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Men’s Designer Jewelry for Father’s Day

Have you landed on that perfect gift for Dad this year? We know just what he’ll love and want to use every day: A custom, handcrafted ring, cufflinks or bracelet. Show your dad or husband how distinguished and loved he is by gifting him with one of our top designs, or letting us create something special and totally bespoke for him. Interlude Princess Cut Men’s Wedding Band This ring has plenty of shine, but its angles, heft and [...]

Your Guide to Diamond Color and Clarity

When buying a diamond, there are quite a few things to consider, from diamond grading to carat weights to clarity and beyond. Two characteristics that are important for every diamond buyer to understand are color and clarity. Unlike cut and carat, which are positive characteristics that you want to be sure to maximize, color and clarity are known in the jewelry industry as negative characteristics. This means you want to make sure to purchase a diamond where the presence [...]

Custom Birthstone Jewelry: Our Picks by Month

Birthstones have been traced all the way back to Old Testament times, but the modern custom of birthstones that correspond to a specific month originated in Poland somewhere between the 16th and 18th centuries. Today’s list of birthstones was defined in 1912 by the National Association of Jewelers, and that list remains a cherished tradition. Often jewelry set with a recipient’s birthstone is presented as a Birthday, Mother’s Day or Push gift but birthstones are a great way to personalize a [...]

Platinum Custom Bridal Sets

Platinum is a prized precious metal for jewelry, and particularly so when it comes to bridal sets. One of the purest and rarest metals in the world, platinum has been valued since ancient times for its strength, durability and shine. In fact, platinum is up to 95% pure, compared to 18K gold, which is 75% pure. All of this makes it an ideal choice for securing—and showing off—cherished diamonds. Here are a few of our most-loved bridal sets in [...]

Unique Ring Designs

When it comes to ring design, there’s just one requirement: It must be made to fit on one’s finger. Beyond that, it’s up to the ring designer to get creative with diamonds, colored gemstones, a mix of metals, and other elements that elevate a piece of fine jewelry to something truly as special and individual as the wearer. Here are some of Coffin & Trout Fine Jeweller’s top unique ring designs. Whether you’re searching for a wedding ring that’s [...]

Timeless Jewelry for Mother’s Day: Gifts She’ll Cherish Forever

The most important day of the year is almost here: Mother’s Day! Are you ready? Never fear: We’re here to help you find the perfect gift. Fine jewelry is always a go-to for showing moms our love and appreciation, and, while no gift can be as exceptional as your mom is, each of these selected pieces from our collections are timeless. No matter what you choose, it will endure as one of her favorites forever (just like you, right?). [...]

Mixed Metal Bracelets for Spring and Summer

Spring and summer—when it’s officially short-sleeve season—is the perfect time to show off a stack of bracelets on your arm. Mixed metal designs combining warm and cool tones are a great way to welcome the sun-filled months ahead, and add a little lux to an otherwise understated outfit. Here are a few of our favorite bracelet designs. Affinity 3 Row Multicolored Diamond and Gold Bangle Bracelet This single bracelet gives the impact of a delicate stack of three [...]

Diamond Studs and Other Classic Earring Styles

Diamond studs are just about the most classic style of earring you can wear. They bring sparkle to the wearer, are fitting for every occasion, and can range in size and feel: from subtle and simple, to substantial and statement-making. Of course, there are other styles to consider when you’re looking for a stunning pair of diamond earrings. From studs to hoops to drop styles, here are some of our favorite designs from Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers. [...]

Why You Should Be Wearing Tourmaline Jewelry

Are you a lover of color? Then you’ll love tourmaline. What exactly is tourmaline? It’s a mineral that is found in just about every color of the rainbow, from vivid green to violet blue, rich pink to intense yellow-orange. The chemical composition of a particular tourmaline is what gives it its color. For example, manganese gives these gems a red or pink hue, while traces of iron and titanium impart greens and blues. Tourmaline also happens to be one [...]

Men’s Custom Wedding Rings

It used to be that men’s wedding rings were simple bands of gold, all significance and no style. But finding a unique men’s ring is now just as fun as shopping for women’s engagement rings. Here at Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers, we take pride in creating custom designs for men using precious metals, unusual gemstones, and finishes that are masculine and refined. Whether you want something that leans more classic or a ring that’s a bit more embellished, [...]

Everything to Know About Diamond Shapes

Do you prefer pear-shaped, cushion cut, square cut, or princess cut diamonds? When selecting a diamond, you may be drawn to a certain shape more than others. But personal preference is only one reason for the wide variety of diamond shapes. Here we take a look at some popular diamond shapes, and how they contribute to the overall look of a diamond. What’s the difference between shape and cut? Shape and cut actually mean two different things when it [...]

Colored Diamond Rings

When you think of color in gemstones, you probably think of classics like sapphires or rubies. But natural colored diamonds are an increasingly popular way to bring some unexpected hues into your jewelry box. Diamonds can come in a range of eye-catching hues, from yellow to brown, pink and blue. When viewed in the face-up position, they show off their natural color, with intensity classified from “very light” to “vivid.” White, or colorless diamonds, are composed entirely of carbon with a [...]