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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.
From the moment Covid-19 hit the UK, health workers needed support. Lauren Ezekiel kept seeing posts on social media from NHS staff requesting hand cream, lip balm and other toiletries and knew she’d be able to help. From her initial expectations of thinking she’d be able to help out a couple of hospitals, Lauren has delivered over 35,000 goody bags, approaching £2million RRP worth of products. She’s an absolute diamond–here’s how she’s been an everyday hero over the past few months.
People are always looking for ways to express their individuality, opting for something unique when designing an engagement ring. The strong, yet soft nature of both the princess-cut diamond and the cushion-cut diamond offers a contemporary, chic look. We explore the nature of both the princess cut and the cushion cut, and see how both cuts compare. Both diamond cuts are incredibly beautiful, but carry unique characteristics that may better suit someone’s style or personality!
Across the world, proposal plans have been scuppered by the coronavirus. With travel banned and restaurants closed, it can seem like there are limited possibilities for romance at the moment. We’re all hanging out in loungewear, binging TV series we’ve had on our lists for months…
However, after some creative brainstorming, we think that there are plenty of ways one can prove romance isn’t dead in times of Corona. Here are eight ways to propose during a quarantine, to create a special memory during this uncertain time.