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Diamond Cuts: A comparison

12th August 2020 by Nicole, posted in Diamonds, Ring Styles, Why Custom?

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.

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Princess cut vs cushion cut diamonds

29th June 2020 by Nicole, posted in Diamonds, Guidance & Education, Ring Styles

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!

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The 3D journey of an engagement ring

9th September 2019 by Nicole, posted in Guidance & Education, Why Custom?

As a company, we value craftsmanship and innovation. We’re always looking to create improved methods of bringing your ring ideas to life. The opaque jewellery making industry and its manufacturing processes haven’t changed for hundreds of years. It is only recently that the process been disrupted with the introduction of 3D printing, altering the traditional way of making jewellery, allowing for a plethora of possibilities and creativity.

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