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May Birthstone: Emerald

Emeralds are one of the four precious gemstones, along with diamond, ruby and sapphire. They are also considered the rarest of the coloured gemstones. Emeralds are formed when the mineral Beryl is placed under the right pressure and temperature conditions. Beryl is also the original mineral form of Aquamarine and […]

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April Birthstone: Diamond

The official birthstone for the month April is the most famous gemstone in the world: the diamond. So, if your birthday is in April, you’re in luck! The April birthstone is a stone of great beauty with a fascinating history. Diamonds are rich with symbolism, and for centuries they were […]

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The 4 Cs of Diamonds

If you have been looking for engagement rings, then you’ve probably heard something mentioned about the 4 Cs of diamonds.  This is how diamonds are graded in terms of quality and this has an enormous effect on the price of the diamond. While many have heard about Diamond Carat, it […]

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Wedding Rings

Custom made wedding rings At Commins And Co

Wedding rings are exceptionally personal items that symbolise your love and commitment to one another. Wedding rings come in all shapes and sizes. The way the ring is made often reflects aspects of your relationship. You would like this eternally immortalised in precious metal and diamond. We have an exceptional […]

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Fine Jewellery

Fine Jewellery Vs Fashion Jewellery

Adornments have been worn and treasured since the dawn of civilisation. In ancient times, shells, feathers and even coloured pebbles which incorporated into the earliest jewellery. For both genders, wearing jewellery was a symbol of importance and wealth. A way for all members of society to increase their confidence in […]

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Engagement Rings

Ethically sourced gold

How much gold is there in the world? One million tonnes? A billion? The actual figure may surprise you. It is widely believed that all the gold that is currently in the world would fit into a 30ft tall box the size of a tennis court, or roughly speaking, a […]

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Lab Grown Diamonds

Lab grown diamonds have grown in popularity in the last year – and it’s obvious why! These diamond alternatives have incredibly desirable properties making them a viable, cost-effective option for your ring. Are Lab Grown Diamonds the Same as Natural Diamonds? In terms of visual, physical and chemical properties, lab […]

Diamond colour chart from Dublin Jewellers in Ireland


Diamond Colour in Engagement Rings When it comes to purchasing an engagement ring, most people do some research beforehand and read up about the 4 C’s of diamonds – cut, clarity, carat weight, and colour. However, many often overlook the diamond’s colour as they perceive it as the easiest of […]