A Guide to Emeralds and Their Care

With complex and intricate properties, there are many factors to consider before choosing an emerald for your engagement ring and everyday wear. Laings are on hand to guide you through this fascinating gemstone, exploring why we must treasure them with the greatest care.

8th February 2023

The Story of an Iconic Piece of Jewellery: Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring

Princess Diana’s striking blue sapphire engagement ring is one of the most iconic pieces of jewellery in Britain, and arguably the most famous engagement ring in the world.

16th January 2023

The Engagement Ring Trends to Look Out for in 2023

Discover the engagement ring styles which we predict will reign supreme in 2023, with themes of originality and loving sentiment embedded in the choices of a ring which will mark your love for a lifetime.

13th January 2023

Laings Luxury Christmas Gift Guide

Immerse yourself in the magical spirit of Christmas at Laings this festive season. With handcrafted sparkling diamond jewellery, wondrous gemstone creations, and fine Swiss timepieces, share precious moments of joy with Laings luxury gifts and create lifelong memories to cherish with loved ones. 

14th December 2022

‘Tis the Season for Romance: The Perfect Christmas Proposal

With a warm and spirited aura filling the air, it is no surprise that Christmas is one of the most popular times of the year to propose. Create an unforgettable festive season and propose with one of Laings most loved engagement rings for Christmas.

29th November 2022

Laings Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

An engagement ring not only encapsulates your own love story but is richly symbolic. When selecting the perfect ring it’s important to think about the style you would like. Here we take a closer look at three of the most timeless styles – the halo, solitaire, and the three-stone ring.

11th October 2022

A Journey Through The 4Cs of Diamonds

Diamonds are one of the earth's most precious creations and today are used as symbols of love, commitment, and triumph. In the middle of the twentieth century, GIA developed the first classification system for describing diamonds, which is now accepted and adopted worldwide. We are here to make learning about these gemstones easier as we talk you through the 4Cs of diamonds.

7th April 2022

Choosing a Wedding Band for your Engagement Ring

Your wedding band is a symbol of your marriage and represents love and unity. A piece of jewellery that you will cherish forever, so choosing it is one of the most important steps in your forever journey. Explore our tips for choosing your wedding ring.

23rd February 2022

The Perfect Winter Proposal

There is something truly magical about winter. As we approach the festive period and cherish time spent with loved ones, a warm and romantic aura fills the air – lending this time of year perfectly to creating the most beautiful proposal. Across our Laings locations, there is the most exquisite of destinations filled with romance and charm. Discover the perfect place to propose with an engagement ring from Laings in each of our four UK locations.

2nd November 2021

Engagement Rings: Princess vs. Emerald Cut

When exploring engagement rings, there is an array of diamonds and styles to choose from. The 5 C’s can help you select the perfect diamond – colour, clarity, cut and carat weight. The diamond cut is defined as how well the diamond is cut to optimise light dispersion as well as the shape of your diamond.

6th July 2021

Rediscover Romance with Idyllic Escapes on your Doorstep

As winter melts away, spring brings the promise of sunshine and colourful blooms. With longer days and rising temperatures, this season is perfect for making memories. What better way to explore our beautiful country than with a spring staycation? Here we look at everything from coastal cliffs to seaside stays for our top three British road trips this spring.

29th April 2021

A Journey Across Four of The UK’s Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

Planning your wedding is one of the most beautiful times in a relationship. As you reminisce about the past and daydream of the future, this period is truly a celebration of love. To help you find the perfect place to say ‘I do’, we have uncovered a selection of devastatingly beautiful hidden gem wedding venues to inspire your imagination.

24th April 2021

A Curated Selection of Diamond Gifts From Our Experts

At Laings, we are dedicated to excellence and pride ourselves on our collection of the finest jewellery. Our teams in-store have the pleasure of working with an incredible array of sparkling pieces and so often come across pieces that stand out for them. Here we speak to our experts and learn all about their top diamond gifts.

16th April 2021

Proposals from the Pages

The 4th of March is World Book Day, where artists and authors are praised globally for their contributions to lives through literature. We thought what better way to celebrate than with a sparkling Laings twist. 

1st March 2021

Focus On: The Oval Cut Diamond

The oval cut diamond is a beautiful fancy shape, which delights both with its undeniable sparkle and elegant style. Here we take a closer look at the exquisite oval diamond, as well as highlighting some of our favourite engagement ring designs featuring the stunning cut.

25th February 2021

Top Ten Valentine’s Day Facts

Valentine’s Day is well-known as the most romantic day of the year. Cards are exchanged, presents are gifted and love is in the air. However, did you know that the first Valentine’s was sent in Ancient Rome? Here we look at the Top Ten Valentine’s Day Facts.

9th February 2021

Laings Valentine’s Jewellery Collection

Celebrating love has never been so important, and this year a touch of romance is what we all need. Make this Valentine’s Day extra special with a luxurious declaration of love and choose a gift that will be treasured forever. Here are some of our top Valentine’s jewellery to say ‘I love you’ on February 14th.

4th February 2021

Winter Proposal Inspiration

The festive season is one of the most popular times of the year to propose – and no wonder! There is something truly magical about this time of year and there’s definitely sparkle in the air. Here are some of our favourite winter proposal ideas in case you’re struggling for inspiration.

21st December 2020

Laings Autumn Proposal Ideas

Autumn is officially here, the season of snuggling up and wrapping ourselves in our favourite knitwear. There's beautiful coloured leaves everywhere you turn, crisp mornings and cosy nights, what could be more romantic? It's the perfect time of year to pop the question and we're here to inspire you with our favourite autumn proposal ideas.

8th October 2020