Diamonds. They're the stones that have captivated people from a multitude of cultures around the globe for centuries. So for those enchanted by the beauty of diamonds -- and especially the rare fancy coloured variety -- we've got some exciting news to share.
When Meghan Markle stood beside Prince Harry for their first public appearance as a couple on November 27 all eyes were on her custom engagement ring. And people are already re-creating it.
Earlier this month supermodel Chanel Iman got engaged to New York Giants player Sterling Shepard after almost a year of dating.
Buying an engagement ring is such an important and exciting m oment in your life. Most people need a little bit of guidance with their decision.
At Ice Envy, we look to our founder and expert gemmologist, Steve Richards, to guide newly engaged couples. We sat down with Steve to get an idea of his experiences in the industry and the increasing demand for premium quality diamonds and engagment rings in Melbourne.
Every diamond is unique and special to each individual. But, it is widely held that a diamond's colour and clarity are it's most important features.
Diamond Colour Grades:
Every diamond has it's own colour range and some colours will be more desirable than others, it's most desirable colour is called fine colour.
Diamonds in the colourless to light yellow range are graded from D to Z, D being colourless and Z being light yellow. In most gemstones colour is sought after, but when it comes to diamonds the rarest are the colourless diamonds. Clear white, or transparent, diamonds are usually graded G-H and are the most expensive.
So, you've decided to propose. Now, you must decide on an engagement ring. This can be a daunting task, especially since most men are not in the habit of shopping for or buying jewellery. Of course, you want that special moment when you propose to be as perfect as possible. So, you must learn the basic steps for selecting the right diamond engagement ring. Don't worry, we're here to guide you through it.
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and we do love to watch them shine and sparkle in the light. But what really makes diamonds sparkle?
You might have heard that cushion cuts are becoming more and more popular for engagement rings - Sofia Vergara wears one, and everyone seems to be following suit.
As we begin to predict the jewellery trends of 2018, nothing is more clear than the desire of consumers to find pieces that will stand up to the test of time while still embracing the contemporary options that have entered the marketplace. While the classics will never fade, these new and popular choices are bound to be the classics of the future as styles have never been more elegant and uniquely romantic than they are today. Presented here are the top 6 choices for engagement rings in the coming years.