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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.

Birthstones

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 […]