Interesting facts about Diamonds

We thought you might be interested in some of the following facts about diamonds. 1.It takes approximately 250 tonnes of earth to obtain a 1 carat diamond! 2.Only 1 diamond in a million is a weighs a carat or more. 3. 85 per cent of diamonds mined are not suitable to be used in Jewellery 4.Only a diamond can scratch … Read More

International Diamond Brokers

Peter Fitzpatrick founded International Diamond Brokers in 2008 after identifying an opportunity to deal directly with some of the worlds largest diamond suppliers, allowing him to provide high quality diamonds at significant  discounts against retail prices. Utilising international retail contacts, Peter has worked tirelessly to deliver a quality service and product to customers. Stones are selected and individually checked and … Read More

How to Buy Diamond Engagement Rings

  There is much to consider when purchasing a diamond – especially diamond engagement rings! The tradition of presenting a woman with a diamond engagement ring when proposing began in 1477 when Archduke Maximilian presented a diamond ring to Mary of Burgundy – and in most cases, the woman you plan to propose to will expect a ring to accompany … Read More

Diamond Grading, Grades

Diamond Grading, Grades When purchasing certified diamonds it is important to understand the diamond grading criteria used by the laboratories performing the certification. Diamond grading covers numerous aspects of each individual diamond’s qualities, but there are four grades which are critical to understand: cut, clarity, color, and carat weight. There are additional ratings and measurements noted on a diamond certificate, … Read More