Author Archives: Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

Diamond Brilliant by Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

I'm often asked 'what's more expensive, a Diamond or a brilliant?' The regularity of the question prompted me to write a small article clarifying Read more [...]

Antwerp – Diamond City by Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

Antwerp-Diamond City What, you may ask does Antwerp - Diamond City actually mean? Pelikaanstraat, Schupstraat, Hoveniersstraat and Rijfstraat Read more [...]
Papal Jewels

Jewellery of the Popes by Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

The episcopal insignia is the ring, the crozier, the mitre and the breast cross. It is they who distinguish the prelates. These insignias have Read more [...]
Gemstones in Literature

Gemstones in Literature by Cuini Amelio-Ortiz

Magic and mystery: the fascinating world of gems Gemstones play a remarkably rich role in our everyday life, although we are often not aware Read more [...]