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Pink Diamond Pendant Worth £12,000 Desig...

The Christopher Stoner team have designed and created a completely unique heart shaped pink diamond pendant for a local fundraising ball to raise money for a special care baby charity.   This one of a kind £12,000 pendant will be the main prize at a fundraising event held this Saturday October 18th at the Crown Hotel, North Yorkshire, in aid of Bliss – the special care baby charity. The ‘Bond For Bliss’ event will be hosted by a committee of Harrogate mothers, whose dedication is to raise funds to care and support all premature and sick babies and their...
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A Guide To Choosing A 1.00ct Engagement ...

Some many women dream of receiving a 1.00ct ring and it often seems to be the the one characteristic of a diamond many men are aware of.  If you’re looking for a 1.00ct diamond engagement ring here is some helpful information. What does a 1.00ct diamond ring actually mean? Often a misconception is that the reference to carat relates to diamond size. But in actual fact a carat refers to the measure of a diamond’s weight. Each carat is divided into 100 ‘points’. For example 0.50ct is 50 points and 1.00ct is 100 points. The more a diamond weighs the...
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Le Grand Depart 2014 – Putting Har...

  Walking to work last Saturday was not like no other. There was a different smell in the air – one of excitement. The stray, which is usually quiet and peaceful, was already bustling at 8am with people and food stalls getting themselves set up for the busy day ahead. The colour yellow was in abundance and the streets were closed off to traffic with steel pedestrian barriers in place. Harrogate went from a tranquil spa town in the north of Yorkshire to a vibrant hub of hustle and bustle. And why was this? The infamous Tour de France of course, which was...
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The Secret Behind Choosing The RIGHT Eng...

The proposal is one of  the most monumental times in a lady’s life , which is typified by the Engagement Ring! The mere thought of choosing an engagement ring might fill most men with dread. When starting to choose that all important engagement ring there are some common questions that men think about: What style should I choose?  What quality should the diamond be? Will she prefer white gold or yellow gold?  Does she want diamonds in the band? What’s her finger size? Will this be the perfect ring? Here is something that can solve all these issues and...
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Re-Modelling A Family Heirloom

 Jewellery remodelling is an increasingly popular side of our business with one lady recently remodelling a 6ct diamond brooch into a breathtaking engagement ring, doubling the value of the heirloom. Remodelling jewellery, often referred to as ‘recycling’ or ‘restyling’ is just that. Old or unwanted jewellery can be remodelled into a new piece using the existing gemstones and metals. It can be a more cost effective way of receiving a new piece of jewellery. We have increasingly noticed that the majority of our remodelling business is based on jewellery that...
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An Event Fit for A Princess – Diam...

  Last Thursday the 1st May, we hosted an amazing event at our Harrogate store in collaboration with London’s Fashion House, Caroline Charles. With the finest diamond jewellery on show, along with the latest spring/summer collection from one of London’s leading fashion designers, the event was a roaring success.   Attended by Harrogate’s movers and shakers, the event last thursday welcomed the first collaboration between ourselves and Caroline Charles, London’s Leading Fashion Designers. Whilst sipping champagne, guests sampled some of...
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How To Ensure You Receive The Best Value...

There are often several issues going through your mind when you’re choosing an engagement ring such as whether you’re choosing the right ring and how much to spend. Ultimately, everyone wants to receive great value for money whether you’re spending £500 or £20,000. So, how do you select the perfect engagement ring whilst ensuring you receive great value for money? Consumers are extremely savvy in today’s world, partly due to the internet providing us with a vast amount of information at our finger tips. This has made us more acutely aware of the...
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What Does A Right Hand Ring Stand For?

  A right hand ring is an item of jewellery that tends to live in the shadows of the more commonly discussed engagement and wedding rings. This is not to say it isn’t popular. In fact, last year we saw an increase in popularity in bespoke diamond right hand rings at our Harrogate store. But, what is a right hand ring and what does it symbolise….? In contrast to engagement and wedding rings, a right hand ring is a piece of jewellery that is specifically worn on a woman’s right hand. It can be worn by either married or single women for a variety of...