Jewellery Blog

Stay tuned to our blog for the latest news in jewellery business! We’ll be talking not only about vintage rings but about jewellery in general as well. Below you can find some interesting facts about gemstones and their crafting techniques, the differences between diamond cuts etc. We especially hope that you will find a lot of useful information in our Jewellery Guides section!


05Jul 2017
rhodium plating white gold

The distinctive sheen of white gold means it remains a popular choice for engagement rings, wedding rings, and eternity rings. With its beauty comes a certain responsibility though, as white gold rings require regular maintenance. The sheen fades over time, and rhodium plating is needed to restore it. Why does a white gold ring need […]

12Dec 2016
Lorimat Christmas Gift Guide 1

With Christmas fast approaching, we’ve a wide range of beautiful gift items at Lorimat, with something to suit all tastes and budgets. Our 16-page Christmas Gift Guide features dozens of gift ideas, ranging from a flower comb hair accessory at just €8 all the way up to spectacular vintage-style engagement rings, if you’re a man […]

03Nov 2016
engagement ring

Our latest blog is especially for anybody who’s just become a bride-to-be: So he’s finally popped the big question, you said ‘yes!’, and people are already beginning to ask if you’ve set a date. But before you even think of planning the wedding, there’s something else important to do first – and that’s finding your […]

24Oct 2016
buying a ring

Buying a vintage-style diamond engagement ring is one of the most important and perhaps one of the most expensive purchases that you will make. Because of this, you need to make sure that the diamond engagement ring you choose is perfect in every aspect. There are various factors to consider when it comes to buying […]

12Oct 2016
18ct White Gold Shaped Diamond Set 2.2mm Ladies Vintage Wedding Ring JL249/Q

So your marriage is fast approaching, and you still haven’t found the perfect wedding ring. Don’t worry! At Lorimat, you will find just the right wedding ring for yourself and for your partner. Lorimat Jewellers is a leading jewellery shop in Kilkenny, and we have a beautiful collection of antique wedding rings, vintage engagement rings, […]

23Sep 2016

Engagement rings are available in many styles and patterns, and every ring style has its own unique charms and temptations. Even if you know you want a vintage engagement ring design, there is much to consider before making a final decision, based on your personal preferences and likes. And along with the ringstyle, you of […]

12Sep 2016

There are many different designs and styles of wedding rings for women available, ranging from classic and elegant to contemporary and sophisticated. In the old days, there were only a few designs of wedding rings for women. These days, however, there are numerous wedding ring varieties available. The classic wedding rings, of course, will not […]

08Sep 2016

If you or a friend are planning a wedding and would like a vintage feel to any element of the big day, then take note of The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair to be held in the Davenport Hotel in Dublin on Sunday September 18. There’ll be leading suppliers from all over Ireland there – and […]