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Top 3 Pear Diamond Engagement Rings

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If you are looking for a diamond shape that is timeless, yet distinctive, then you can’t go past a pear shaped diamond. Pear shaped diamonds, sometimes referred to as “teardrop diamonds”, are named for their unique shape.  The pear diamond’s combination of the classic round cut with the stylish marquise diamond shape gives it a graceful and elongated appearance that is sure to stand out. Some celebrities who have chosen pear engagement rings include Elizabeth Taylor, Paris Hilton, Victoria Beckham, and Sophie Turner. POPULAR PEAR SHAPED DIAMOND RINGS We are often attracted to pear shaped diamonds for their versatility and eye-catching appearance. Whether set in a simple solitaire setting or surrounded by a…

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Unique Oval Engagement Rings

An oval shape diamond is the perfect choice for those who love the brilliance of a round cut diamond, but prefer something a little more unique! Oval engagement rings are increasing popula popular than ever, and for a good reason! With celebrities like Blake Lively, Jennifer Aniston, and Kate Middleton all wearing rings with oval shaped center gems, oval diamonds are becoming increasingly sought-after. Their shape is not only elegant and beautiful, but they are also a great option for the budget-conscious as they often appear bigger than other diamond shapes of equal carat weight. This is because the oval diamond’s elongated shape maximizes its surface area, resulting in a larger appearance. Popular…

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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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Sotheby’s Offers Rare 102ct. D-Flawless Diamond

Sotheby’s has unveiled a rare white diamond that, it claims, is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats possessing the highest cut, colour and clarity grades. Sotheby’s Diamonds, the group’s retail boutique, revealed the 102.34-carat, D-color, flawless stone to mark the first anniversary of its salon on London’s New Bond Street, the auction house said Thursday. The polished diamond — which is available for private purchase, rather than at auction — originated from a 425-carat rough that De Beers unearthed in Botswana. Diacore, a South Africa-based manufacturer, spent six months cutting and polishing it in Johannesburg and New York. The round shape is the most sought-after for colorless…

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The Peace Diamond

Sierra Leone will auction one of the world’s largest diamonds to fund development projects in the impoverished community where it was found. The 709-carat gem, named the “peace diamond”, was found in the eastern Kono region in March by a Christian pastor who handed it over to the West African country’s government to sell. More than 50 percent of the proceeds will directly fund clean water, electricity, schools, medical facilities, roads, and more in Sierra Leone, particularly in the village of Koryardu where the diamond was found. Diamonds fueled a decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone, ending in 2002, in which rebels forced civilians to mine the stones and bought…

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The Bachelor Engagement Ring

Are you going to be getting engaged soon along with the Bachelor?  View our new design that has been created especially for the girls saying “Yes” in the next month or two !  This on trend design comes in rose, yellow or white gold, and also platinum !  Contact us now on 1800 423 786 to find out more.  

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Large Diamond Found in Botswana Lucara November 2015

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 18, 2015) – Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC) (“Lucara” or the “Company”), the high quality diamond producer with assets in Botswana, is pleased to announce the recovery of a 1,111 carat gem quality, Type IIa diamond. Please see attached photos. The magnificent stone, which originated from the south lobe of Lucara’s Karowe Mine, is the world’s second largest gem quality diamond ever recovered and the largest ever to be recovered through a modern processing facility. The stone was recovered by the newly installed Large Diamond Recovery (“LDR”) XRT machines. The stone measures 65mm x 56mm x 40mm in size and is the largest ever…

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