What is a carat? How many carats are in gold? How big is a one-carat diamond? In this master style, we explain the difference between gold and diamond carats and help you to understand the meanings of each.   What is a carat? If you are jewellery shopping, you may have seen the word “carat” […]

How to measure ring size

How To Measure Ring Size Ring shopping? Lucky you! Here is how to measure your ring size for an accurate fit. Are you planning a surprise proposal? We have some tips for measuring for ring size in secret, too. Here’s all the information you need to measure and choose the correct ring size. Because you […]


What is a hallmark? What is a hallmark? How do you read silver hallmarks? Does gold plated jewellery has a hallmark? Whether you identifying an old piece of jewellery or looking for quality assurance as you buy a new piece, read this feature first. This article will answer your questions about hallmarks on precious metals. […]


What is 999 fine gold – how many carats, and what is it worth? In this masterclass, we delve into the carat system and discuss whether 999 fine gold is worth the investment. How is gold purity affected? In its pure form, gold is soft and malleable. It’s also one of the most valuable metals […]

how many grams are in a Tola?

What is Tola? Where did the term originate? How many grams are in a Tola? Is a Tola weight still used today? This article explains the history and importance of Tola. What is Tola? A Tola (tolah/ tole) is an ancient unit of weight. It was used in India and South Asia to allow the […]

Why is Zakat important?

Zakat (zakaat) is one of the five pillars of Islam and it refers to the practice of donating some of your wealth to charity. Why is Zakat important? In Islam, all things belong to God, and Zakat is an important way to pay respect to that belief. It means “purify” and giving away wealth is […]