At Hope Diamonds, nearly all of the rings we make are bespoke engagement rings, which is a fancy way for saying – made to order. There are many reasons why we do this and how this translates into a positive experience for our clients. Continue reading “Bespoke Engagement Rings – why its better to have a piece made than buy off the shelf”
The popularity of Fancy Shape diamonds and in particular Pear or Tear drop Diamonds has increased over the last 12 – 18 months. So what particular characteristics are important when looking at pear shape diamonds? Continue reading “Pear Shape Diamonds – Things to consider”
Rio have released the 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender and it is a Red Diamonds that has people talking.
New – just in! We have managed to get an allocation of Certified Argyle White Diamonds. These are becoming more and more difficult to get hold of so it is exciting that we were able secure them.
This is an age old question – how much does the average coupe spend on engagement rings? Continue reading “Engagement Rings – How much should you spend?”
There has been a lot of speculation recently about the longevity of the Argyle Diamond Mine – and of most interest to us, how much long will we be seeing new pink diamonds?
I often get asked the question “which is better platinum or white gold?” This is not a simple question and the answer might be different for different people or circumstances. Continue reading “Platinum v White Gold”
Kicking off a new year we are seeing plenty of engagement rings and some subtle changes in the designs.
With a New Year brings some changes to the way Argyle have decided to certify their pink diamonds. Continue reading “Changes To Argyle Pink Diamond Certification”
Have you ever thought about investing in Pink Diamonds? We get quite a few enquiries about this and this lead to our holding our first ever Pink Diamond Information Evening last week. We have since put togther a list of Frequesntly Asked Questions that would be really useful.
A few years ago I was talking to my sister-in-law about how hard it was to photograph coloured diamonds. She straight away put me in contact with Kallam and that was the start of a great partnership. Continue reading “Our Friend Kallam”
Learn more about the four C’s when it comes to assessing a diamond’s quality.
One of the most luxurious precious stones on the planet and admired worldwide, the diamond has become a symbol of love, appreciation and in some cases, wealth. Whether it’s an engagement ring, a tennis bracelet or a pair of sparkling earrings, there is no denying the allure of a diamond. If you’re making a decision about purchasing a diamond for your loved one, remember it’s symbolism behind it and the kindness behind the gesture that counts. A common misapprehension when it comes to a diamond is that the size determines the quality and price. While it is a factor, it is the combination of the ‘four c’s’ that make up the overall quality of a diamond. Continue reading “Do you know a quality diamond when you see one?”