We live in a day and age where there is an abundance of information available at the tips of our fingers. Literally.
We come across many women who simply have no clue what kind of engagement ring they’d want because there are just too many styles to choose from! Continue reading Engagement Ring Beginner’s Guide (Ladies Edition)
It’s that time again. We’ve scoured the social web and found the 5 most popular and trending themes in engagement ring designs during April 2019.
Continue reading The World’s 5 Most Popular Engagement Rings: April 2019 Edition
What and what not to include in engagement ring chats can be a bit blurry. This is part one of a blog series on engagement ring questions for “Surprise me”, “hands on” and “hinter” girlfriends. Keep an eye out for the next installments.
Girlfriends have a 6th sense when it comes to engagement ring activity.
You can be as stealthy as a grain of salt – she’ll know something’s up.
Continue reading The Engagement Ring Chat With Your “Surprise Me!” Girlfriend.
In a nutshell, we use a combination of cutting-edge technologies to ensure our designs are as fluid and neat as possible, but the final stages of manufacturing are still done by hand, working with the same tools of 50 years ago.
Continue reading How It’s Made; Luxury Diamond Engagement Rings
This is a fantastic budget-range to optimise, and your extra effort will pay off surprisingly well.
Engagement rings simply look nicer when setting with a larger center diamond. That’s why most designs you’ll cross paths with on Instagram or Google Images will be set with diamonds up to 3,00ct in weight.
You’re in a range where most rings you see online can be stunningly well executed.
If you had R30 000 to work with, there would be limits and constraints in what we can do for you. For instance; intricate metal work needs space for a designer to work his magic. As you can imagine a larger diamond creates a much roomier area to incorporate elements you love.
Sneak Peak; It’s not overly ambitious to set your sights on a 1,00ct diamond in a platinum setting. You have a good shot at proposing with the perfect custom engagement ring.
Continue reading Optimising your R70 000 Diamond Engagement Ring Budget
First of all, you’ll notice we’re not a store.
You’ll be strolling into a busy, but relaxed, studio with diamond consultants, jewellery designers and goldsmiths doing what they do best.
We’ll offer you some coffee, worth saying yes to, and then you’ll be joined by a knowledgeable consultant and/or designer for a session.
Continue reading What to expect during your visit to a Poggenpoel Studio
The two most popular engagement ring styles at this stage are simple solitaires… and intricate vintage designs. Polar opposites.
I nabbed our head of design and one of his team members for some good old feedback on common questions in the realm for vintage engagement ring design. Both have done stellar jobs at creating vintage designs over the past few months.
If you have any questions after this – get in touch. I’m sure these two would love to chat you through any further details.
Continue reading All Your Vintage Engagement Ring Questions Answered. (Interview)