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Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
William Yeoward, the man behind William Yeoward Crystal, is branded as one of London’s leading creative forces, with a reputation as a style maker, retailer and designer of beautiful products for the home.At first, his store on the King's Road, 'Yeoward,' showcased mainly antiques, objects and pieces that he had commissioned for his numerous design projects. William’s store flourished while he added designs of furniture, lighting, dinner services and ultimately crystal.  William recalls, “Crystal has always made me very excited, and of all the things that I adore, I think that crystal is the product that gives me most joy.  I was determined that one day it would be recreated in the style of my favorite 18th and 19th century pieces. How this was to happen I simply did not know.”William met third generation crystal designer and maker Timothy Jenkin...
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Buying an engagement ring is often less stressful than the act of proposing. During our important role creating each couple’s special ring, we usually ask, “how are you going to present the ring?”  In fact, often times, our professional diamond experts end up helping our clients create that very special memory. Our motto that Every Box has a Story™ is taken seriously, not just for the trust in creating the engagement ring, but then again for this incredible moment in our customer’s lives. Over the years, we’ve shared some very memorable proposals—some extravagant, some sentimental, and some even funny!  In this post, we share some of our favorite ideas, and help you think outside of the “box”:‘A Sipping Surprise’ - Here is an easy proposal ...
Monday, December 5th, 2016
Real is Rare ™ - The Growing Concern around Man-Made Diamonds The introduction of lab-created, man-made, synthetic, or cultured diamonds of gem quality is becoming a growing concern in the diamond industry. Synthetic diamonds will sometimes be called HPHT or CVD diamonds, which are the two common manufacturing methods used today. There are large factories in China, Russia as well as the United States producing larger and larger sizes of synthetic diamonds. ...