Value For Money?
When is something seemingly too cheap or too dear? I want to look at the latter first – the phrase ‘too dear’.... Read More
A Warning About Buying Jewellery Online
It is illegal to sell anything in the UK made from a precious metal whether, Gold, Platinum, Palladium or Silver, without a... Read More
‘Sky Diamonds’ – Don’t Be fooled!
I have just returned from holiday in Turkey where I discovered 2 stores in our resort selling a brand called Sky Diamonds.... Read More
Understanding Hallmarking & The Significance Of Each Mark
Following on from my previous blog highlighting the general lack of understanding the British public seem to have with regards to Hallmarking... Read More
Shocking Article I Read Recently In A Jewellery Trade Magazine
To me the most shocking aspect of this fraud was that retail jewellers were tricked. They, at least, should have known better!... Read More
Buyer: Beware of the Fraudsters!
Following up on my ‘Buyer Beware’ case study highlighting the pitfalls of buying loose diamonds ‘blind’ over the internet or in foreign... Read More
The unit known as ‘Carat’ and my USP
Did you know that the unit, known as carat, that we use to quantify and sell diamonds is not a measurement but... Read More