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Why Sapphires are Trending for Custom Engagement Rings

Why Sapphires are Trending for Custom Engagement Rings

The interest in sapphire engagement rings is no new thing. The recent trend emerged with the engagement of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, back in 2010. But really, you could say that it was the Duke’s parents who sparked the interest 30 years earlier. And the...
Custom Engagement Ring Trends for 2021

Custom Engagement Ring Trends for 2021

The thing about creating a custom engagement ring is that you don’t really need to worry about trends. When you design your own, you can go for whatever look or style you love without the smallest bit of influence from other people. But that doesn’t mean that you...
Coloured Diamonds: Everything You Need to Know

Coloured Diamonds: Everything You Need to Know

When you’re designing a custom engagement ring, one of the most important considerations can be the choice of stone. For many, diamonds have the romantic edge, with connotations of enduring love. But as beautiful as a well-cut diamond can be, sometimes that clear,...
Custom Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands for Men

Custom Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands for Men

There’s no denying that the engagement and wedding ring market is generally geared towards women. It’s what tradition dictates and society expects. But increasingly in recent years, we’ve been receiving requests for bespoke male engagement rings and customised wedding...
5 Reasons to Select a Bespoke Engagement Ring

5 Reasons to Select a Bespoke Engagement Ring

Custom engagement rings have become increasingly popular in recent years. As technology has evolved and techniques have changed, companies like Durham Rose have found ways to make custom ring design accessible to a wider number of people. The opportunity to design...
Is It Possible to Buy Custom Engagement Rings Online?

Is It Possible to Buy Custom Engagement Rings Online?

It sounds almost like a contradiction, doesn’t it? A custom engagement ring bought online. Because while all engagement rings should be personal, a bespoke engagement ring designed just for you surrrely has no place on the internet. Surrrrrely, all custom engagement...
Beautifully Bespoke Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings

Beautifully Bespoke Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings

There’s something inherently romantic about the look of vintage jewellery. Maybe it’s the association with all those gorgeously classic movies like Sabrina and Breakfast at Tiffanies. It might be the delicacy and intricacy of the designs. Or maybe it’s the thought of...
Top Ten Favourite Engagement Ring Styles

Top Ten Favourite Engagement Ring Styles

The beautiful thing about designing your own engagement ring is that there really are no rules. When you’re working with a company like Durham Rose, you can do pretty much anything within the laws of physics. As long as the components of a ring go together, we can...
The Ultimate Engagement Ring Sizing Guide

The Ultimate Engagement Ring Sizing Guide

If you’re planning to make a proposal, you’ll have a fair few things on your mind right now. Not just the where and how to do it. But the endless questions relating to the ring – what will your intended like? Should you design it yourself? (The answer is always ‘yes!’...