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Engagement rings | History, Diamonds, Proposals & more

Engagement rings | History, Diamonds, Proposals & more

What is an engagement ring? An Engagement ring is a ring given as a symbol of dedication, love and commitment (to someone) between two people. It represents a long-life journey two people are embarked on and showcases their decision to want to spend the rest of their lives together. The history of Engagement Rings… Not always as delicately crafted and polished,…

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Romantic views, home cooked meals & Diamonds

Romantic views, home cooked meals & Diamonds

In Episode 7 of The Bachelor South Africa, We saw Jenna being spoilt with a multi-date experience from the Bachelor lee Thomspon. When Calum Scott reads out your date card you know it’ll be a magnificent evening. That’s exactly what happened ahead of the date with Jenna and Lee Thompson on The Bachelor SA. Lee Thompson took Jenna to his personal…

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Natural vs Synthetic/Cultured diamonds

Natural vs Synthetic/Cultured diamonds

At Jack Friedman we only use natural and ethical diamonds. We do not create our jewellery by using synthetic or cultured diamonds. Whilst these are very beautiful and there is little to no visual difference, we want our clients to purchase jewellery that has lasting value. The difference between Natural diamonds and Cultured Diamonds. Natural diamonds appreciate in value whereas…

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The Official Symbol of Love on the Bachelor SA

The Official Symbol of Love on the Bachelor SA

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, viewers have their first date with South Africa’s very first Bachelor, Lee Thompson. The dashing entrepreneur, international model, philanthropist, and former Sharks rugby player will be laying his heart on the line in the hope of finding true love. During his search for “the one” with whom he wants to spend the rest of his…

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The Garnet Gemstone

The Garnet Gemstone

All those lucky enough to be in their second year of marriage or born in January have a wonderful stone to celebrate with. The Garnet is the birthstone for January, which means that January babies have wonderful colours of Garnet to choose from! It is also the 2nd Anniversary Gemstone to celebrate the two years of love shared between a…

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The Tanzanite

The Tanzanite

The Tanzanite Gemstone The unattainable romantic lure of gemstones. Fun Facts 3 colours Tilt The Tanzanite in different directions of light and you’ll see three distinct colours as you graduate through the directions. Depleting soon The mine source is estimated to be depleted in the next 30 years (as from 2013) One Source Only A single mine in the worlds…

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Three Shades of Blue

Three Shades of Blue

Did you know that the Blue Topaz comes in three exquisite shades of blue? Sky Blue London Blue Swiss Blue What are these three shades of blue? Although they are all blue, they are definitely not the same. In fact, to the eye they could be identified as completely different Gem Stones! And yet are all members of the same…

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The Daisies of Africa

The Daisies of Africa

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters will be taking a piece of South African jewellery as the National Gift to the Miss Universe 2017. This year the gift will represent the best of South African natural resources. Enquiries about the piece? Do not hesitate to contact us.

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A Gift That Counts

A Gift That Counts

A lovely fine collection of bracelets that is perfect for a gift or even just to spoil yourself with. Pearl and Butterfly Bracelet The rose and yellow gold fine bracelet with disc and flower or heart motive punched out holds a small diamond to round off the look. This bracelet is a perfect gift for so many occasions. Clover and…

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Choosing Your Halo Engagement Ring

Choosing Your Halo Engagement Ring

The halo engagement ring offers a lot of options for creating the big diamond look we all love as well as personalizing your engagement ring. If you want to make a splash with a small budget, the halo engagement ring is a brilliant option as this setting literally makes your diamond look as much as a half a carat larger.…

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Help Me Choose My Engagement Ring

Help Me Choose My Engagement Ring

Classic or unconventional? After considering the four Cs – the colour, cut, clarity and carat – of the stone you choose, there are still several things to think about when choosing your engagement ring. It’s a question that faces all brides-to-be, and is never more pressing than when choosing (or subtly hinting at) one’s engagement ring. Jack Friedman understands the…

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