5 engagement rings that you will fall in love with
Buying an engagement ring can sometimes be an overwhelming task. This ring is a symbol of your love and commitment, and in the early days, this ring will be a talking point for your fiancé, friends and family. It’s both important and difficult to find the perfect ring, and with our years of experience, we have all the answers to your questions when it comes to finding that perfect engagement ring.
Planning your engagement party? Here's 7 things you won't want to forget!
So you've just recently got engaged. Before you start to get into the full swing of planning your wedding day, another event will be just around the corner... one that will also require your attention. We're talking about your engagement party. A chance to put your planning skills into action and celebrate your recent engagement with those who mean the most to you - your family and friends...
5 spring wedding colour schemes for you to consider this year
The perfect wedding colour palette is important for those couples who dream of a unique, creative and meaningful wedding day. We have already discussed general colour schemes for your wedding, but now that spring is officially here we thought we would inspire you with these fresh hues and tones. If you are tired of the same old colours and want a palette that is modern and unique, we are here to help you find it.
The 5th C - why a certificate is so important when buying diamond jewellery
We recently looked at diamond colours, scaling from colourless to light yellow, and colour is just one of the 4 C's that enable jewellers and diamond experts to calculate the value and quality of a diamond. The remaining 4 C's of a diamond are carat, clarity and cut, and each of these will have a different impact on the overall quality of a diamond.
10 Great Pinterest accounts to follow for wedding ideas
Planning a wedding can be stressful; especially when there are countless themes to choose from and then there’s that horrible feeling of having forgotten something. Pinterest is becoming an increasingly popular tool for brides-to-be and wedding planners as it allows you to seek inspiration from around the web and create public and private boards with different ideas for the big day...
Getting married this year - here's 20 things you'll need to remember
Getting married can often be an exciting and daunting experience all in one. While it is your big day and a call for huge celebration and partying, the planning that goes into making the day so special will be plentiful and being well organised in the planning process is a must. To help you plan your big day and ensure you've ticked off every box, we've compiled a list...
7 Celebrities who look great wearing any type of jewellery
We all admire and envy various fashion icons for their glamorous life styles. In a world where sparkles and precious stones are a must have accessory for the red carpet, there are plenty of stars who get it just right. The following 7 celebrities are ones which we think are great at flaunting their jewels and they could wear anything and still look great...
A quick guide to diamond colours - what you need to know
If you are in the process of buying a diamond ring or any other type of diamond jewellery and if you’re seeking advice from the right people – you’ll regularly hear discussions about the colour of diamonds. This may not make much sense to everyone, as most of us think diamonds are colourless! Well, yes, they are, but...
5 things every groom should remember for their wedding day
For many people, the wedding day can be about a lot of things including how the bridal party is looking, what the bride is wearing, what the weather is like or what the food and venue was like. Yes, when it comes to a wedding day there are lots of things that get your guests, friends and family excited, and lots for them to talk about. However...
Customer proposal story - our first year as an engaged couple
In this latest blog, we share the story of a couple who chose Portfolio of Fine Diamonds for their engagement ring last February. With the couple now engaged for a year, we were keen to find out how the proposal went and how plans for the big day are coming along...
A guide to the most unusual places in the UK to get married
These days, everybody wants to do something unusual and original and this is especially true when it comes a wedding. It’s a bride's worst nightmare to find out her dress, her bridesmaids dress or even her colour scheme has been repeated...
5 Great wedding proposals from around the web
Valentine's Day is one of the most romantic days of the year and we recently looked at 3 steps to having the perfect Valentine's Day. Many couples around the world choose February 14th as the day to show the ultimate love commitment as they get engaged and start on a new journey together in their lives. With the feeling of romance still very much in the air...
The most romantic places in Ireland to get engaged
The island of Ireland is known around the world as a kind of magical place. Between representations of leprechauns, four leaf clovers and pots of gold - some are more than a little misconstrued! But others are very much true...