Diamonds were used as decorative jewellery from as early as the 1400's. However, the different techniques of cutting developed gradually over many years. The first diamonds were originally cut buy hand and are known as an old cut.
Developed in the early Twentieth Century and through evolution of diamond cutting came the brilliant cut. With the assistance of precision machinery a brilliant cut ensures precise symmetry and allows the maximum level of light refraction.
At Hatton Jewels brilliant and old cut are used in both modern and traditional jewellery designs, with the fifty-eight facets within each diamond creating a bright and brilliant sparkle.
A brilliant cut diamond set within high quality 18ct gold can be found at Hatton Jewels, with engagement rings and wedding bands available in a range of styles for both men and women. Brilliant cut diamonds set within platinum, white, rose or yellow gold also create elegant eternity rings with a variety of different mount styles on offer that effectively protect and elegantly display the diamond.
Further ring styles are also to be found in the Hatton Jewels ranges from Tiffany and Cartier providing both classic and distinctive vintage styles and designs.
A variety of diamond pendants on offer at Hatton Jewels demonstrate the beauty and elegance of this cut with each diamond carefully set within a unique shape a style. Brooches, earrings, bracelets and cufflinks add further possibilities, with additional gem stones such as ruby, amethyst and Sapphire complimenting the jewelled designs.
For those that seek a more bespoke jewellery piece diamonds can also be purchased loose to be set within a personalised design.