diamond Tag Archives

cubic zirconia vs. diamonds

You’ve probably seen the term “CZ” floating around on your favourite jewellery retailer sites, but do you know what it means? CZ stands for Cubic Zirconia, which is a synthesised material used to create diamond-like looking stones. They are hard and usually colourless, but they can easily be made coloured. Cubic Zirconia’s are generally used in more affordable jewellery as they mimic the look of …

the april birthstone edit: diamond & clear

All you April babies, you are lucky aren’t you! Arguably the best birthstone to have, but also the most expensive, the diamond is most commonly used in engagement rings, but are also popular in earrings. White diamonds are the most common variety of diamond, and the brighter the white, generally the more expensive the diamond. However, diamonds also come in various other colours such as …

jewellery care guide: how to clean your jewellery

If you love jewellery as much as we do, you’ll have noticed that sometimes, your favourite bling loses its shine. Any jewellery can get a bit grubby or dull after a while, whether it’s silver that’s tarnished, gemstones that have got dirt in the settings, or gold that looks less shiny than it was. The good news is that you can clean any of your …

geometric jewellery we adore

There’s something about the clean, minimal lines of geometric shaped jewellery that’s just so effortlessly stylish. Circles, triangles, hexagons, squares… the effect is timeless, beautiful and yet edgy and contemporary. The simplicity of this style of jewellery means you can layer up with several pieces or alternatively keep it super simple with just one or two gorgeous items. Dress them up for work, or down …

birthstones: everything you need to know

What is a birthstone? A birthstone is a gemstone which is associated with a particular month in the year. Do you know your birthstone?  There’s something wonderfully mystical about birthstones. Have you ever wondered why certain stones are associated with months of the year and where the concept originated? It turns out it’s an idea that’s been around for a while. Thousands of years, in …