Month: August 2016

Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings: The Old That’s New in Style

Blog | August 22nd, 2016

When you desire an antique appearance to your engagement ring, but you prefer a new setting and stone, you need to turn to vintage inspired engagement rings to fulfil your expectations. Vintage-inspired rings take the best of antique styles, such as Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco and duplicates their ambiance but with a modern twist. Through selecting a ring that imitates one of these bygone eras or another one, you receive a fresh take on an old favourite without […]

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Peridot, Sardonyx and Spinel: The 3 Birthstones of August

Blog | August 9th, 2016

While certain months only have one birthstone that people associate with them, August has three birthstones, namely peridot, sardonyx and spinel. Each one offers its own unique characteristics, history and superstitions. We provide a bit of information on these birthstones to help you learn additional facts. PERIDOT Since ancient times in Egypt, peridots have been mined and revered for the qualities. In fact, this gemstone is nicknamed ‘Gem of the Sun’ in honour of its yellowish-green tones it often has […]

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