Platinum is a white metal which is highly sought after for its rarity, long-term durability, non-reactive properties and most importantly, its beauty. A symbol of unsurpassed quality and prestige, platinum’s low reflection rate acts as the perfect canvas for the icy brilliance of diamonds, making it the preferred white metal for engagement and wedding rings.
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The modern lady embraces innovative trends and unique design elements to create her own adaptation of a traditional style or design. These unique design elements can include stone orientation, stone shapes, claw shapes and elements from other eras like Edwardian and Art Deco.
Sapphires: September’s birthstone, perhaps the most popular of all precious gemstones, has maintained its popularity from the Middle Ages through the 21st century, being used in some of the most spectacular jewellery pieces of all time.
A coloured gemstone can be the perfect alternative to a diamond. This beautiful 2.82ct cushion cut blue sapphire bespoke engagement ring with eagle claws, halo and pavé split shank, is a contemporary take on the iconic blue sapphire engagement ring of Princess Diana and Kate Middleton.