De Vindt Blog

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

Environmental Mined Canadian Diamonds

Published on Jul 09, 2016

Does our headline image surprise you? It probably seems like a contradiction? How can huge deep mines in the arctic be environmentally friendly? The answer is not so obvious, and though we prefer no mining to some mining, there is a logic to why we use Canadian mined diamonds in our jewellery. Here we explain the how and why.

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6 original engagement proposal locations

Published on Jun 27, 2016

We asked ourselves, where are the most original and romantic locations to pop the question? No, not the Eiffel Tower, your favourite restaurant or the spot where you two first met. We wanted to find beautiful and surprising locations that still had that romantic magic. Here we present our list of six original places to ask: “Will you marry me?

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8 reasons to wear recycled gold

Published on Jun 22, 2016

We love our jewellery; almost every jewellery piece we sell has a story. Bought for an engagement, an anniversary, the birth of a child - there is nearly always a reason - its one of the things that makes jewellery so special. But how does this pure and beautful idea fit with the contradiction that is mined gold?

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4 Midsummer love customs still used today

Published on Jun 18, 2016

Midsummer, the longest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere. Phycologists confirm the positive effects of maintaining a connection with some of the simpler things in life, a connection and respect for nature, a sense of shared community, all of which can provide sustainable well being and happiness. Lucky in love, lucky in life...many of these rituals still survive today and here we give you 4 customs to choose from.

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JCK Las Vegas: Jewellery show news.

Published on Jun 06, 2016

The jewellery industry came together for one of the worlds biggest jewellery expos: JCK Las Vegas. Retailers, buyers and experts from all over the world gathered in Las Vegas for a 3 day jamboree.

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Ethical Jewellery - the 3 E’s

Published on May 15, 2016

For most people idea of diamonds and gold is an image of eternal beauty, unchanged and long lasting . The perfect statement of love and friendship. While this is true for the materials themselves, the production methods for high street jewellery, even in the 21st century leave a lot of room for improvement.

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Happy Birthday Máxima - A tribute

Published on May 05, 2016

May 17th - The Birthday of Queen Máxima of the The Netherlands. Born in 1971, Máxima is a respected and loved Queen who’s entry into Dutch high society appears successful and effortless. Here we celebrate her birthday by paying a jewellery tribute to this popular royal who has a great eye for style.

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100 days of Mothers Day

Published on May 02, 2016

One Hundred Mothers Days . This 100 year old tradition, which first started in America, is now celebrated all over the world, a thank you to mums everywhere. It’s easy to say thank you for a day - messages, cards and flowers are perfect for that, but how do you say a special thank you, one that will give her a lasting memory of you and that special day?

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