Tag Archives: Diamond Inclusions

Brian Gavin’s Colleague, Sandra Amadio, Visits Namibia………..

I heard from one of my colleagues in South Africa, Sandra Amadio, this week. Sandra recently visited Kolmanskop in Namibia. Kolmanskop is a ghost town in Southern Namibia which developed after the discovery of diamonds in the area in 1908. The following video journal portrays this fascinating journey….I thought that you would all enjoy learning […]

“EXTREME DIAMOND MAKEOVER” – The DIAMOND RECUT PROCESS…

Just after I launched this website, I was contacted directly by a customer who had previously been looking forward to working with me on her diamond recut. She was thrilled to have found me by typing 'Brian the Cutter' into the Google Search feature. After a couple of phone discussions and e-mails, she decided to […]

Brian Gavin and Lesley Harris Partying with the Stars in Beverly Hills, CA……..

Brian and Lesley went to Los Angeles to party with some of the local stars at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills. They shared beautiful gold and platinum diamond jewelry, much of which featured A CUT ABOVE diamond melee. Lesley wearing the custom designed platinum diamond ring I gave her for our 20th wedding anniversary. […]

How do inclusions in diamonds look close up?

Many times people ask about the nature of inclusions in diamonds, if they are dangerous, if they affect the durability and performance of the stone and if they are visible. Many question and want to know what they look like close up.  Here are some close up shots of  examples of typical inclusions in a […]