Our Diary

Our Diary

Welcome to Lumbers Blog where we keep you up to date with all things luxury. We will share new watch releases, incredible pieces of jewellery and some of our team may make an appearance from time to time!

Jewellery is a very personal thing... it should tell a story about the person who's wearing it.

Garance Doré

Beryl In All Its Forms

Beryl is a gemstone variety, which has several family members. The basic chemical formula for Beryl is a complex mix of Beryllium (its main component, giving its name and the description of green) with Silicone, Oxygen, Aluminium and then some other rare earth minerals. These earth minerals cause the differences in colour. Each differing colour/colour range has its own name. 

 

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WATCH CARE TIPS

It is easy to forget that your watch needs a bit of TLC. After all, it is a tiny machine full of tiny moving parts, that work with you while you go about your daily life. So, we thought you might need a few pointers make sure you and your watch keep on ticking.

 

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The 'Perfect' Heart

Our Valuer and Diamond Buyer has just purchased this incredible heart cut diamond. We call it The ‘Perfect’ Diamond because of its stunning diamond characteristics. Watch the video to find out more!

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Her Majesty: 70 Years of Jewellery

As the country looks forward to celebrating 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne in 1952, we thought we would take a quick peek at the

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DIAMOND - THE 4 C'S: CARAT

Carat weight is by what all gemstones are mostly sold as. It’s not about how big a stone is, weight is a specific measurement. A full metric carat stone is equal to 0.200 grams (200 milligrams or 1/5 of a gram). A carat is divided into 100 equal units called points.

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DIAMOND - THE 4 C'S: CLARITY

Clarity is a gemstones relative freedom from clarity characteristics, which are classified as inclusions and blemishes. Inclusions are enclosed within a diamond, or they can extend into the diamond from its surface. Where blemishes are confined to the diamonds surface only. Inclusions have more influence on a stone’s clarity grade than blemishes.

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