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  • A Diamond is Forever

    A Diamond is Forever

    The diamond occupies a truly unique place in history. A dazzling fragment of eternity, it has shed its divine light through thousands of years, captivating mankind with its otherworldly beauty. De Beers pioneered the iconic positioning of diamonds in our contemporary culture, as a symbol of everlasting

  • Clare Coulson looks at the Modern Talismans

    Clare Coulson looks at the Modern Talismans

    Throughout history, men and women have worn adornments that were thought to bring them everything from good health to great fortune and success. Such talismanic objects symbolized the beliefs of the wearer and were even thought to possess magical powers. More than any other gemstone, the diamond has

  • Rules of Engagement

    Rules of Engagement

    Jewellery has always provided us with a potent illustration of the times, a symbol of the society and the culture from which it was created, but few pieces are as telling as the engagement ring: a symbolic circle that represents eternity, loyalty, commitment and love.

    But just as relationships are

  • Vivienne Becker on the History of Engagement Rings

    Vivienne Becker on the History of Engagement Rings

    The diamond is the quintessential, universal symbol of love. Of all its many roles, the diamond as messenger of romantic love – beginning with the belief that Cupid’s arrows were tipped with diamonds – has resonated through the centuries to emerge today as powerful as ever.

    While the ring itself,

  • Clare Coulson on Why Diamonds Are Still a Girl’s Best Friend

    Clare Coulson on Why Diamonds Are Still a Girl’s Best Friend

    Fine jewellery has always been acutely affected by shifting tastes and fashions, but our own era has arguably been more redefined than any other – and it’s largely because more than ever before, women are buying and choosing their own jewels, shaping contemporary design with more feminine pieces, more