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The Diamond Store Guide: 6 Best Men’s Rotary Watches

The legendary wrist-wear name so accurate its favoured by Sherlock Holmes. Meet the 6 best men’s Rotary watches right now.

8 Jewellery Tips You NEED This Summer

Travelling with jewellery DO’s and DON’Ts. Our top holiday advice on what jewellery to bring, how to wear and store it safely & avoid loss or theft.

10 Engagement Ring Tips You Need to Know Before You Buy

10 Engagement Ring Tips You Need to Know Before You Buy

An engagement ring shopping is a big, important, expensive purchase loaded with symbolism. These 10 tips will help you get it 100% right.

Ruby – July Birthstone Meaning

July is the official month of the ruby. We take a look at this gem’s significance  in mythology and modern culture, and discover its birthstone meaning. When ruby was discovered Some famous rubies Ruby birthstone meaning, lore & legend What the red colour means Difference between rubies and pink sapphires Where the best rubies come from Ruby anniversary occasions and traditional gifts Marco Polo’s amazement at the beauty of the ruby Marco Polo was one of the first history writers to describe the impact that seeing a ruby had on him. When the Italian merchant sailed to the Island of Ceylon, he was allowed to see the King of Ceylon’s gigantic heirloom ruby gemstone. Marco Polo was so enthralled by it, he called it “the most precious article that exists in the world”.   Coveted by famous collectors 700 years later after Marco polo’s discovery, the ruby is still the most sought after gemstone on earth. Collected by queens, stolen in heists, and auctioned for millions of pounds, it seems to leave no man or woman indifferent. Here are pictures of some famous rubies: A treasure of legend from the …