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Around 10 years ago, Jenna, our Production Manager, was gifted a hexagonal shape amethyst by one of her closest friends. Fast forward to present day, we take a look at how Jenna designed and crafted a bespoke cocktail ring.
In an increasingly conscious world, we are constantly looking for ways we can make the experience of buying a diamond informed and transparent. At Taylor & Hart, when it comes to how we talk about our supply chain, we see that the jewellery industry oscillates between opaqueness over diamond sourcing and complete transparency over ethical sourcing diamond practices.
As technology transforms the fabric of our society, traditions are altered and redefined. In the jewellery industry, lab grown diamonds represent the beginning of a new generation. As with any new technology, it is not without controversy.
Traditionally, the jewellery industry is known for its secrecy and opaqueness. The recent embrace of lab grown gemstones leaves the consumer with many questions: are lab grown diamonds natural diamonds? Are they fake? Do lab grown diamonds have smaller carbon footprints? At Taylor & Hart, transparency is one of our core values, so we created a simple Q & A to give insight behind this new technology.
Meet our very own Gemstone Buyer, Maneesha. She’s the phenomenal woman empowering her all-female team to claim their stake in the Sri Lankan gemstone market, while also making history as the only female gemstone dealer in Sri Lanka. With so much owed to the work done by her and her team, we wanted to speak with Maneesha about her beginnings in the gemstone industry, the impact her work has had, and her future ambitions.
Engagement rings are both an emotional and valuable purchase. So you must be wondering, are people actually buying engagement rings online? We’re going to expel the myths, answer your valid questions and explore why buying your ring from us is probably the best decision you’ll make.