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Padparadscha Sapphire

Padparadscha Sapphire

Padparadscha Sapphire These uniquely coloured  Sapphires have been around for centuries but it is in recent years, due to the Queen’s granddaughter, Princess Eugenie choosing one as an engagement ring, that they have made a real splash and been brought back to the...

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Coloured Gemstone Engagement Rings

Coloured Gemstone Engagement Rings

Top coloured gems in engagement rings 2019 Colour has been huge in 2019! There has been a large increase in popularity of coloured stones in engagement rings and after Sapphires (in first place) Aquamarine and Morganite are the runner ups. Both in the Beryl family and...

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Parti Sapphire Engagement Rings

Parti Sapphire Engagement Rings

THE COLOURS OF PARTI SAPPHIRES  Parti Sapphires are such amazing gems, where a fusion of yellow and blue colours form stunning variations in one gemstone. This occurrence is completely natural and impossible to be recreated in a laboratory. The other popular multi...

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Are Sapphires popular in engagement rings?

Are Sapphires popular in engagement rings?

WHY SAPPHIRE? What better precious stone to use in your engagement ring but Sapphire, which is the symbol of trust, loyalty and protection. Loved by the kings and queens over the centuries, Sapphires come in so many different colours, except for red of course, as the...

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Wedding ring rescue

Wedding ring rescue

From time to time we get customers coming to us with severely damaged rings. Each ring restoration requires different process to get it back to its original beauty and sadly some get damaged beyond repair and need to be remade. This wedding band was accidentally ran...

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