Finecraft Blog

The latest from the designers of handmade diamond jewellery

What is: Marquise Cut?

A marquise cut diamond is a perfect shape for maximizing carat weight by emphasizing the size of the diamond. Its unique shape creates the effect of longer, more slender hands and fingers. The outline of a diamond is determined by its length to width ratio, which also...

Proposing?

Need some inspiration to create a unique proposal? We loved this article we found on the website "How He Asked" and thought you may too:  https://bit.ly/1OA79R7  

Did you know…

Did you know that when a male penguin falls in love with a female penguin, he searches the entire beach to find the perfect pebble to present to her. When he finally finds it, he waddles over a places it in front of her, like a proposal. Let us help you find your...

The Four C’s: Cut

In many respects, 'Cut' may well be considered as the most important of the value-factors widely known as the "four Cs". It is the only one of the four Cs directly influenced by man and the difference between a poorly-cut diamond and a diamond which has been...

THE FOUR C’S CLARITY

Let’s start the week right with some CLARITY - the vast majority of diamonds have some form of clarity characteristics (inclusions, blemishes) present. Those that have none are extremely rare and command top prices. Finecraft stocks all types of diamonds but the most...

The Four C’s: Carat

Carat is a unit of weight, not purely “size” as many people misconceive. The metric carat (0.2 grams or 200 milligrams) is the standard unit used to weigh all species of gemstone, not just diamonds. The term derives from the Carob seed as the seeds from this tree are...

Anniversary gifts ideas

1th Anniversary Celebrating your first year of marriage is very exciting. After one year of life toghether you want to celebrate this exciting day as a married couple. The perfect gift is diamond studs earrings. Classic and beautiful, they can be worn every day. 5th...

Sapphires

Sapphire is the next hardest gemstone after the diamond, and it is also one of the most expensive gems. When you buy sapphire, you should know how to evaluate the quality of the stone to guarantee that you get the best quality your money can buy. Know what tone of...

How to clean jewellery

Each time you wear your favorite jewel, you are adding a fine coat of grime on the surface of the piece. Whether you wear diamonds or turquoise, pearls or sterling silver, over time the grime can dull and fade their surfaces. The good news is that cleaning your...

The perfect stone for your engagement ring

Some aspects of buying an engagement ring are dependent on your budget, and others are based purely on personal taste. What appeals most to you? If you choose a traditional ROUND brilliant diamond, the 4 Cs (color, cut, carat, and clarity) are the criteria everyone...

How to choose high quality emeralds

There are many varieties of colored gemstones. One of the most popular is the EMERALD, a deep green stone that is harder than quartz and softer than ruby, sapphire, or diamond. The highest quality emeralds come from Colombia. As gemstones are often a significant...

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