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The History and Meaning of April’s Birthstone

The origin of birthstones is believed to date back to the breastplate of Aaron, which contained 12 gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. In the ancient Roman times, birthstones were believed to possess spiritual and magical energies that could be used as protection. The Hebrew temple priests would wear a breastplate with 12 gems on it, with each stone a different colour.

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Diamonds

Diamonds are more than just dazzling gemstones; they have a fascinating history and are steeped in mystery. Here are 10 interesting diamond facts that you may not know:

The History of the Wedding Ring

For centuries, couples around the world have been symbolising their unconditional love for one another with a beautiful diamond engagement ring. Discover the fascinating history of the wedding ring and why it has been a customary way to showcase your love and commitment.
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Top 10 facts about diamonds you didn’t know

Over the years, a diamond has remained one of the most spectacular gemstones of all time. But what exactly makes the diamond so fascinating?
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Top Fancy Colour Diamonds From South Africa

Even though diamonds are prized as the quintessential colourless stone, they’re also found in a variety of different colours such as blue, pink, yellow diamonds. In fact, South Africa is home to some of the rarest and most valuable natural fancy colour diamonds in the world.

The Best Diamond Jewellery at the 2019 Oscars

When it comes to glamorous red carpet events such as the 2019 Oscars, Hollywood stars sure know how to make an entrance. From Lady Gaga’s world-renowned yellow diamond necklace to Charlize Theron’s gorgeous display of layered diamond accessories we can’t get enough of the array of diamond sparkle worn on the Oscars Red Carpet.