5 diamonds we could never afford!
Just the other week at a Sotheby’s auction, a diamond of incredible beauty sold for such a staggering amount of money that it got me thinking about diamonds and why we hold them to be so valuable.
The very first tool I picked up at collage was a jeweller’s saw. Given a bundle of tiny saw blades and a couple of pieces of brass sheet I was instructed to saw straight lines. Sounds simple doesn’t it? Continue reading
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, what would a diamond’s be?
Out of the four C’s – carat, colour, cut and clarity, hands down cut would win. In fact, some diamond graders consider cut to be worth 50% of a diamond’s value. While everyone gossips about the carat weight in an engagement ring they really should be impressed with Continue reading
Looking for a gift for a November birthday?
Cushion cut ring by Toronto artist Kathryn Rebecca
Looking for that perfect November birthday gift? Topaz is the traditional stone of choice. It has long been coveted for its deep golden colour and sparkle and is one of the 12 gemstones mentioned in the Book of Revelations. Some say it derives its name from the Continue reading