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The I&R Journal

Welcome to the Ingle & Rhode Journal! Here you'll find expert advice on a range of key issues related to choosing engagement rings and wedding rings, as well as company news, and our views on some of the big issues in our industry.

Latest Articles

  • 10 October 2023
    15 min read

    The buyers' guide to round brilliant cut diamonds

    Round brilliant cut diamonds are renowned for their unparalleled sparkle, making them the most popular cut used in diamond engagement rings today. Developed by Marcel Tolkowsky in 1919, the proportions, angles, and alignment of the round brilliant's facets are designed to optimise the reflection and refraction of light. In this comprehensive buyers' guide, we set out […]
    David Rhode
  • Loose Asscher cut diamond
    06 October 2023
    10 min read

    The buyers’ guide to Asscher cut diamonds

    Welcome to the definitive buyers’ guide to Asscher cut diamonds. As one of the most sophisticated diamond shapes, the Asscher cut embodies a rich history and distinct geometric appeal that has made it a sought-after choice among diamond connoisseurs and vintage enthusiasts alike. Rooted in the early 20th century and reflecting the artistic elements of […]
    Tim Ingle
  • marquise cut diamonds
    24 September 2023
    14 min read

    The buyers' guide to marquise cut diamonds

    Marquise cut diamonds, with their rich history rooted in the French royal court, are a testament to timeless romance and sophistication. Known for its elongated form with pointed ends, the marquise cut offers the impression of a larger size than its carat weight might suggest and a silhouette that can elongate and flatter the finger. […]
    Tim Ingle
  • Professional Jewellers Awards 2023
    21 September 2023
    1 min read

    Finalists in the 2023 Professional Jeweller’s Awards!

    We are thrilled to announce that Ingle & Rhode was named a finalist in the 2023 Professional Jeweller’s shortlist for the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Business of the Year Award. This remarkable recognition reflects our steadfast commitment to ethical practices and sustainable initiatives in the jewellery industry. We have always believed in crafting exquisite jewellery […]
    Bianca Utihata
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Buying guides

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