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Interested in being more ethical with your next diamond jewellery purchase? We've got information from our jewellery experts, all available at Nightingale Says, the ethical diamond jewellery blog

The entire Nightingale team calls Yorkshire their home, so it's only natural that we have some great date ideas in the local area which won't break the bank.

So here's Claire to tell you about some fantastic ways to spend the next bank holiday with your dates, mates, family or partner.

Diamonds might be the most popular gemstone for engagement rings, but they're not the only choice available to you.

We use lots of different gemstones in our ethical engagement rings, all coming from socially conscious sources. They can really help your ring stand our from the crowd, and support those in the industry working hard to raise ethical standards at the same time!

Here's 5 our favourites, picked for their quality, beauty and durability (important when you'll be wearing it every day!)

Our favourite thing about a custom engagement ring is how well it suits the wearer.

You know your partner better than anyone, and one of the best ways of showing that is when you’re down on one knee giving them their perfect ring.

So to help with that, we’ve got 4 sources of inspiration that you can use to truly reflect their personality and uniqueness when picking out an engagement ring.

Botswana gained its independence from the British Empire in 1966 and in a little over 50 years has transformed itself from one of the poorest countries in the world into a model for economic development in Africa. 

Their relationship with diamonds sits at the heart of this success, but is anything from typical. 

So what's made Botswana a diamond success story instead of falling victim to them like so many other African nations? 

Today we'll explore this remarkable story and Botswana's relationship with ethical diamond mining

 

Lab diamonds are new to the market, so often people get conflicting information on their cost, quality and resale value. We've got the answers for you right here.
The latest reports say mined diamond prices are only going to go up this year. Here's why it's happening and what you can do to make sure it doesn't affect your engagement ring buying!
At a time when the Kimberley Process is facing more scrutiny than ever, is appointing a country with one of the worst modern reputations for miner abuse really the correct move to make?

It's that time of year again! Christmas and New Year are some of the most popular dates for popping the big question. And if you're planning yo...

At Nightingale, we understand that an engagement ring isn’t just an accessory, it’s part of a moment often encapsulating a journey. Therefore, ...

With lab diamonds surging in popularity it's only natural that more and more questions about them are arising. So what better time to sit down ...

Ever wondered how and why diamond engagement rings became the universal symbol of romance and marriage in modern culture? The origins might sur...

Last week Pandora made headlines around the world when they announced all diamonds used in their jewellery would be lab-grown instead of mined....

Many diamond retailers use the Kimberley Process to display their commitment to ethical origins, but does this actually give buyers any gaurantees that the diamonds they're buying are free from human suffering? In short, no.

The classic rule when buying a diamond engagement ring is that it should cost 3 months salary. When the rule emerged it was great news for diam...