The ethics of engagement rings can be approached in many ways and on a variety of levels. “Where are the gold and diamonds from?” are good starter questions. We often start further back in the question: would you consider a second hand piece of jewellery, either antique or pre owned but modern? Many consider this kind of ‘recycling’ is the most responsible method of choosing jewellery. However as with many issues, there may be subtler and more complex choices in mind.

If you can’t find exactly what you like pre-owned, then it’s possible to create a new design using:

  • Your recycled jewellery
  • Recycled gold or gemstones from our stock
  • Combinations of recycled with new
  • Fair trade gold on certain items
  • Man-made (not mined) diamonds

Because this type of jewellery requires quite specialised advice, we recommend making contact with us for your enquiry so that we can understand what’s important to you and help you find your ideal match. We have a dedicated team member to help you.

Wedding rings

Certain wedding rings from our range can be made with fair trade gold, and white gold without a rhodium finish. It's always best to make an appointment to see us to discuss your options.

Other styles

For other styles of rings please contact us so that we can help you.

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