A Love Story: The Compass that Always Points North

A love story, a customized engagement ring, a personalized ring box, and a planned trip. It took 45 days to design and another 30 days to craft. We met in March, to discuss the main highlight of his proposal, the engagement ring. I remember we explored many concepts and decided on using the compass as the key motif for the ring design. The Love Story of Leon and Siying In early August 2019, we conducted Read more…

Ring Resize

What Happens During Ring Resize

I changed; we all do. Due to a multitude of reasons, we may have gained or shed some weights and our ring size changes. When that happens, you may need to resize your engagement ring and wedding bands to continue wearing them. Ring resizing is a common operation and can be executed on most ring designs. Before deciding whether to resize or not to resize, let us define how would a decent ring fit feel Read more…

Protect Your Rings or there may be fallen diamonds

5 Ways to Protect Your Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

The engagement ring and wedding bands hold a special place in your heart. Especially if they are customized to suit your style and have a special meaning to the design. It’s everybody’s wish to be able to wear it for the rest of our lives. However, they are fine jewellery and will require some form of protection. Here are 5 ways you can protect your rings. The first layer of protection: Be gentle As you Read more…

A Love Story - Love is in The Air [Alex & Mayjuin] - Ring shot

A Love Story: Love is in the Air

In December 2018, we got a request to customize a pair of wedding bands for a lovely couple. Through the customization journey, we listened to their love story, explored many designs, shared memories, and became friends. The goal was to create a pair of wedding bands that they love and somewhat represents them. On a random morning after we finished crafting the rings, she told me this: “It’s like my fiance is a simple person Read more…

A Love Story - The Chance Encounter [Raymond & Jolyn]

A Love Story: The Chance Encounter

On a cool night in September last year, we received a message. A message that made us grateful and excited – a chance for us to be part of the love story of a lovely couple. It took us about two months from conceptualization to the creation of the engagement ring. The journey to creating THE ring is a fun and enjoyable one. The Love Story After the proposal, we’ve in contact again in hope Read more…

From 2018 to 2019, Top 5 Trends for Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

Time flies, we’re about to end 2018 and journey through new adventures in 2019. This year, we are very thankful to have a small contribution to many couples’ love story. As the year comes to an end, let us look at what was popular through 2018. The data help us to forecast what engagement ring trends we can expect in 2019. With our build-your-ring service, our couples can customize their engagement rings and wedding bands Read more…

Diamond Anatomy of a Round Diamond | Draco Diamonds

Diamond Anatomy of a Round Diamond

What makes a diamond so attractive? It’s probably the sparkle and the spectrum of light rays spilling out from the facets of the diamonds. This means that the cut is the most important factor when choosing a diamond. The basics are covered in our previous posts so we’ll go in depth to discuss the diamond anatomy here. Read more: What does Diamond Cut really means? Multi-faceted Diamond Anatomy A modern round brilliant cut diamond has Read more…

What does Diamond Fluorescence really mean - Blog post

What Does Diamond Fluorescence Really Mean?

“Is it good to have diamond fluorescence… actually, I don’t know what it really means.” This is the most frequently asked question we get when we discuss diamonds. There is just too much confusion among consumers and jewellers alike. The reason is that this is a largely misunderstood topic. About 35% of all gem-quality diamonds fluoresce. Some jewellers feel that it is a bad gemological characteristic and advise to stay away from them. Others feel Read more…

Ring Finger | Draco Diamonds Engagement Rings

Ring Finger: Which Hand Does the Engagement Ring and Wedding Band Go On?

Ring Finger: Is It the Ring Hand or the Left Hand? Most people know that the engagement ring and wedding band goes on the fourth finger, which is also called the ring finger. But it starts to get confusing when we try to figure out which hand do they go on! We don’t really think about this question until the time when it is our turn to wear them. Recently, a friend of mine proposed Read more…

Engagement Ring Budget Tips

Engagement Ring Budget Tips: 8 Ways to Save Money

So, you’ve finally made the decision to propose to your girlfriend. Heartiest congratulations! Here on starts the journey that will lead your beloved and you to that special day, the wedding. But before you choose the wedding venue, the guests to invite (and which relatives to ignore), apply for BTO etc., she got to say ‘Yes!’ And for that, you got to propose. Now you’ll start to look for engagement ring budget tips. This reminds me Read more…