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 there are some […]

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 be […]

Things to consider when buying your engagement ring

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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 advise clients to keep the […]

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 generation, while others have ended up in […]

Tips to keep your engagement ring 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 […]

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 alone, with […]

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

Seamus Fahy

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 Corporation. He stayed […]

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 diamond, which accounts for more than ¾ […]

A roundup of Voltaire Diamond’s favourite celebrity engagement rings

Looking for some engagement ring design inspiration? Choosing a piece of jewellery that you will have for a lifetime can no doubt, be an extremely daunting process. In such times of indecision, it is always helpful to turn to those with previous experience to gain insight, along with a healthy dose of #ringinspo. We have […]

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