A Guide to Buying an Engagement Ring

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle are engaged

Prince Harry is to marry his American actor girlfriend Meghan Markle, Clarence House has recently announced. [caption id="attachment_9512" align="alignright" width="300"] Image via Kensington Pale official Instagram[/caption] The official announcement said: “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle. The wedding will take place in Spring 2018. Further details about the wedding day will be announced in due course. A image of the happy couple was shared today on the official Instagram page for Kensington Palace, with a caption reading "His Royal Highness and Ms. Markle became engaged in London earlier this month…click for more

Rose gold engagement rings – 5 favourites

Rose tinted Rose gold has become a popular choice for engagement rings in recent years. Find out more about the precious metal here, or keep scrolling to browse some of our favourite rose gold engagement ring styles. Some are ready to wear, others require you to select your own size diamond. For more information or to book a consultation, please contact us here. 18ct Rose Gold Oval Shape Cutdown Halo Diamond Ring 18ct Rose Gold Oval Shape Cutdown Halo Diamond Ring, 0.23ct, F, VS1 - GIA Certificated An oval diamond is circled with diamonds, set into a glowing rose gold band. Oval shaped stones are one of the most popular choice, due to the classical elegance they carry, while flattering …click for more

Engagement ring settings, explained

Engagement ring settings Don't be fooled into thinking an engagement ring is all about the diamond. The engagement ring setting refers to the type of band, before the centre stone is added. The setting will give the ring a defined style and identity, complementing the centre stone and any surrounding stones. When browsing engagement rings, finding a setting that you like is a great place to start. You will find that some designs combine two settings, for example a halo setting on a shoulder set band. Solitaire The solitaire design is a setting with a single centre diamond. Solitaire engagement rings are one of the most popular engagement ring settings, due to their simplicity and elega…click for more

Your jewellery questions, answered

Purchasing a piece of significant jewellery, such as an engagement ring, can be a daunting prospect. There are many factors to take into consideration to ensure you optimise your budget, stick to your timescale, and emerge with something you truly love. To clear up some grey areas, lets run through some questions that might be on your mind. Where do I start when buying an engagement ring, how does it work? Steven Stone is a bespoke jewellers, so we only hold a small amount of ready made engagement rings. Usually we make pieces of jewellery specially for a customer. When buying an engagement ring, you would begin by finding the perfect setting, you would then select your diamond, and then…click for more

White gold engagement rings, our top picks

White gold engagement rings With an enviable shine and brightness, white gold complements diamonds and gemstones equally well, making it a versatile choice for engagement rings. Browse some of our favourite white gold engagement rings, or learn more about the precious metal here. 18ct White Gold round brilliant engagement ring Beautifully white to perfectly complement the centre stone, this solitaire setting is one of our most popular. The stunning central stone speaks for itself, set against a plain white gold band, for maximum emphasis on the diamond. This beautiful 18ct white gold engagement ring has a round brilliant cut diamond centre stone. This setting is suitable for a …click for more

Yellow gold engagement rings: our favourite styles

Steven Stone yellow gold engagement rings Yellow gold; a classic choice The warmth and vibrance of yellow gold earns its place as a timeless classic. Learn more about the precious metal here. We have selected some of our favourite yellow gold engagement rings. Take a look, you might find your perfect ring.             Our favourite yellow gold engagement rings: 18ct Yellow Gold Round Brilliant Wedfit 6 Claw engagement ring For those with classic taste, an elegant solitaire setting brings emphasis to the round centre stone. The warmth of the gold creates a striking contrast next to the icy sparkle of the diamond. The rounded shape makes this ring suitable for someone with a more active l…click for more

Three Ways to Maximise Your Budget When Buying an Engagement Ring

Engagement-Rings from Steven Stone Buying a diamond engagement ring is a daunting experience and can be one of the most expensive purchases you make in your lifetime. We've put together three essential tips for when it comes to buying an engagement ring, meaning you can get that impressive diamond ring without blowing your life savings. Avoid Diamonds from a Big Brand: Every certificated diamond is graded in the same way and will all be have the same 4 Cs categories regardless of the brand selling them. The design and style of the engagement ring is what distinguishes each brand from another. Start by finding your perfect diamond at the best prices possible. You can then get this diamond set in to any particular branded …click for more

Finding The Perfect Engagement Ring

Jewellery Remodel You’ve finally made the big decision and are considering popping the question to your other half, but what now? There is a lot to take in to consideration, locations for the proposal, something intimate and personal, a big grand gesture or maybe even a holiday away? Then there is the engagement ring…there are so many options out there it can become completely overwhelming. What's her style? The best way to narrow down your search is by first paying attention to the style of jewellery she wears. Does she like gold or platinum jewellery? Large statement pieces or classic elegant designs? Have a look through her jewellery box for some ideas or better yet ask someone close to her like…click for more

The Quick Guide to Buying a Diamond

GIA Diamonds You’ve decide to buy a diamond engagement ring for your partner, but how do you know what diamond to look for, is bigger always better? We're here to help you optimise your budget and help you find an amazing diamond for the best price. Knowing exactly what to look for when buying a diamond will ensure you find the perfect stone for you. There are four main attributes that you should look for selecting you diamond: the 4C’s cut, clarity, colour, and carat weight. CUT The diamond’s cut is the most significant of all features. It refers to the stone’s shape viewed from above and affects its brilliance and light dispersion. At Steven Stone, in order to maintain our high reputation fo…click for more

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