September 9, 2009

September Birthstone: Blue Sapphire

Blue Sapphire, the birthstone of September derives meaning from several ancient languages: the Persian word "safir" (meaning "beloved of Saturn"), the Latin "sapphirus" (meaning "blue"), and the Greek word "sappheiros" for the island of Sappherine in the Arabian Sea where sapphires were found in ancient...

September 5, 2009

Winners of the “Name our Jewellery” Contest

We ran a contest for in Facebook for our fans recently and the response has been great. As part of the contest we asked customers to give creative names to some of our pieces of jewellery The online contest that was rolled out on 26th August closed...

August 17, 2009

August Birthstone: Peridot

Peridot (pronounced pair-a-doe), is the birthstone for August and the gem perfectly complements the Indian summer. The vivid shades of green along with dazzling diamonds are perfect for classic yet trendy jewellery. History says that Peridots are so ancient that they has been mentioned in the...

July 15, 2009

The 4C’s in Detail – Understanding Colour

Diamond Colour is about what you can't see. Diamonds are graded by how closely they approach colourlessness - the lesser the colour, the higher the value of the diamond. This norm of course does not refer to fancy colour diamonds like pinks, blues, etc. This...

July 3, 2009

CaratLane in the News – Times of India Chennai – July 2009

City Folks go online shopping for the dazzling   They are a girl's best sparkling buys and also high priced, but a lot goes into diamond purchase especially in South India before the stone is finally selected. From checking the auspicious time for the acquisition, to keeping...