In this interview, editor and jewellery writer Sonia Esther Soltani explains the importance of craftsmanship and personality when it comes to fine jewellery and why sustainable sourcing is crucial not just for the future of the industry, but for our very relationship with our most meaningful fine pieces.
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Engagement rings for men are becoming the new normal, with more men than ever opting to wear a ring before their wedding. For those looking to design their own or are planning to propose to the man of their dreams, we’ve put together a complete guide to men’s engagement rings.
When customers come to us with an old piece laden with sentimental value, many are excited to learn that recycling the gold is a possibility. And recycled gold isn’t just an environmentally-friendly option for a new piece, it’s one of the most beautiful ways to honour your family’s past while creating a future together.
Getting that perfect glittering, luminous, and flattering shot of your engagement ring can be trickier than you think. How do you avoid dull lighting and awkward poses? We’ve been in the wedding ring selfie game for years, and have rounded up our top five tips for getting an immaculate shot. Forget splashing out on a professional photographer, you can follow our definitive guide for taking a flawless self-portrait of your diamond ring.
Proposals are a bit bizarre, aren’t they? What’s with the getting down on one knee thing? Who said it’s got to be a diamond ring? Why don’t women propose? The theatrics behind proposals have reached an all-time high, so it’s time that we take a deep dive into history to discover the past, present, and future of the ‘rules of engagement’.