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How to pick an Heirloom worthy piece of jewellery

How to pick an Heirloom worthy piece of jewellery

How do you pick an Heirloom worthy piece of jewellery? Some people say that an heirloom worthy piece of jewellery has to be a classic design that never goes out of style, with rare gems that increase in value. But is this really true? A piece with broad appeal makes...
How to Determine Her Ring Size

How to Determine Her Ring Size

How do I find out their engagement ring size secretly? You’ve picked the place, you’ve chosen the gem, you’ve found her Pinterest board of engagement ring inspiration. But… what about her ring size? Is all your effort trying to keep this momentous surprise under...
How do engagement rings work? 

How do engagement rings work? 

The perfect love story does exist — you go to a fancy ball, fall in love, she loses a stiletto and you search the island with her lone shoe to make her yours– but maybe only in fairytales. In real life, at least on this sunny island, falling in love means...
What makes a ‘good’ coloured gem? 

What makes a ‘good’ coloured gem? 

Well…‘good’, ‘better’ and ‘best’ are all subjective! I know you’re probably hoping that I’d be able to give you a list of qualities/ attributes to look out for, but how can you quantify the beauty of rare gems into a checklist?  Unlike Diamonds’ 4 Cs, coloured...
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 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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