Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun have announced their engagement following a romantic proposal in Paris last month while riding down the Seine River in a private boat, surrounded by a violinist, champagne, and roses. Explore how Avril’s heart-shaped diamond pavé engagement ring symbolises their love story.
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Explore how each element of a design affects its price, and read our top tips on how to maximise value for money when it comes to your engagement rings.
We’re proud to present our second annual Trend Report. It’s our round-up of the designs and styles that emerged over the past year, plus our predictions on what to expect over the next 12 months. This year we helped over 3,200 people find their forever ring, including crafting 550 completely bespoke designs, giving us new insights into where the world of jewellery design is headed in 2022.
On Sunday, Lindsay Lohan announced her engagement to boyfriend Badar Shammas. After dating for about two years, the banker proposed in Dubai, where Lindsay lives. The engagement ring features a classic cushion cut diamond set on a platinum diamond pavé band. We estimate that the centre brilliant cushion cut diamond weighs in at around 5ct, worth an approximate £85,000.
Choosing a diamond that’s the perfect size for your engagement ring is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the ring design process. So we’ve made a simple comparison chart to help you get a better picture of what you can expect from your diamond. This is what a round brilliant diamond, ranging from 0.60ct to 3ct, looks like next to a standard sized pencil.
When it comes to these innvative gemstones, the most common question we get is: how are lab grown diamonds made? The answer isn’t too complicated, but requires a bit of explanation. Lab grown diamonds are made in laboratories using one of two methods and in this post we break down the difference between the two.