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Cushion Cut Sapphires

Gemstones

Sapphire Gemstones

At Blackacre we adore sapphires, they have superb qualities and naturally are found in an abundance of colours.

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Pearl & diamond flower earrings

Gemstones

Understanding Pearl types

When opening oysters, there’s often always a customer waiting with baited breath to see whether they have one of the...

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Rough Diamond Ring

Gemstones

The History of Diamonds

In the 1st century AD, Pliny the roman naturalist stated “Diamond is the most valuable, not only of precious stones,...

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Blue and Pink Diamonds

Gemstones

Blue Diamonds: The Heart of the Ocean

Coloured diamonds have been at the top of wish lists for centuries, their natural beauty and rarity has caused many...

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Solitaire Engagement Ring

Useful Tips

Engagement ring buying guide

Step 1: Starting pointFrom the outset there are two key starting points for choosing a ring i) design ideas ii) a rough...

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Emerald gemstone

Gemstones

Emeralds gemstones & jewellery

A gemstone once prized by the Pharaoh Cleopatra and in the first century AD Pliny the elder stated that “nothing greens...

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