Monthly Archives: September 2011

Opals

This post is about opals, their sources, and what to look for in a good opal. To view the opal rings we have for sale, click here: Weldons Opal Rings for sale Opals are among the most intriguing and visually stunning gemstones known to man. In ancient Rome, the opal symbolised love and hope. The Romans called the […]

The Hastings Diamond

The Hastings Diamond is a large Golconda diamond, weighing 101 carats. It was named after the British Governor general of India, Warren Hastings. It was given to King George III in 1785, the gift of Nizam Ali Khan, the ruler of Hyderabad. Hastings was at the time on trial in London for what were rather […]