As the UK public prepare to kick back and take advantage of an extended Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, The Royal Jewellery collection including pieces featuring the worlds largest diamond will go on display at Buckingham Palace. The original diamond was cut into seven stones for a ring, necklace and brooches. The queen has worn some of these jewellery items in the past.
We have decided this month to have a review and find some great diving watches available online. After looking through many different brands and researching technical information regarding each watch, we put together some great samples of awesome diving watches. We hope you agree. The Rolex Deepsea Designed for extreme underwater exploration and uses the patented Ringlock System for the most advanced divers in the world. This beautifully designed watch can withstand the colossal pressure of the sea 3.900 meters (12,000feet) deep. Its finished with a black cerachrom disc, titanium caseback and white hands and dial. The Rolex Deepsea is…
Are you an Irish Jewellery Retailer looking to do business with some of the UK’s finest jewellery designers, manufacturers and related service & product suppliers? Then make sure you’ve signed up for this years International Jewellery Showcase 2012. Now in its fourth successful year, IJS remains a perfect opportunity for all Irish jewellery retailers to expand their reach.
This months exciting news is the announcement of Hollywood super couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s engagement. Sporting a $1m diamond engagement ring, designed by Brad and Jeweller Robert Procop the happy couple who have been together for 6 years announced the engagement in Hollywood earlier this month.
Creating the final spectacle of a polished diamond ring can take years to master. Having an understanding of the construction of such a small object like a diamond ring is in fact very fascinating. If you’re wondering how using traditional Jewellery skills and techniques are used to make a diamond ring, then you might want to watch the video below. https://vimeo.com/37743702 The 8 steps to create an engagement ring The metal is turned and shaped for the diamond.The claws are then made for the design of the shank.The claws are then attached to the shank.The metal for the ring can…
While there’s no set budget for an engagement ring (we don’t agree with the two or three month salary rule!), buying an engagement ring is. a significant symbol of commitment. Therefore, even if you don’t have a huge a huge budget for your ring, you want to ensure that it is a worthy signifier of your love. For those guys or girls looking for a diamond ring for the special loved one and don’t want to take the plunge with half your life savings, we’ve pooled our resources together here at Jewellery Monthly and done the hard work for you.…
..it would probably be the most expensive watch in the world. Unfortunately for them they don’t but Swiss company Chopard decided to go all out and produce ‘The Carat Chopard 201’ an interesting sports three heart-shaped diamond watch.
Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore is finally ready to tie the knot with her fiancé Will Kopelman. The couple recently went on a luxury holiday in Sun Valley, Idaho where Kopelman proposed and asked Drew Barrymore to be his wife.
Facets are the surfaces of a diamond that can be polished. These facets can then refract the light within the diamond and give off the spectrum of beautiful colours. In the jewellery world this is known as the fire, sparkle or luster of the diamond Diamonds can be cut into many different shapes. The person responsible for making a diamond is called a cutter. The cutter is responsible for making the diamond look the way it does. This proficient individual uses dust from a diamond on a special polishing wheel to cut a new diamond. These cuts are flat surfaces…
Britney Spears gets engaged and is ready to Marry. Jason Trawick proposes to Britney after being in a solid relationship together for 2 and half years. The couple plan to have a reserved family and friends only wedding back in her home town of Kentwood, Louisiana.
Carat* is a leading luxury fashion jeweller based in London, Covent Garden. And designs fantasy jewellery that is created to be worn and enjoyed. Carat* uses its own unique gemstones which are hand crafted and assembled to form a stunning jewellery range.
Katy Perry and Russell Brand have called it a day. The beautiful marriage will come to an end soon as Russell filed for divorce. Jewellery monthly loves the solid wide band diamond set wedding ring that Katy wears with so much pride. It was rumoured to be worth a cool £50,000.
We would like to wish all our readers a Happy New Year for 2012. Jewellery Monthly is looking forward to reviewing and writing about the latest jewellery news and products throughout this year. If you have any jewellery news for us to review please get in touch.
The term ‘hand-made jewellery’ and ‘unique design’ is used fairly loosely in the Jewellery industry nowadays. Being a 3D CAD designer work is often presented to the customer as a hand crafted piece but has generally had a sniff of a Silversmiths file and a barreling machine. Don’t get me wrong I understand that people don’t want to hear about Rapid Manufacture, Laser welding and Polygon modelling when buying something as personal as a piece of Jewellery so it’s always nice to find companies showcasing the art of Jewellery craft and contemporary design and adding that much needed flair that…
Diamond and Daggers is an exciting online store selling fashion jewellery and much more. Jewellery Monthly came across this site on Twitter and we have to say we love the items for sale.
I have just came back from a great weekend catching up with old university Friends. Great to see some faces of old and even better to see my friends that have travelled all the way from New Zealand. What made the weekend that extra special was the surprise engagement of said friends, he obviously wanted the special moment to be in the United Kingdom rather than his wife to be’s native backdrop.
German Retailer Les Facettes have just launched their brand new website with a beautiful range of Engagement rings, Pendants and Earrings in a variety of stunning gemstones. Showcasing a range of both modern and classic designs, each product is available in rose gold, white gold, yellow gold and silver.
As Christmas approaches the jewellery industry should see a huge rise in customer purchasing. However Octobers Hallmarking figures show a huge decline of nearly half for the precious metal Silver.
International Jewellery London (IJL) Runs from September 4th to the 7th this year and will have thousands of visitors and companies showcasing their latest designs and stock for the jewellery industry. The IJL is being held in London Earls court which is essential for transport links and accommodation for UK and International Businesses. This is a great venue that attracts new business all over the world. The feedback has been great from many exhibitors claiming that they have had a tremendous amount of new orders from new customers walking the floor.
What a year 2011 has been so far. The jewellery industry has been adapting and filling the demands of the public with some amazing designs and products this year. So much in fact the UK jewellery award winners was the toughest to date.
Looking for some interactive fun which will boost your on-line presence? then we think this little gem may help with that. A clever little sales tool created by our Jewellery Marketing company LionSorbet not only illustrates exactly what a diamond shape will look like on a finger but also allows the user to change the size of the diamond too, giving a great comparison between 0.3ct all the way up to 1.75ct.
In 2001 the Guinness World Records issued a certificate to the worlds largest carved Sapphire. This mass of brilliant blue looks extraordinary to the human eye. The mighty sapphire was found in the year of 1995 off the southeastern coast of Africa, Madagascar to be precise.
With the cost of precious metals accelerating in the jewellery industry the need for forward thinking security has been increasing. A new RFID tag system has been engineered that works with items small enough such as jewellery.
The diamond engagement ring – an ageless declaration of love and promise. The classic styles of engagement ring would have to be the Round brilliant and Princess cut diamonds. Even with the new array of designs and cuts available on the market they seem to be the most popular still today. However there are emerging trends of which you, the potential purchaser should take into consideration. Hot ring trends –
Remembering such things like a wedding anniversary will more than often slip a man’s mind completely. That is of course until you happen to find the ‘Remember Ring’. This stunning looking ring has been turned into a gadget that heats your finger up the day before your wedding anniversary.
One company have come up with a beautiful idea and really thought about a loving relationship as a life long journey. Their new jewellery Eternity and Wedding ring range enables you to connect different parts of your life experiences.