Category Archives: Engagement Rings

A collection of articles on engagement rings, from the Serendipity Diamonds Blog.

What is the Rex Setting? – Crown Settings for Engagement Rings

The Rex Claw Setting

The Rex Setting – Crown Set Engagement Rings One of the most popular engagement ring settings features a crown to hold the diamond. This popular setting style is often referred to as a ‘Rex’ or ‘Crown’ setting. As an example, the Tiffany setting represents a great example—one of the most popular styles of engagement ring. Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

What are Plus Size Rings? A Buyers Guide to Bigger Ring Sizes

Plus size engagement rings with matched shaped wedding ring

Main image shows a plus sized engagement ring created for a UK client, who later went on to commission a vintage hand engraved shaped wedding ring to match. (See Charleston design engagement ring.) What are Plus Size Rings? Plus size rings are rings created to fit larger finger sizes which fall above the average finger Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

Which Hand for Engagement Rings – Left or Right Hand?

Engagement ring worn on the correct hand and finger

Which hand does the engagement ring go on? By tradition, the engagement ring goes on the third finger of the left hand. This is the official ring finger. Before marriage or after marriage. For male or female hands. Both the engagement ring and wedding ring are worn on the left hand. Which goes on first, Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.