond rings sale has increased in recent years in South Africa. This is because more and more people in South Africa are starting to understand the meaning behind the diamond ring. Besides the fact that the ring is very expensive, it is also what it symbolizes. This type of ring is used traditionally in an…

5 Most Valuable Diamonds in the World

5 Most Valuable Diamonds Diamonds really are a girl’s best friend and they have fascinated the world over since their discovery. Familiarise yourself with five of the most valuable and expensive diamonds in the world and let yourself dream if only… Most Valuable Diamond #1 – Koh-I-Noor Koh-I-Noor is a Persian expression meaning Mountain of…

Gem Reviews Ghagoo Plans on Market Downturn

Gem Reviews Ghagoo Plans on Market Downturn Gem Diamonds has decided to respond to the recent downturn in the diamond market by reviewing expenditure on their projects. Included in this is Ghagoo mine, located in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, which is under construction at the moment. Due to the demand falling for diamonds and…