Wedding Rings & Wedding Events

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What metal should I choose for an engagement ring?

When you think about engagement rings, the first thoughts are always about the stone.  But after the potential proposer has decided between the classic diamond or a coloured gemstone for this emotionally significant piece of jewellery, they may be stumped by the different choices of metal.   With care and regular maintenance checks, the precious metals of platinum, palladium and gold should all last you a lifetime, plus they do not tarnish.  Following years of stability, the metal markets have fluctuated massively in recent years and so preconceptions about price may... Read More


The History of the Wedding Ring – Part Two

Following the wonderfully romantic Poesy ring of the Early Middle Ages and the modest beginnings of gem set rings, Jewellers in the Late Middle Ages continued to push the boundaries to create the most coveted wedding rings. The Puzzle Ring (Gimmel) As jewellery technology advanced during this time, the Gimmel ring made its first appearance.  From the Latin ‘gemellus’ meaning twin, it was made up of two interlocking rings, worn as one, to represent the union of two lovers.  Often repeating the clasped hand motif of the fede ring, these... Read More


The History of the Wedding Ring – Part One

From ancient times to the modern-day, mankind has enjoyed a unique connection with jewellery, especially rings.  Few would disagree that the most emotionally significant piece of jewellery most people will ever own is their wedding ring but when did this tradition begin?  Throughout history, rings have been used as a personal talisman or a protective charm; they could seal a business contract or pledge one’s love to another.  This blog explores the intriguing evolution of the wedding ring which has long been imbued with unique symbolism and emotive power.  By... Read More

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Why has my wedding ring “scratched” so soon?

It’s an exciting time – you have just got married and you are happily showing off your ring to family and friends when you notice small marks on your brand new ring.  Firstly, please be assured that this is totally normal.  All precious metals pick up small marks and scratches as part of everyday wear.  Scratching is not a reflection on the quality of the metal. As soon as any precious metal comes into contact with any hard surface, marks will appear.  Keys, door handles, shopping trolleys and even abrasive... Read More

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“if you are planning a wedding (or know someone who is) … please read on” It’s no coincidence that during the summer months, we seem to get lots of enquiries for Gents wedding rings; and strangely, they all seem to need them yesterday! Come on Guys – you booked your venue months ago and I’m sure one of the first things your bride did, was start looking for her wedding dress. We get it – maybe the Groom’s ring got pushed down the wedding priority list.  Or perhaps the thought... Read More

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The Royal Wedding – Predictions On What Jewellery Look We May See On Both Meghan & Harry!

Meghan’s current existing jewellery look is very minimalist and elegant with a contemporary twist and we are certain this will be reflected in her jewellery look on her wedding day. Image Source: Getty / Max Mumby/Indigo With Meghan’s main jewellery love being for stack rings – having been seen wearing rings on her thumbs, index fingers and middle fingers on a number of different occasions, we predict that she may still include her quirky ring style on the big day.  Either going for a number of thin plain and diamond set... Read More


Bringing Swiss Design To Suffolk

Bringing Swiss Design To Suffolk Although based in Essex and Hertfordshire, Lance James the Jewellers is branching out to reach wedding couples in Suffolk. “We are proud to be Furrer Jacot’s best selling retailer in the UK and have successfully promoted the brand since 2003. But we recently realised that the people of East Anglia were missing out on this amazing product” “We decided to use the Ipswich Town Hall to set up a Furrer Jacot pop-up shop and were really pleased with the positive response that we received,” explained... Read More