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The Four C's

"The Four C's" are a term often used to describe the basic assessment of the quality of a diamond and are the four main factors which affect a diamond's price. The Four C's are:Cut Colour Clarity Carat Weight If you are just beginning the journey of searching for an engagement ring, or would just like more knowledge about the diamond studs you are buying, we are here to help.

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How to choose a bespoke engagement ring?

To many the words "Bespoke Engagement Ring" can incite alarm thinking about the vast number of combinations of shapes,...

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39.34 Carat Blue Diamond Sells for $40 Million

In April 2021 Petra Diamonds recovered a 39.34 carat exceptional Type IIb blue diamond. The enigmatic diamond was...

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Jewellery

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Emerald cut engagement rings are an elegant and timeless choice, their bold lines and and clean cut corners make them a...

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Jewellery

Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are a very personal item, they are usually, the only piece of jewellery that you wear every day, so...

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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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Bridal Jewellery Guide

Without a doubt, the most important pieces of jewellery on your wedding day are the rings, the symbol of eternal love,...

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Hannah McCollum - Blackacre Icons

ChicP is a young company founded by Hannah Mccollum, a London based food entrepreneur. 40% of British crops are...

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Engagement ring guide

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Why Blackacre?

We allow clients to get closer to the source with a team of experienced gemologists based in our central London...

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Diamond Shapes

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How to choose the best diamond shape and cut?

The preference of the shape of a diamond is a personal one. Some people like the soft curves of an oval whilst others...

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Spirit of the Rose pink diamond

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Exceptional 14.83ct Pink Diamond Sold At Sothebys for $26m

With the imminent closure of the Argyle Mine, the demand, and therefore, prices for pink diamonds are set to increase...

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Liv Burt - Blackacre Icons

We caught up with Olivia Burt, the only woman to reach the finals of the Roux Scholarship in the past 4 years, at the...

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Unique Oval Engagement Ring - Hardwicke

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How to choose an oval engagement ring?

Ovals have seen a popularity surge in the past couple of years, their shape is unique and elegant. Their popularity has...

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