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77 Diamonds in Frankfurt

With offices in London and Manchester, 77 Diamonds has just launched a showroom in the heart of Frankfurt. With a strong presence in the United Kingdom, we have now opened in Germany to provide convenient access to our European clientele.

Your appointment will take place in a meeting room with diamonds and settings tailored to your requirements

Your appointment will take place in a private meeting room with diamonds and settings tailored to your requirements

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Happily Ever After: Rob & Kate

The couple met during their university days and years later, have a home together and a cat. The couple got engaged this year and are now set to tie the knot in the summer of 2020. This week, meet Plymouth-based couple Rob Taylor, a secondary school teacher working in Cornwall, and Kate Stephenson, an optical assistant.

Rob and Kate celebrate their engagement with a champagne picnic

Rob and Kate celebrate their engagement with a champagne picnic

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HAPPILY EVER AFTER: Adam & Stacey

It was a magical Christmas proposal in Edinburgh at The Balmoral Hotel. Adam had a trick up his sleeve for Stacey which left her speechless. From North Yorkshire, the couple have two beautiful kids together and have planned their wedding in Santorini next summer.  This week, Adam Lonsdale and Stacey Quigley share their love story.

Adam and Stacey take a selfie together after Adam popped the question

Adam and Stacey take a selfie together after Adam popped the question

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Behind the Eden collection with Sophie Lomax – Head of design

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With the arrival of our new sustainable collection Eden, we caught up with 77 Diamonds award winning Head of Design, Sophie Lomax to hear about what inspired her.

As a jewellery brand, why is sustainability important?

The Eden Collection celebrates 77 Diamonds’ first steps to create more sustainable and ethical jewellery, inspiring a generation.
Historically, the industry has often not been considered ethical and some elements of sourcing and creating jewellery have not been sustainable, however, with the Kimberley Process guaranteeing conflict-free diamonds, recycled metals becoming more easily accessible, and companies like Gemfields mining gemstones fairly, the industry is currently facing this head on – I believe it is important to create a long term positive impact on the world around us.

What makes the Eden collection sustainable?

77 Diamonds jewellery is created using the most sustainable practices possible and all of the diamonds we source are 100% conflict free. In addition, for the Eden collection, we have chosen to work with Gemfields, a highly trusted supplier of responsibly-sourced coloured gemstones. The company specialises in ethical practices when mining their gemstones alongside creating a range of initiatives, aiming to create a long-term positive impact for local communities.

Creating beautiful sustainable pieces with Gemfields Emerald and Ruby stones, set on recycled fine metals, Eden is a socially conscious collection that gives you peace of mind when purchasing.

The Eden collection

Eden is a sustainable collection using recycled fine metals and ethically sourced gemstones.

What was your inspiration behind the look of the collection?

I wanted to create positive jewellery for a positive lifestyle. Very wearable pieces that can  enjoyed everyday, to compliment and be worn alongside existing jewellery. Being a collection concerned with the sustainability of the earth, I originally took inspiration from spherical forms, which are the most frequently occurring shape in the natural world. From solar systems to water droplets, I wanted to put a modern and geometric spin on an organic shape.

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Which is your favourite piece from the new collection?

My favourite piece of the Eden collection is the Coin Pendant which I wear in recycled 18k yellow gold, with delicate Gemfield emeralds and an engraving of my initials. I wear it every day as it goes with every outfit and I layer it with my Lumina solitaire pendant.

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The engraved element of the piece adds to the sentimentality and I see this piece as a future heirloom. All of the Eden Coin pendants and bracelets can come engraved with your own message, making them the perfect piece to celebrate special moments in the journey of your life.

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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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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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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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