At Antique Diamond Rings, we believe Art Deco is a wonderful theme for a wedding at any time of year. Think Gatsby's fabulous flapper parties or the Hollywood glamour of Garbo and Dietrich; it's a style full of theatrical contrasts. With satins and furs, chrome and mirrors, it would particularly suit a bride who loves to be the centre of attention - think Kate Moss at her 2011 wedding in a vintage 20s wedding dress and stunning Art Deco engagement ring.
Christmas is a magical time. It is also a time of giving, and of showing those we love just how much we think of them. With that in mind, here are five top tips and ideas as to the perfect festive proposal – and the perfect ring with which to pop that all important question.
According to diamond lore the first diamond was formed as result of the God of Mines having crushed within his fist all the finest gems in the world, consequently and quite accidentally condensing them into the one, perfect stone he had been searching for.
There's no denying that diamonds are a girl's best friend but how much can you truly say you know about these stunning stones? To simplify an understanding as to how diamonds are valued and what makes them so stunning and unique, you need to understand the 4 C's - carat, clarity, colour and cut.
The jewellery made during the Victorian Period compromises some of the world’s most beautiful and intricately crafted pieces to date. Despite the transitory nature of fashions, the specific characteristics of Victorian Jewellery pieces have consequently continued to captivate us.
For an antique to call itself such, it must have survived a century or more. That in itself is a feat for any small piece of jewellery, especially one worn on the hand and worn daily.