Displaying posts by tag: diamond

The word Millennial has definitely caught on in the past several years and, apparently, so has the ardour of authentic diamonds. We approve! 

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2017-06-05 09:49:21

Ways to Spot a Fake Diamond. No.5

No.5 The Great Diamond Pretenders

 

We have been looking at how to spot a whether your diamond is real or fake with simple tests that you can try yourself at home. This tiome though we are taking a look the five top fakers....!


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Continuing the fight against hidden synthetics...

When you buy a diamond you need to know if it is "natural" or "synthetic", but some unscrupulous suppliers are not totally forthcoming, which is why the GIA has announced a new device for the diamond trade to easily separate the natural diamonds from the rest. Independent certification from companies like GIA is of paramount necessity when purchasing diamond jewellery.

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2017-04-10 16:07:09

Ways to Spot a Fake Diamond. No.4

No.4 Can You See Through It?

 

At Hatton by Design all of our diamonds are certified. But just in case you’re ever in any doubt about a diamond that you already own, here’s a clever way of detecting a fake....

diamond refraction


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Sierra Leone Pastor, Emmanuel Momoh, finds a 706 carat  diamond while searching through river sediment. He is not a professional diamond hunter and has given the stone to the government to help development in the region where it was found.

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2017-03-14 09:34:59

Jonker V Diamond Ring

Jonker diamond ring 25 carat diamond ring expected to raise over £2 million in Hong Kong auction

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2017-02-21 15:31:51

Ways to Spot a Fake Diamond. No.3

No.3 The Fog test

 

At Hatton by Design you’ll never run the risk of buying a fake diamond! All of our diamonds are certified. Fact. But just in case you’re ever in any doubt, here’s a neat little trick...

 

 


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Jackie Collins' jewellery collection will come up for auction in May, including many pieces of diamond jewellery, such as this Art Deco diamond and onyx platinum bracelet. The centre oval diaomnd weighs 2.85 carats.

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2017-02-13 10:48:01

Ways to Spot a Fake Diamond. No.2

No.2 The Sandpaper test

Continuing our features of ways to test for fake diamonds which you can try at home, today I'm going to look at the 'sandpaper test'...

 


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2017-02-09 11:42:59

Ways to Spot a Fake Diamond. No.1

No.1 Using a magnifying loupe.

In the first of our on-going articles I will be giving you some easy to follow tips to check the authenticity of a diamond. These tests will all be ones which you can try at home.


One of the basic tools of the diamond trade is the jeweller’s loupe, which is essentially a folding magnifying glass to allow you to look closely at a diamond and its setting. They generally have a x10 magnification.



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2017-02-08 12:18:55

68 carat diamond found

On Monday (6th Feb '17) Mountain Provence Diamonds announced that hey had receovered a 68 carat diamond from one of their mines in Canada.

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Last year we made this man the hero at Christmas by delivering an Eternity Ring on Christmas Eve - ordered on the 23rd December! His Feefo review speaks for itself…

All i want for Christmas is Diamonds

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2016-11-15 23:45:46

Top 5 Christmas Gift Guide

The TV ad’s are out in force, Facebook is awash with bouncing Boxer dogs, weeping emoji’s at Mrs Claus and the cutest little carrot I’ve ever seen! So it’s about time to share our Christmas Gift Guide! 

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As we relaunch Hatton by Design’s website, we’re proud to show you how to find your perfect engagement ring in three easy steps. 

Hatton by Design diamond rings

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This week our friends in Paris have the pleasure of hosting Fashion Week. 

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Stateside the stars were out in force on Sunday celebrating achievements in Broadway theatre with the 2016 Tony Awards. 

Tony Awards

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Cannes – the perfect time to wear something fabulous! We review the latest jewels from the red carpet.

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The worlds biggest diamond is set to be auctioned on the 29th June in London. Sotheby’s expect it to sell for a cool $70 Million!

World's largest rough diamond

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The Hatton Garden heist ‘scene of the crime’ is to be moved to the Museum of London.

Hatton Garden heist vault robbery

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April's Birthstone is our favourite - can you guess what it is? 

diamond

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Spring has sprung - hurrah! And we kick off Spring with some happy celebrity engagement news! 

Hello Spring

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Incredible blue diamond is set to be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong with a guide price of £25 million! 

Millennium Jewel 4 Biggest Blue Diamond Sotheby's auction

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We take a look at Ciara’s huge diamond engagement ring! 

 

Ciara stunning engagement ring La Perla Beach

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On #InternationalWomensDay we pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen and her amazing jewels! 

Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Necklace

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2016-03-04 12:57:29

Why Mums are like Diamonds!

Wishing a very Happy Mother's Day to all the diamond Mums out there! 

Mothers Day 2016

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We take a look at our favourite red carpet fashions and the stunning jewellery on display at the Oscars 2016! 

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Hatton by Design takes a look at Carrie Bradshaw's iconic diamond engagement ring! 

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Hatton by Design reviews the best diamond jewellery featured in movies! 

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Hatton by Design review's the Grammy's red carpet and all the beautiful necklaces on display! 

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2016-02-15 23:47:48

BAFTA’s 2016 Diamond Edit

We review the most beautiful diamond jewellery at the BAFTA's.

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The Duchess of Cambridge delights with Diamonds.

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We take a look at the hottest engagement ring trends for 2016.

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The Dad's Army premiere provides plenty of diamonds on the red carpet!

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Cardiff serves up the perfect Valentines flash mob proposal! 

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Mariah Carey shows off her £8 MILLION diamond engagement ring thanks to new beau James Packer.

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2016-01-21 22:16:31

A Valentine's Day Proposal

With Valentine's Day on the horizon we propose thinking about the perfect diamond engagement ring.

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Winning Best Supporting Actress, Kate Winslet dazzles in diamonds on the Critics Circle red carpet.

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The Hatton Garden Safety Deposit heist sees three men convicted today.

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2016-01-05 11:52:00

#HBDLoveStory Alex and Mihaela

Today I’m thrilled to share one of Hatton by Design’s love stories with you! 

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TV presenter Christine Bleakley + Footballer Frank Lampard = one mega winter wedding! 

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