What to Look For in an Emerald Cut Diamond
So you want to buy an emerald-cut diamond? You clearly have exquisite taste. The emerald cut may not have the razzle-dazzle of some of the other diamond shapes but what it lacks in sparkle, it makes up for in cool demeanour and vintage sophistication. It’s also extremely good value compared to a round brilliant or princess cut.Read More
How Much Should You Pay for a Half Carat Diamond?
If you’re looking to buy a half carat diamond – perhaps for an engagement ring – then working out what a 'good' price is can be a minefield. Diamond prices vary wildly and half carat diamond prices are no exception. So how are you supposed to set a reasonable budget?Read More
Proposing Tips and Tricks
You may feel like you have the whole world on your shoulders when planning to propose! Of course you want it to go perfectly but just the thought of it may be stressing you out, below are tips and tricks for proposing that will hopefully help you out.Read More
Quality Diamonds at a Quality Price
Here at Quality Diamonds, we’re obsessed with finding our clients the absolute best diamonds and gemstones to be set into their jewellery. Here’s a bit of an insight into how our prices are so affordable and why we are the best place to shop when buying diamond jewellery :-)Read More
At Home Date Ideas
Dates at home are refreshing and different from the usual date night - going out and having a nice meal etc. A big plus is you don’t have to worry too much about what you’re going to wear or how you’re going to do your hair. Below are some of our favourite dates from home.Read More
Classic Wedding Rings
Just like any jewellery, you may have your eyes set on a specific wedding ring that you’ve always loved. Or, you have no clue and you’re here for some inspiration. Either way, here are some of our most popular Classic Wedding Rings for you and your partner on your big day!Read More
What’s the perfect carat weight for my diamond?
As you probably know, diamonds come in many different shapes, sizes and colours - which can make it quite confusing when it comes to choosing the perfect diamond. We hope this article will help you decide on the ideal size diamond you should choose for your budget. Of course, our Diamond Experts have years of experience helping customers find their perfect diamond so if you’re still unsure, please feel free to contact us and we’ll help you along the way!Read More
The Perfect Evening Accessory
When choosing your evening attire, do you ever feel like something is missing? Like you need to add a bit of bling? Why don’t you try a diamond pendant, or maybe a necklace? Below are some tips and tricks, as well as some examples of our jewellery that you can try.Read More
Gifts to buy for Mother’s Day
Buying something special for your Mum can be difficult, you want to show her how much you love and appreciate her. If she loves bracelets or bangles, this is the place to be. Here are some jewellery ideas that she can wear for any occasion and will last a lifetime.Read More
Keep to your Budget when Buying Diamonds
Whether they’re used in your day to day jewellery or worn on special occasions, diamonds are a lifelong friend. Earrings, Pendants, Engagement rings: a few pieces that are elegantly worn throughout a lifetime and more. Though many believe you can only buy beautiful, high quality diamonds for a huge amount of money: which is definitely not the case - there are stunning diamonds for all budget types.Read More
Why choose an Oval Cut Diamond?
The Oval Cut is a smooth yet elegant shape that expresses a classic sophistication. It is technically a modification of the Round Brilliant Diamond, the cutting methods on these shapes are similar as they are cut using similar techniques: resulting in the diamond having an exquisite sparkle and stunning beauty.Read More
Why Choose a Pear Cut Diamond?
Pear-Cut Diamonds - otherwise known as the Pendeloque or the Teardrop cut - are sparkling, slender and graceful with a lengthening effect. Perfect for all types of jewellery and most beautiful when surrounded by smaller diamonds - for example as a halo engagement ring.Read More
Buying diamonds can be exciting. Whether you are buying them for yourself or as a gift for a lucky recipient, you no doubt want to get the very best jewellery you can afford. After all, products like this are special. No other form of jewellery quite lives up to them and, as long as you treat them well and don't lose them, you might have the objects for the rest of your life.Read More
To Bespoke, or not to Bespoke
Whether you're looking for diamond earrings or engagement rings, there's something extra-special about a diamond. For a lot of us, it's a once-in-a-lifetime purchase, and we understand that you want to get it just right. Sometimes in life, it's nice to stand out from the crowd and to express your own personality and tastes. So, when you are on the lookout for gorgeous diamond rings and other such pieces of jewellery, you might be keen to source bespoke versions.Read More
Should you research before buying Diamonds?
An item of diamond jewellery can last you a lifetime. These stunning pieces can't fail to add a touch of timeless elegance to any outfit and can be handed down through generations, never going out of style. When you invest in diamond jewellery, you'll want to make sure that it is as beautiful and lustrous as you can afford.Read More
All You Need to Know About Men’s Wedding Rings
At a wedding ceremony, it is customary for the man and woman to exchange rings. However, this has not always been the case. Men's wedding rings have only been commonly worn since the Second World War. Since then, their popularity has surged with there now being a huge selection of men's rings available. Here's everything you need to know about wedding rings for men.Read More
Why Choose a Round Brilliant Cut Diamond?
The Round Brilliant Cut is arguably the most popular and most recognizable diamond cut of all the cuts available with over 75% of all diamonds used in jewellery cut to this shape, this is because it achieves the greatest brilliance and fire. This cut is certainly the most popular amongst buyers at the present time with the Princess Cut being a distant second.Read More
The Perfect Engagement Ring for a Valentines' Day Proposal
So it's time! You're in Love! Your girlfriend is the most beautiful, funny, caring woman you will ever meet, and you're ready to shout out to the world that you've chosen your life partner, and best yet; the most romantic day of the year is just around the corner. Here's our guide to finding the perfect engagement ring for a valentines' day proposal.Read More
Unique Valentines' Gifts for Her
As Valentines' day hurtles towards us (Surely Christmas was just a few days ago???) we find our minds drifting to romance... Soft music, flowers, champagne and diamonds! We love diamonds for any occasion but Valentines' day gives us the perfect excuse for extra sparkle. Here are our top picks for unique valentine gifts specially selected for her.Read More
How to choose your Engagement Ring together
More and more couples are choosing to select and even design their engagement rings together. After leaving a wonderful review on our TrustPilot profile, we spoke to Sarah to hear how Jorge still managed to surprise her with a romantic proposal; even after they had chosen her perfect diamond ring together.Read More
What is the best Christmas present for the women in your life?
We love simple, understated and elegant diamond stud earrings. They make the perfect gift for ALL occasions, and for ALL of the women in your life, but we especially love them as Christmas gifts. So here are some of our recommendations for the women in your life...Read More
Can we really afford bespoke wedding rings?
Long gone are the days when wedding rings had to be limited to a simple band of gold. Innovations in techniques and crafting, changes in styles and trends have given us (non-celebrity types) more opportunities to express ourselves with our own jewellery. And where better to do this than in the one piece of jewellery you hope to be wearing for the rest of your life.Read More
Blushing Beauty ~ Rose Gold
Precious metals are as susceptible to changing moods and fashions as clothing, hairstyles and even fad diets! For several decades now displays in high street stores have been dominated by White or Yellow metals. 18K Yellow gold the “original” precious metal, much revered throughout history as far back as early civilisations, has been a mainstay of jewellery design throughout the ages.Read More
The not so humble Halo Engagement Ring
Cluster rings, featuring large central stones have moved in and out of fashion influenced by the trends of the super rich and aristocracy. But one ring has influenced this trend twice, a single iconic ring, given to two iconic British women.Read More
Solitaire Diamonds Rings
When you think of an Engagement Ring chances are your mind’s eye pictures a single stunning diamond solitaire. Since 1886 when the Tiffany-style diamond solitaire ring was launched, engagement rings styles have passed in and out of fashion - BUT the solitaire diamond ring has remained a firm favourite.Read More
How Big is a One Carat Diamond?
Are you shopping for a shiny 1 carat diamond engagement ring? Maybe you’re just buying someone a nice present because, well, they’re the kind of person that deserves it and you’re the kind of person that knows how to buy great presents? Whatever the reason, there’s a particular question in diamond buying which can often cause confusion. Just how big is a one carat diamond?Read More
Is British Made Diamond Jewellery Better?
If you’re British, there are a lot of good reasons to buy things that are made in Britain - like supporting home-grown businesses, boosting the economy, and helping the environment by buying products that don’t need to be flown halfway across the world. But in terms of what you’re actually buying does ‘British-made’ really mean ‘better’?Read More
How to Buy an Engagement Ring on a Budget in 5 Simple Steps
It’s not always possible to spend thousands on a diamond ring. But it is possible to get a beautiful, low-cost engagement ring without going into debt or selling your grandma. You just have to know where you can cut corners - and where you shouldn't.Read More
How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Ring Inscription
There’s something very intimate about having your wedding rings engraved. Because the inscription is inside the ring, closest to your skin, it’s like a secret only the two of you share, one that you carry with you forever. What’s written there should be as important as your wedding vows.Read More
21 Simple, Romantic Ways to Propose - Part 1
Cold feet? Second thoughts? Sudden urge to change your identity and flee to Mexico? No, I'm not talking about pre-wedding jitters. I'm talking about a condition affecting thousands of men who want to propose to their girlfriend but who are afraid of doing it wrong.Read More
How to super-size your diamond without breaking the bank
We all know size doesn't matter. Then again we all know that actually it does a bit. When it comes to diamonds, the wow factor is paramount and small diamonds just don’t have it. You never hear a celebrity boasting about their half-carat diamond ring do you?Read More
Why Choose a Princess Cut Diamond?
Second only to the ever popular Round Brilliant Cut, The Princess Cut diamond has become one of the most popular cuts on the market today. One of the youngest cuts it was developed during the late 20th century to maximise weight retention of octahedral Diamond crystals, helping to create more attractive Diamonds at more reasonable prices. It was the first fancy cut to achieve AGS status in 2005. The shape can vary between square and rectangular. Its appeal comes from the fact that it achieves a brilliance and fire reflection to almost match that of the Round Brilliant Cut but with a rectangular or square shape.Read More
The Truth About Fancy Coloured Diamonds
When we talk about diamond colour, we’re usually talking about the lack of it. Colourless diamonds - or absolutely colourless, if you’re really stinking rich - are the créme de la créme of diamonds. They’re the ones rated D or E on the colour scale and they’re the rarest and most desirable diamonds on the planet. Or are they?Read More