Sep
22

What is Rhodium Plating?

What is Rhodium Plating?

Rhodium plating is as it is called, an electrolysis plating that goes over metal.

It is a very white plating that is used mainly in the jewellery industry to make jewellery look whiter.

White gold, silver and even the very low grade muck metal is routinely plated...

Sep
3

White Gold vs Platinum - Which is better?

White Gold vs Platinum - Which is better?

What’s the best metal to use for my engagement/wedding rings?  Should it be made in White Gold or Platinum? There are pro’s and con’s to each metals and it does depends on your priorities and your budget. To make the choice a little clearer, here are some factors to...

Aug
4

Natural Diamonds vs Diamond Simulants

Natural Diamonds vs Diamond Simulants

Natural diamonds are a wonder of the earth. They are produced very deep in the earth’s mantle where carbon molecules are put under incredible heat and pressure. The only reason we get to enjoy these wonders is because the diamonds are pushed up to the surface through Kimberley pipes. It...

Jul
16

How Should An Engagement Ring Fit?

How Should An Engagement Ring Fit?

When an engagement ring is first purchased or received as a gift, customers sometimes ask, “How should engagement rings fit?” They should fit comfortably and be a pleasure to wear. They should not be so tight that it hurts and not be so loose that it feels that it could...

Jun
25

Engagement Rings without Diamonds

Engagement Rings without Diamonds

Almost any gemstone can be used in an engagement ring, however the best engagement rings without diamonds would be those that incorporate strong, hard stones. As they are generally worn everyday, engagement rings need to be durable and so from a longevity perspective, the harder stones are better....

Jun
4

How do Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings work together?

How do Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings work together?

When thinking about buying an engagement ring you may also consider the question, “How do engagement rings and wedding rings work together?” As engagement rings are generally designed and made first, there should be some thought given to the wedding ring also, at that time. Because a lot of...

Apr
23

Is It Possible To Design An Engagement Ring Without Prongs?

Is It Possible To Design An Engagement Ring Without Prongs?

We get it. When you’ve invested a lot of money in a diamond ring you want to see every single facet of it. So, is it possible to design an engagement ring without claws?  The answer is… Yes! Of course! Here a few different setting options we use at DDS Diamonds to...

Oct
13

Tips For Buying An Engagement Ring

Tips For Buying An Engagement Ring

You’re totally in love and thinking about buying an Engagement Ring and asking the big question. But before you do, take a breath because there’s a few important things to consider when making such an investment. You want your future fiancée to be happy, to love the ring and ultimately,...

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