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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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.
After a whirlwind romance, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker have announced their engagement. Travis proposed on 17th October at the Rosewood Miramar Hotel in Montecito, California. Take a look at Kourtney’s fabulous 10ct oval diamond engagement ring.
Of all the fancy square cut diamonds, the Emerald and the princess cut are two of the most iconic. Elegant and timeless, both are angular diamond cuts, but with entirely different facet structures. To help you make the right choice about what diamond is right for you, we’ve put together a guide that will explain the differences between the two, giving you the knowledge of what to look for when purchasing either an emerald cut or princess cut diamond.
Vintage cuts, brilliant cuts & step cut diamonds: What should I choose?
Diamond cutting has seen an evolution over centuries gone by, which has resulted in a range of different diamond appearances. Before machinery that emerged following the industrial revolution, diamonds were often cut by hand, using techniques that are rarely used today. These vintage cutting techniques resulted in diamonds that possessed shapes, facet structures and dimensions that captured the design trends of their respective eras.