engagement ring

Why Are Diamond Engagement Rings Popular?

No one can say with any authority exactly when the custom of giving rings for engagement or betrothal began.  There is a reference in Genesis (Chapter 24 v 22) which describes the giving of a ring, weighing five and a half grams, when Isaac sets his sights on Rebekah. Many ancient civilisations such as the […]

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Seems that diamonds really are a girls best friend

A recent article in the Telegraph reported that shoppers in the US and Europe are increasingly buying diamond gifts for themselves.  Gift-giving is still the foundation of sales, but more and more financially independent women are treating themselves to diamond jewellery. According to De Beers the split is across younger, “millennial” shoppers – those born […]

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