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Argyle pink diamond engagement ring
Feature Engagement Ring from the jewellers bench

This weeks Feature Engagement Ring is a princess cut diamond engagement ring with Argyle pink shoulder diamonds. The centre diamond was a 0.59ct D VS2 Passion8 and the shoulder diamonds were 4 = 0.17ct 4P Argyle pink diamonds. Feature Engagement Ring Sketch Design Features of the Engagement Ring One of the special requirements of this design was […]


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diamond engagement ring cost guide
How much does a custom engagement ring cost?

Congratulations, on deciding to have your engagement ring specially designed. Hopefully you have read about the various stages of having your engagement ring specially designed. The next question most couples have, is how much will my custom made engagement ring cost? In a recent survey – 79% of people surveyed expected to pay more for […]


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frustrated customer looking for an engagement ring design
Should I have a custom engagement ring design?

Are you absolutely frustrated with not being able to find your dream engagement ring design ANYWHERE? Have you been through a 1000 shops and nothing is jumping out at you. It may mean that you need to have your engagement ring specially designed, exactly the way you want it. The reason you haven’t travelled down […]


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proposal guide
Proposal guide – 4 step guide to make it perfect

One thing that a lot of guys are missing after they purchase the engagement ring is a proposal guide. There are a few main ingredients when planning the perfect proposal to make it magical. The first element, is to PLAN. Failing to plan, is planning to fail. A misconception from some guys is to just”wing […]


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wedding day diamonds
Wedding Day Diamonds

Wedding day diamonds are a great way to spoil your new bride on one of the most magical days of her life. Wedding days can be an exciting roller coaster of emotions. New beginnings as the two of you begin your new life together, contrasted with the sadness of some fathers of the bride, who […]


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Free Holiday
Free Holiday

Are you in need of a holiday? Or are you planning a wedding and looking for an amazing destination to kick back and recover from all your wedding planning? For some couples, all the effort that goes into planning a holiday can really take its toll. To help we are having our annual holiday promotion. […]


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Rhodium plating fail
How to know if your rhodium plating isn’t working.

Rhodium plating is something that is done almost every day in a manufacturing workshop. Because it is something that is done by hand, there are times when it doesn’t always work out as perfectly as you would like. Every good workshop should have someone who is appointed as a quality control agent. Here are the […]


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nervous guy buying an engagement ring
7 Mistakes Guys Make When Buying an Engagement Ring!

I think guys who are buying an engagement ring on their own deserve respect. It can be a really daunting experience and there is a lot of pressure to get it right. Over the last 20 years I have helped a lot of gentlemen choose a beautiful diamond engagement ring for their fiancées. Make sure when […]


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resizing engagement rings
Resizing Engagement Rings

Resizing rings is something of a daily occurrence for manufacturing jewellers. However it never ceases to amaze me how many times I hear from clients who have been to other jewellers that a ring can not be resized to suit their fingers. While it may be difficult at times to resize a ring, it is […]


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