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The Bench Jewellery Blog

Red Diamonds

Red diamonds are extremely rare and astronomically expensive. Only a small handful of predominantly red diamonds have ever been documented.

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Precious Jewellery Metals

In the world of jewellery, precious metals include gold, silver and platinum. Learn more about these precious jewellery metals and their unique qualities.

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What is Platinum?

Platinum is a naturally white metal that is very durable and dense. Platinum is a rare and beautiful metal that is popular for high-end jewellery.

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Moussaieff Red Diamond

The famous Moussaieff Red Diamond is 5.11 carats with a triangular brilliant cut, and is the world's largest known red diamond.

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Rare Blue Diamond Sells for Auction Record

Remember this 10.10 carat fancy vivid blue diamond that was going up for auction at Sotheby's Asia? It ended up selling for a record-breaking $41.4 million Canadian.

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Shirley Temple Blue Diamond

Sotheby's has announced another stellar blue diamond to add to the recent frenzied demand for fancy coloured diamonds - the Shirley Temple Blue diamond.

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