What are fracture filled diamonds, and how recognise them?

I recently met with a jewellery valuer who values all types of jewellery. One of the services this valuation company provides is insurance valuations for diamond engagement rings that were purchased abroad, mainly Antwerp, Dubai and New York. Several Irish couples head to these locations each year in the search for a better deal, as they believe Irish Jewellers are too expensive due to higher margins, overheads etc. More

Tips for Jewellery Valuations

If you have jewellery of value you should more than likely have it insured. With the recent rise in home burglaries and crime, having your jewellery insured has never been more important.

Before you can insure your jewellery with an insurance company, you will need to get the items valued and a report on each item prepared. The insurance company will then provide you with a premium based on the value of the items insured. More

Secure Storage Facility In Merrion Vaults

Merrion Vaults is the largest independent safe deposit box center in Ireland and provides account holders a protected area to store valuables in Dublin City Centre.

The vault is found in the basement of a workplace structure near Merrion Square in Dublin 2.

Merrion Vaults opened in September of this year after the development of the company by entrepreneurs Seamus Fahy, owner of Voltaire Diamonds and David Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of Citybox.

The vault provides an array of safes suitable for the safe storage of jewellery, gold, silver, money, documents such as title deeds or wills, family treasures and other useful possessions. More

Buying / Selling Gold As An Investment – Some Great Tips

Buying / Selling Gold As An Investment – Some Great Tips

Any Idea Why Gold Bullion

Rare supply of fresh gold to the market have led the skyscraper of rate of gold in the bullion market. The supply of fresh gold into the market is rather low, hence the total graph of the gold cost in the lengthy run is constantly increasing. Therefore marketing gold, be it coins, bullion or even just marketing gold precious jewelry proves to be lucrative. More

The Perfect Princess Cut Engagement Rings

princess-cut-diamond-semi-bezel-set-engagement-ring-with-matching-wedding-ringThe princess cut comes in a close second to the round brilliant shape for diamond rings. So what is a princess cut exactly? It is either a square or rectangular cut diamond with four sides that are beveled and on the side you can see that the shape resembles an inverted pyramid.

The cut itself was created in the swinging Sixties and it has become more and more popular recently. The difference between the princess and the brilliant cuts is that the princess cut has corners, whereas the brilliant cut is round. This also means because of this a princess cut diamond will weigh more.
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Remember Your Wedding Day With Video

We all know how special your wedding day is, and it’s always going to be a day you’ll never forget. Alongside your own memories of the day, the stories your friends tell you and the still photographs you receive it’s sometimes never complete without video highlights of the day.

Wedding videos are changing the way we remember our big day, and today we’re going to be discussing ways a wedding video can benefit your wedding package, along with some tips on how to find a videographer for you wedding day. Video captures emotion; the overall atmosphere of the occasion and it also captures a visual representation of your amazing day. Don’t get me wrong, photographs are great to cherish and photography will always be a traditional way to capture special moments, but alongside video highlights it’s going to defiantly be a day you’ll never forget. More

Title: Use Search Engine Optimization To Increase Your Success

 

Webmasters understand the importance of having your website ranked on SERPs. Read this article for SEO tips that help you improve your website’s ranking.

First, you need to learn what search engine optimization is all about. Logically, users should decide how sites rank and how relevant search phrases and keywords are for sites. However, since there are millions of websites, computers have to take on the job using equations and algorithms to rank the websites. The main goal of applying SEO principles is to ensure that your site appears higher up on the list of search results relative to competing sites. This is achieved by incorporating optimizing features into the overall structure and content of your site.

Many factors come into play when the search engines are deciding where to put your website on the results page. Algorithms will be devised to scan for content, particular keywords, the amount of web traffic your site gets and many other factors to determine where your site should rank.

It is necessary to stay patient and put in effort for SEO work. Set up your site and design it so it is easy to use and attractive to visitors. Start by researching keywords used by your target audience and use them in your content. The relevance of your site is directly related to these keywords, and search engines rely on them to rank your site.

You will not be able to simply pay for better ranking. Purchasing a sponsored or featured slot is an option. Although you are guaranteed to show up at the top of the listings using this method, people know that they are sponsored links. The fact that they know they are paid links makes them less likely to click on them. Finally, there is a lot of competition of these spots, and they can prove quite costly.

Keywords is not the only tactic in search engine optimization. For instance, links can help you rank higher in search results. Links done the right way will help your efforts, external links, links from other sites to yours and internal links all work well. One way to increase the number of links you have is to exchange links with other websites.

The term targeted visitor means someone that is interested in the products and services offered at your website. They are there to buy, not just to look around. They want to possibly make purchases on your website. There will always be visitors who randomly find your site, but they usually don’t come to do business. However, it’s possible that they could be impressed, and decide to be customers. Don’t neglect these people, though. If your site is good enough, they may return when they actually want to buy something. Customers who may come back later don’t have a strong enough desire for your product and aren’t the ones you are looking for. Specific customers who are seeking just what you have to offer are the ones that you want. This is why keywords are important. In addition, you must advertise in places that your target customers frequent.

Businesses that do not have a website are, in effect, closing their doors to many potential customers. Not all of your customers need to reside near your physical location. In fact, a website makes it easy to expand your customer base to include both those who sometimes come to your physical location, and those who simply purchase online. Either way, you give customers more ways to buy what you are selling. A website is a necessity for nearly all businesses. If there is anything to take away from this article, that is it. We hope following through on what you have learned helps your business grow.

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Creative Ideas For A Beautiful Wedding Day!

Wedding is something special! Two becoming as one is very special! No doubt, it will be a day to remember! Enjoy it! Weddings are just as unique as the people are that make up the marriage. It may range from large to small, expensive or inexpensive, formal or casual. However, decisions have to be made. Following are some tips and tricks others have found valuable to make those decisions easier:

Leave a gift for out-of-town guests in their room as a thank you for coming so far to attend your wedding. A nice basket of snacks, like crackers, fresh fruit, and drinks, will give them something welcoming to enjoy while they are away from home. Another excellent choice would be a gift card for a local restaurant!

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Ten of the World’s Quirkiest Festivals

Ten of the World’s Quirkiest Festivals (via PR Newswire)

DALLAS, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Every culture and country has a way of celebrating holidays and special occasions, but some festivals are solely created for pure fun and entertainment. Hotels.com® has compiled 10 of the funkiest festivals found around the world for travelers to explore.   “… More

Celebs are Falling Over High Low Hemlines (and so am I!)



Celebs are Falling Over High Low Hemlines (and so am I!) (via The Los Angeles Fashion)

Not too many good thoughts are associated with the 1980′s mullet. Business in the front, part in the back was it’s ubiquitous trademark. Two decades later enter high low hemlines and  I’m re-assessing my feelings towards the word “mullet”. It’s easy to see why celebrities and fashionistas…

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Apple Introduces New iPad Smart Case

Apple Introduces New iPad Smart Case (via THE Tech Scoop)

During the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) held by Apple, they revealed big-ticket announcements. They also slip in a few upgrades, including the new iPad Smart Case that covers both the front and back. Its predecessor, Smart Cover, is a magnetic slim case that hooks on the front of your iPad… More

Celebrity Baby Names

Celebrities are not like everyday people. They have busy schedules, drive expensive cars, and wear jewelry that others can only dream of owning. Maybe it is because celebrities are so far removed from normal life that they often give their babies unusual names.Some names are just a little different. John Travolta and Kelly Preston have two beautiful children. Their daughter’s name is Ella Bleu. Their son’s name is Jett. Jett is different, but anyone who knows anything about John Travolta knows he has a love for flying. Gwyneth Paltrow, pregnant again, came under scrutiny for naming her first child Apple. While it is unusual, it is somewhat cute, like in the “apple of their eye.” Chris Martin, her husband, tired of the controversy over the name Apple, has jokingly stated their second child, whether male or female, will be named Banana. Another cute name is Dandelion, the name of Keith Richards’ daughter. Julie Roberts recently gave birth to twins – a boy and a girl – and received flack over the names she chose. More

Google making search smarter



Google making search smarter (via AFP)

Google says it is retooling its search machine to go beyond recognizing words in queries and begin understanding what it is people are asking for. The California-based Internet titan is intent on adding “semantic” capabilities to automatically comprehend meanings of phrases and questions to better…

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