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Romancing the Colour in a Stone

Romancing the Colour in a Stone

How are you communicating colours to your customers in ways that appeal? With the seemingly unending array of coloured gemstones rising in popularity, it’s easy to get lost in the technical...

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Ruby Sizes and Weights

Ruby Sizes and Weights

Ruby Sizes and Weights One of the most useful tools a jeweller can have when designing jewellery is an idea of what different size rubies weigh. The chart below is an easy way to reference what a...

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Gem Reports and Certificates

Gem Reports and Certificates

Gem Reports and Labs When working with coloured gemstones and diamonds, today more than ever, it is important to be able to have the stones independently evaluated. Here is where the Principally to...

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All You Need to Know About Rubies (Almost)

All You Need to Know About Rubies (Almost)

Ruby This page offers all the essential information you need about rubies.  What they are, where they come from and what to look for when buying rubies. Rubies have been one of the most sought-after...

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Death of the Family Jeweller

Death of the Family Jeweller

I wrote this blog 2 years ago, I find it as relevant today as it was then. Please let me know if your business is suffering from "the Amazon Effect" and how you are dealing with it. Some might say...

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What Is So Good About Bad Weather?

What Is So Good About Bad Weather?

Recently, the weather in Europe has been quite cold. For many, the cold weather is bad news; however, if you have a small business, the cold just may work to your advantage. If you are able to open...

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