gents wedding bands
Gents Wedding Band Shapes

Finding your other half was the hard part but finding which wedding band for your Big Day can bring with it its own set of challenges. Not all wedding bands will feel the same on your finger and this has more to do with the shape of the ring, rather than the type of metal.The […]...

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Do you need a CAD for your custom engagement ring?

What is a CAD? CAD simply stands for Computer Aided Design, which is a special software application used to design and depict anything from mechanical and engineering parts, complicated building structures to pieces of art and diamond jewellery. There can often-times be some confusion surrounding wh...

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Hearts & Arrows

Hearts and arrows is a term marketed to consumers as a key indicator of diamond cut quality. The cut dictates the level of sparkle and fire that the diamond will exhibit. It is arguably the most important element to consider when buying a diamond. Diamonds that are poorly cut can appear to look smal...

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ruby engagement ring
July’s Birthstone: The Ruby

The ruby, named thanks to its vivacious red colour (Rubeus (red) in latin) is the birthstone for those lucky enough to be born in July. Symbolic of the passion and energy associated with its colour, the ruby has for centuries and throughout various cultures; been referred to as the ‘king’ over a...

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Interesting facts about diamonds

As you may have already guessed- the entire team here at Voltaire Diamonds are totally and utterly obsessed with all things diamond and gemstone related. If it sparkles- we’re all ears! To pay some homage to our beloved diamond, we have compiled a list of interesting diamond facts and figures: Did...

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June birthstones
Birthstones of June

June is the only month to have three stones associated with it, giving those born within the 30 days of this month the chance to pick from either pearls, alexandrites & moonstones. Pearls The pearl is not only the world’s oldest gem but it is also the only gemstone in existence that is made by...

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Emerging engagement ring trends of 2018- so far!

The month of June officially marks the halfway point of 2018- which means that we have had some time now, over the past 5/6 months to study the emerging engagement ring trends of the year so far. We are totally besotted by diamonds here at Voltaire Diamonds and anything that can provide us with a [&...

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Hollywood actress Sasha Pieterse marries in Castle Leslie with a touch of Voltaire Diamonds

We were thrilled to see the official photos emerge of American actress and lead character of Pretty Little Liars; Sasha Pieterse, donning some breath-taking Voltaire Diamonds jewellery over the weekend. The beautiful Sasha met with us for a consultation before her big day to pick out some diamond je...

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Royal Watch: Our predictions for Meghan Markle’s Big Day

With the clock ticking in the days before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the royal knot, we can’t help ourselves from day dreaming about all the finer details of the Big Day, which falls on Saturday the 19th of May. Excitement over the royal wedding jewellery began to build when images eme...

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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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classic solitaire engagement ring set in platinum with scallop set diamond shoulders
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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