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The De Vindt blog posts articles covering topics and issues we are passionate about - articles by internal De Vindt staff and invited guest writers.

Ring traditions - The Claddagh Ring

Published on May 02, 2016

Many regions, countries and ethnic groups have evolved jewellery designs that are symbolic and traditional. These designs, often based on older ideas, remain valid today and can be inspirational for their wearers as well as jewellery designers. Here we look at one of the more famous “traditional” rings – the Irish Claddagh Ring.

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Orange diamonds - Ice 'n Fire

Published on Apr 16, 2016

Orange exudes warmth and happiness, mixing two colours - the heat and passion of red with yellow’s cooler cheerfulness. Less formal than red, warmer than yellow, orange diamonds have become a recent favourite on the catwalks and in jewellery collections. In April 2016 De Vindt introduced their first orange diamond collection - Ice 'n Fire. A first for De Vindt and also the Dutch consumer.

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Coloured Diamonds, the Hottest Trend in Fine Jewellery

Published on Apr 09, 2016

Coloured diamonds, also known as “fancy” colours are about options. While the tradition of white diamonds is still extremely popular, many brides today are choosing a coloured diamond engagement ring and stepping outside the norm.

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2016 Fashion-Forward Jewellery Trends

Published on Apr 09, 2016

Yellow gold, sparkling blue gemstones and vintage settings are trending again in 2016. We see them on celebrities at splashy award ceremonies like the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes, as well as in the movies and on the runway. Stunning diamonds in a rainbow of colours now grace the finest jewelry from engagement rings to retro brooches.

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Diamonds, the Symbol of Love

Published on Apr 09, 2016

When a man proposes to the woman he loves, the marriage proposal is often accompanied by a symbol of his undying love – a diamond ring. But how many of us truly understand where that tradition came from?

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The Classic Tiffany Setting Engagement Ring

Published on Apr 09, 2016

The diamond engagement ring designed with a Tiffany setting is arguably the most famous ring of all time. The solitaire Tiffany engagement ring reflects a classic vintage style that still resonates with people today. Created by Charles Lewis Tiffany more than a century ago in 1886, the stunning Tiffany setting is designed with uncompromising quality to set the standard of true love.

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With this Ring … The Truth about Diamond Engagement Rings

Published on Apr 09, 2016

The legendary “A Diamond is Forever” campaign portrayed diamonds as the perfect symbol of undying love. Ever since the Archduke Maximilian of Austria presented a diamond ring to his beloved back in 1477, the diamond engagement ring has represented love and marriage.

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