Category Archives: Engagement

How Millennials are killing the Diamond Industry

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Millennials don’t want Diamonds Since the 1940s, the diamond industry has hitched its wagon pretty solidly to the wedding industry. Since De Beers’ famous “A Diamond is Forever” campaign, diamond engagement rings became the choice of brides to symbolise the life-long commitment that marriage is meant to be. As the generation of millennials has reached the age when previous ones have started to settle down and marry, they showing that they are making vastly .

Iconic Engagement Rings

Grace Kelly Engagement Ring
Whenever we get asked to design a ring that will remain timeless, we look to the past for iconic engagement rings that never go out of style. Some have been setting trends for over 50 years, proving that fashions fade and only true style remains the same. Take a look at our favorite iconic engagement rings for inspiration below. Marilyn Monroe The ring: Joe DiMaggio slipped this gorgeous eternity band, featuring 35 baguette-cut diamonds .

4 Tips for Purchasing a Custom Engagement Ring

Custom engagement ring
Engagement rings aren’t always something discussed, because well – a proposal is meant to be a surprise! But the process of seeking out an engagement ring is a tough one for guys and going the custom route is often the least stressful as you get some guidance and help from industry professionals who won’t spill the beans! As custom jewellery designers in South Africa, we have seen it all – clients who have no .

Pippa Middleton is Engaged!

Pippa Middleton Engaged
Pippa Middleton is engaged! And we’ve got photos of the ring to prove it. Princess Kate’s sister flashed her huge new engagement ring outside of her London home on Tuesday morning this week, telling reporters she “couldn’t be happier” to be engaged to fiance James Matthews. The couple reportedly got engaged on Sunday 17th July and said in their statement that they plan to marry sometime next year. Matthews is said to have got .

What Different Diamond Sizes Actually Look Like

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Whether you’re in the market for a modest diamond or a whopper of an engagement ring to dwarf Mariah Carey’s bling, it’s always a good idea to be able to visualize what different sized engagement rings may look like on your hand. The folks at Erstwhile Jewelry gave us the ultimate guide to a round cut old European carat size from .5 carats up to just about 2.5 carats – because these are the most .