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Investing in Diamonds

Investing in Diamonds

Investing in Diamonds On average, diamond prices have improved by more than 14 % per year for over 50 years.  Nothing else can match this track record of stable and cumulative value plus astonishing resilience during times of political instability, social unrest and...

Diamonds as an Asset

Diamonds as an Asset

Key diamond investing characteristics Attractive returns – good historical performance with expected solid future price increases (driven by excess demand) Low volatility and low correlation (polished diamonds) to main asset classes (inflation hedge characteristics)...

Is buying Gold a good Investment?

Is buying Gold a good Investment?

Is buying gold a good investment? Advantages of buying gold Liquidity. Gold can be easily converted into cash anywhere in the world. Aside from actual cash, the liquidity and universality of gold is unparalleled. Holds its value. Gold tends to maintain its value over...

Get the best price for your diamonds

Get the best price for your diamonds

Get the best price for your diamonds! Point Jewellery Exchange is a nationwide buyer of diamonds; all shapes and sizes. We are aggressively seeking diamonds 1.00 – 20.00cts. Point Jewellery Exchange is in partnership with private and commercial buyers allowing us to...

How much is a Krugerrand worth

How much is a Krugerrand worth

How much is a Krugerrand worth? One of the most common questions we get is "How much is a Krugerrand worth?" The value of a Krugerrand is based upon its gold content plus a premium. Different sizes of Krugerrand fetch different premiums, and price is also affected by...

Jewellery Assets to Cash

Jewellery Assets to Cash

Jewellery Assets to Cash For many years, people have been keeping collections of fine jewellery that ultimately go unworn. Some of them were presents, some were inherited and others they bought for themselves. But after having kids, building careers and businesses,...

Bespoke Jewellery Design

Bespoke Jewellery Design

Our bespoke jewellery design service provides you with the opportunity to be involved in every step of the creation of a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery that is designed and crafted to your personal requirements. How does it work? The journey begins with a...

7 Tips to Choose an Engagement Ring

7 Tips to Choose an Engagement Ring

7 Tips to Choose an Engagement Ring Shape Matters Most. Even before those 4 Cs (cut, color, clarity, and carat), you must know what shape your future fiancee loves. Shape indicates the actual geometry of the stone, as opposed to cut, which relates to the angles of the...

Sell Your Antique Coins

Sell Your Antique Coins

Sell Your Antique Coins Have you ever wondered how much a rare coin or old bank note might be worth? Perhaps it's a coin that you've stumbled across at home or something unusual that you spotted at a boot sale? Since the days of antiquity, people have been using...

Remodelling Antique Jewellery

Remodelling Antique Jewellery

Remodelling Antique Jewellery Do you have a piece of jewellery that holds huge sentimental value but is maybe old fashioned and doesn't get worn anymore?  We can design and create a beautiful piece of modern jewellery using your gemstones, your metal or both. Contact...

4 Tips for Selling your Diamonds

4 Tips for Selling your Diamonds

4 Tips for Selling your Diamonds 1. Understand what Diamond you have Because your Grandmother said her old diamond ring was valuable, that does not mean that it is, it also does not mean that it is even an actual Diamond in the first place. So, before you rush to...

Buy and Sell Gold Krugerrands

Buy and Sell Gold Krugerrands At Point Jewels you can buy and sell Krugerrands. Point Jewellery Exchange will always try to give you the best possible price for your Krugerrands if you ever want to sell them Here is some information about the Krugerrand and its...

How to Choose and Buy a Diamond

How to Choose and Buy a Diamond

How to Choose and Buy a Diamond Point Jewels is a specialist in fine diamonds and diamond jewellery based in Sea Point, Cape Town.  Use this guide to help you understand the basics in buying and choosing a diamond.  Then browse our Diamonds for sale section.  This...

How to Calculate the Value of Scrap Gold

How to Calculate the Value of Scrap Gold

How to Calculate the Value of Scrap Gold If you have scrap gold, you can sell it, but for how much? Gold prices tend to increase when the economy is flat or there are worries about war or inflation. However, before you bring gold jewellery, dental fillings, teeth,...

Kenneth Baker

Kenneth Baker

Cecil Kenneth Baker (1921 – November 1996 was a South African artist. Kenneth, as he is better known, was born at Harfield Road, Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa, which was, at the time of his birth, a predominantly working class suburb. It appears that he received...

Flawless SA diamond sells for R267.5 million

Flawless SA diamond sells for R267.5 million

Flawless SA diamond sells for R267.5 million! An eye-popping, 100-carat diamond, the highlight of a magnificent jewels sale in New York, sold for $22.1 million (R267.5 million)! The perfect classic emerald-cut D color diamond, which is about the size of a walnut and...

The Graves Supercomplication

The Graves Supercomplication

The Graves Supercomplication The most complicated handmade watch, the Henry Graves Supercomplication, has been sold at auction for 20.6m Swiss francs (£13.4m). A "complication" is a technical term referring to any feature on a watch which is in addition to simply...

15 Facts about Diamonds

15 Facts about Diamonds

15 Facts About Diamonds Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of April, meaning that April-born ladies have an extra reason to ask for gifts of sparkling diamond jewellery. To celebrate these dazzling gemstones, we’ve rounded up fifteen interesting facts and bits...

Top 7 Gold Coins to Buy

Top 7 Gold Coins to Buy

The Top 7 Gold Coins to Buy Each one of the coins mentioned in this list satisfy the gold coin requirements for investment. Personal tastes and geographical location will be the determining factors in making the final decision from this point on. Notable distinctions,...

How to sell your watch?

How to sell your watch?

How to sell your high value watch... While buying watches requires money, selling them can potentially make you some. The watch industry is mostly concerned with selling you new things, and sometimes more interesting parts of the business are ignored. The "old" view...

Investing in Diamonds

Investing in Diamonds

Investing in Diamonds Diamonds are the most concentrated store of value that exists, an important source of liquidity. The value of diamonds is not determined by ‘fiat currency”. The value of extremely precious commodities is independent of government laws and that’s...