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Platinum Vs White Gold

When it comes to engagement and wedding rings we regularly have customers asking about the difference between platinum and white gold. Although they look very similar the differences are contrasting. Platinum and white gold have their own properties which make them very unique. Here we have laid out a guide to make the decision between […] → Continue Reading Platinum Vs White Gold

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Choosing Princess Cut Diamonds

Princess cut is the second most popular diamond cut after round brilliant. Also known as a Square Modified Brilliant, the princess cut is more brilliant and sparkly than other square or square octagonal diamonds. A relatively new diamond, the princess cut was first created in the early 1960s by London diamond cutter Aprad Nagy, then […] → Continue Reading Choosing Princess Cut Diamonds

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Pear Shaped Diamonds

Otherwise known as the “teardrop” or “pendeloque” because of its shape,  the pear shaped diamond is a combination of the round brilliant and the marquise; one side of the stone is rounded, while the other side tapers to a fine point. Although they’re not as popular as the rounds and princess cuts, the pear shape is […] → Continue Reading Pear Shaped Diamonds

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Marquise Cut

The Marquise Cut is also known as the “Navette Cut” or “Boat Shape”. It first appeared in Paris in the mid 1700s, tracing the cut back to the French monarchy reign. The name was first derived from the Marchioness Madame de Pompadour, a mistress of King Louis XIV of France who commissioned his court jeweller […] → Continue Reading Marquise Cut

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Choosing a diamond.

There is a lot of information to take in when buying a loose diamond and many choices to make. When working with customers and going through all the different aspects of diamonds at the end of the day we ask you to think about what is the most important thing for you. Is it size, […] → Continue Reading Choosing a diamond.

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Choosing Halo Engagement Rings

Glamorous, timeless and sophisticated, halo engagement rings are one of the world’s most popular style of engagement rings since the 1920s. Although the style has consistently evolved over the decades, its emotional, decadent and sentimental value has remained the same. To have a better understanding of the term ‘halo’, it refers to small diamonds framing […] → Continue Reading Choosing Halo Engagement Rings

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Same Sex Couples: Engagement and Wedding rings

We have created wonderful, one of a kind and imaginative engagement and wedding rings for same sex couples over the years. The preference for custom made is at an all time high as couples endeavour to put their own personal touch on their ring designs. There are various options and ideas for same sex engagement […] → Continue Reading Same Sex Couples: Engagement and Wedding rings