Valuing your diamonds

Valuing your diamonds

The importance of having your beautiful diamonds valued regularly is crucial to ensure they maintain their correct diamond price for insurance purposes. So we asked John Calleija, “What is the best way to go about having your treasures valued?” JC: “First and foremost is to take your diamonds to a reputable jeweller to be assessed…

Eye for Detail

Eye for Detail

At Calleija, we’re often asked, “What is the main difference between an existing design and a bespoke creation?” John Calleija says, “A personal, bespoke design really is just that — a personal story, made from elements of the owner, a reflection of them and their jewellery personality. A bespoke design takes into consideration the shapes…

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

When it comes to deciding on which Gold to feature in your jewellery, how do you decide if White Gold, Yellow Gold or Rose Gold is best for you? Experts say that skin tone is the best indicator, ensuring that your jewellery truly complements you, and enhances your natural skin tone and eye colour. A…

What is a Select Atelier

What is a Select Atelier

Since its inception in 1979, the Australian Argyle Diamond Mine, owned by Rio Tinto, has continued its pursuit of light and colour, in the form of the Pink Diamond. Facetted then crafted into magnificent creations, the Pink Diamond holds a mystery of beauty, and a promise of happiness. These exquisite jewels are entrusted to only thirty…

The creative heart

The creative heart

At the heart of Calleija lies its artistic design workshop, where John Calleija’s sketches land in the hands of Calleija’s talented Master Craftsmen. They turn imagination into reality, crafting Platinum, White Gold, Yellow and Rose Gold to hold beautiful Diamonds, Gemstones and Pearls. John Calleija’s newest design marks the beginning of the Calleija Anniversary Collection,…

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Thank you to our Facebook friend, Talya Jane Goding, for her question to John Calleija: “What is your favourite cut of diamond?” JC: When we talk about ‘cut’ in the jewellery industry, we’re really talking about many intricate elements of diamond craftsmanship – facetting, cleaving, crystallisation and polishing, all of which determine the potential of…

Calleija’s dream designs

Calleijas dream designs

From imagination to reality, every Calleija creation is meticulously sketched and handcrafted to showcase the ultimate brilliance and perfection of every jewel. Thank you to our Facebook friend, Katie Scott, for her question to John Calleija: “If you could create your dream design, what would it be and which type of gems would you use?”…

A delicate union

A delicate union

We love diamonds, and we know our clients do too. As the years go on, it’s important to continue caring for your jewels to avoid damage and ensure their value is maintained. We often see clients wearing rings too large for their slender fingers to enable the ring to fit over an injured or arthritic…