Category Archives: Precious metals

All That You Need To Know About Yellow Gold

Is Yellow Gold better than White Gold? As gold is a soft metal the higher the karat of the gold within your piece of jewellery, the more easily it will get scratched. Yellow gold can of course be polished, but this does remove a layer of the metal along with the scratches. In contrast, when […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Differences Between Gold Variants and Platinum

Precious metals are widely used in making jewellery from diamond rings to bracelets to earrings and cufflinks.  The most well-known and widely used in the jewellery industry are gold, silver and platinum. The definition of a precious metal is one that is deemed to be rare and therefore have a high monetary value. Precious metals are naturally occurring metallic chemical […]