Engagement Rings

One of the most special pieces of jewellery you will ever give / be given is an Engagement Ring. These rings can go by many names – Promise Rings, Commitment Rings, Love Rings. There is no global standard, so make the experience unique to you and your loved one. At Carla Maxine Jewellery we have made many unique Engagement Rings in various styles. We have made Vintage inspired Engagement Rings, Contemporary Engagement Rings and Classic Engagement Rings. 

Ring Sizing

To get an accurate ring size is one of the most important pieces of information when placing your order. The best way to get your finger sized is to go into any jeweller’s shop or studio, and they will be able to accurately size it up for you. If you have not gotten...

Platinum

When Platinum was discovered by modern European metalurges, it was mistaken for Sterling Silver. In fact, its name comes from the Spanish word Platina which means 'little silver'. Platinum is a very dense metal, and this makes it hard to work with, and it has a high...

Sapphires

Sapphires are part of the Corundum family of gems. Rubies are also a part of this family. Sapphires come in so many different colours. Most people when they think of Sapphires they think of the Deep Royal Blue that is the colour of the centre stone in Princess Diana...

Tourmaline

Tourmalines are some of the most colourful gemstone varieties. The various colours are commonly believed to be the result of certain minerals being present in the Earth’s core as the gemstone was forming. For example, Iron and Titanium are responsible for the Blue and...

Yellow Gold

It is impossible to know when the first humans started mining gold. Perhaps a fleck of alluvial gold picked up from a river bed; or an alluring seam of glimmering in an exposed rock face. Our first interaction with gold is lost in the shroud of time. Much coveted for...

Diamonds

Diamonds are some of the most sought after gemstones on earth. The hardness of diamond and light dispersion through the facets causes that well loved ‘fire’ and brilliance. Diamonds are also the hardest material on earth. It is 58 times harder than anything else on...

Rose Gold

Rose Gold is the result of a mixture of Pure Gold and Copper. The pinkish Gold has become quite popular for jewellery in the 21st century. 18ct Rose Gold is some of my favourite metal to work with. The subtle Pink tint to the Pure Gold makes it a perfect accompanyment...

White Gold

White Gold has also become a very popular choice for jewellery making over the last couple of decades. It used to be a more cost effective alternative to Platinum, but with the rise of the Gold price in recent months, the two prices per gram are now almost equal....