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For the latest news on jewellery trends, engagement and wedding tips & inspiration, take a look at our Stone Lab blog, brought to you by The Stone Lab.

Why choose a bespoke wedding ring?

Bespoke wedding rings are made unique for you and your partner. Wondering what reasons there are to choose a custom wedding ring over one that’s ready to wear? We've got you covered...

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Why Are Bespoke Engagement Rings So Desirable?

Bespoke engagement rings are more meaningful than ready-made rings because they offer you the opportunity for personalised expression. We've shared some of the top reasons that bespoke and unique engagement rings...

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Fairtrade vs Recycled Gold

When it comes to choosing the perfect engagement ring, there are endless options - from the choice of stone, to whether to opt for gold, white gold or even rose...

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Everything you need to know about claw settings for engagement rings

For engagement rings, claw settings are by far the most popular and traditional way to hold a diamond. Below is a list of our four favourite styles of the claw setting -...

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The Story of Heart Cut Diamonds

Hearts have long been a symbol of love, where thousands of years ago, it was believed that the heart was the centre of all human emotion. However, before the 13th century,...

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The average cost of an engagement ring in 2022

If you’re thinking about proposing to your partner this year, you’re probably wondering how much to spend on a ring. To help you out, experts at our parent company, Steven...

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What to know about emerald cut diamond engagement rings

An emerald-cut diamond is one of the most popular styles of engagement rings, with a rectangular stone and cut corners. Based on their long, elegant body alone, it’s easy to...

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Top Things To Know Before You Buy An Engagement Ring

The first record of engagement rings dates back to ancient times, when Romans began giving their future brides engagement rings rather than money before marriage. This Roman custom was inspired by an even older...

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