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Do engagement rings have to be Diamond?

Do engagement rings have to be Diamond?

Nah, that’s just what De Beers wants you to believe. Diamonds aren’t the traditional part, but rings are! Ancient Egyptians used to construct rings out of braided reeds and wore them on the fourth finger of the left hand, just like today’s modern customs. A circular...
How does coloured gemstone pricing work? 

How does coloured gemstone pricing work? 

Everyone knows about Diamonds’ 4Cs — Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat; but how do we grade and price coloured gems? First of all, coloured gems are very different from Diamonds. If I were to draw an analogy, buying diamonds is like buying a piece of land — you...
How much should you spend on an Engagement Ring?

How much should you spend on an Engagement Ring?

You’ve probably heard of the “three month’s salary” rule, which states that you should spend three month’s income on an engagement ring to show her you love her. At MADLY, we don’t subscribe to this. We think that the best engagement ring is one which...
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