There are few gemstones as rare, beautiful and precious as a diamond. No gem is as steeped in intriguing history, myths and legends. It’s little wonder then that, over the centuries, the diamond has become known as one of the ultimate symbols of love and is at the heart of every celebration.
Diamond jewellery is a significant purchase – emotionally and financially. It may feel a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re buying a diamond engagement ring, but at Fraser Hart we can help to make even the purchase of your special item a celebration in itself. Buying a diamond should be a magical, truly special experience and that’s what we want you to have.
Before you start shopping, why not learn as much as you can about diamonds, how they are valued and the characteristics which determine their beauty – affectionately known as the 4 Cs. You may also want to find out about the different diamond shapes that are available so that you can choose the one that’s right for your celebration.
That’s why we’ve put together this diamond buying guide. It gives you the expert help and advice you need to be able to choose your dream diamond engagement ring or piece of diamond jewellery with confidence. And we reveal some fascinating information about diamonds which we hope will inspire you in your exciting journey towards purchasing your own unique piece of history.
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