Bespoke Jewellery Blog


5 Tips For Couples Buying An Engagement Ring

    Buying an engagement ring used to be the simple process of choosing a diamond and setting it in yellow gold, or maybe platinum and now, it can appear to be a minefield. This is in our opinion why some people can end up with a ring below par, because they didn’t know what to look for and ‘panic’ bought something without really thinking about it.  

Design a Unique Sapphire Engagement Ring

Designing A Unique Sapphire Engagement Ring Sapphires are one of the most versatile and beautiful gemstones that you can use in an engagement ring in our opinion. From the pale – lilac blues to deep royal blues, not to mention the other wonderful colours that are found such as yellow or pink. Sapphire offers something for everyone which is my I don’t blame women for craving a unique Sapphire engagement ring.

5 Amazing Engagement Ring Setting Styles You Can’t Go Wrong With

Over the centuries, there has been a real development in the design of engagement rings. This progression has seen over 17 separate styles of ring produced to choose from. This is obviously a good thing in terms of finding a ring that suits you but can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. Choosing the right style of engagement ring is very important though, as it will impact how the ring looks and what cut of a diamond is best to use in it. To help make it a little easier to find the perfect bespoke ring for your partner, we take a look at 5 of the best styles you cannot go wrong with.

Redesigning Your Engagement Ring

  ‘You’ve been married how long!? You get less for murder!’ A cute thing people say when they’re impressed that you’ve been married for more than 15 years. (I only know this because I have said it, many a time.) So, my question to you is, have you thought about redesigning your engagement ring?

How to Design an Engagement Ring: The Design Process

You know that a bespoke engagement ring is the choice for you but what you don’t know is how to go about designing an engagement ring. Really, its pretty straight forward and you don’t have to do a great deal, but I’ll lay out the steps for you, so you know what to expect when you come to take those first steps. I like to be honest and transparent, every jewellery designer will have a different method on how they work so its best to check with the designer you decide to work with in case they differ to this, I don’t speak for all jewellery designers!

Old Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

  You’re getting ready to propose, no idea where to start with the ring but you’ve been given your Grandma’s antique engagement ring, which is set with an Old Cut Diamond. Let me tell you how lucky you are. Old Cut Diamonds are beautiful for their unique facets and their character. No two ‘old cut’ diamonds are the same for many more reasons than the modern day round brilliant cut.

Why Don’t You Propose This Leap Year

  It’s 2020, it’s a Leap Year… you know where I’m going with this don’t you ladies? Talk about empowerment and equality, this seems like the perfect year to switch things up! (But this then begs the question why should we have to wait for a leap year…!?)

Engagement Rings 2020

A New Year always calls for new fashions and new trends so what are we expecting to see from engagement rings in 2020?   The last few years have called for unique styles with random stone placements, different coloured gemstones taking centre stage and rose gold being a popular metal choice.

Why Dreaming Of Getting Engaged Doesn’t Make Me a Bad Feminist

I’ve been thinking of writing this blog for a while, and when I finally sat down to get started I thought I’d take some time to see what else is out there surrounding feminist engagement. There are a couple of views I came across; to be a true feminist you need to shun tradition when you get engaged, or that the whole prospect of a man ‘putting a ring on it’ is misogynistic and outdated.

Five Ways To Make Her Perfect Proposal a Reality

  You’re about to ask the person of your dreams to marry you, let us help you plan the perfect proposal! We know it can be nerve-wracking but it’s a once in a lifetime moment that you will want to make the most of.  Here are five tips to create a moment of pure romance.