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Birthstones – a year in gems (part 2 of 4 – April to June)

Certain gemstones are associated with particular months of the year and are known as birthstones. There are lists of birthstones from a number of different organisations, as well as certain regional variations. These are the more common month/gemstone combinations for April, May and June: April – Diamond Diamond is by far the world’s most popular […]


Nineteen48 adds CanadaMark diamonds to its range

We are very pleased to announce that, alongside our wide range of ethically-sourced Sri Lankan coloured gemstones, we can now offer responsibly-mined and fully-traceable CanadaMark diamonds. These stunning gems are sourced by the Dominion Diamond Corporation from the Ekati and Diavik mines in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Each diamond is laser inscribed with the CanadaMark logo and […]

Are diamonds losing their sparkle?

The prices of sapphires and rubies have increased faster than diamonds over the last 8 years, according to a recent BBC news article, and one of the main reasons for the increase is the fact that women are buying more jewellery for themselves and that their tastes are changing. This new trend has been partially […]