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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE ON ROSE GOLD JEWELLERY

The Definitive Guide on Rose Gold Jewellery

Rose gold makes for an ideal high impact jewellery metal. It’s hard to deny rose gold’s shimmering rise to popularity in recent years, extending all the way from interior design, mobile phone cases through to personal accessories and make-up. When worn as jewellery, its rosy hue catches the eye and makes the wearer stand out in the crowd. If you don’t currently own any rose …

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Non-Diamond Engagement Ring

5 things to consider before buying a non-diamond engagement ring

In a recent article (31 Stunning Non-Diamond Engagement Rings You’ll Want To Buy For Yourself) Buzzfeed presented readers with a stunning collection of alternatives to the diamond engagement ring. The eclectic mix of rings, which varies from the ultra modern and minimalist, to pieces that look like they’ve been plucked from a fairy tale, are indeed captivating, but they may not all provide a fairy tale ending. Variety is the …

What is the difference between white gold and platinum?

We are frequently asked what the difference is between white gold and platinum, if one is better than the other, and how to choose between the two. Before we go into the differences however, we’ll first clarify the characteristics they have in common – they both shout elegance and glint captivatingly and are precious metals, and both make exquisite jewellery in the hands of a …