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A moment with Sir Gabriel Tolkowsky, 'the father of modern brilliance'

Over a career spanning more than six decades, Sir Gabriel ‘Gabi’ Tolkowsky’s name has become synonymous with the art of diamond cutting. Here is Jeweller's exclusive moment with the father of modern brilliance. Read more »

Diamonds
Making the cut: A to Z diamond cuts

In the quest for ever-more beautiful and brilliant diamonds, creativity and innovation abound in the world of diamond cuts, writes Arabella Roden. Read more »

Feature Stories
Gem Quarter: Every hue of green and blue

Jeweller discovers the chemical and structural causes of colour in captivating natural blue and green gemstones, from Ceylon sapphires to imperial jade. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Neha Dani ring; Le Vian pendant; Chopard earrings Below: Lydia Courteille cuff; Tiffany & Co. ring.

Gemstones
Unusual Opal Part I: Fire opal

Opal is famous for the incredible array of colours displayed, from vibrant reds – the most prized – to velvety purples and everything in between. Read more »
Learn about how the art of gemstone cutting can transform a crystal and bring out its best qualities, from colour to size and sparkle.

Feature Stories
Coloured gemstones: A cut above

Justin K Prim explores the fascinating variety of coloured gemstone cuts and how each one enhances the rough crystal to its full potential. Read more »

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International Diamond Market Snapshot – August 2021

In this latest NCDIA report, ROBERT BOUQUET covers key events and developments through July to August, and provides some insight into the near-future of the diamond trade.  Read more »
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact international watch exhibitions – the question is, how will the industry respond?

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Watching the watch industry in a lockdown world

As a reincarnated Baselworld draws closer, MARTIN FOSTER explores the complications of the international watch industry since the onset of the global COVID pandemic and looks toward 2022. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Lance Fischer earrings; Kat Florence necklace; Erica Courtney ring.

Gemstones
Diaspore: Colour and light

Diaspore derives its name from the Greek word diaspora – meaning ‘to scatter’. The prized colour-change varieties may be better known as Csarite or, formerly, Zultanite. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Kat Florence ring; OGI necklace; Nikos Koulis earrings

Gemstones
Apatite: A touch of mystery

Apatite derives its name from the Greek word apate, meaning to deceive – referring to how this gemstone is often confused with other minerals, including the striking Parai´ba tourmaline. Read more »

Engagement Rings
Non-traditional engagement rings for alternative brides

Diamonds aren't every girl’s best friend – so it’s just as well there’s an endless array of unconventional engagement rings for the bride-to-be looking for something different. Read more »
Natural diamond crystal nestled in kimberlite. Image: Shutterstock

Diamonds
Why diamonds?: Exploring the history and future of the world’s most iconic gemstone

Australian geologist EWEN TYLER (AM) has been called the 'Father of Australian diamonds', having led the discovery of the country's three diamond mines. Here, he reflects on humanity’s captivation with these shimmering stones. Read more »

Gemstones
Pretty in pink: Kunzite

Kunzite, a variety of spodumene, is a relatively lesser-known gem in the world of jewellery – yet its beautiful pink-to- violet colouring, owed to the presence of manganese, continues to attract a growing number of admirers and collectors. Read more »
Fancy colour diamonds offer stunning creative potential. Image: Graff Tribal Collection Campaign 2021, David Morris necklace

Diamonds
Fancy colour diamonds: A natural selection

While a relatively niche category, the creative appeal and attractive margins of fancy colour diamonds mean they continue to punch above their weight for jewellers, writes ARABELLA RODEN. Read more »
The four record breaking lots from Christie's recent auction. Left to right: The 'Sakura diamond' pink diamond ring; Muzo x Argyle emerald and pink diamond earrings; the 'Sweet Heart' pink diamond ring; Burmese ruby ring

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Recent record breakers: Pink diamond sold for $37 million

Auction house Christie’s has recorded several outstanding results in its recent ‘Magnificent Jewels’ sale in Hong Kong, including the Sakura Diamond, which became the largest purple-pink flawless diamond ever sold at auction. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Anna Hu brooch; Fred Leighton necklace; Neha Dani bracelet.

Gemstones
The magic of moonstone

The aptly named moonstone has been associated with the moon across various cultures throughout history. In Hindu mythology, moonstone is believed to be made of solidified moonbeams. Read more »

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