The Wittelsbach Diamond

“Every diamond is a story as old as the earth and will outlast us all.” The Wittelsbach Diamond is no different – and its tale is a captivating one. It’s not just a remarkable gemstone because of its size, flawless clarity or stunning color, either. Read More …

All About Diamonds!

“Diamonds” – When we hear this word, the first thing comes to our mind is its sparkling beauty followed by its cost, and also Leonardo DiCaprio’s Blood Diamond movie. Why Diamonds are so costly? Why it is very special? What exactly it is? This Article Read More …

What Are Fancy Color Diamonds?

Fancy colored diamonds are naturally colored diamonds. Past the color grade Z – on the white diamond scale – each color is the cause of certain alterations in the atomic structure of the rough. Once mined, the diamonds are cut to a shape the gemologist Read More …

The Centenary Diamond

Everyone hears about the Cullinan diamond, but not much is mentioned about the Centenary Diamond. Here’s its story. The diamond Jubilee of De Beers Consolidated Mines passed off quietly in 1948, the massive post-WWII growth and expansion of the diamond industry had barely begun, while Read More …

A Brief Look at the History & Evolution of the Diamond

3.3 Billion years ago Almost 200 km below the earth’s surface carbon began to evolve under extreme pressure and heat, the beginnings of the formation of the most valued commodity on earth, the Diamond. 322 BC – 185 BC Diamonds begin to appear in Europe Read More …

A Little Diamond Magic Won’t Hurt

Diamonds were once believed to hold many magical, mystical and medicinal properties. The phosphorescence of certain diamonds (their ability to glow in the dark) was considered a proof of the stone’s extraordinary powers. Diamonds were thought to calm the mentally ill, and to ward off Read More …

Some of the World’s Most Famous Diamonds

The history of diamonds claims stories of famous diamonds often have complex and even controversial histories because of the secrecy surrounding such stones The Star of Africa At 530.20 carats the Cullinan I or Star Africa diamond is the largest cut diamond in the world. Read More …

Some Amazing Facts About Diamonds

15 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT DIAMONDS Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of April, meaning that April-born ladies have an extra reason to ask for gifts of sparkling diamond jewelry (or buy diamonds for themselves). To celebrate these dazzling gemstones, I’ve rounded up fifteen interesting Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Doris Panos

Tracing back many generations, Doris Panos’ family was involved in the art of jewelry making. Though her father was a dentist, all of her uncles were jewelers. Not surprisingly, Doris preferred diamonds over dentures. Therefore, it was inevitable that Doris follow the traditions and passion Read More …

Women and Jewelry: Gumuchian

Since the turn of the century, the Gumuchian name has earned a well-established reputation in the diamond and jewelry industry for providing superior craftsmanship and spectacular designs. Jewelry designed by Women for Women – the Gumuchian ladies have been manufacturing high quality jewelry in the Read More …