Meet Chris & Kimberly: an outgoing, vibrant couple who fell fast in love and prove that the most meaningful proposals don’t need an audience to be unforgettable. We sat down with them to chat about their love story and their big plans to hit the open road.
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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!
Coronavirus has changed the way we live in a matter of weeks. Our bustling, busy lives have been replaced by a slow tune. Whilst we’re social distancing, some of us might find that we have the time to reconnect with our families and loved ones, and build bonds stronger than ever. While we’re living in times of uncertainty, one thing remains true–love conquers all. Times like this bring life affirming moments where people realise what they value. For some, this means making it official, and getting engaged. A quarantine can certainly be a challenging environment in which one can propose, but a determined few have certainly found a way to be creative and romantic!