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Diamond And Jewellery Blog | Poggenpoel

How To Design An Engagement Ring That Beats Wear & Tear.

Posted by Johan Poggenpoel on Jun 11, 2019 10:07:00 AM

Talking about wear and tear might not seem like fun... but do you know what's even less fun?

Seeing your precious engagement ring age in dog years.

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Topics: Engagement Ring Advice, Diamonds, Palladium, Gemstones, Custom Engagement Rings

White Gold Vs. Platinum Vs. Palladium. A Very Unfair Fight. (2019)

Posted by Johan Poggenpoel on Apr 2, 2019 2:54:00 PM

No one wants to wear, or give, an engagement ring that ages in dog years.

Longevity problems and issues with engagement rings can be caused by poor craftsmanship, but don’t negate the impact of a poor metal choice.

The engagement ring decorating her/your ring finger will be tagging along as the seasons and years fly by. Let’s make it a great, enjoyable journey that’s just as thrilling as those first few days after the proposal.

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Topics: Engagement Ring Advice, Palladium, metals

The World’s Most Popular Engagement Ring Designs (March 2017)

Posted by Johan Poggenpoel on Mar 30, 2017 3:55:53 PM

 

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Topics: Engagement Rings Advice, Engagement Ring Advice, Palladium, Engagement Ring Design

The World’s Most Popular Engagement Ring Designs (Feb 2017)

Posted by Johan Poggenpoel on Feb 9, 2017 1:49:22 PM

 

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Topics: Engagement Rings Advice, Engagement Ring Advice, Palladium, Engagement Ring Design

"Problems With Palladium" - A Fairytale

Posted by Johan Poggenpoel on Feb 5, 2015 11:35:35 AM

Why Do Certain Jewellers Badmouth Palladium?

The usual suspects… ignorance, spite and high blood-alcohol levels. 

Jokes aside, there seems to be some bizarre occasional badmouthing of palladium in South Africa by certain jewellers. It’s completely unfounded and I’d like to share my thoughts on it. 

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Topics: Engagement Ring Advice, Palladium