Being in the diamond and jewellery trade for many years, I’ve grown to be sensitive to trends, both micro and large. And let me tell you solitaires are trending stronger than we’ve ever seen.
Being intrigued by this we’ve been having countless chats with visitors to understand why the classic solitaire is as appealing as it’s ever been in 2017.
Continue reading 5 Great Reasons To Choose A Solitaire Engagement Ring.
Personally, I’m a fanboy of custom engagement rings.
Around 70% of the projects we undertake are customised designs of some sort, and if this number seems large – it is. We recommend our custom route every day of the week wholeheartedly.
Continue reading Choosing A Custom Engagement Ring Design – Personal Style and Budget
Major shifts in the engagement ring world don’t come along every year.
Much like all other jewellery and fashion-items, there are seasonal changes, but a classy dress or suit you bought 2 years ago wouldn’t be a fashion disaster in 2017.
Over the last 15 – 20 years the whole look of an engagement ring has changed dramatically. Chunky domed yellow gold rings have been replaced by delicate platinum and white gold rings.
Continue reading THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR ENGAGEMENT RING DESIGNS (July 2017)
As things start cooling down swiftly in South Africa the Northern hemisphere is enjoying Springtime. It’s always a time of year when warmer jewellery colour combinations from the USA, Europe and major parts of Asia light up our screens on social media.
Continue reading The World’s Most Popular Engagement Ring Designs (April 2017)
We just finished up our yearly Engagement Ring Shopper Survey. Participation was excellent, and we’ve found some interesting shifts in engagement ring shopping psychology. We do have a significant market share (especially in Pretoria) so to keep things objective I eliminated all submissions from email addresses we currently have on record. This includes leads and previous customers.
To ensure our service is top notch I spend about an hour per month on HelloPeter reading what customers of other jewellers are complaining about.
Continue reading Top 20 Complaints About Traditional Jewellers in South Africa
If you’re having a hard time making sense of all the engagement ring jargon and lingo used in jewellery stores – fear not. I just found this awesome infographic on Philippa Lund’s very spunky Instagram
Remember to check out my comments below for some extra real-world information and tips.
Continue reading How To Speak Engagement Ring (Infographic)