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15ct blue diamond fetches $57.5m at Sotheby's auction

The De Beers Blue, an exceptional 15.10ct internally flawless step-cut Fancy Vivid Blue diamond reached more than $57.4 million at auction this week. The price paid for the stone makes it one of the most expensive stones to be ever sold at auction. It is also the largest ever vivid blue diamond to be sold at auction. So you get the idea... it is pretty rare! The auction took place at Sotheby's...

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Engagement

Signature engagement rings - There's more than meets the eye

Inspired by the natural world the the Blackacre signature engagement rings fuse technical precision with artistic...

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Inspiration

An interview with the Founder, Sam Stirrat

Preferring to stay out of the limelight a conversation with Sam is normally reserved for those lucky enough to embark...

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Useful Tips

How to choose a bespoke engagement ring?

To many the words "Bespoke Engagement Ring" can incite alarm thinking about the vast number of combinations of shapes,...

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Blackacre detachable vine earrings

Useful Tips

How to choose your bridal jewellery?

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue can be applied to your wedding day jewellery to...

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Useful Tips

How to choose a wedding ring?

Wedding bands are usually left as an afterthought, once a date, location and the dress have been chosen, so we have...

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Inspiration

Proposal locations and creations with names that provoke emotions

The natural world and its geographical features have conjured up an unrivalled level of creative inspiration that has...

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Inspiration

Where does the name Blackacre orginate from?

"Why is it called Blackacre?" a question that is pondered by many and one that prompts a deeper insight in to the...

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Sapphire Engagement Rings

Sapphires have been featured in engagement rings for centuries; they are elegant and timeless as well as adding a...

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Round Brilliant Trillion Trilogy Ring

Useful Tips

What are the four C's of a diamond?

"The Four C's" are a term often used to describe the basic assessment of the quality of a diamond and are the four...

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News

39.34 Carat Blue Diamond Sells for $40 Million

In April 2021 Petra Diamonds recovered a 39.34 carat exceptional Type IIb blue diamond. The enigmatic diamond was...

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Jewellery

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Emerald cut engagement rings are an elegant and timeless choice, their bold lines and and clean cut corners make them a...

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Jewellery

Unique Diamond Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are a very personal item, they are usually, the only piece of jewellery that you wear every day, so...

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