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BLESQ Blog

We’d like to share our passion and expertise for diamonds with you, which is why we’ve created the Blesq diamonds blog – read on for gripping tales and exciting news about the most precious gemstone on Earth.

4 November 2019
Refining Diamonds - Emerald Cut
The emerald cut is one of a few step cuts.
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28 October 2019
The Refining of Diamonds - Old and Brilliant Cut
The so-called “Old Cut” summarizes all cut forms that were popular before the invention of the brilliant cut at the beginning of the 20th century.
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15 October 2019
Origin of the Chemical Diamond
Diamonds are, chemically speaking, pressed carbon, made of formula C.
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8 October 2019
Cullinan III and IV
The Second Star of Africa is the second largest diamond created after the split of the world's largest diamond.
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30 September 2019
History of Diamonds
The history of diamonds date back to the 4th Century BCE.
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16 September 2019
Origin of the Diamond - Geographically
It takes carbon, extreme heat and high pressure, to create a small, unique specimen like a diamond.
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09 September 2019
4 Cs - Diamond Classification
Since the 1940s, diamonds have been classified under the famous Four Cs to determine their value. Carat,
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02 September 2019
The Emerald’s Cut Part 3
In principle, an emerald can be grinded in all types of different cuts.
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26 August 2019
Emerald - Localities Part 2
Emeralds are created under the enormous forces within Earth's interior.
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19 August 2019
Emerald - Antique Gemstone Part 1
During 1500 B.C. the emerald earned his value as a gemstone, found in Cleopatra's Mines in Marsa Alam.
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12 August 2019
Cullinan - The largest diamond in the world.
In 1905, an absolute sensation was uncovered in the Premier Mine in South Africa.
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05 August 2019
Emerald - Green Love
Its name, comes from his deep green color.
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22 July 2019
Store of Value
Today, the diamond is not only in demand as an exclusive piece of jewelry, but in recent years it has also made a name for itself in the investment sector.
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15 July 2019
Timelessly Beautiful
Even a diamond cannot leave its mark on time.
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11 July 2019
Golden Jubilee
This extraordinary diamond comes from the famous South African Cullinan Mine and was originally named Unnamed Brown.
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3 July 2019
DIAMOND or BRILLIANT
Diamond is the name of a resource that spans millions of years in the depths of the earth.
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25 June 2019
The perfect cut
Each BLESQ Investment Diamond and each stone in one of our jewels undergo special customizations, sparking their fire - uncovering their radiance.
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19 June 2019
Blue Diamond - Rarity
The diamond is appreciated in all sizes. From gemstone down to dust, impresses the hardest and most beautiful stone in the world.
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29 May 2019
From Stone to Dust
The diamond is appreciated in all sizes. From gemstone down to dust, impresses the hardest and most beautiful stone in the world.
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20 May 2019
RJC Dignity & Transparency
Over the centuries, gold and diamonds have been associated with exploitation, slavery, and child labor.
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13 May 2019
An Ethical Certificate
To this day, wars are financed by illegally mined and smuggled diamonds, aka “blood diamonds”.
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6 May 2019
Crown Jewels
Crown Jewels are the most valuable treasures of a royal house.
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29 April 2019
The perfect cut
The perfect cut makes every diamond a unique work of art - with an immense personal fire.
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18 April 2019
Millions of years old history
Millions of years old history can not be replaced by modern technology in a short period of time. Therefore, we only offer and process real diamonds in our BLESQ jewelery.
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11 April 2019
Our light
Lesedi La Rona, the name of the most expensive diamond in the world, which was brought to light in Botswana at the end of 2015.
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5 April 2019
Brilliantly cut
Every rough diamond has infinite possibilities. Only the masters of their craft can see in it its best version and produce it without diminishing its carat.
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26 March 2019
Excellent Quality
The Gemological Institute of America has developed globally recognized standards for the evaluation of gemstones. GIA certification is the addition that raises your Blesq diamond or jewel to an exclusive level.
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8 March 2019
Diamond Price & Quality Determination: The Famous «4C’s»
In all of its wonder, a diamond is unique and has special properties that affect its value. Until the middle of the 20th century, all types of precious stones, including diamonds, were valued according to many different systems, most of which were linked to local trade structures.
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28 February 2019
Diamond Mining - A Rocky Road Part 2
Within a century, the hard labor of mining by hand, has evolved into industry where hi-tech machinery performs the hard work. However, only little hardness has been lost.
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15 February 2019
Diamond Mining - A Rocky Road Part 1
Within a century, the hard labor of mining by hand, has evolved into industry where hi-tech machinery performs the hard work. However, only little hardness has been lost.
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1 February 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time - Part 2
The sparkling magic of a diamond can make you forget about time. The brute intensity of the circumstances at the moment of its birth, up to 46 billion years ago, lets you experience time in a whole new way. The same applies to the place of origin, from the glowing depths of the Earth’s crust to the cold vastness of space where diamonds are formed.
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25 January 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time - Part 1
The sparkling magic of a diamond can make you forget about time. The brute intensity of the circumstances at the moment of its birth, up to 46 billion years ago, lets you experience time in a whole new way. The same applies to the place of origin, from the glowing depths of the Earth’s crust to the cold vastness of space where diamonds are formed.
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18 January 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time
It’s a truly magical event when a precious diamond, several billions of years old, is found after it’s made its long journey up from the mystical depths of the Earth’s core. In 2015, the Karowe mine in Botswana took the world by storm – not just once, but twice – after two record-breaking diamonds were discovered there. The ‘Lesedi La Rona’ (1,109 carats) and ‘The Constellation’ (813 carats) are two of the largest rough diamonds ever found, and were found on two consecutive days, on 16 and 17 November 2015! The 21st century been unofficially named as ‘the new diamond century’. The phrase was coined in 2017 after the 910-carat ‘Letseng’ diamond was found in Lesotho.
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10 January 2019
«The Cullinan Diamond» From the Earth’s crust to the Crown Jewels
Almost too good to be true. The fascinating story of the largest rough diamond ever found in human history sounds like something lifted from the pages of a J. R. R. Tolkien novel: the ‘Cullinan Diamond’ was split into nine large diamonds and 96 minor brilliants for a total of 105 precious stones. And who laid claim to the two largest stones?
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