The Bench Jewellery Blog


Amethysts are beautiful gemstones with a rich history, and amethyst can also boast the claim of being the birthstone for February.


De Beers Millennium Jewel 4

Sotheby’s is about to auction off this 10.10 carat blue diamond, the De Beers Millennium Jewel 4, in Hong Kong.


Diamond Shapes Explained

Diamonds can come in a wide variety of shapes which give the stones unique characteristics.


The 4Cs of Diamond Quality

The Gemological Institute of America created the standards that the jewellery industry now uses to judge all diamonds: the 4 Cs – Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight.


What is Bench Jewellery

"A bench jeweller is an artisan who uses a combination of jewellery-making skills to make and repair jewellery."


The Cullinan Diamonds

Learn about the Cullinan diamond, arguably the most famous diamond find in history.