Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring

Meghan Markle's engagement ring a three stone ring

Of course the week could not go by without mention of the big news of another royal engagement. Although only announced this week, apparently Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle a few weeks ago whilst they were in Prince Harry’s home in London (Notthingham Cottage at Kensington Palace). And she accepted! So the big question
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Diamond Ring Designs: Channel and Bezel Settings

Unusual diamond ring designs with a partial bezel setting

In this series we have been looking at different diamond ring designs, and in particular different ways of setting diamonds. In this article, I want to look at ring setting styles that are perfect if you love smooth, clean lines in a ring. Diamond Ring Designs with Channel Settings The first of these diamond ring
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Solitaire Rings: Does Colour Matter?

Three round brilliant cut solitaire rings

Solitaire rings are really the classic ring design we think of when we think of an engagement ring. The solitaire is a timeless style that will never date. The appeal of a solitaire is of course its elegant simplicity. The ring itself is a means to show off the gemstone in a design that takes
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Ring Settings: Ring Designs With Different Setting Styles

Princess cut diamond ring, three stone featuring a variety of ring settings

This week we are looking at two very different ring settings. The first ring has a number of different setting styles within the same ring. The second is a simple setting with a twist. Princess Cut Diamond Three Stone Ring We set the central princess cut diamond in this ring in a “corner cap” setting. 
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Engagement Rings in Hollywood

"Simplicity" Emerald cut solitaire.

Every now and then we take a look at what are the latest rings being worn by Hollywood’s stars. Why? Engagement rings in Hollywood can be a source of design inspiration, seeing what the latest fashion trends are, and of course we all love a bit of gossip! And this week, as we often see
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Diamond Ring Settings

Bezel and Micro Claw Diamond Ring Settings

In our last blog, “engagement ring settings” we had a look at a few different types of diamond ring settings, namely claw set, tiger claw set, shared claw set and grain set. And I couldn’t resist showing you a setting style popular in the seventies, where the main diamond was set using really, really long
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Engagement Ring Settings

Two different engagement ring settings are used here, tiger claw and shared claw

Engagement ring settings tend to change over time as fashions change. Of course there is the timeless “Tiffany” setting that we all think of when we think of an engagement ring. But just as clothing fashions change, so too does the way in which we look at different setting styles. Does anyone remember the diamond
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Diamond Ring Design in Melbourne

Finished ring sitting on top of the sketch that inspired it.

Many clients who contact us already have a clear idea of what it is that they want for their engagement ring. They have worked out the design, the diamond shape and the size and grade of diamond that they prefer. The trouble is, they have not been able to find what they want ready made
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