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A royal engagement | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

After a whirlwind romance and months of speculation as to when, rather than if it would happen, British Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle have finally announced their engagement. The ring, which features a stunning 18 carat gold band adorned with a trilogy of diamonds, was designed by Prince Harry. The centre diamond appears…

Signet Rings, Family Crest Rings and the Gentleman's Ring Family Crest Rings, Signet Ring, Gentleman, Rings For Men, Silver Rings, Blog, Jewelry, Men Rings, Jewlery

Signet Rings, Family Crest Rings and the Gentleman's Ring | Uwe Koetter

History of the Signet/Family Crest Ring There seems to be an innate movement towards really knowing who we are and identifying with that. The signet ring is a symbol of exactly that: this is who I am, this is my family, my history, my crest. This is my bloodline, and this is who I bring […]

The History and Lore of Eternity Rings One Moment, Eternity Ring, Eyes, Phone, Rings, Blog, Telephone, Ring, Jewelry Rings

The History and Lore of Eternity Rings | Uwe Koetter

An Eternity How do you define “Eternity”? Eternity could be a moment of longing for something that is just one moment too long. It could be a phone that doesn’t ring. It could be nine months and one day. Or, it could be looking into someone’s eyes and knowing that days will never complete without […]

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Tips for buying diamonds online | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

Do your research As with any luxury purchase, you should educate yourself as much as possible about the 4 Cs and which diamond qualities are most important to you, because this will determine, along with your budget, what is available to you. Get the specifics Make sure you know exactly what you’re buying. Some sites…

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Engagement Rings Gemstone Choices | Uwe Koetter

There has been a lot more interest in using other gemstones for engagement rings because of the rising cost of diamonds and the issue of conflict diamonds. Every gemstone has a grading on the Mohs scale which tells us how hard it is and therefore how susceptible it is to scratching. Rubies, sapphires and aquamarines […]

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Pros and Cons of Popular Eternity Ring Settings | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

Channel set eternity rings have a classic look and provide a beautiful contrast between diamond and shining metal. The channel setting consists of a groove that is cut into the band of the eternity ring. The individual diamonds are laid into the groove just enough to hold them in place. The underside of the groove…

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Bespoke Engagement Rings | Uwe Koetter

Tips for upgrading your engagement ring |

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Bespoke Engagement Rings | Uwe Koetter

Questions to ask your jeweller when buying an engagement ring |

Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger discusses movements in the base metals sector, as well as in precious metals. Platinum Group, Gold Money, Silver Wedding Bands, Pub, Industrial Metal, Metal Projects, Precious Metals, Gemstones, Quebec

The Pros and Cons of Different Precious Metals in Wedding Bands |

When choosing the metal for your wedding band, there are several factors to consider. How well does it complement your choice of gemstone?

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Six common jewellery buying mistakes | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, jewellery makes the perfect gift for that special someone in your life. But for some people, men in particular, the whole exercise can be quite intimidating. Here are some of the most common mistakes men make when buying jewellery, and how to avoid them: Not doing your homework There is…

A possible alternative to yellow diamonds Diamond Earrings, Stud Earrings, Yellow Diamonds, Alternative, Jewels, Blog, Jewerly, Stud Earring, Blogging

A possible alternative to yellow diamonds | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

Yellow diamonds are extremely rare and a top-quality one will be prohibitively expensive for most people. But if your set on a yellow diamond engagement ring, there is an option that could save a third of the price. Colourless or ‘white’ diamonds range from ‘D’ to ‘F’ with ‘D’ being the highest grading giving you…

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Diamond facts and trivia | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

There are enough interesting facts about diamonds to fill several books. Here is just a short list of information about these fascinating stones: The word ‘diamond’ comes from the Greek word ‘adamas’ which means invincible or indestructible. It’s no wonder then, that they are the hardest natural substance known to man. To produce a single…

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Jewellery trends for 2017 | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

A new year often means new beginnings, but in the world of fashion in 2017, it seems there’s more of the same, with a few old favourites seeing a revival. Chokers were popular in 2016 and the trend looks set to continue in both chunky and delicate variations, as this jewellery item enhances the neckline.…

The Hottest Looks at the Golden Globes 2017 Golden Globe Award, Golden Globes, Order Of The Day, Felicity Jones, Gone Girl, Pink Gowns, Pale Pink, Glamour, Jewels

The hottest looks at the Golden Globes 2017 | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

The year got off to a glamorous start with the annual Golden Globe awards ceremony. Stunning gowns with matching-coloured jewellery or jewellery-adorned gowns, were very much the order of the day. Felicity Jones wore a pale pink gown with a pretty bow covered in jewels. Emily Ratjakowski, star of Gone Girl, wore a sublime yellow …

Diamond colour grading explained Diamond Color Grade, Color Scale, Color Grading, Colored Diamonds, Light Colors, Fancy, Colour, Blog, Color

Diamond colour grading explained | Uwe Koetter

Almost every diamond sold today is rated using the GIA colour scale even if it hasn’t been certified by the GIA. The GIA rates diamonds on a scale of D (flawless) through Z (light colour). All D-Z diamonds are considered white even though they contain varying degrees of colour. Fancy coloured diamonds (yellow, pink, blue) […]

Every piece of jewellery ever made has a unique story behind it, and by purchasing an item of pre-owned jewellery, you’re keeping the story alive. Black Gold Jewelry, Smart Watch, Bracelet Watch, Investing, Jewels, Jewellery, Bracelets, Accessories, Blog

Investing in pre-owned jewellery | Uwe Koetter Jewellers

Every piece of jewellery ever made has a unique story behind it, and by purchasing an item of pre-owned jewellery, you’re keeping the story alive. Often these items have been hand-crafted using methods that are no longer available. Many people like to own a piece of jewellery that is unique to them, made especially for…