Category Archives: Engagement Rings

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

Engagement Ring Settings, Shanks and Shoulders – Parts of Ring

Engagement ring parts, shank shoulders and setting

What are the parts of an engagement ring? As jewellers, we often use terms that buyers struggle to understand. For this reason, we decided to offer a little help on the parts of an engagement ring. Despite all of the different ring styles available, most diamond rings have the same parts. Helpful jewellers assist buyers 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.

How Big is a 1 Carat Diamond Ring? The Size of 1 Carat Diamond Rings

1 Carat diamond rings A 1-carat diamond ring can be achieved in different ways. For example, a diamond cluster, or three-stone ring will be a very different size to a single 1.00ct diamond solitaire ring. The shape of the diamond will also affect the physical size. For example, the Marquise cut has a longer axis 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.

Halo Ring Obsessions – Finding the Perfect Halo Setting

halo ring in yellow gold with double halo setting

In search of the perfect halo ring The halo ring stands apart from so many alternative diamond engagement rings. For many reasons, the single halo and double halo setting provide a unique opportunity to tailor a ring to your exact tastes. Halo rings first appeared in the 1920’s. For this reason, many jewellers feature this 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.