Monthly Archives: December 2017

How Diamonds Compare To Gemstones

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‘ Diamonds are a  girl’s  best friend ’  sang Marilyn Monroe in the iconic 1953 movie ‘ Gentlemen Prefer  Blondes ’ , and there is no doubt that the love affair that women have with diamonds has survived decades.  Diamonds have an irresistible charm and a fascination that lasts eternity (even beyond a relationship in some cases!) as the lyrics of this song illustrate: “Men grow cold / […]

The Five Most Asked Questions About Black Diamonds

In recent years black diamonds have grown massively in popularity to become one of the most popular of the fancy coloured natural diamonds. The reasons for this may be that the demand for non-conventional engagement rings has grown significantly the styles of which perfectly suits the incorporation of black diamonds. Plus many celebrities are now wearing jewellery and engagement rings featuring black diamonds.   However, even though black diamonds are so popular, […]

Top 5 Tips For Taking An Engagement Ring Selfie

Congratulations he’s popped the question and you said YES! No doubt you will be bursting with pride and want to shout your good news all over social media, and of course show off that gorgeous engagement ring that your wonderful fiancé has placed lovingly onto your ring finger. Back in the day newly engaged couples announced their happy news with an […]

How Many Carats Should An Engagement Ring Be?

Getting engaged is a major commitment and for the person making the proposal there are many things to think about.  The most obvious is finding and buying the perfect engagement ring and this can be a minefield as engagement rings come with unique financial and emotional expectations. One of the most often asked questions by our customers […]

Does Size Really Matter When Buying A Diamond Engagement Ring?

Even today the giving of a diamond engagement ring is seen as the ultimate expression of commitment, the symbol of how big your love is for your partner. With all the factors you must consider when buying a diamond, that nagging question still remains: Will the diamond I buy be big enough? Does the size of the diamond really matter when […]

The Engagement Ring Trends

With the flurry of excitement over the royal engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, many couples are now deciding to make a formal commitment to one another by getting engaged. So if you have finally decided to pop the question to your other half this Christmas you will no doubt want to find the perfect engagement ring beforehand. Here is where it gets interesting!  Considerations […]

Is Diamond Fluorescence Good Or Bad?

As diamond experts we are often asked the question as to whether or not diamond fluorescence is good or bad. The real answer has to be that it very much depends upon your viewpoint as the buyer of the diamond, as like all of the factors that we term the 4cs  (colour, cut, clarity and carat) it is all about individual tastes, […]

How To Choose A Diamond Ring Without Breaking The Bank?

Buying a diamond engagement ring can be a very tricky business. When you do finally make your grand proposal and unveil the diamond engagement ring that is supposed to sit on your loved ones left hand for the rest of her life, you naturally want the ring that you have chosen to have the ‘X […]

What Does The Shape Of Your Engagement Ring Say About You? 

Whether you love to be up to date with the latest trends, prefer timeless classic elegance did you know that the shape of the diamond within your engagement ring may reveal something about your personality and tastes?