Engagement Rings Belfast – Custom Made Engagement Rings May 31, 2019 – Posted in: Weddings

The Star Of The County Down. Engagement rings Belfast or anywhere in Northern Ireland. Ok we know that Belfast is half in County Antrim and half in County Down. We just couldn’t let a great song title Segue go to waste. The real Star of this post is the beautiful bespoke engagement ring. A couple from Belfast commissioned us recently to make for them. They had exhausted their search for engagement rings Belfast.   Engagement…

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Marilyn Monroe Moon of Baroda to Go on Sale October 19, 2018 – Posted in: celebrity, Pear

Marilyn Monroe Moon of Baroda to go on sale. The diamond made famous by Marilyn Monroe after she wore it to the opening night of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is to go on sale in Hong Kong on November 27th this year. This 24 carat, fancy yellow coloured VS2 Clarity diamond is from the same mine as the Hope Diamond which is the Galconda mine in Southern India. This famous mine has also produced many of…

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Pink and Precious. March 20, 2017 – Posted in: The World of Diamonds

Pink Diamonds Pink and Precious. Sotheby’s are preparing for an April sale of the Pink Star diamond in Hong Kong. It was auctioned three years ago and was sold but due to payment issues the sale fell through. The unmatched oval shaped diamond is 59.60 carat in weight and is internally flawless. Its colour is fancy vivid pink and the diamond sale is expected to well exceed $60 million. This ranks the diamond as one…

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Rough Diamond Sells for the Highest Price Ever May 16, 2016 – Posted in: Miscellaneous, The World of Diamonds

Canadian company Lucara Diamond Corp. has just announced that an entirely exceptional diamond they found last year in Botswana has sold for €55.3 million. That is an astounding €68, 092 per carat. The sale is the highest price ever achieved for a rough diamond, breaking all records. The diamond is Type IIa, one of the rarest types of diamond, with little or no impurities and no colour. The magnificent stone, which originated from Lucara’s Karowe…

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Bespoke Diamond Engagement Rings – By Loyes Diamonds December 1, 2014 – Posted in: Engagement rings

Bespoke Diamond  Rings Let Loyes Diamonds help you design your bespoke diamond rings. Bespoke diamond rings while not for every woman are a popular option here at Loyes Diamonds.  Engagement ring designs although wide and varied may when shopping, all start to seem very similar as you search for that perfect engagement ring. Quite often when going from vendor to vendor ring designs that you are viewing here and there might all start to repeat…

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Engagement Rings With Unusual Shaped Diamond Cuts. October 8, 2014 – Posted in: Diamonds, The World of Diamonds

Diamond Cuts and Diamond Shapes There are many choices of styles of engagement rings to choose from and there are many styles of wedding ring to choose from also. Some are more unusual then others but none the less the result of receiving such ring has always been to accomplish the same – Acceptance of marriage proposal and then the confirmation of marriage. The tradition began way back in Egyptian times when men first started…

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The wide and wonderful world of Diamond Ring settings September 4, 2014 – Posted in: Style, The World of Diamonds

Diamond Ring Settings With people being so different all around the word and with so many people having such varying tastes, as engagement ring and wedding ring specialists we need to stock a style of ring to suit everyone’s taste. We like to be able to (try) and cater for all ladies needs and carry a very wide and very varied range of styles of rings with varying stones sizes, stone shapes, stone colours. We…

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Engagement Ring Survey. August 22, 2014 – Posted in: Engagement rings

Engagement Ring Survey At Loyes Diamonds we have been reading many engagement ring survey about brides to be / engagement ring/ what women want and what men buy.  We decided to look over our records and make some phone calls to our couples/clients and try and gauge what the feeling out there is and was regarding certain topics when choosing and buying both engagement rings and wedding rings. Some of our findings from our engagement…

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What Does “Symmetry” Refer to in a Diamond? June 3, 2014 – Posted in: The World of Diamonds

Diamond Symmetry   Have you heard the term ‘ Diamond Symmetry ‘? Anyone who has shopped for a diamond before has at least heard of the “Four Cs” … but jewellers often don’t mention some of the other factors that contribute to the price of a diamond. That’s not to say those jewellers have hidden agendas or are trying to hide anything – It’s often simply a matter of not wanting to overwhelm shoppers, especially…

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Happy Birthday April born – Your birthstone is a diamond. April 3, 2014 – Posted in: Birthstones

Birthstone for April – Diamond Happy Birthday April Born – Your birthstone is a Diamond. She who from April dates her years, Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears For vain repentance flow; this stone, Emblem of innocence, is known. The name ‘Diamond’ comes from the Greek word ‘adamas’ which means unbreakable or invincible. The Diamond is undeniably the most adored, sought and widely know Gemstone in the world. Its sparkle and scintillation have attracted admirers…

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