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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.