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    Need an excuse to skip the gym?

    While we are all for “healthy body, healthy mind” it is good to remember that your jewellery does not like exercise. Imagine what your ring has to go through every time you hit the treadmill. Or the weights. First of all, perspiration can weaken the inlay of your ring. It is a sad fact that...
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    Our hands tell a story

    While 2020 will go down in history as the year that started with hope and hit a downward spiral before we were even out of the blocks it also forced us to take inventory of what is really important. Our smiles and tears are hidden behind masks but one thing we noticed is how much...
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    I don’t like my birthstone

    is something we hear often. If your birthday is in January, you cannot use this excuse. The garnet family, in our humble opinion, is the most fascinating of all gemstones. The deep red (also known as a “Cape Ruby”) has many cousins and not all of them are yet famous. The demantoid garnet is a...
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    Pink Topaz – Pretty in Pink!

    In November we celebrate topaz in all its wonderful colours. From the gentle blue to hot pink, which reminds us of lazy summer days. If topaz is not yet in your jewellery collection, it is time to consider adding this to your repertoire....
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    Exciting November promotion

    Let us make your dream piece of jewellery and receive 10 free diamonds to the value of R1890. Offer valid until 22 November 2020....
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    Why you need topaz

    My love affair with gemstones started a long time ago. The first ones I bought myself were garnets, set in a silver ring that, thirty years later, I still wear. Then I discovered topaz. The gentle blue and incredible luster caught my eye and claimed a piece of my heart. Now, in 2020, at the...
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    Aquamarine: Stone of courage

    We are almost half way through March and it feels as if the optimism we had at the beginning of 2020 has taken a beating. The budget speech, Covid 19, loadshedding, the list just seems to grow longer every day! Elizabeth Taylor said: “Pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together”....
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    Sterling silver: suitable for engagement rings?

    Sterling silver is a very attractive, lustrous precious metal. Even though it has been alloyed with another metal to make it harder, it is still the softest precious metal available. Sterling silver is not ideal for jewellery that requires continuous daily wear, such as engagement rings and wedding bands. It may scratch and bend unde...
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    Garnet for love and healing

    Celebrate the new year with the January birth stone, the garnet. A stone that symbolizes physical love and the relationship between loving partners, the garnet was popular among royalty. According to legend, the animals of Noah’s Ark can thank a large Garnet stone for providing the only light on their biblical journey and guiding them...
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    Is Tsavorite the new emerald?

    The dawn of the new year greets us with one of the most exciting gemstones of them all, the garnet. Why exciting you ask? The garnet family is extensive, from red garnets, to orange, purplish, and green. Even with green garnets, you can choose between demantoids and tsavorites. If red is just not your colour,...
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