22K or 18K: Which one should you prefer? Make the best use of this 'golden' opportunity


Ah, gold! 

Gold has always occupied a glittering presence among jewellery. While diamonds, rare metals and other gemstones do occupy a pivotal role in jewellery per se, gold garners more popularity due to its ability to be melted, deformed and cast into literally any shape. Add the fact that it boasts of a beautiful and lustrous shiny look, and you can see why it scores pretty high even on an aesthetical point of view. 





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All you need to know about your Gold and Diamonds!


There is nothing prettier than a jewellery that suits you. With the variety of available options in designs, chances are high that the design you loved the most might run out of acquiring ability. Therefore, it is essential to care for the ornament pieces you own. The ritual of carefully storing, cleaning and wearing extends the lifespan of many jewels. The virtue of preserving your precious jewellery with care cannot be enough emphasised in words.


Today, from the house of Om Jewellers, read about everything you must know with regards to owning jewellery to taking care of it. Ornaments last a lifetime and they become a legacy for many. 


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A Guide to Coloured Diamonds

When it comes to diamonds, value is associated with rarity. Colourless or ‘white’ diamonds hold the most value because they are the rarest and have long been the most popular option for engagement rings and other forms of diamond jewellery. When it comes to fancy coloured diamonds, some colours are more valuable than others based on rarity. Colour in diamonds is caused by impurities or defects, whereas colourless diamonds are ‘pure’. This can include the presence of nitrogen, boron elements or crystal lattice defects during formation.


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Benefits of Custom Jewellery Design

Jewellery is very personal. It’s often something we have an emotional connection to and represents something significant to you personally, such as an engagement or a family heirloom. Nothing is more personal than getting a custom designed piece of jewellery that captures your unique tastes and represents your personality.


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How to Tell If You Have a Real Diamond

Diamonds are one of the most valuable and sought-after items in the world. Their beauty and unique sparkle make them a timeless accessory. But how do you know if the one you have is real or a fake? Diamonds have several counterparts that can be mistaken for the real thing such as colourless sapphire, topaz and zircon. Synthetic fakes can also be created in labs, designed to fool the average person.


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Caring for Your Gold Jewellery

A beautiful and timeless accessory, your gold jewellery adds elegance into your everyday life, making your outfits pop. Other times, they represent your personal romance as an engagement ring or wedding band. If treated right, your gold jewellery should last for years.


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Diamond vs Other Gemstones for Engagement Rings

There are a variety of things to consider when choosing an engagement ring, from the style of ring to the setting and the type of gemstone.Diamond rings are the traditional option when it comes to engagement rings. However, others prefer to be unconventional and choose a colourful gemstone. Below we look at some key considerations when choosing between the two options.


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How to Choose an Engagement Ring

You and your partner are getting married and the time has come to select an engagement ring so you can announce your engagement to your family and friends as well as represent your romance and style for a lifetime. Below is a guide on what you should consider.


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How to Choose a Diamond

Diamonds are the traditional choice for engagement rings and for those looking for timeless, elegant and truly beautiful jewellery. When it comes to selecting diamond jewellery, there are five key parameters to consider when looking for the perfect stone. This includes shape of the diamond and the 4 C’s - cut, clarity, colour and carat weight.


3D rendering of 24 karat gold ingots in a vault

Different Types of Gold Karats

For centuries, gold has been treasured due to its natural beauty, radiance and versatility. These qualities make it the most important metal in jewellery making. When you buy gold jewellery, there’s usually a choice between different kinds of gold colours, plating options and gold karats. The first thing you should look at is the karat.


You can see what karat gold jewellery is by looking for the karat mark, usually indicated with a “k”. The karat mark will tell you how much gold content the jewellery has. You should also look for the manufacturer's trademark next to the karat mark to assure that the karat mark is accurate.


3D rendering of 24 karat gold ingots in a vault