Category Archives: Engagement & Wedding

Creating a Beautiful Ring

Carol, our stone buyer, has over 30 years of experience in the business and is also responsible for creating the designs of most of our solitaires.  She will organise a ring to be made to compliment our stones and then our goldsmith would set it. Just like Joseph Ascher who cut the Cullinan diamond, our […]

April’s Birthstone

This month’s birthstone Diamond Yes, this month’s birthstone is the most prized of all gemstones – the diamond. Valued so highly perhaps because of the many years it takes for a diamond to be formed below the earth’s crust and then forced upwards until it is uncovered, diamonds are composed of pure carbon and are […]

Wedding Trends

Wedding trends The second in our series of short articles where you can catch up on the hottest trends for wedding jewellery this year. Copper features Rose gold continues to feature heavily in everything from designer shoes and handbags to tea light holders, so it’s perhaps no surprise that we will see more copper tones […]

Engagement Ring Trends

3.    Fancy yellow diamonds At first thought you might not associate yellow diamonds with engagement rings, but choosing this colour is becoming more and more popular. Celebrities such as Nikki Minaj, Kelly Clarkson and Heidi Klum all wear a yellow diamond and the signs are it will be a big trend in 2018. They are […]

2018 Engagement Ring Trends

2.    Oval cut diamonds Oval diamonds have become increasingly popular with celebrities and the trend is predicted to continue into 2018. Serena Williams, Blake Lively and Kirsten Dunst have all fallen for the oval cut. What many people might not realise is that elongated diamond cuts often appear larger when compared to the same size […]

2018 Engagement Ring Trends

Engagement ring trends If you think a ring might be on the cards this year, then you might want to point your loved one this way. In our Engagement Ring Trends mini-blogs we will cover fashionable shapes, the ‘in’ colour and celebrity favourites. We’ll also be dropping a little interesting ‘Did you know?’ into each […]

The 4 Cs Explored

  So you’ve planned the proposal and now you need to choose the actual ring. But where do you begin? Once you start your research you’ll quickly come across ‘The 4 Cs’. But what are they and what do they mean? Clarity The 4 Cs are a way to determine the quality of a diamond. […]