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Diamond & Gemstone Setting – the different types dymistified! August 20 2013

When you are looking to buy or make a ring you’ll notice that not all stones are set in the same way. You’ll often hear jewellers say things like, this ones channel set or that one has a rubbed in setting or this on has the stone gypsy set but sometimes it can get a bit confusing. Here is a list of the most common settings for you so you can be up with the lingo. read more...


All you need to know about Turquoise! July 30 2013

Turquoise is a opaque blue-to-green stone often used in jewellery due to it amazing colour. It has been thought for thousands of years that it is a holy stone and a bringer of good fortune.  In the ancient Persian Empire turquoise  jewellery was often worn around the neck or wrist to protect against an unnatural death. read more...


Anniversary presents - there's a stone for every year! July 03 2013

Do you have an Anniversary coming up? If you do this chart shows you which stones represent the number of years you have been married. read more...


Birthstones - could bring you luck & other healing powers! June 13 2013

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It is considered lucky to wear your birthstone, so if you are looking for a new piece of jewellery perhaps you should consider buying or getting a piece made which contains your stone. read more...


18ct White Gold or Platinum - what is the difference? June 05 2013



18ct and platinum often appear to look the same both are white and shiny so what is the difference? They are actually entirely different metals with different chemical compositions. read more...


Thinking about a coloured gemstone for your engagement ring? May 30 2013

If you’re looking for an engagement ring and are considering a coloured stone there are a few more things to consider other than just if you like the colour! read more...