5 Wedding blogs you need to visit when planning your wedding
We recently looked at 5 jewellery blogs to follow and to help give you even more ideas and inspiration for your big day, we thought we would take a look at some of the best wedding blogs out there on the web.
4 Jewellery blogs to follow for information and inspiration
For many brides to be, planning your big day will be an extremely exciting time. Let’s face it, this is a day you have been planning for years...
5 things to remember when deciding on the colour scheme of your wedding
For many brides to be, planning your big day will be an extremely exciting time. Let’s face it, for many brides, this is a day you have been planning for years. You will be likely to have lots of ideas on things like your perfect dress, which flowers to use, what your bridesmaids will be wearing and how your cake will look...
Proposing to your bridesmaid – that’s right - your Bridesmaid !!
Yes, you read it correctly! These days, there are two big proposals around an engagement. The first is, of course, the marriage proposal which should be all kinds of lovely. Following this, it’s the brides turn and she must choose and propose
Diamond carat – a guide to the weight of diamonds
The quality of a diamond is measured throughout the world using the 4C’s – clarity, cut, carat and colour. These 4C’s ultimately determine the value of a diamond and in some cases, impact on the quality of them. We previously looked at...
Getting engaged in 2014 – here’s 5 things to remember
Deciding to get engaged or reaching that stage when you realise you’ve met “the one” can be a huge moment in your life. For most people the day they get engaged is one of the biggest in their adult lives
Diamond cuts – 7 styles to look out for when picking your next ring
The cut of a diamond is one of the 4C’s of diamonds and it is used to determine the shape of the diamond and also how it reflects light. The reflective quality of a light determines how well a diamond has been cut and this reflection of light has an impact on the overall value of the diamond...
3 Steps to having the perfect Valentine’s Day
Whether it’s your 1st or 10th Valentine’s Day as a couple, it can often be a bit of a challenge trying to get things right and make it another special day that you can both remember. You’re likely to be either trying to outdo yourself, or trying to set the bar...
5 Romantic places in Europe to get married
Leaving your own country to get married has become increasingly popular over the years. There are so many options for beautiful scenery, weather and climate.
Our 5 favourite movie proposals
Diamonds are an eternal symbol of love and marriage. We’ve watched some of our favourite big time movie stars get down on one knee with a diamond in hand over the years and we have loved and cherished these moments like they were our own...
Clarity - what to look for in a diamond
At Portfolio of Fine Diamonds, we know the value of a good diamond and the importance of the four C’s of buying a diamond. Our diamonds are handpicked by some of the world’s leading buyers and gemmologists...
4 memorable celebrity engagements from 2013
2013 has been quite the year for celebrities deciding to tie the knot. There’s been a huge buzz about celebrity engagement rings and there have been a few that have made headlines...
5 things to remember when picking a wedding venue
Choosing your wedding venue can be almost as difficult as choosing your engagement ring. As a couple, you want your day to be perfect but that also means entertaining lots of people. It’s not just about entertainment though ...
From the Centre of the Earth to a Counter near You - the journey of a diamond
As I’m sure you have guessed by now, we’re a little bit passionate about diamonds here at Portfolio of Fine Diamonds. Okay, we told a wee white lie, we’re mad about diamonds here and we know a good diamond when we see one...