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Shimansky Investing in Diamonds

A GUIDE TO INVESTING IN DIAMONDS


Due to the constant fluctuation of the economy, individuals have decided to rather hold onto their savings and look for a more substantial investment. It is during these difficult times that investors have come to once again appreciate the value of physical commodities such as the value of investing in diamonds.

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Shimansky Diamond Shapes

THE JOURNEY OF A SHIMANSKY DIAMOND : FROM MINE TO FINGER


Finding a rough diamond and transforming it into a dazzling array of brilliance, fire and scintillation is a very involved process. Not only are the rough diamonds hand-selected from the South African mines to find the best quality, but it’s also polished and cut in house by a few of the world’s most talented craftsmen before it reaches the consumer.

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Shimansky Diamond Shapes

MY GIRL DIAMOND IS ONE IN A MILLION


Like the woman of your dreams, the My Girl diamond is unique in every single way. Not only is the one of a kind diamond cut a true expression of your love and devotion, and perfectly suited for an engagement ring, but it also makes for the perfect anniversary gift.

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Shimansky Diamond Shapes

WHAT DIAMOND SHAPE ARE YOU


Not sure what engagement ring to get your significant other? At Shimansky we believe each bride has her own unique style and personality; therefore Shimansky provides a wide variety of different diamond cuts and shapes to suit each and every bride-to-be.

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Shimansky Black Diamonds

DISCOVER THE MAGIC OF A DIAMOND FACET


Finding the perfect engagement ring is an important step when it comes to planning a proposal. Fortunately, with a variety of elegant diamond rings at Shimansky, you will most certainly find a ring that suits her style and reflects your love.

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TOP 7 TIPS TO LAYERING PENDANTS


Layering diamond pendants is on-trend worldwide with a number of stylish women compiling multiple chains and diamond pendants to create an even larger statement piece. The layered pendant look adds style and glamour to your appearance, but how exactly would one accomplish the trend without looking over accessorised?

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Shimansky Black Diamonds

WHERE DO BLACK DIAMONDS COME FROM


A black diamond has become a very popular alternative for the less traditional bride-to-be. The reason? The magnificent stone provides the bride with a variety of different styles and gives her an opportunity to create a unique signature jewellery piece.

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Iconic Diamond Engagement Rings

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DIAMOND SETTINGS


Are you planning to propose, but you’re not sure what style ring your significant other will prefer? Luckily, with an array of options at Shimansky, you will be sure to find the perfect ring that will capture the reflection of her personality and style.

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Iconic Diamond Engagement Rings

THE MILLENNIUM RING IS ICONIC BY DESIGN


The way in which a diamond is formed is truly one of the most fascinating processes. But, the actual extraordinary moment when a breathtakingly beautiful gemstone is matched with an iconic jewellery design begins when a woman falls hopelessly in love with it.

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THE SECRET GUIDE TO DETERMINE HER RING SIZE


Planning a proposal is one of the most exciting things you will ever do in your life. Not only is it a special moment for you, but it’s a special moment for your significant other, who has dreamed about it since she was a little girl. With that in mind, you would like to make the proposal unforgettable. This will include a one of a kind engagement ring that perfectly fits her ring finger.

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MAGICAL THINGS HAPPEN WHEN YOU FALL IN LOVE


Remember the feeling of falling in love? For the first few weeks, you struggle to eat, sleep and even concentrate. But, at the same time, you’re happy, excited and overjoyed. The feeling of love is simply incredible, yet overwhelming. One day you wake up with butterflies in your stomach the next you have sweaty palms. But what exactly causes your body to react the way it does when you fall in love?

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EXPLORE CAPE TOWN AT THE 2017 MINING INDABA


It’s almost time for the world’s most influential stakeholders in African mining to come together and discuss the fascinating world of the mining industry. In only a few days Cape Town will be filled with members of the worldwide mining community dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining in Africa.

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7 ROMANTIC GESTURES THAT ARE IDEAL FOR VALENTINES DAY


Remember how the sparks used to fly when you first started dating? Romantic dinners by candlelight, walks along the beach, movies, boat rides and spontaneous surprises filled the early days of your relationship.

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MOST ICONIC ENGAGEMENT RINGS OF ALL TIME


When it comes to celebrity engagement rings putting a price on it and deciding on the size certainly knows no bounds. As Elizabeth Taylor once said, “Big girls need big diamonds”.

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Diamond Analysis

TANZANITE - THE DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE


This month we celebrate the magnificent gemstone, Tanzanite - named the ‘December Birthstone’ in 2002. The fascinating and rare gemstone can only be found in Tanzania, at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro – the geographic origins after which the stone was named. After its discovery in 1967 the blue variety of the mineral zoisite has also become wildly popular due to its breathtakingly beautiful colour.

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Diamond Analysis

5 AMAZING WAYS TO PROPOSE THIS CHRISTMAS


You have found the one, but you’re not sure how to pop the question. The festive season is a magical time to propose.Not only do you have more free time to be creative, but you also get to celebrate the exciting news with friends and family. But first, have a look at these amazing proposal ideas before you pop the champagne:

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Diamond Analysis

DESIGN A BESPOKE RING THAT'S AS UNIQUE AS YOU ARE


Your love is unique. So, why not invest in a ring that truly reflects her style and taste? At Shimansky, we pride ourselves in offering just the best. Not only do we make sure that the most sought-after engagement rings in South Africa (which are crafted in the purest platinum and finest 18K gold) but we also provide you with the option to design the ring itself.

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GREAT THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN


When it comes to Cape Town, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the multiple options of activities the beautiful Mother City has on offer. With that being said, we thought it would be fitting to supply you with a list of fun, breathtakingly beautiful and adventurous things to do while visiting Cape Town.

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THE BEST PLATINUM ENGAGEMENT RINGS FROM SHIMANSKY


Congratulations on taking an step in your special relationship where love, passion and lifelong commitment reside, you are ready to move to one of the most exciting periods in your life – being engaged to the chosen one, the one you are going to spend the rest of your life with.

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DISCOVER ROSE GOLD ENGAGEMENT RINGS FROM SHIMANSKY


Originating from Russia in the 19th century and dubbed “Russian Gold” the world has fallen in love all over again with rose gold or pink gold, which has a timelessly feminine appeal that has given way to a rising demand for rose gold engagement rings.

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SHIMANSKY LAUNCHES MY GIRL PERFUME


Following the success of the My Girl Diamond, Shimansky is proud to announce the launch of the limited edition My Girl Perfume – a captivating fragrance drawn from natural rose oil that will reflect and enhance your own fire, brilliance and scintillation.

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VERA FARMIGA – THE FIRST WOMAN TO OWN A LIMITED EDITION MY GIRL PERFUME


On a visit to Cape Town during the filming of the 2012 action thriller Safe House, talented Hollywood and Oscar-nominated actress, Vera Farmiga received a limited edition Shimansky My Girl Perfume prior to the official launch.

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SHIMANSKY TYGER VALLEY STORE NOW OPEN


As you step into the glittering new Shimansky Store in Tyger Valley Shopping Centre, you might be forgiven for thinking that you’ve been transported to London or New York High Street Shopping.

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PLANNING A SURPRISE PROPOSAL


Having been in the diamond business for over two decades we believe that an engagement ring is the most meaningful gift a man will give and a woman will receive. To ensure that the moment when she opens that little box is as perfect as you have imagined we have five top tips for buying the ideal engagement ring

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