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Category Archive: Guides

We've put together some guides on jewellery, from information on the difference between white and yellow gold to articles on the best way to choose an engagement ring. Is there anything jewellery related you would like to know about? Just drop us a line and we'll put together an article about it.

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Plain Wedding Band Vs Diamond Wedding Band

3rd October 2018

Plain Wedding Band Vs Diamond Wedding Band

Just like engagement rings, when deciding on a wedding band there are lots of styles and designs to choose from. From channel set to micro-grain, it’s easy to become overwhelmed! However, to make this decision a little easier, the first choice you need to make is between a plain or diamond/bejewelled wedding band. There are pros and cons to each side. In this blog post, we’ll go through the main points which will hopefully inform this important decision.

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Introduction To ‘Man-gagement Rings’

3rd August 2018

Introduction To ‘Man-gagement Rings’

Typically, women have a stronger interest in jewellery and design than men. The jewellery industry has also played a part – offering different accessories ranging from rings and bracelets, to statement necklaces and dangly earrings. Plus, these pieces are not just reserved for special occasions but for everyday use. Jewellery for men, on the other hand, has mainly stuck to chunky silver or golden chains, watches, subtle ear studs and plain rings. it’s safe to say the world of jewellery definitely caters more to women than men. Browsing through shops specialising in engagement rings and wedding bands, you will soon come to recognize that the emphasis here, clearly is on the brides-to-be! However, with positive changing attitudes towards the engagement process, the rise of more stylish offerings for men has been on the rise. Find out more in this blog post.

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White Gold Vs Yellow Gold

22nd June 2018

White Gold Vs Yellow Gold

Due to its similar looks, many people want to know the difference between white gold and platinum. However, what is often an overlooked option between yellow and white gold. What is the difference between yellow gold and white gold? What is white gold made from? Which is better? Here’s an explanation of the differences, as well as the pros and cons of each.

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Guide To Upgrading Jewellery

25th May 2018

Guide To Upgrading Jewellery

Upgrading Jewellery? Jewellery is one such thing that you may feel can’t be upgraded or updated due to the sentiment attached to it. In some cases, this may well be true, but lifestyles, tastes, needs and trends change throughout and an update can actually give jewellery a new lease of life. This remains a marmite […]

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Seven Ways To Maintain Your Ring

4th May 2018

Seven Ways To Maintain Your Ring

After investing in an engagement ring, many people would understandably want to maintain it’s pristine look for as long as possible. So here are our five ways to look after your ring!

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Guide To Diamond Earrings

26th April 2018

Guide To Diamond Earrings

Diamond stud earrings are a versatile jewellery piece, made for both women and men and make great gifts for anniversaries. Not sure what to look for? Here’s our guide to what you should consider when buying diamond stud earrings. 

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Guide To Birthstones Pt 4

13th April 2018

Guide To Birthstones Pt 4

This is the final part of our series of guides to birthstones which gives an overview on October, November, and December. Birthstones are a fantastic way to add a special meaning to jewellery and make great gifts to mark a birthday, anniversary, graduation or other memorable occasions. They can be incorporated into rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and more. Paired with diamonds, they can add a splash of colour and variety to your jewellery piece. So read up on all the birthstones with our handy guide!

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Guide To Birthstones Pt 3

28th March 2018

Guide To Birthstones Pt 3

This is part 3 from our series of guides to birthstones which gives an overview on July, August, September. To read part one click here. Birthstones are a fantastic way to add a special meaning to jewellery and make great gifts to mark a birthday, anniversary, graduation or other memorable occasion. They can be incorporated into rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets and more. Paired with diamonds, they can add a splash of colour and variety to your jewellery piece. So read up on all the birthstones with our handy guide!

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Guide To Birthstones Pt 2

9th March 2018

Guide To Birthstones Pt 2

This is part 2 from our series of guides to birthstones which gives an overview on April, May, June. To read part one click here. Birthstones are a fantastic way to add a special meaning to jewellery and make great gifts to mark a birthday, anniversary, graduation or other memorable occasion. They can be incorporated […]

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A Guide To Birthstones Pt 1

7th March 2018

A Guide To Birthstones Pt 1

The idea of birthstones dates back to ancient times when the Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Persians and Indians all assigned different gemstones to each month of the year. According to the stories behind birthstones, legend has it that wearing a gemstone during its assigned month boosts its healing and therapeutic powers. For the full effect, individuals […]

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All About Tennis Bracelets

21st February 2018

All About Tennis Bracelets

Tennis bracelets are a more recent invention, fully taking off in the 20th century. These lightweight and flexible pieces use small diamonds to create a single bracelet. This makes it ideal for sporty women whose active lifestyle doesn’t lend itself to the wearing of bangles or heavy jewellery, as it is less likely to get banged or […]

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The Importance Of A Wedding Band

2nd February 2018

The Importance Of A Wedding Band

Wedding rings are often overlooked and an afterthought compared to the engagement ring. A wedding ring is the epitome of devotion and loyalty; exchanged after vows, you and your betrothed will wear it everyday for the rest of your lives, so it should be more than just a gold band. So here is our rough […]

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