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.
Sotheby’s is about to auction off this 10.10 carat blue diamond, the De Beers Millennium Jewel 4, in Hong Kong.
Diamonds can come in a wide variety of shapes which give the stones unique characteristics.
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.
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