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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.

Gemstone spotlight: Spinel

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

Gemstone in the spotlight: Sphalerite

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


Find out which gem is associated with the month you were born in.

The gems hobby-business ran with love

Seller: sungems Name: Heleen Rossouw Heleen describes her bidorbuy selling venture as a “semi-full-time-hobby-supplementary-income business”. Her main income derives from a family-run company in the services industry, the Cape Town based Enviro-Safe Pest Management and Pathogen Control. Heleen occasionally relies on the Enviro-Safe employees to help with the bidorbuy administration and the dispatch of items […]