What Is The Hardest Gemstone?

What Is The Hardest Gemstone?

  The diamond is the hardest gemstones, while talc is a very soft mineral. The scale by which the hardness of minerals is measured is the Mohs Hardness Scale. How can you tell how well your gemstone will stand up to a few knocks? By knowing where it sits on the Mohs Hardness Scale. The what? Read on. The gemstone…

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History of Fairfax & Roberts

History of Fairfax & Roberts

Fairfax & Roberts is proud to be Australia’s oldest established jeweller. The history of Fairfax & Roberts began in 1836 when optician and Sydney jeweller Richard Lamb set up a business on Sydney’s main street. He was joined by Alfred Fairfax, of the Fairfax newspaper dynasty, and it was in 1858 they established themselves as Sydney’s finest artisans. Initially working…

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April’s Birthstone the Diamond

April’s Birthstone the Diamond

While diamonds are officially the birthstone of those lucky enough to be born in April, their symbolic meanings of love, eternity, strength and everlasting affection have contributed to their popularity in engagement rings and wedding bands. Rough Diamond Anatomy aside, diamonds make every woman's hand look fabulous no matter which finger she wears them on The First Diamonds The first…

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Pearl Jewellery The New Vogue

Pearl Jewellery The New Vogue

Pearl jewellery is all the trend right now so get ready to clutch your pearls girls there are just so many reasons to adore these glowing gems. These lustrous spheres, worn since ancient times by the ladies of Rome and Persia, are now adorning the necks, ears and fingers of style-setters around the world with designs that are a long…

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