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Popular engagement ring styles of the year- so far!

Over the past number of months, we have seen a noticeable increase in celebrity-inspired engagement rings; especially those of the royal variety! The more understated and less flashy the better for Irish brides, who have fallen out of love with over the top, celebrity inspired engagement rings. Inst...

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Back to basics: Different styles of engagement rings

When you begin your search for engagement rings you will- or likely already have- encountered a huge list of vocab that you’re only hearing about now for the first time. Solitaire is no longer just a card game- nor is a halo found solely ontop of an angel! Likewise, a princess, baguette and cushio...

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5 Alternative Wedding Destinations in Ireland

Ballybeg House, Arklow, County Wicklow If you’re looking for a more bohemian-style wedding in a cosy and relaxed setting, Ballybeg House in County Wicklow, aka The Garden of Ireland might be the destination you’ve been searching for. The venue has a personalised Victorian Marquee for weddings up...

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Five things nobody tells you about buying engagement ring.
Five things nobody tells you about buying an engagement ring

Yes, you will need to do your homework about the 4 C’s and yes, you need to get insurance before and after buying an engagement ring – but among some of the things you might not know before buying an engagement ring is the rollercoaster of emotions that accompanies the process. Although ther...

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Your guide to choosing a gent’s wedding band

In the whirlwind of planning a proposal, picking the ring and gathering the courage to ask your other half the big question, the actual wedding and concept of picking out wedding rings can feel like a faraway task. Picking out wedding bands is also a very exciting part of the whole process and can b...

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Things to consider when buying engagement rings

There is a reason that most people refer to wedding rings in the plural, a wedding band rarely comes without the main star of the show – the engagement ring! The two should always be considered in tandem when purchasing your engagement ring. Seamus, founder of Voltaire Diamonds, will always ad...

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Famous royal crowns and tiaras

Although diamond engagement rings will always be our first love at Voltaire Diamonds, we thought it time to showcase some of the most incredible, intricate and beautiful tiaras and crowns owned by royalty around the world. Some are still owned by royals today, passed down from generation to generati...

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Tips to keep engagement rings looking its best!

Always be sure to pick up your engagement ring by the band. Natural oils on the skin can gather around the stone and over time, may begin to loosen your diamond from its claws. Picking your ring up from your dressing table etc. by the band will help to secure it for years down the […]...

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Emerald Engagement Rings

Have you ever considered an emerald gemstone as an engagement ring? Finding the perfect engagement ring can be feel like a daunting task and the options may seem limited to just that of a diamond. This is certainly not the case! Gemstones can be a beautiful option or complement to a ring either alon...

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I slid from oil into a glittering career of gems, vaults and gold

He started out in the oil industry, but it didn’t take long for Séamus Fahy to shine. Fahy left St Nessan’s school in Limerick to study accounting and finance at the University of Limerick, which landed him a job buying and selling barrels of crude at state oil company Irish National Petroleum ...

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Choosing your diamond – the difference between popular diamond shapes and how to choose the one that’s right for you!

Do you know your princess cuts from your emeralds? How about a radiant from an oval? There are ten basic diamond shapes that you should familiarise yourself with before making the leap and choosing your ‘forever diamond’. Among the most popular diamond shape is undoubtedly the round brilliant di...

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Prince Harry proposes to Meghan Markle with Stunning Engagement Ring

A new royal engagement is on the cards! This time around, it is the youngest child of the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles; Prince Harry Designed by the Prince himself, the ring features a stunning cushion cut diamond which is said to originate from Botswana, which holds a special significance...

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