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The Four C’s of Diamonds

The market value and aesthetic quality of a diamond is defined by the four C’s: Colour, Carats, Clarity and Cut.

Gemstone spotlight: Moonstone

Moonstones are beautiful stones with a unique lustre.

People don’t kill people… swords kill people

Throughout history swords have been considered the true warriors weapon, and in many cultures they were associated with an almost mythical quality.

Kruger Rands

Kruger Rands are an excellent way to invest in gold.

Gemstone spotlight: Spinel

Spinels are beautiful, hard stones that occur in a variety of hues and colours.

The king of brandies

Cognac is a fine, French brandy that has one of the greatest aging potentials of any drink.

Gemstone in the spotlight: Sphalerite

Sphalerite is an exciting gem, notable for its lustre and deep, red colour.

Collecting Wilbur Smith novels

Collecting Wilbur Smith, a legend in his own life time Written by guest writer Doug Nicholson from Dougfindsbooks   A writer now for around 50 years, one can say the Wilbur A. Smith (as he first wrote), is now firmly established in the pantheon of great adventure/thriller writers. It was quite natural that most of […]