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  • 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

  • Luke Dowd Creates a Portrait of the Millenium Star

    Luke Dowd Creates a Portrait of the Millenium Star

    Luke Dowd was born in 1970 in New York and currently lives and works in London. A De Beers correspondent spotted his work at a London gallery and then went on to commission a portrait of the iconic Millennium Star.
    The De Beers Millennium Star is a D-colour, internally and externally flawless pear-shape,