Menu
Close

Product categories

Buying Tips

1st August 2018

Peridot. The August Birthstone.

written by Lorna Spencer
Peridot. The August Birthstone.

This birthstone is the gem variety of the mineral Olivine, which is found in peridotite rock, formed inside the earth’s mantle, and brought to the…

Read more
4th July 2018

Ruby. The July Birthstone.

written by Lorna Spencer
Ruby. The July Birthstone.

In the ancient language of Sanskrit, Ruby is called Ratnaraj, translated as king of precious stones, which comes as no surprise. Rubies have long been…

Read more
1st June 2018

Pearl. The June Birthstone.

written by Lorna Spencer
Pearl. The June Birthstone.

Here at Diamonds And Pearls, we (surprisingly ;) love pearls! If you are born in the month of June, you are very lucky because pearl…

Read more
2nd May 2018

Emerald. The May Birthstone.

written by Lorna Spencer
Emerald. The May Birthstone.

Emerald has been a favourite in jewellery design for centuries, from when Cleopatra wore the gem in her royal adornments, to today, being used as…

Read more
27th April 2018

The perfect gift for Mother’s Day

written by Lorna Spencer
The perfect gift for Mother’s Day

Looking to find the perfect gift for Mum for this years Mother’s Day? We have handpicked some of our timeless favourites. View here. Or visit…

Read more
13th April 2018

What is rhodium plating?

written by Lorna Spencer
What is rhodium plating?

Understanding the process and its benefits.   Rhodium is a precious metal and it is a member of the platinum family, which makes it naturally…

Read more
12th April 2018

White Gold Versus Platinum

written by Belinda
White Gold Versus Platinum

How to choose the right metal for your engagement ring. As white metal jewellery is becoming more and more popular over the classic yellow gold,…

Read more
28th February 2018

What is a Black Diamond?

written by Belinda
What is a Black Diamond?

Black Diamonds Popularised by the ‘Sex and the City 2’ movie, black diamonds are a great alternative for people with a taste for the unconventional….

Read more
24th November 2017

Can birthstones change your life?

written by Belinda
Can birthstones change your life?

We often get clientele asking about birthstones and I do think this is indeed a very intriguing topic. For thousands of years, people have been…

Read more
23rd October 2017

Anniversary Gift Ideas

written by Tiana
Anniversary Gift Ideas

When it comes to shopping for an anniversary gift, the options are endless! There are the traditional ideas, which consist of cotton, paper, wood and…

Read more
13th July 2017

The 6 Step Guide To Choosing The Perfect Engagement Ring

written by Tiana
The 6 Step Guide To Choosing The Perfect Engagement Ring

Looking for the perfect engagement ring but don’t know where to start? We can help you with “The 6 Step Guide To Choosing The Perfect…

Read more
10th June 2017

Fancy Shape Diamonds

written by belinda.madonini
Fancy Shape Diamonds

While traditionally round diamonds are the first choice for many engagement rings, fancy shape diamonds are becoming popular.  There are mainly nine different types of…

Read more
30th March 2017

Choosing the Metal

written by Belinda
Choosing the Metal

The choice of precious metal for your engagement and/or wedding ring is a very important decision. In the jewellery industry, Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium…

Read more
20th March 2017

How to select the right diamond for you

written by Belinda
How to select the right diamond for you

Once you have an understanding of the 4 C’s of diamond grading, how do you then apply that knowledge to selecting the right diamond for…

Read more
7th September 2016

Diamonds – The 4 Cs Explained

written by Belinda
Diamonds – The 4 Cs Explained

For many people, buying a diamond for the first time can be a daunting experience. With so many options, characteristics and price variations, it is…

Read more
7th September 2016

South Sea Pearls – The Five S’s

written by Belinda
South Sea Pearls – The Five S’s

Like diamonds, South Sea pearls also have grading systems to assess their quality. At Diamonds and Pearls Jewellery, we follow the Autore Five S grading…

Read more
Top