The ideal situation is that you’re the person being bought the diamond, but it doesn’t hurt to know something about them as well. So let’s begin with the basics.
Most of us know that diamonds are one of the hardest naturally occurring materials on the planet. This is partly because they can take anywhere from thousands, to even millions of years to form. Much of their attraction and mystique comes from these roots, since natural diamonds still have properties that can’t be reproduced in an artificial environment, and the genuine article sells for around 15 – 20% more than its synthetic counterparts.
In all fairness however, laboratory developed diamonds are getting closer in quality to those from natural sources, but at the high-end of the market, most jewellers still hold the latter in higher regard.
Barcelona is a beautiful city that boasts stunning architecture, art galleries, great food and a vibrant nightlife.It is a must for any budding traveler’s bucket-list. Some people describe it as a more laid back version of Paris, with nicer weather as well. The city as so much to offer that you might not be able to take it all in the first time round. If you don’t want to miss anything important, here are a few tips for making the most of your trip and experiencing Barcelona in style.