Category Archives: Interesting Facts About Diamonds

Morganite

Pretty and pink. Oh yes please. Call me a girlie girl I’ll happily accept, if you’re gifting me a morganite. This precious pink gemstone, named after banker JP Morganite is a Beryl. This is the same family of gemstone as emeralds and aquamarines. Its hues vary from soft pinks, champagne to peaches and browns.  Set […]

How Unique is the Symbol of Your Love?

Some may wear their hearts on their sleeves, but most of us could be seen to express details our lives through our hands. The truths we tell with our hands are unique projections of our personal realities, expressing our personalities, status, love, family life. We are story tellers, gestures, nail care and jewellery denote an array […]

Mother May I? Yes, You May!

tennis bracelets

What on earth to gift a mother in law who has everything? Why a tennis bracelet of course! Even if she already has a stack on her wrist another one will only compliment the look. Let’s be honest, diamonds really are a girls best friend. They last forever and greet you with a sparkle to […]

Art Deco Style Engagement Rings

art deco engagement rings

Perfect symmetry, clean lines, geometric shapes and striking gemstones are all hallmarks of Art Deco inspired jewellery. At Voltaire diamonds we are lucky to have a vast selection of Art Deco style engagement rings. Here we look at some of the characteristic features of Art Deco design and detail some of our finest engagement rings. […]

Anatomy of a Round Brilliant Cut Diamond

Anatomy of a Round Brilliant Cut Diamond

Round brilliant cut diamonds are famed as the King of the diamond world and are loved universally for their incredible sparkle and beauty. There is however a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to the round brilliant. By far, the most popular and most studied diamond shape, the round brilliant cut diamond […]

Fancy Cut Diamonds

fancy cut diamonds

In The Mood for Something Fancy? Did you know that all diamond shapes other than round are referred to as fancy? Here we will break down the top 5 things you should know about fancy cut diamonds. Fancy Cut diamonds can be split into 3 main groups Modified brilliants: Oval, pear, heart, marquise and trilliant […]

The Most Romantic Proposal stories from our wonderful clients

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Another wonderful proposal story that will melt your heart <3 Cormac & Luis Cormac & Luis met in London but recently settled down in Ireland. I got a great relocation package with my company and moved back to Ireland at the start of this year. Luis and I have been together for 3 years and […]

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. Instead, the likes of Meghan Markle’s cushion and […]

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 […]

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