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Individually handmade, our collections of unusual rings are designed for both everyday wear and special occasions. With a wide selection of rings to choose from, its easy to find the perfect ring to suit your style.

Diamond 1 min read

Diamond Myths Exposed!

Rebecca Smith

There are many myths out there about diamonds. To dispel them, we are happy to share with you some professional truths!

  • ‘Carat’ only refers to weight: 1ct=0.2gm. For example, these earrings of ours have a total carat weight of 2ct which is equal to 0.4gms.Moi Et Toi Diamond Earrings 2ct
  • The ‘sparkle’comes from light entering the top (‘table’) and bouncing or refracting out again, NOT from the back or sides. This is one reason why we favour ‘rub-over’ settings such as this ring:

Engagement ring set, Wedding & Eternity Fitted Platinum Inverse Spiky Rings

  • There is no real point in having an internally flawless or colourless diamond. Only the most discerning professional eye can distinguish these from ‘G’ colour with very small inclusions (‘VVS’)
  • Work out your budget. Contrary to popular belief your fiancee would not wish you to suffer hardship! The rule about 3 times your monthly salary is a pretty good one.
  • Divide out design from value. We pride ourselves on our strong designs. So often we see very expensive diamonds set in awful settings. The ‘metal-work’ is only likely to be £1-£2K and you can trust us to set your stones in real beauty. See how to commission HERE

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