Month: May 2018

Carats are the unit by which diamonds and other gemstones are measured (not to be confused with karats—click here to read our last post for more about the gold karats). Though carats can often give an indication of the size of a diamond, carats are not a measurement of dimensions but are actually measurement of… read more

Nearly 75% of all gold used globally each year is for jewelry and comes in varying karats. Karat, not to be confused with carats (used to measure the weight of a diamond or gemstone), is the percentage of pure gold a mixture of metal is.   Pure gold is 24kt and although Bruno Mars sings… read more

The concept of birthstones as a means of expressing individuality have been around for centuries. The first mention of twelve distinct stones used to represent months can be found in the book of Exodus Moses had a brother Aaron, who wore a ceremonial breastplate adorned with four rows of three precious stones to represent the… read more

  At this year’s Baselworld—the world’s largest watch-and-jewelry trade show, taking place annually in Switzerland—Breitling unveiled their latest collection of showstopping timepieces, the Navitimer 8. The evolution of the signature Navitimer 1 to the Navitimer 8 collection is one that looks to the past to bring something new to this collection. The Navitimer 8 is… read more