A recently commissioned blue spinel engagement ring from a client based in Ireland. The couple had travelled to Asia and gotten in touch about commissioning a special piece to commemorate their engagement. Simple in style, yet so unique in colour (both the gem in its own right and also when paired with the Rose Gold metalwork). Handcrafted right here in our workshop in our … Read More Gorgeous Blue Spinel Proposal Ring
As with commercial grade unheated natural sapphires, commercial grade Spinels are abundant. Below are some examples of regular Spinels most people come across in stores or at their local jeweller. Commercial grade spinels come as cheaply as $200/ct for sizes under 3cts. However, aesthetically beautiful, well-cut and 100% unheated Spinels are difficult to source. Often times, Spinels, like above, that come through our hands … Read More What are Commercial Grade Spinels?
Fine quality blue spinels are unlike any Blue Sapphires the regular consumer typically sees in the shops or online. How is the Blue Spinel different to the Blue Sapphire? Blue sapphires exist usually in the pure blue shade and will vary in terms of when it is a light blue, medium blue, inky blue or deep blue. However, blue spinels come in a spectrum … Read More Mesmerising Midnight Blue Spinel and Diamond Ring
Spinels, the August birthstone, have been around since the beginning of time. In its blue, pink and red shades, have often been confused for Sapphires and Rubies. In no way inferior to Sapphire or Rubies, Spinels often come in such a great variety of shades and colours, there is literally more hues and shades of the Spinels than there are the 7 colours of … Read More Sky Blue Spinel Proposal Ring
The process of customising your own bespoke jewellery might seem daunting at first, but if you break it down in parts, it actually is not so difficult after all. First: Choose your colour Coloured gemstones come in a wide variety of colours. It ranges from light pastel colours, to shade of red, green, blue, blue-green, green-blue, turqoise, red-pink, pink, orange, purple, yellow. Have we … Read More How To Customise Your Engagement Ring Singapore
Our client very graciously shared her wedding day photos with us and nothing says love better than a couple with their megawatt smiles, gorgeous jewellery and a stunning lace dress. Blue Spinels are extremely rare. Yes, equally as rare as the unheated blue sapphire. Blue spinels and most other Spinels are typically non-treated and non-heated. The unique feature about the blue spinel is that … Read More Love in photos
Sometimes we come across gemstones that are near perfect, but with some room for improvement. In terms of shape, facets – possibly the gemstone could receive a little balancing on the pavilion of the gemstone so that the stone has a more even colour distribution when viewed face-up (from the table of the gemstone). Our skilled lapidarists are able to enhance the facets and … Read More Enhancing the look of your gemstone – Lapidary Work