Happily Ever After: Natasha & Ian

Natasha describes it as the best day of her life. After five years of dating, Ian took Natasha on a ski trip to France and asked for Natasha’s hand in marriage at the top of the French Alps during Christmas, her favourite time of year. Since their first meeting, the couple have been inseparable. Meet retail manager Natasha Blundell and solicitor Ian Cargin who hail from Co. Down Northern Ireland.

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With the Alps as the backdrop, Ian proposed

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Happily Ever After: Victoria & Aaron

The couple, who hail from Northern Ireland, met as teenagers and were together for 11 years before their engagement. Ever since their first meeting, accounting technician Victoria Nesbitt and software developer Aaron Nesbitt have been inseparable. The couple share their story with 77 World.

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The couple tied the knot a year after their engagement

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Gem Stones and Star Signs

Introduction

Is there a reason that you’re always drawn to pearl jewellery? Maybe it’s because you’re a Gemini. Gemstones and semi-precious jewels are more than just stones that sparkle in the colours of the rainbow. They can mean so much more. Each sign of the zodiac is associated with a stone that symbolizes the qualities of the person born under each star sign. Many people think that by wearing the stone of your signit will ground, protect and bring clarity to your everyday. To many they aren’t just a fashion statement but meaningful stones to wear alongside their diamond jewellery.

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Diamonds are for a strong willed Aires

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Happily Ever After: Stephen & Kellie

Stephen gave Kellie the surprise of a lifetime when he flew to New York in secret to propose to his partner of eight-and-a-half years. While holidaying in New York with her mother, Stephen showed up with a film crew in tow to capture the special moment. The couple has kindly shared their story and video of Stephen’s proposal journey with 77 World.

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The scene of the proposal at Gapstow Bridge, Central Park in New York City

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What to expect in your engagement ring appointment

Your engagement marks an unforgettable event in your relationship, and we want choosing the ring to be just as memorable. Whether you’re planning a surprise proposal to the love of your life or looking to seal a recent engagement with the perfect piece, we want both of you to be over the moon with your choice of engagement ring. What’s more, we really want you to enjoy the process of creating it.

Here we run through how choosing an engagement ring works at 77 Diamonds in an engagement ring appointment, and give you a bit of reassurance as to why it’ll be an enjoyable, stress-free experience.

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Louise Thompson & Ryan Libbey’s Engagement Ring

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Photo @Louise.Thompson

Over the last few years we’ve followed their relationship through its ups and downs on TV’s Made In Chelsea, so for most of us it will come as no surprise that after two years together, Louise Thompson has got engaged to Ryan Libbey on a recent trip to Los Angeles. With the details of the romantic proposal revealed, and the photos of Louise’s stunning 77 Diamonds ring shared by the newly engaged couple, we are happy to have been part of this special moment and creating the ring of her dreams.

Upon booking an appointment at the 77 Diamonds showroom, in the heart of Mayfair, Ryan was met by Sophie Lomax, Head of design at 77 Diamonds, an award-winning jewellery designer, highly regarded for her fine jewellery designs with titles including Professional Jeweller – Young Designer of the Year 2017 and Retail Jeweller – 30 under 30 Rising Stars 2017. With Sophie’s wealth of experience and passion for designing bespoke jewellery, she worked together with Ryan to create this special ring, unique to Louise and reflective of her style and personality.

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Ryan has chosen a beautiful diamond in a cushion cut encompassed by a halo of round diamonds

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Happily Ever After: Francesco & Sara

It was a magical autumn proposal in the Italian countryside, with a sunset of a lifetime. Francesco pulled out all the stops to make the occasion memorable for Sara. It was a fly-me-to-the-moon kind of moment for the couple when Francesco proposed in true fairy-tale fashion. Francesco and Sara met in London and are now both based in Rome working as marketing managers. Here is their story.

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The couple in post-proposal bliss, Sara is seen wearing her 77 Diamonds engagement ring

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HAPPILY EVER AFTER: Brady & Sarah

From messaging one another for months, the couple’s romance quickly blossomed and they worked on building a solid foundation over the next couple of years. After purchasing a house together and having a baby girl, Brady popped the question to Sarah last year with a stunning princess-shape diamond solitaire ring made by 77 Diamonds.  In the midst of planning their winter wedding early next year, read on to learn more about Brady and Sarah’s love story.

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Sarah and Brady share a special moment together after the proposal

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Happily Ever After: Abdul & Stephanie

Abdul Walid and Stephanie Acquaye first met in Ghana. Now based in Rome, both are social workers for the United Nations. After being together for about seven years, Abdul surprised Stephanie with a Parisian proposal and a stunning 77 Diamonds engagement ring. Here is their happily ever after.

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Stephanie was over the moon when Abdul surprised her with a marriage proposal during her birthday trip to Paris

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