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Jewellery Wisdom

Vintage Sapphire engagement ring image via Lang Antiques & Estate JewelleryHappy Birthday to everyone born in September – your birthstone is sapphire!Sapphires are one of this writer’s favourite jewelry gemstones, because of the intense cornflower blue colour associated with them. In Greek, sapphire literally means ‘blue’ and some of the finest examples of blue are

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Peridot the August birthstone and a new twist on an old style makes it a great choice for a unique eternity ring or anniversary gift.Peridot is one of the few stones that only occurs in one colour – an olive green. Some sources suggest that the name comes from the Arabic word faridat, meaning ‘gem’.

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 I never tire of seeing beautifully crafted jewellery. If someone is wearing a beautifully designed piece, my eye is drawn instantly to it, and I just have to enquire further! Ben’s family owned the famous Kozminsky – a Melbourne icon. Now Ben has branched out  with his own online jewellery business Ben Albrecht Jewellery  and

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The Brides Guide To Wedding JewelleryThe attention that you give to your appearance and that of the wedding party shows, especially when it comes to jewellery. The type of jewellery chosen for a wedding has the potential to elevate your appearance or detract from it. Read on for suggestions in selecting the appropriate gems.Jewellery and

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I saw a picture on the web page of a lady with her back to us and in her hair is a brooch. I’m pretty sure it’s not a comb or hair clip. It reminded me of a show we did a couple of years ago in the UK. The fashion shoot for the show

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Jewellery is somewhat of a passion of mine – I am incredibly sentimental when it comes to special pieces and always fascinated by the process that goes into creating something so small and delicate. Today’s expert knows a thing or two about jewels and I am thrilled to welcome Rohan Milne of Rohan Jewellery to

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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When I opened Holloway Diamonds (first called Precious Metals) in 1976 as a geologist with no diamond and jewellery experience I could not understand why badly cut lifeless diamonds often cost more than sparkling beauties! I discovered grading Cut is very hard, it is the Cinderella of the 4 C’s and so most diamonds are

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Knowledge of diamonds and stones is something that fascinates me. There is so much to learn and I am always interested in those who can teach us! Today’s expert is the very knowledgeable Garry Holloway of Melbourne based Holloway Diamonds. Holloway Diamonds is not only renowned for their stunning work, but the brand is also

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When organising a wedding, there seem to be a thousand things to think about. And that means a thousand decisions to be made!One of the most exciting decisions is, in our humble opinion, choosing your wedding jewellery! Apart from being those finishing touches to your outfit, it’s one opportunity when you can purchase jewellery without

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