A sure trend is that couples are wanting to know the story behind where their diamonds come from – the provenance of the gems which are going into their special ring. They also like to know that they are natural, sustainable and ethically sourced.
While pink diamonds are eternally popular, there is a growing interest in other natural coloured diamonds such as yellow, blue and the champagne and cognac hues. Whether these are used as accent stones to highlight a main diamond, or as the centre stone of an engagement ring, really depends on the personal taste and price […]
Currently, engagement ring design is reflecting a trend towards greater personal expression. While the classic Round Brilliant cut is still the most popular choice, many more couples are choosing “fancy” shapes such as Oval, Pear and Emerald cut, and to a lesser extent, Marquise. We have seen growing interest in Oval diamonds as an alternative […]
The most important point to remember is that the ring is about you…. your style, who you are and where you are in life. Just as your love story is unique, let the ring you choose be something you love on your finger and makes you smile every time you look at it. If you […]
“Remember that shopping for your engagement ring should be an enjoyable experience, so try not to let the significance, cost or abundance of choice overwhelm you. This is a special moment in your lives, so take the opportunity to make the most of it and enjoy this once in a lifetime event!” Some people will […]
Of course, a diamond does not have to be the traditional round brilliant cut in an engagement ring and can be a simple way to personalise a classic solitaire design. We are blessed with an ever increasing range of fancy shaped diamonds as the technology to cut a diamond from the rough advances. In addition […]
While the traditional six claw solitaire diamond ring is the long held favourite for many Brides to Be, you may want to choose a design that reflects your individual style or is unique and less conventional than the classic. Here are some ideas for a brilliantly individual diamond engagement ring you may not have considered…
Insurance under home and contents cover may not be possible if you are just starting out and are yet to have a property policy to attach your jewellery items to. This is particularly relevant to recently engaged couples who are often young and yet to move into their first home. It is also important to […]