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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 [...]

Custom Jewelry Design: 5 Things to Know About Working With a Jewelry Designer

If there is any item that should be completely personalized and as individual as you (or the lucky recipient), it’s jewelry. As award-winning jewelry designers, we want to help you bring your custom fine jewelry dreams to life, from initial concept to finished piece. […]

Looking for Custom Wedding Rings? Here’s What You Need to Know

If any jewelry piece should be custom, it’s a wedding ring. Your relationship is like no other couple’s relationship, and the rings you wear to represent your marriage should also be unique. But how do you get started finding a jeweler who creates custom engagement rings and wedding bands to your exact specifications and style? And what should you look for? Here we provide a little insight into the process, along with a few designs for inspiration. First, start [...]

Nurse Jewelry Gifts for Your Favorite Healthcare Worker

Are you looking for a way to express your gratitude to a nurse for all they do? These nurse gifts will be sure to make the nurses in your life feel special and appreciated. It’s been quite the year for healthcare workers, and nurses on the front lines of the pandemic have borne the brunt of the physical, emotional, and mental effects. If you have a special nurse in your life — a mom, significant other, daughter, aunt, [...]

Anniversary Gifts by Year: Celebrate With Jewelry

Looking for wedding anniversary gift ideas that dazzle and delight? Look no further than special anniversary jewelry that goes far beyond typical and will serve as beloved heirlooms for generations. Here we have a selection of traditional and modern gifts that perfectly commemorate each of the first 10 years of wedded bliss. 1st Anniversary Stacking Diamond Fashion Rings When you’re basking in that first year of your union, celebrate with not one, but [...]