Wedding & Engagement

Bespoke Engagement Rings Upon a Male & Female Holding Hands 07/05/2021

A Ring For Every Stage of Your Relationship: Bespoke Engagement Rings & More

There are many opportunities for when an individual will have to search for the perfect ring. First, we have the promise or eternity ring which acts as a token of wanting to spend the rest of your life with that person. Then we have the engagement ring, which as you know symbolises the promise of being wed. Lastly, the wedding ring is the final ring that makes your life together official. Each ring is immensely special to both the receiver and the proposer, which is why our customisation services can... Read More


New Engagement Ring Trends (2021)

If you see a proposal on the horizon, then it’s time to start shopping around for your dream engagement ring.  There are several types of engagement rings. Whether you prefer the traditional look of a classic solitaire diamond engagement ring, or the contemporary elegance of a colourful gemstone band, the new engagement ring trends for 2021 hold something for everyone. Read on, as we cover the different types of ring styles that you’ll be seeing throughout the year ahead! The Solitaire New Engagement Ring Trend in 2021 It’s no surprise... Read More


Our Top 10 Romantic Christmas Proposal Ideas (2020)

Too corny for some but just right for others, a Christmas proposal can be the perfect way to round off the festive season. We’ve found that winter is the most popular time of year to get engaged, and there are plenty of reasons why. The snow is falling, the lights are twinkling and the festive spirit is in full swing – it’s hard not to get swept up in the moment! But along with the obvious reasons, what is it that makes Christmas proposals so popular? And, more importantly, is... Read More


COVID-19 Wedding Trends: Sequel, Shift & Micro Weddings

As the rules surrounding weddings continue to change, there’s a lot of uncertainty in the air.  Many couples have decided to put their 2020 weddings on hold, in favour of waiting for a time when circumstances are less restrictive.  Others feel that they have already waited long enough. After all, if your wedding was planned for some time after March, it’s possible that it was already 1-2 years in the making at that point!  If you are one of the many couples who is keen to tie the knot this... Read More


How to Clean Engagement Rings & Care For Them

As you are no doubt already aware, here at Joshua James, we are dedicated to the selection and care of truly stunning jewellery and accessories. And we think that there is no piece of jewellery more special than your engagement ring. For many of us, it is the first truly sentimental piece of jewellery that we own, and of course, it is a sign of your commitment to your other half. So, with all this considered, we wanted to make sure that you have all of the information, tips and... Read More


The Complete Wedding Planning Guide: Bespoke Jewellery UK & More

Planning a wedding is no easy task. In fact, some couples will sink hundreds of hours (and a lot more money!) into organising the event, only to find that they’ve no energy left to fully enjoy it! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to streamline your wedding planning experience and ensure that you can make the most of your big day. We’re going to share our top tips for organising your wedding, whether you’re opting for a no-frills ceremony or a fairytale extravaganza. Using our bespoke jewellery UK service in... Read More


Wedding Ring Care Guide

Whether it’s gold, platinum, set with diamonds or plated with rhodium – every wedding band requires regular TLC. This is a ring that you’ll wear for a lifetime, and so it’s vital that you take proper care to maintain its beauty and lustre. While wedding bands are crafted from precious and durable metals, they also have to put up with daily wear-and-tear, and even the hardiest of rings will begin to suffer eventually! We’ve put together our answers to the most frequently asked questions surrounding wedding ring care, from polishing... Read More


Placeholder Engagement Rings: 2020’s Latest Proposal Ring Trend

Loading… Planning a surprise proposal but want to choose your engagement ring as a couple to avoid disappointment? Or perhaps you’re ready to take the next step in your relationship, but don’t have the funds right now to buy your dream proposal ring? Placeholder engagement rings were one of the biggest proposal trends for 2020, and are still very much popular, especially following the severe impact of COVID-19 on many people’s financial situations. Not to mention, they allow for less pressure when choosing ‘the right ring’. Did you know that... Read More


Lockdown Proposal Ideas: Romantic Ways to Propose at Home

Loading… At first glance, getting engaged during coronavirus may not sound like the most romantic idea. But for many, the alternative of waiting it out is even less appealing!  When you’re certain that you want to spend the rest of your life with another person, you don’t want to wait around and let external circumstances dictate your actions. Everyone dreams of that “perfect moment” for a proposal, but all you really need is the certainty that both of you are ready to begin your life together. Private proposals have always... Read More