February is a month well known for marriage proposals, from the bizarre to the brilliant; couples from all over the world have unique ways to signify their love and commitment to each other. With the world of social media and technology we’ve gathered some of the most incredible marriage proposals into a one stop shop […]
There is no denying that in the last number of years there has been a huge increase in the popularity of rose gold jewellery, but did you know there is actually no such thing as naturally occurring rose gold. The process to make Rose Gold is done by adding copper to gold to give it […]
A lot of couples visit Voltaire Diamonds to choose an engagement ring together. However, there are many gentlemen who prefer the more traditional approach of a surprise proposal with a ring that they have specially picked out. What happens when you look to make your selection and every ring looks like the same sparkly rock? […]
Starbucks’ new dress code policy, which bans engagement rings and other jewelry with stones, has landed the coffee giant in hot water with many employees. Bear in mind, every time you remove an item of jewellery it is an opportunity to lose it, so if you are a Starbucks employee be very careful where you […]
Despite living under one of the most oppressive regimes in the world, people in North Korea are just like us: when they get engaged, they want a ring. On the phone, that is. According to The Guardian, mobile phones are an increasingly popular engagement gift in North Korea.
It started with an answer, YES! Engagements have been around for as long as people can remember and in particular that sparkling engagement ring on a person’s finger. Where did this tradition of engagement rings come from? The idea of a “period of engagement” was introduced in the Middle Ages when, Pope Innocent III established […]
Everyone is different and has different ideas of the perfect engagement ring. It is an unimaginably significant purchase after all- with one little piece of jewellery you are giving someone all your love, and your whole heart.
At Voltaire Diamonds we are specialists in diamond engagement rings; whether it is a modern, classic design, or a vintage design from solitaires to clusters, we have a huge selection of styles, shapes and sizes to choose from. Most of our rings come with certificates from either the GIA, HRD or IGI. Beware of other […]