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Not a Diamond Ring: Your Proposals

Not a Diamond Ring: Your Proposals

29/08/2017 0
That’s Not a Diamond Ring At ComparetheDiamond.com (formerly diamondgeezer.com) our team of designers are inspired in many different ways to design beautiful jewellery and in particular stunning, memorable diamond engagement rings. It was a story told to us by a young man one day that inspired a magnificent creation, to turn something that is not a diamond ringinto one.A couple were walking along a mountain trail in Snowdonia when the man decided to make an impromptu proposal. bending down...
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CAD/CAM design in jewellery manufacture?

CAD/CAM design in jewellery manufacture?

15/05/2018 0
  What is CAD/CAM design? For many years CAD/CAM design technology has revolutionised many industries, automating manufacturing, making design consistent, reducing human involvement and error and, above all reducing costs. CAD/CAM stands for Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture. Put simply CAD has replaced the pencil and sketchbook for designers. CAM is the rest of the process, from design to machining and production. Does this technology work in the ultra-traditional w...
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The Bachelor: The Success of Proposals

The Bachelor: The Success of Proposals

13/04/2018 0
The Bachelor – Is it the Beginning of Everlasting Love? The Bachelor and The Bachelorette TV shows attract the audiences each season as viewers watch hopeful candidates try and find their true love. The latest season of The Bachelorette has just come to an end with a dramatic twist that had the audience on the edge of their seats. This year’s bachelorette was 28 year old Desiree Hartsock who experienced heartbreak in the penultimate episode when her top choice rejected her.In the end...
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Buying Online: Is it Really Safe as Houses?

Buying Online: Is it Really Safe as Houses?

07/09/2017 0
Buying online increased by 14 per cent last year in Europe and the US, with global figures hitting the $1 trillion mark for the first time ever. A few years back you probably could have legitimised buying on the high street, as the technology just wasn’t there to give you the right kind of shopping experience. However, with online prices consistently smashing the high street in all sectors, it’s becoming more and more attractive to purchase your goods, gifts and even weekly shopping ...
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3D Printing Of Jewellery

3D Printing Of Jewellery

15/05/2018 0
The World in 3D 3D printing has stunned us all. The very idea that it is possible to print a 3D copy of a movable object has captured our imagination. Is it really possible to print rice, or, for that matter a gun or car, or how about rings and priceless pieces of jewellery in 3D?  What you Need to Know Invented in 1984 by Chuck Hull and his company, in the USA, 3D printing is the process of making a 3D solid object from any size of digital model. So fax a picture of a ring, and given the r...
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Science of Diamonds: What you need to Know

Science of Diamonds: What you need to Know

01/08/2017 0
What is a Diamond? Diamond is one of the most valuable materials on earth, as well as one of the most beautiful. However, while you might love that sparkling gemstone on your finger, have you ever stopped to think about exactly how it’s made, or where it comes from? The history and science of diamonds is almost as fascinating as the lustre they give off, so if you want to know a bit more about why that stone is so precious, read on.  Hardness and clarity Diamonds have something of a r...
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Diamond Grillz: A New Way to Wear Diamonds?

Diamond Grillz: A New Way to Wear Diamonds?

13/04/2018 0
Where Should you Wear a Diamond? Now I realise there is an obvious answer, a particular finger on your left hand, but it seems some people, mainly celebrities are struggling with this concept. It would seem the latest celebrity fashion is to wear diamonds everywhere and trust me, we mean everywhere. The most recent trend is diamond grillz.  Smile for the Camera Diamond’s singer Rihanna has been uploading pictures of herself sporting some interesting accessories ……&hellip...
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Young Engagements in Hollywood

Young Engagements in Hollywood

13/04/2018 0
How Young is too Young? Young engagementsseem to be de rigour these days, with a slew of celebs getting married at a frighteningly young age, such as Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards, both 20 and Miley Cyrus, 19, and Liam Hemsworth, 22. It makes you wonder exactly how fruitful these relationships will be, not to mention the effect on the younger generation that follow them.Yes, sure, we sound like old farts here, but we’re not pulling out the whole “It was better in my day” line. ...
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Round Brilliant Cut - Classic Beauty!

Round Brilliant Cut - Classic Beauty!

29/09/2017 0
Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend The round brilliant cut dates back to 1919 and it is the cut of choice for anyone looking for some spectacular sparkle. Modern round cuts have 58 facets which is why the gemstone gives of such wonderful light. Each facet can direct the light in a different direction giving it a wonderful effect that looks fabulous, especially in jewellery, making it a popular choice for engagement rings.  Pick a Classic Engagement Ring If you are looking ...
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One Ring To Rule Them All: Tolkien's Inspiration

One Ring To Rule Them All: Tolkien's Inspiration

21/09/2017 0
  One Ring to Curse Them All Most people as I understand it are aware of J. R. R Tolkien’s famous novel ‘Lord of the Rings’ whether it’s through his book or from watching the films. The pure genius behind the journey you are taken on as a reader, or as the audience is phenomenal. This leads to the question of how did Tolkien come up with the fantasy based around the One Ring that has become popular worldwide?There are rumours that his inspiration came from a legend ...
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Strange Tales, Acts of Kindness and Celebrity News

Strange Tales, Acts of Kindness and Celebrity News

23/05/2018 0
  Strange Tales in the News At ComparetheDiamond.com (formerly diamondgeezer.com) we are constantly looking out for stories that have made the headlines. And over the last few week there has been no end of diamond related news, so we thought we would share some of the strange tales, acts of kindness and celebrity news from around the world.  What Strange Tales So first up is a strange tale indeed. Did you hear about the chicken that ate the diamond earring. Yes, it may sound like...
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Wedding Ring Styles

Wedding Ring Styles

05/06/2018 0
There is a huge amount of choice when it comes to selecting the perfect wedding rings for you and your partner. These symbolic bands have come a long way over the years. When it comes to picking yours you can base your decisions based on the symbolic nature of the ring, personal preferences, sentimental reasons, style and design.  Celtic Wedding Rings A Celtic wedding ring is seen as romantic and a symbol that truly means forever. The Celtic knot itself is beautiful, the never-ending twists...
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Wedding Ring Profiles: All You Need to Know

Wedding Ring Profiles: All You Need to Know

24/08/2017 0
Wedding Ring Profiles Wedding ring profiles are an element of the marriage process you probably won’t be familiar with. Hopefully you’ll only ever get married once, so finding the right ring is an important life step. In short, it’s not a decision to be taken lightly. Spending a little time finding out about wedding ring profiles and the right type for you is well worth it. After all, you’ll be wearing it every day for the rest of your life. With a huge range of designs i...
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The Round Brilliant Cut- the most popular cut of them all

The Round Brilliant Cut- the most popular cut of them all

01/08/2017 0
Since Mary of Burgundy received her engagement ring in 1477 from Maximilian of Austria, the first diamond engagement ring in history, diamond cutters have spent huge amounts of time and resource working out the best diamond shape and setting to maximise the beauty of the stone.After hundreds of years it took a Russian mathematician, Marcel Tolkowsky, in 1919 to calculate the most efficient design to use to maximise the brilliance and fire of the diamond. This was then known as the round brillian...
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Princess Cut. A Distinctive Choice

Princess Cut. A Distinctive Choice

01/08/2017 0
Though the Princess Cut is widely traced back to 1961 when London diamond cutter, Arpad Nagy, created a square cut that looked to compound the brilliance of the round brilliant cut, it was later in 1971, when the Barion Cut was renamed the Princess Cut, and later still in 1979 that the Quadrillion Cut was also merged into the Princess Cut approach.The Princess cut is now second only to the round brilliant cut in popularity and is highly desirable and popular in pendants and engagement and eterni...
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