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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…

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13th June 2018

Eric and Mandy

written by Lorna Spencer
Eric and Mandy

Eric and Mandy had their engagement, wedding rings and bridal jewellery created by Diamonds and Pearls for their special day where they tied the knot…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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….

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23rd January 2018

Priya and Tom

written by Tiana
Priya and Tom

From best friends to husband and wife. Priya and Tom first met at uni at the tender age of 17. They immediately clicked and became…

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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…

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13th November 2017

Aaron and Takara

written by Tiana
Aaron and Takara

“Every once in a while, in an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale”.  The beautiful couple first met in 2012, when Aaron came to…

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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…

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1st August 2017

Crystal and Brent

written by Tiana
Crystal and Brent

Crystal and Brent are a proud ‘Tinder success story’. They first swiped right for each other in April 2015, and after only a couple of…

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31st July 2017

Elizabeth and Gareth

written by Tiana
Elizabeth and Gareth

Elizabeth and Gareth originate from opposite ends of the world. Elizabeth was born and raised in Florida USA and met Gareth, who is an Aussie…

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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…

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10th June 2017

Fancy Shape Diamonds

written by Tanya Tan
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…

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