Gemology

Can Lab-grown Diamonds Replace The Real Thing?

Billy Porter is a man who knows how to rise to a fashion occasion. For the 2019 Met Gala, the "Pose" star dressed as the Pharaoh god Ra and was carried onto...

What Are Diamond Accents?

Abstract: Diamond accents are those small diamonds that are set around a center diamond or a precious gemstone. These surrounding diamonds are designed to enhance the overall beauty of the jewellery.

The World’s Rarest & Most Famous Rubies

Specialists from Christie’s Sotheby’s and Philips share the stories behind these record- breaking stones. With their breath-taking crimson hue and mystical origins, rubies have captivated humans for centuries....

Cartier Jewels – An Expert Guide

The House of Cartier - An expert overview of the illustrious maison, the jeweller of choice for kings and queens, celebrities and tycoons. Illustrated with historic and beautiful Cartier necklaces, bracelets,...

The Most Famous Jewellery Collectors Of All Times.

Queen Elizabeth II It's hardly surprising that, as the Queen of England, you might inherit and receive a rather spectacular private collection of jewels, and in fact our...

Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond 5.04ct & Ring Sold ~US$10.55 Million

A superb fancy vivid Blue Diamond of 5.04ct and Diamond Ring was sold this month at an auction by Sotheby in Hong Kong for HK$81,796,000 or ~US$10.55 million.

7 Of The Most Expensive Coloured Diamonds – Where They Are Now.

From a Hong Kong tycoon who paid a fortune for diamonds for his young daughters, to rumours of a cursed gem, coloured diamonds are as intriguing as they are beautiful.

Christie’s Hong Kong Auction: 12 ct Blue Diamond Fetches $15.9 Million.

A 12.11-carat fancy intense blue diamond is sold for $15.9 million (HK$122 million) at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction. The internally flawless marquise-shaped, brilliant-cut gem was sold...

29-Carat D-Color Diamond Breaks Online Auction Record

New York—The largest D-color diamond to be auctioned via the internet is now the most expensive jewel ever sold at an online-only auction. The 28.86 carat D-color, Emerald...

The Great Dresden Heist, November 25 2019

The Green Vault at the Green Castle is a museum located in Dresden, Germany which contains the largest treasure collection in Europe. The museum was founded in 1723 by Augustus the...
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Abstract: My mother taught me the San Zi Jing (三字經), the...
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In Mogok, Every One Has A Dream!

Abstract: In Mogok, the Valley of Rubies, every one has a dream. The dream of finding...

Our Sojourn To Mogok – The Ruby Land

Abstract: In early 2000, Calvin, my second son, and I were on a 7 days sojourn...

Question: Who Is More Virtuous Of The Two?

Abstract: While we were in London having our lunch at Leicester Square, I posed this question...

Our Story Begins Here …

Abstract: I have a passion to write. Especially when a story lies hidden for so long...