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Sarah and Dale's Story

To me, personal touches really make a wedding special, so from the moment we started wedding planning, it was these small and quirky elements that were going to be the most important. My new husband and I absolutely LOVE the sea and getting married on the beach was the first big decision; we chose the beautiful Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay as it had the relaxed comfortable atmosphere that we...

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Pear-cut Diamonds

Pear-cut diamonds are created with combining the brilliance and design style of both the Round Brilliant and the Marquise-cuts that results in a shape with a single point and rounded end. The typical ratio is between 1.50 and 1.70 and the stone is usually comprised of 58 facets, although the number of pavilion facets may range from 4 to 8. The pear shape can sometimes show the...

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August Birthstone

The primary birthstone for August is peridot. Peridot is type of olivine, and comes in various shades of green, from light to a brilliant olive green. Similar to the emerald but softer in intensity. It is believed to bring good luck and help attract wealth being the gem of serenity and trust. Also traditionally given as a gift for a 15th year anniversary. Some pieces of...

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Cleaning your wedding jewellery

Ideally you should clean your engagement and wedding rings once a month or every six weeks and always before any special occasions like weddings, anniversaries or parties because why wouldn’t you want that extra sparkle. You won’t realise just how dirty your rings are until you see them after a cleaning. Here are the top five reasons why you should clean your rings regularly: ...

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Sophie's Story

Daniel and I first met at university and we had been together 7 years when he proposed. We spent the weekend at a friend’s house on the Scottish border with a group of friends from University. Dan had the ring hidden in a sock in his bag the whole weekend, afraid I would find it. On the way back down to London we stopped over for a couple of nights in the Lake district. In a...

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