Intro The term ‘Diamond’ is derived from the greek word ἀδάμας (adámas), meaning unbreakable. Diamonds were 1st first recognized and mined in India along with the alluvial stone deposits of the rivers Penner, Krishna, and Godavari for at least 6000 years. Since the use of diamonds as religious icons in ancient India, they are treasured as gemstones. Their popularity has risen from the 19th century because of innovation, increased supply, growth in the economy, improved cutting, and polishing techniques. Diamonds can be identified by their high thermal conductivity (900–2320 W·m−1·K−1). Their high refractive index is also an indicative, but other… View Post

If you’ve bought a diamond, then you may have wondered if the diamond you own is real or fake. How to test a diamond for authenticity, how to tell if a diamond is real, etc. are some of the top queries we get at Jewellerista! Diamonds have always been tremendously valued and precious. Some legends say they’re part of the bright, twinkling stars, others describe them as the precious tears of the gods. For centuries, humankind has been infatuated by the sparkle and charm of these stunning stones. But for all its shimmer and gleam, the diamond is, in fact,… View Post

A diamond ring is endearing to a woman for so many reasons. It can be an engagement or a wedding ring which represents true love, an inherited heirloom ring with sentimental value,  a piece of jewellery she gifted herself outside of any relationship, or just an elegant high-fashion statement that will not remain un-flaunted. If diamonds are your best friends, then why let grime, dirt and cracks happen to them? Those who wear their diamond rings on a regular basis, know that their rings sparkle a little less over a period of time. They stop looking as shiny as they… View Post

Preetika C.’s fiancé thought he was buying a great quality diamond to be set into a ring he designed for his to-be wife. But though the ring was beautiful, something about the stone wasn’t quite right. Preetika says, “I don’t have too much experience with diamonds but knew that its sparkle wasn’t matched to its price tag. So I took it to another jeweler who confirmed that it was a sub-par diamond for which we had been charged almost double the market value for.” The couple had to unmount and replace the stone. Preetika adds, “It was really quite disappointing… View Post