Signet rings are such a personal thing. When engraved with a cipher, a crest or any device personal to the wearer it becomes unique. The ring featured in this item evolved from an idea from a customer. She wanted to buy her daughter a ring for a birthday present but wanted something different. It had …Continue Reading
[cycloneslider id=”diamond-half-hoop-ring”] So how do you know that your ring may need a little care and attention? Jewellery is nearly always given for emotive reasons and the thought that it may require maintenance from time to time is one that few people realise. This ring originally came to us for sizing as it no longer …Continue Reading
100 years ago Emily Davison died for the cause of ‘Votes For Women’. This blog considers the influence the Suffragette Movement had on the design and wearing of jewellery.
Ruby & Diamond Half Hoop Ring 0231466 [cycloneslider id=”0231466″] An Edwardian style carved half hoop ring in 18ct yellow gold set with three oval rubies and two pairs of small diamonds set to each side – finger size L. SOLD
Diamond Plaque Cluster Ring 0131232 [cycloneslider id=”0131232″] This rectangular diamond set plaque ring dates from about 1920 and is set with a central diamond weighing approximately 0.38ct with smaller diamonds set throughout the pierced top setting. In all the diamonds in this ring weigh approximately 0.65ct in total and are set in a beautifully worked …Continue Reading
[cycloneslider id=”pocketwatch-repair”] Watches are practical things, used daily by the owner often without a thought. Perhaps it is this association which makes a watch such a treasured family heirloom; a tangible link with the past which means more to us as we get older. This pocket watch, made in 1871, was much loved by its …Continue Reading
A pre-owned diamond set full eternity ring in 18ct white gold. The ring is set with 24 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.90ct in total.
A late Victorian boat shaped half hoop ring in 18ct gold with five graduated oval rubies with diamond points between in a carved setting.
Many people are familiar with Marilyn Monroe’s performance of ‘Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend’ in the 1953 film ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’. Dripping in ice white diamonds and surrounded by well dressed men offering her yet more, one could be forgiven for thinking that all diamonds are indeed ‘colourless’. Whilst the majority of gem quality diamonds used in jewellery are indeed ‘colourless’ a tiny proportion of these stones exhibit distinct colouration.
Three Stone Diamond Ring 0131236 [cycloneslider id=”0131236″] C1930, a pre-owned three stone diamond ring in 18ct gold set with three brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.95ct in total. All the settings to this ring have been restored in our own workshop and a replacement shank has been fitted. Finger size L