Category Archives: Jewellery Advice

Read our expert jewellery advice articles from Serendipity Diamonds. With a broad range of topics, we give guidance on how to get the best value, avoiding unnecessary high street prices.

We reveal expert insider knowledge about diamonds, engagement rings and jewellery and give you hints and tips best read before buying any jewellery. Enjoy our jewellery care and cleaning guidance. From articles on how to clean a diamond ring to restore the shine of your Platinum, we have techniques and cleaning products to bring back the shine to any item of jewellery.

All of our jewellery advice articles include detailed information and high-resolution photography and come to you directly from the Serendipity Diamonds team. We care deeply about giving great advice and passing on helpful guidance to ensure you get the very best out of your jewellery purchase whether buying online or at your local jeweller. All of our posts welcome comments and questions to get more from our guidance.

Remaking a Ring – How Much Does it Cost? Re-Creating a Ring

Re-making a ring:  a guide to the cost The cost of re-making a ring depends on the type of ring being re-made. In addition, the cost of materials used for the new ring. Due to the varying types of ring, the possibilities are endless. Here we’ll concentrate on two alternatives—remaking an engagement ring and re-making a 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.

Flush Settings – A Quick Guide to Flush-Set Diamond Rings

What Are Flush Settings? Flush diamond settings explained Flush ring settings are also known by the term “Gypsy Settings.” Diamonds, precious stones and semi-precious stones are all suitable for setting into the metal of a piece of jewellery with this method. Any diamond shape is suitable for the flush setting. The edges of the metal from 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.

Most Common Ring Size for Men & Women? Average Ring Size UK and US

Average finger size showing mens and womens wedding ring pair

What is the most common finger size for women in the UK? The average ring size for women in the UK falls between finger size L and N.  The most common engagement ring size for women in the UK is size L. This information is based on our research from orders over the last 5 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.