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  • Spinels – The Jewellery Industry’s Hidden “Spark”

    Spinel – derived from the Greek work “spark” is the best kept secret of the jewellery industry. For thousands of years this precious gemstone was mistaken for ruby and sapphire and it wasn’t until 1783 that spinel’s were truly recognised in their own right. One of the most famous examples of a spinel “ruby” is found in the British Imperial

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  • Mobius platinum white diamond band

    The Diamond Mobius Wedding Band

    Our Mobius bands are evolving are we are excited to announce our new diamond Mobius collection. The new Mobius ring is pavé set with glittering white diamonds. Pavé comes from the french word for paved. This is done by closely setting small diamonds together with beads created at four points to hold the stone in place. The diamonds orbit through

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  • Emerald-pear-0.85ct-18ct-yellow-gold-wave-ring

    Emeralds

    With its rich history and mystical healing powers we are a little bit obsessed with emerald at the moment and two of our most recent bespoke pieces feature this intriguing and majestic gem. This 18ct yellow gold wave ring is particularly close to our heart, designed and made by Dave for Dave and Barry’s Mother. Dave bought this emerald 6 years

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  • Bespoke Arris carved yellow gold engagement ring with emerald cut white diamond

    Yellow gold Arris engagement ring with emerald-cut white diamond

    A nice recent commission, this engagement ring combines 18-carat yellow gold with an emerald-cut white diamond. The design is one of our newest Arris ring designs, and features an emerald-cut diamond set at an angle across the finger. The angular stone is surrounded by a bezel and is balanced by the fluid curves of the sculpted ring band. Our collection

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    Statement Arris diamond engagement rings.

    These two white diamond engagement rings are our newest editions to the ever growing Arris collection. The Arris engagement rings are uniquely crafted and a contemporary alternative to the traditional engagement ring style. Arris is defined as when two planes meet to form a salient angle; which delineates our inspiration for this collection. These two rings were carved from wax,

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  • Rose gold Arris ring with oval pink spinel and two pink diamonds

    Rose gold Arris ring with oval pink spinel and pink diamonds

    Pretty in pink. Our latest Arris ring is this 18-carat rose gold ring set with an oval pink spinel and two pink diamonds. The soft pink hues of the gemstones are enhanced by the warm colour of rose gold. Carved by hand and gently curved, the pink-themed ring has delicate proportions that make it equally suited to wear as an

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  • Twist platinum and diamond hammered engagement ring with fitted wedding band

    Platinum and diamond Twist engagement ring and fitted wedding band

    Contrasting textures give this bespoke platinum and diamond Twist engagement and wedding ring set a unique appeal. The engagement ring has been hammered to create a dimpled, glittering surface texture and is set with a round brilliant-cut white diamond, while the wedding band has a smooth surface and is polished to a bright mirror polish. Each Twist ring is formed

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  • Arris carved yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring

    Arris carved yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring

    This one’s a beauty! Available now from our collection, this yellow gold and amethyst cocktail ring combines a gorgeous purple amethyst with generous amounts of 18-carat yellow gold in a fluidly curved, asymmetric design. The newest addition to our Arris ring series, this hand-carved cocktail ring was created especially for the 7.24 carat fancy-cut amethyst and is one-of-a-kind. Its sculptural design

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  • Cognac diamond 18-carat rose gold asymmetric claw engagement ring

    Asymmetric claw rose gold and cognac diamond engagement ring

    An asymmetric rose gold and cognac diamond engagement ring based on our 4-claw engagement ring. Made from 18-carat rose gold and set with a round brilliant cognac diamond, the ring blends the sculpted curves of the original design with a dash of modern asymmetry. The diamond is held in place by three sculpted claws – two small claws on one

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  • Contemporary faceted pearl drop earrings on model

    Faceted Tahitian and South Sea pearl drop earrings

    Our faceted pearl drop earrings feature South Sea and Tahitian pearls suspended on seemingly delicate wires of 18-carat gold. We’ve just added several new pairs of these curvaceous, feminine earrings to our collection.  Each pair is hand formed from 18-carat gold wire, which is curved to follow the shape of the face. A modern take on pearl earrings, these elegant

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