The History of Engagement Rings: From Iron to Diamonds

Engagement rings have a long and interesting history. They first appear in historical writings and archeological findings dating back to 2,000 years ago. Although the appearance of engagements rings and the customs surrounding them have evolved over the years, their purpose of joining two hearts for a lifetime has continued unchanged. Early engagement rings History […]

The 5 Most Extraordinary Diamond Heists (Spot the fake one)

Diamond heists are intriguing. Compared to other crimes, they involve a higher level of prowess, more intricate planning and carefully refined skills which leaves many of them unsolved for decades. Below you will find 5 extraordinary diamond heists. Four of them are true and one is fictional. Read them, use your detective skills to identify […]

Prince Harry’s choice of Engagement Ring for Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle Engagement Ring The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is one of those moments that has excited people all over the world. Apart from the fact that Prince harry is a royal and the son of one of the most beloved women in recent history Princess Diana, the world always wondered who […]

Where Do Precious Gemstones Come From?

We source many precious and semi-precious stones for our quality jewellery pieces and they come from all over the world. Gemstones are defined by the World Jewellery Confederation as “natural inorganic material” and, with the exception of pearls, they come from very specific locations. Gemstones from Africa Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique sit on a wealth […]

How to Tell the Difference Between Natural and Synthetic Diamonds

Diamonds are one of the most expensive natural materials in the world, and like all expensive things, mankind constantly seeks to clone a cheaper, mass-produced version. The first synthetic diamond was produced in the 1950s in Stockholm, Sweden. Known by the unromantic term “diamond grit”, synthetic diamonds are largely created for industrial purposes such as […]

What Jewellery Gifts to Offer for Special Occasions

The most important milestones in life are traditionally marked by precious jewellery gifts, particularly the giving of rings to mark weddings, engagements and anniversaries.  A jewellery gift lasts forever, becoming a family heirloom and providing future generations with a tangible link to treasure. Having a bespoke piece of jewellery designed is the ultimate personal gift. […]

Infographic: How to buy an engagement ring online

Since an engagement ring is a sentimental piece and often a sizable monetary purchase, you need to make sure you’re getting exactly what you pay for. Here are some of our thoughts about shopping online for an engagement ring.

How technology is changing the jewellery industry

The jewellery industry is slowly adapting to technological advancements that have revolutionized other sectors. 3D printing, augmented reality and computer-aided design (CAD) are now an exciting reality. One, which presents a whole new way to design, produce and shop for jewellery. And it seems that more and more online stores will need to adopt these […]

How to make the perfect proposal

Asking for a woman’s hand in marriage is one of the most important things a man will do in his lifetime. Therefore, a good deal of planning should be put into the setting and timing of this event. If you are certain that she is the one you want to spend your life with, it’s […]

Fit for a Royal-in-Law: Pippa Middleton’s Engagement Ring

The second most important wedding in the family of the Duchess of Cambridge will certainly be an event to remember. It will be between her younger sister Pippa Middleton and financier James Matthews. Miss Pippa Middleton and Mr. James Matthews announced their engagement in July 2016 after a whirlwind romance. Immediately afterwards, Princess Kate‘s sister […]