MATERIALS

Materials


METALS 

 

GOLD

We work both in 9 carat and 18 carat; white, yellow and rose gold. This is a high quality metal that is both durable and beautiful. It is made to last and will not tarnish. The alloy used to make gold jewellery is a mixture of pure gold and other metals (copper, silver, palladium and platinum are a few). These are added to give strength and colour to each. 18 carat gold is more expensive than9 carat gold because there is more pure gold in the alloy, and it will also be richer in colour. White gold rings are plated with Rhodium in order to enhance and brighten their white shine will need to be re-plated every year them up depending on

 

PLATINUM

Platinum is known for it's toughness, durability, as well as resistance to tarnishing. It has a darker, grey colour in comparison to white gold and is much more dense.
It is important to note that even though platinum is very hard, it is still possible for it to scratch over time.

STERLING SILVER  

Although we are able to make up custom pieces in this metal, is not advised for engagement rings and more intricate jewellery because of its softer nature, and tendency to tarnish over the years. 

STONES 

We pride in ourselves on an establishing sourcing network which we have built up over years, making it possible to source a large variety of precious stones in practically any shape, size and colour.

Please view our Materials page for more information.

Please visit our engagement ring gallery to see just some of the stones we have enjoyed working with in the past, but definitely not an exhaustive list of what we would be able to find. 

 

Upcycling

Got Gold?

Reinventing heirlooms and old jewels that are gathering dust at the back of your safe is a way of creating a new unique piece with meaning that will be worn again. Your pieces can be brought in for us to rework into something that you will love.

 


We understand that your old gold is sentimental, but sadly we cannot use this specific gold when manufacturing a new piece of jewellery. If we are not sure of the mixture in the alloy, mixing it with new gold can often cause problems in the metal, and this is something we wish to avoid.

We are able to offer you a credit for your old gold that will be deducted from your final invoice. The level of credit will be determined by the kind of gold it is, as well as the weight. We send the gold to be refined, and calculate a value according to the gold price of the day, less 15% refinery fees.