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May Birthstone: The Enchanting Emerald

If you are looking to buy a present for someone born in May, you should consider something with the May birthstone, emerald. Read on to immerse yourself in the world of this classic green gemstone.
Antony Flanagan
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Diamond Cut: The 4C's of Diamonds

Cut is one of the key characteristics to consider when choosing your diamond. Why? Read on to find out.
Antony Flanagan
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How much should I spend on an engagement ring?

One of the first things people want to know before buying an engagement ring is, how much should I spend? Of the many answers, one of the most popular is the old adage that an engagement ring is supposed to cost three months’ salary. Read more to find out how much you should really be spending.
Antony Flanagan
A top-down photo of diamonds being set in a diamond eternity ring.

The Brilliance of Recycled Diamonds: A Guide to Ethical Jewelry Shopping

At Ecksand, we care about the environment which is why we offer recycled diamonds of the highest quality as an eco-conscious option. Learn more about recycled diamonds and why they're important here.
Antony Flanagan
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The Benefits of Carpooling

At Ecksand, we love to do our part to make the world more eco-friendly, so we have highlighted five of the top reasons you should consider carpooling. Learn more about how you can make your day-to-day more eco-friendly here.
Antony Flanagan
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Bridgerton Characters as Engagement Rings

The new season of Bridgerton has taken the whole world by storm with its excellent plot, brand-new characters, and exceptional fashion choices. See how we've matched this season’s gems of Bridgerton with our very own jewels and Ecksand engagement rings.
Ana Steiu
A close-up photo of the Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring.

Sapphire: Everything You Need To Know About the September Birthstone

If you’re a September baby, you have the luxury of a stunning birthstone, the blue Sapphire. The most popular of the sapphire colours, the beauty of this gem is unparalleled. Read more about this elegant gemstone here.
Antony Flanagan
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3 Ways to Pair Your Engagement Ring and Wedding Band

Engagement and wedding ring stacks have definitely become more of an art recently. With more options to choose from, there are so many looks you can create for your ring stack. Find out how you can create the perfect stack here.
Ugarit Almosa
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Diamond Clarity: The 4C's of Diamonds

Is your diamond “eye-clean”? Diamond clarity has a huge impact on the rarity, beauty, and value of your diamond. With or without a magnifying glass, read here to be equipped in finding the clarity that suits you best!
Ugarit Almosa
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Which Diamond Engagement Ring Shape Is Right For Me?

When it comes to picking out the perfect engagement ring, there are many factors to consider. You might have heard about the 4Cs - CutClarity, Carat, and Colour - but you should also take into consideration which style looks best on your finger. Read more to find out which engagement ring shape suits you the best.
Antony Flanagan
Two photos of Ecksand necklaces. On the left, a model is wearing a selection of Ecksand Gemstone Necklaces and on the right is a close-up photo of two other Gemstone Necklaces.

Which Necklace Length Is Right For Me?

Finding the right necklace length is much easier than it may seem.
Antony Flanagan
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How to Read a Ring Size Conversion Chart

If you bought or are looking to buy a ring, it’s important to understand what size you will need. That's why our expert jewellers at Ecksand created a ring size conversion chart to make it easy for you!
Antony Flanagan
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