NEW YORK – Diamonds might be forever, but they aren’t for everyone. Brides-to-be who dare to be different are reconsidering the traditional diamond solitaire, opting instead for engagement rings that make a statement – think coloured stones and unexpected mountings. Seven distinctive rings from our upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction give stylish options to the modern bride-to-be. Come visit our New York exhibition, try them on and find the one


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