Redesign – the Diamond Edition

We often redesign jewellery that people have been given and don't like the design of. Sometimes it is not just about look but also about function and practicality. 1. Diamonds not in proportion to the centrepiece or the ring as a whole C came to us with a ring that she had recently made with a jeweller... Continue Reading →

Emerald Necklace – From Dressy to Classy

Ivy had an old Emerald necklace that she wanted refreshed. The necklace was set on an Omega chain with Diamonds surrounding each Emerald in a classic, yet old fashioned way. The necklace was also a bit too dressy to wear frequently. Old Emerald and Diamond necklace with sketch of the refreshed design.  We saw the potential in keeping the Omega... Continue Reading →

Anniversary Necklace

Lesley brought an old ring in for resetting. Using her existing Diamonds, we redesigned them into this playful, asymmetrical ring. She was very happy with the look of her ring - modern and fun, with the Unplated White Gold highlighting the Diamonds even better than her old ring. Recently, her husband came in to make an Anniversary present, and... Continue Reading →

Traditional turns Fresh

You probably have some jewellery at home that was given to you by a family member or older relative. Chances are, you think that you will never wear them, because they were made when the fashion was different. Here is an example of a traditional type or earrings that got a fresh new look, by making... Continue Reading →

Resetting: From Square to Octagon

Jonathan's wife had lost a small Diamond in her engagement ring, so instead of just repairing it, he took the opportunity to refresh the whole ring. He wanted to change the ring into a beautiful long lasting design, while keeping the squarish feel of the original. We added more corners to the surrounding 'halo' to... Continue Reading →

As simple as simple gets

A Solitaire Ring should be just that - a solitary Diamond on a band that makes it wearable on a finger. Too many details will take away the attention from the Diamond. Below are a few examples of simplicity at its best. Princess Cut Diamond on a modern flat band with brushed finish. Simple, modern,... Continue Reading →

Just a Minute: Mr Valentine

Please tell us why you contacted More than Diamonds.  I needed to bring my wife's grandmothers old ring to life by replacing the lost stone. How did you find out about us? Google search, nice and easy! Could you explain in a few words what the process was like. The process was easy, I left... Continue Reading →

The Journey of Three Diamonds

Angeline wanted to use a Diamond from her existing ring to make a Goldilocks necklace, which gave her 2 extra Diamonds to set into another piece of jewellery. She chose to make a fine bracelet, with a small charm in the shape of a clover, for Luck. A custom designed Goldilocks Pendant with initials and... Continue Reading →

Inspired by Kate Middleton’s Ring

What would be better than receiving Kate Middleton's Engagement Ring? We would say, being proposed to with a ring that was custom designed for you, inspired by the Duchess' ring. B knew that his girlfriend liked Kate Middelton's ring but wanted to make a ring that would suit her personality even better. With the Diamond... Continue Reading →

Before and After

Jewellery is less trend sensitive than clothing, but after a few years (or decades) you might still feel the need to refresh your jewellery. Here are a couple of examples of rings that have been redesigned using the same Diamonds, but with a new look. We used the Diamonds from these 2 rings to make... Continue Reading →

Luxury is Comfort

Customers often bring along pictures of designs that they like and want to base their engagement ring designs on. Surprisingly often, we are alarmed to see the type of designs that are being sold or showcased on various websites. For one, the diamonds in the promotional pictures are usually huge (often at least 5-6 carat),... Continue Reading →

Case Study: Revamp

Anne had an Engagement ring and a Wedding ring from one of our favourite designers, Georg Jensen. For her recent anniversary, she received a ring with a larger Diamond, so she wanted to use the old engagement ring for something else. This is where we came in.  We removed the Diamond from it's setting, and... Continue Reading →

A Very Symbolic Set of Rings

This couple created such a meaningful set of Engagement and Wedding rings: Her engagement ring is made using a diamond from her father-in-law's old ring, reset into a plain solitaire setting. The casing that remained after removing the Diamond, is now set with a Blue Sapphire with a modernised bezel setting, and worn by the... Continue Reading →

Jewellery Doctors – To the Rescue!

What do you do if you loose one side of you earrings? Make something else out of it! Part of our restorations and redesign includes problem solving. When customers bring their items to us, they might be broken, old-fashioned, mis-matched etc. Our job is to figure out the best solution in each individual case. This... Continue Reading →

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