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Our “Kay”

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of our founder Kay Derriman at the age of 94 on the 15th March 2016. I first met Kay when I started working for her daughter Nicky at Kays
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Diamonds by David Stockenstroom

WHAT IS A DIAMOND WHERE ARE THEY FOUND. The word diamond is derived from the Greek word Adamas which means unquonquerable. There is nothing on this planet that is comparable to its hardness. It is 140 times more resistant to
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The Story of the Potato Ring

We have recently been lucky enough to acquire a piece that many people may have difficulty identifying – An Irish Potato Ring. This ring served a simple function – to hold baked potatoes. The ring, which is open on the
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An Easter Story: The Faberge Egg

The Fabergé egg was a jeweled egg made by the House of Fabergé from 1885 to 1917. Most were miniature eggs that were popular gifts at Easter. They were worn on a neck chain either singly or in groups. The
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Christmas Gifts for R250 and Less

We know that every year money gets a little bit tighter and everything seems to be getting a little more expensive. So, this year we would like to give you some gift ideas for R250 and less. These pieces of
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How To Avoid Disappointment This Festive Season

 Shop early Remember that certain items do sell out quickly Bear in mind that all repairs will take a minimum of 3 weeks over December Our stone-setters and rhodium-platers close for a month, re-opening mid-January Remember the shopping centres are
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MOVING ON UP from THE EIGHTIES….

MOVING ON UP from THE EIGHTIES…. What is it about the Eighties that so many people are stuck there?  So I am a student of the Eighties and if it is for the music (but even I am getting over
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Forecasting Bridal Trends 2015

 THE ENGAGMENT RING:When it comes to engagement rings, trends are branching out. We are seeing colour stones being chosen instead of the classic white diamond. Gemstones such as sapphires, rubies, emeralds & topaz are becoming the focal point of the
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