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Posted by | 12 August 2022
Bracelets have been around for centuries - in fact, evidence of bracelet wearing has been found as far back as the cuffed bracelets worn by Egyptians in around 5000 BCE. Worn around the wrist, they're items that are designed to be seen - both by the wearer and those around them - and their symbolism makes them a fantastic gift for either a partner or a good friend.
Posted by | 05 August 2022
Purchasing a new pair of diamond earrings is a precious and significant financial investment. For this reason, you need to make sure that you're getting the best diamond earrings possible that both suit your tastes and align with your budget. The world of diamond earrings is vast and it can be hard to know which pair will suit you the best. In our latest blog post, we dive into everything you need to know about diamond earrings to help you decide which option is best for you or the loved one you...
Posted by | 25 July 2022
It can be hard to decide between the different diamond cuts when buying a ring for a loved one. At Abelini Jewellery, we want to make it easy not only to choose the right cut, but also to choose a high-quality diamond that will shine just as brightly for the years to come. If pear diamond rings are among those you're considering, read on for our guide to getting it right. There is a great deal of symbolism attached to pear diamond rings. This symbolism depends not only on the stone itself, but...
Posted by | 18 July 2022
If you're buying an engagement or wedding ring, you may be after a classic diamond cut, or you may be buying for someone who'd enjoy something a little more unusual. If the latter applies, a marquise ring may be a perfect choice. At Abelini Jewellery, you'll find a great selection of marquise engagement rings and wedding rings. Here is everything you need to know about what a marquise ring is, what to look for in a marquise diamond, and how popular they are.
Posted by | 12 July 2022
It's a question that we at Abelini Jewellery are commonly asked by people planning a marriage proposal. You might have ironed out all of the details of how and where you'll do it and found the perfect ring, but there's one big issue - making sure it actually fits.There are various ways you can approach it. If your partner has a ring that fits the ring finger of their other hand, sneak a peek in their jewellery box and measure it when they're out or asleep. You could enlist the help of their frie...
Posted by | 28 June 2022
Non-traditional rings have gained popularity in recent years, with recipients’ tastes evolving beyond the norm. For those wanting to make their proposals unique, black diamond rings offer a truly amazing way to wow your significant other. This black diamond ring buying guide offers important insights into the process. Black diamond rings carry similar value to their colourless counterparts, but with a deeper and more spiritual connection, offering something unique and mysterious.
Posted by | 20 June 2022
Baguette diamond rings are extremely popular due to their beautiful, classic style. But if you do not know what to look for when buying this diamond cut, your choice could pose risks such as loss of money, time, and peace of mind. This article provides a detailed guide for purchasing a baguette diamond ring.
Posted by | 14 June 2022
Loved for their simplicity and elegance, solitaire pendants are a classic jewellery staple. Glowing by day and shining by night, the solitaire diamond is an enduring symbol of love. Offering you understated luxury and a minimalist but mesmerising aesthetic, when it comes to solitaire diamond pendants, light will always sparkle across the facets of the stone. Wondering exactly what a solitaire pendant is?
Posted by | 07 June 2022
Men wearing earrings is not something that started recently. Men's earrings have had a historical, social and cultural basis. There are references from different cultures dating from ancient history that show men used to wear earrings. From the mummified pharaohs 5300 years ago to Persian soldiers and biblical references, earrings have been a sign of many things such as wealth, nobility, slavery, prostitution, casting out demons, fertility and many others.
Posted by | 04 May 2022
Platinum is a chemical element (symbol Pt) that is 30 times rarer than gold. It's valued for its purity and rarity, but its durability is also appreciated. It's less likely to cause an allergic reaction than other common metals used in jewellery, such as nickel or copper. It also resists dents and scratches better than gold and silver.  The average price of platinum jewellery will vary based on the style and design of the ring. Platinum wedding rings are expensive because it is a precious m...
Posted by | 14 April 2022
Hoop earrings can be as statement-making or discreet as you like. Large gold hoops suggest a carefree nature full of sassy style and plenty of creativity. Diamond hoop earrings exude a lustrous glint that is evocative of wealth, sophistication and elegance. Smaller hoops are ladylike and classic, giving off an air of relaxed confidence. And for those that worry that gold hoop earrings look unprofessional in the office, huggies are the answer. With their close-to-the-earlobe design, these earring...
Posted by | 08 April 2022
The sapphire has been a coveted gemstone for many centuries, and it is not difficult to see why. They exude class and elegance in their exquisite appearance - sapphire rings have long been associated with royalty. There are various settings for sapphire rings, and the stones themselves come in many cuts and shapes. The rings can be made from a range of different precious metals to create the right effect. Sapphires are actually considerably rarer than diamonds, hence the reason why roy...
Posted by | 29 March 2022
Moissanites are sometimes described as ‘artificial’ or ‘budget’ diamonds, but really, they are so much more than that. A natural stone, moissanite is a mix of silicon and carbon, whereas diamonds are entirely made up of heavily compressed carbon. They are the second hardest stone and much rarer than even the elusive diamond in their natural form because they were originally found in moissanite meteorites. More importantly, moissanite jewelry is just as beautiful and virtually indistinguishable f...
Posted by | 04 March 2022
Yellow gold is made from an alloy of pure gold and other metals such as zinc or copper. These metals add to the yellow colour of the gold. As with other types of gold, the carat number indicates how pure it is, with 24 carats being over 99 per cent pure and 14 carats being just under 60 per cent pure. Gold is naturally a soft metal. It can be easily scratched and is not very durable. For this reason, lower carat gold that is strengthened by the alloy metals is more usually used for jewellery suc...
Posted by | 28 February 2022
Rose gold has become hugely popular in the last few years and is flattering on all skin tones. The rosy colour is a result of yellow gold mixed with copper and the depth of colour can vary depending on how much pure gold is mixed in. Rose gold is very much real gold, but it can be more affordable depending on the mix of materials. For example, 18 carat rose gold

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