Engrossed with so much happening in the jewellery industry from tends to colours to avant garde jewellery products, at times, we tend to side step one of the most important- DIAMONDS. The June-July issue of Soliatire Magazine is dedicated to this magnificent gemstone, without which our industry would lack its much talked about sparkle.
‘Ebony & Luxury’- the style statement of Black Diamonds
Amongst the regal bright white and many colourful diamonds, there exist another form, opaque and mysterious. Sometimes referred to as Carbonado, black diamond adds a dramatic appeal to jewellery when contrasted with white diamonds or set in white gold. Mostly found in smaller sizes, black diamonds make for perfect pavé-set jewellery.They are rare, dynamic and versatile.
Read on to know how jewellers across the globe use this versatile form of diamonds and how it elegantly transforms from regal to floral to gothic.
‘Presenting The Stone’ – A knowledge story on diamond settings
The journey of a diamond is long and arduous. After taking millions
of years to turn from carbon to diamonds, months of meticulous cutting and polishing, the ensuing challenge is to set it into precious jewellery.There are many techniques to set a diamond, but the aim is always the same — to bring out the best of the gemstone. Be it channel setting for a linear look, bezel for that perfect round form, or invisible to highlight the stone’s radiance, each setting can make a very big and visible difference.
Read on to know how each setting creates a different look and that every design dictates the setting to be used to achieve the final look.
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