Monthly Archives: November 2007

Asscher Cut Diamonds

The Asscher Cut Diamond: is nearly identical to the emerald cut diamond and is often reffered to as a square emerald cut. Joseph Asscher an eminent diamond cutter, who cut the 3,106 carat Cullinan diamond, developed and patented the Asscher … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Fluorescence by Daniel F Katz GG

“Fluorescence is a luminescence that is mostly found as an optical phenomenon in cold bodies, in which the molecular absorption of a photon triggers the emission of another photon with a longer wavelength. The energy difference between the absorbed and … Continue reading

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Drop Shipping & Diamonds

What is Drop Shipping?With the advent of the ever growing internet diamond retail market the concept of drop shipping has become prevalent. Drop shipping has enabled websites to give the appearance of a fully stocked retail business without the costs, … Continue reading

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TRADE ALERT: Fake GIA Laser

TRADE ALERT FAKE GIA LASER INSCRIPTION DISCOVERED IN MELBOURNE The picture above is a photograph of a fake GIA laser inscription on a diamond that was sent in from a jeweller in Melbourne. When buying a diamond from a Melbourne … Continue reading

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Diamond Colour

Diamonds are found in a variety of colours. The rarest diamonds are ones that have a colourless grading or diamonds with fancy colours such as greens, blues, reds and pinks. GIA Gemological Institute of America pioneered the universal colour grading … Continue reading

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The Hope Diamond

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.”Harry Winston (March 1,1896 – December 8,1978)was an American jeweller. He donated the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution in 1958 after owning it for a decade. The Hope Diamond is a large … Continue reading

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Famous Diamonds

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