The Radiant Rose Gold Millennium Ring

Since the production of the first Rose Gold Millennium Diamond Ring, we’ve seen this signature Shimansky original become ever so popular — and for good reason! Referred to as the ‘metal of the moment’, rose gold is both a unique and extremely beautiful pink-hued metal derived from gold (yellow) and copper (red) alloys which illuminates… Read More >

How To Read A Diamond Certificate

During the course of July, we covered each of the 4Cs (cut, colour, clarity and carat weight) of diamonds so that you can get a better understanding of what makes each diamond unique and how diamonds are graded. Now that you are more aware of what to look out for, we’ll take you through exactly… Read More >

4 C’s of Diamond Grading Part 4: Carat Weight

With an understanding of the importance of cut, colour and clarity that make up a diamond’s unique set of characteristics, it’s time to explore the fourth and final C –  Diamond Carat Weight. Rock-Heavy While the size of a diamond has the greatest influence on the price –– the cut, colour and clarity will affect… Read More >

4 C’s of Diamond Grading Part 3: Clarity

Now that you have a deeper understanding of the different shades of colour in a diamond and how this influences a diamond’s value, it’s time to look at the third C – Clarity. All diamonds contain tiny ‘birthmarks’ which are referred to as inclusions. These occur naturally during a diamond’s formation deep within the Earth… Read More >

4 C’s of Diamond Grading Part 2: Colour

Ok, so you understand the importance of a diamond’s cut in relation to its fire, brilliance and scintillation, but it gets more interesting. Time to delve into another one of the 4Cs… Colour. Diamonds come in different shades and can range from colourless (the whitest, rarest and most valuable) to varying shades of yellow. Even… Read More >