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Can I wear my engagement ring in the shower?

Taking an engagement ring into the shower may seem harmless, but every time you wear your jewellery while you wash, you run the risk of causing damage or wear. To help you understand just how this can cause damage, we’ve answered a few frequently asked questions. Can soap damage my engagement ...

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How to clean a diamond ring at home

The most effective way to clean your diamond ring at home is by soaking it in a mixture of warm water and soap, before brushing the stone and rinsing. However, we understand that you may need more information on the dos and don’ts, so we’ve included more detailed information in our short guide ...

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Most Popular Diamond Shapes For 2017

Diamonds are alluring stones that come in a variety of shapes. Once a rough diamond has been taken from the ground it will be cut and shaped by skilled craftsmen, to become the enticing shapes you see on all of our engagement rings. We have put together a list of the most popular diamond shapes for ...

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Top Things To Know Before You Buy An Engagement Ring

The first record of engagement rings dates back to ancient times, when Romans began giving their future brides engagement rings instead of money before marriage. This Roman custom is inspired by an even older tradition originating in ancient Egypt where Egyptians believed that circles were a symbol...

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How to match bridal jewellery to your wedding gown

Like most aspects of wedding planning, choosing bridal jewellery can be frustrating and confusing. Most brides search for universal and high quality bridal jewellery, to match their fashion style and suitable to wear on other occasions. Ideally, you will buy bridal jewellery which ticks all boxes ...

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Does my diamond look big in this?

There are several clever tips to optimise your budget when buying an engagement ring. Here is how to make a modest diamond look bigger! With 86% of women stating that the overall look of the ring is the most important factor, the style of the ring is the main thing to keep in mind when buying your ...

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1930s Wedding Inspiration

When thinking of the 1930s, our collective memory brings out glamour, fashion, sophistication and romance. It was in age when men on football stadiums dressed smart, wore tailored suits, ties and hats. A decade in which dressing well was never synonymous with brands and purple labels, but with ...

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Gemstone engagement rings – Blue sapphire

Gemstone engagement rings are an increasingly popular trend especially among millennials, with Blue Sapphire engagement rings as the best sellers. The precious gem is a popular choice for its symbolism, appearance and value. A favourite gemstone engagement ring choice for celebrities and royals are...

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How to create a bespoke engagement ring

You are about to make one of the most significant purchases and ask one of the most important questions of your life. Although there are thousands of stunning, ready to wear engagement rings, bespoke pieces are the way to go if you want to tie the knot with a truly unique ring. Here are some ideas ...

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The clever way to buy engagement rings

As experienced diamond jewellery manufacturers and retailers, we aim to give you a clear idea on how the industry works. There are many processes, suppliers and stores involved in jewellery production - from diamond miners and cutters, through goldsmiths and sales experts. Do you know what you pay ...

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