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  • Forged 18 Carat Gold and Pave Diamond Earrings

    Now in store – forged yellow gold and diamond earrings

    A new addition to our in-store collection are these well-proportioned graceful forged gold earrings in the signature McCaul style. These have just been set, and are available in either white or yellow gold with white diamonds. Hand forged from a single piece of gold bar to provide strength and durability, while remaining light in the ear. Each one is highly

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  • Cognac diamond and 18 carat rose gold “Wave” ring commission

    David has just finished setting our latest commission, an 18-carat rose gold engagement ring set with a richly coloured cognac diamond with an unusual olive hue. The commission was based on our ‘Wave’ ring design, which has a metal setting that flows around the stone. We sketched several variations on the design before settling on the final version. We particularly

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    From Concept to Creation

    We commissioned a short film to give people an insight into an average day here in our atelier, working with local film maker Owen Richards to give a brief glimpse of each stage of the process from concept to creation. Owen spent a day with us to understand our design and making process, and then over the course of a

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  • Gold and diamond butterfly ring set

    Butterfly Ring Commission

    We’ve been looking back over some our commissions and this must surely be one of our more unusual ones. A customer came to us with this concept for a set of rings based on a butterfly, which combines elements of our pave edged wedding bands and the flowing curves of our cocktail rings. Being an Architect he had a clear

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  • Twist-18ct-rose-gold-and-pear-shaped-cognac-diamond-engagement-ring

    A twist on the traditional…

    This month we had the lovely experience of making an engagement ring for our own little sister. A unique take on our open ‘Twist’ engagement ring, Deirdre’s ring is set with a stunning 0.90 carat rose-cut cognac diamond, and set in polished rose gold. She’s just as thrilled with the final result as we are. Since making her engagement ring

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  • Rose gold and cognac diamond 'Wave' engagement ring

    Our “Wave” ring now in rose gold and cognac brilliant-cut diamond

    One of our most sought-after engagement ring designs, the “Wave’ ring is now available from our collection in store in 18-carat rose gold set with a beautifully coloured cognac diamond. Modern and elegant, the Wave engagement ring can be paired with a matching fitted wedding ring, which is shaped to fit the curves of the engagement ring perfectly. If you

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  • Yellow-gold-opal-and-yellow-diamond-pendant

    Something blue…opal and yellow diamond pendant

    Made from 18-carat yellow gold and set with a vividly coloured black opal, this pendant is a recent addition to our collection. We were struck by the intensity of colour in the opal. Its brilliant colouring pairs beautifully with the yellow diamond and yellow gold. The contrast between with the warm yellow metal and yellow diamond bring out the richness

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    Sculpted rose gold and cognac diamond engagement ring

    This sculpted 4-claw ring is a twist on the traditional solitaire engagement ring. Its fluid, organic lines make it an elegant modern alternative. Made from 18-carat rose gold and set with a warm-hued cognac diamond, this is the latest 4-claw engagement ring to be added to the collection. The stone is a striking 1 carat pale cognac diamond, which combines beautifully

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  • Mens rose and white gold mixed metal wedding band

    New men’s wedding bands

    A sleek new addition to our collection is this pair of mixed metal wedding bands for men. Contrasting 18-carat rose and white gold sections create a bold two-tone effect. Mixed metal or bi-metal wedding rings for men can be made in a variety of metals and colours. View more designs in our men’s wedding ring inspiration gallery or shop designs

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  • Unusual rose gold engagement ring with rose cut marquise diamond

    18ct rose gold engagement ring with rose cut marquise diamond

    This unusual asymmetric, hand-carved ring was added to our collection this week. Made from 18-carat rose gold, the ring is set with a 1.01ct rose-cut marquise diamond. The rose gold is brushed to a soft satin finish, which emphasises the warm colour of the metal. If you are interested in commissioning a carved ring visit our bespoke page to learn

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