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What is a solitaire ring?

Solitaire rings feature just one diamond and with no other gemstones to distract from the main piece, extra emphasis is placed upon the diamond as its sparkle decorates this classic ring. When it comes to choosing a style of ring, the solitaire is iconic. The minimal design is the most popular ...

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What is a palladium ring?

Palladium has been used in creating luxurious jewellery since 1939 and with their radiant white shine, they provide an alternative to engagement or wedding rings made from white gold or platinum. Many metals can fall victim to tarnishing due to alloys reacting with the moisture and sulphur in the...

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Is there a difference between man-made diamonds and real diamonds?

There’s often a stigma around man-made diamonds with some not believing them to be real diamonds. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth, while they may not be naturally mined, the gemstones that are created in a lab have the same chemical and optical properties as those formed within ...

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What is a hallmark and does all gold jewellery need one?

In the UK, it is a legal requirement that any gold jewellery being sold has an official hallmark from one of the four Assay Offices in the UK. The hallmark, a mark stamped on jewellery to certify the purity of gold, silver, platinum or palladium, is applied to jewellery after they have been ...

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