Diamond Quality – A Guide

Everyone knows diamonds are valuable, but do you realise that there is a structured system by which they’re classified in terms of quality and value? This grading system was developed by a company called GIA in the 1950’s,…

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Jewellery Cleaning Tips

Whilst there are a number of products specifically designed for the purpose of cleaning jewellery, these are often expensive. Thankfully there are a number of handy alternative options using simple household items that you already possess. Here, we…

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Taking care when washing your clothes

Not many of us like doing laundry and it often seems like a never-ending task, especially if you have a large family. It can be tempting to just put everything in together and stick it on a hot…

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Discolouring of white gold

Many people now prefer the look of silver jewellery rather than gold so white gold is often a very popular choice. To change the colour of gold, yellow gold is mixed with one or more metals, resulting in…

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Helping your clothes last years not weeks

We have all been there, that new t-shirt you bought has faded after only two washes or your favourite pair of jeans has developed a hole on the seam after only a few months. Many people say that…

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