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Gemstone Focus: Malachite

Malachite is one of those distinctive stones which really cannot be mistaken for anything else. Its characteristic strong and dense green colour, coupled with its trademark light and dark banding, make it quite unique and unlike any other gemstone. The name ‘malachite’ is believed to be derived from the … Continue Reading

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The Emerald Cut

The emerald cut is quite different from the popular brilliant cut, and was originally developed (as the name suggests) for emeralds, not diamonds. The idea behind it was to create a series of ‘steps’ and facets … Continue Reading

Findings Favourites

By Jo Varney It’s all about Findings at Cooksongold with the launch of our lovely new Essential Guide to Jewellery Findings as well as our new Findings and Chain catalogue for 2017, so I thought I would take the … Continue Reading

The Brilliant Cut

The modern day ‘brilliant cut’ is by far the most popular type of cut used for diamonds today, in fact it is rumoured that 9 out of every 10 stones cut is a brilliant cut, which is quite some statistic! The … Continue Reading