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Category Archives: Jewellery Blog

Diamond Mine Fields

Carol was recently featured in The Irish Times discussing the controversy that surrounds diamond mine fields.   Diamond mine fields Jeweller Carol Clarke in Dublin, a respected gemmologist and Ireland’s first and only female member of the Institute of Registered Jewellery Valuers in London, is constantly asked about lab-grown diamonds and has strong views on […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Jewellery Valuation

Jewellery is quite expensive; this is proven by the fact that the revenue in the jewellery segment was estimated to be 142 million USD in 2021. After investing so much, it’s essential not to be frugal and invest some more to have your jewellery valued and insured. This will help insurers offer coverage for your jewellery pieces. […]

Lab Grown Diamonds

Lab grown diamonds are, as they say, “diamonds that are grown in a lab,” although they are more like huge, massive factories with huge metal vats in them and lots of pipes coming out from them than actual ‘laboratories’. In this article, I look at the processes involved in manufacturing lab-grown diamonds and discuss why […]