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Everything you need to know about Blue Sapphire

July 13, 2020

Sapphire is an amazing choice for your heirloom ring, they have such an incredible sparkle and is almost as strong as a diamond. Ranking at 9 on the MOHS scale, Blue Sapphire is an incredible and durable stone. Blue Sapphire is the most popular and sought after type of Sapphire. Sapphire exists in a rainbow of colours including pink, yellow, green and grey, but the inky-blue variety is the best known. This precious stone is September’s birthstone and the traditional wedding anniversary gift for the 5th and 45th year of marriage. What is Sapphire? Sapphire is a precious gemsto

How to: Pair Your Engagement Ring and Your Wedding Ring

July 07, 2020

One of the most frequent questions we get asked here at Chupi is how to paid your engagement ring with your wedding band. An engagement ring is such a personal and unique piece of jewellery and some brides worry they may not find the perfect wedding ring to accompany their precious sparkler, but we're here to help. It’s not critical to have a straight ring to ensure it stays flush; we can work around almost all ring types, shapes, metals and sizes. Here are some of the most common questions about pairing rings: How soon should you decide on your wedding band? This in entirely up

What is: The Difference Between White Gold and Silver?

June 29, 2020

One of the most frequent questions we get asked here at Chupi is 'what is the difference between white gold and silver'. Precious metals can appear to be a very attractive investment as they never loose their value. White gold is commonly mistaken for silver because its manufacturing process takes away the yellow tinge in favour of a silvery, white finish. The most obvious difference between white gold and silver is that they are made from two different metals. When choosing a piece of jewellery, you will need to consider whether or not you’re looking for a precious piece that will l

Everything you need to know about the Aquamarine gemstone

June 24, 2020

Aquamarine is one of the most popular and best-known gemstones. It's a pale to medium blue-green stone, similar in colour to the sky and sea. The delicate, cool blue colour suggests class and sophistication, a gorgeous alternative to a classic diamond in an engagement ring. Ranking at a 7.5/8 on the MOHS scale of hardness, Aquamarine is an incredible choice for an everyday ring. The hardness of the stone protects it to a large extent from getting damaged, meaning it's a brilliant choice for everyday wear. Aquamarine was first discovered in the Adun-Chalon mountains in Siberia in 1

How To Care For Your Chupi Cultivated Lab Grown Diamond

June 16, 2020

Fine jewellery, especially engagement and wedding rings are meant for everyday wear. Cultivated lab grown diamonds and traditionally mined diamonds are identical, visually and molecularly. Cultivated lab grown diamonds are just as durable as traditionally mined diamonds, sitting at the top of the internationally recognised MOHS scale for gemstone hardness. This means that they need to be cared for the same way you would care for your traditionally mined diamonds. Our precious jewellery is designed to be worn and loved, so we’re giving you the best tips on how to look after your beloved he

How to: Find the perfect ring size

May 23, 2020

Find your ring size. We understand that knowing the exact ring size of your loved one or even for yourself can be challenging. Knowing the most common ring size can help you make your choice. The average ring size for women is 6 to 7, and the average ring size for men is 9 to 10. If you aren't sure we would recommend choosing one of these sizes. As a general rule, if you are between two sizes we would always advice to order a ring a little too big rather than a little too small. How to I find my ring size? We understand that knowing the exact ring size of yourself or your lov

Our Guide to: Promise Rings

May 07, 2020

If you're completely unsure of what engagement ring to choose and you don't want to propose empty handed, a promise ring is just as special. A token, proposal or promise ring is a symbolic ring that you pop the question with, so you can pick out the main engagement ring together afterwards. The advantage of a Promise Ring is that you find the perfect ring in the perfect size that your partner loves. Promise rings are becoming increasingly popular as women want to choose their own engagement ring. Our promise rings represent a token of your love, to be worn as a placeholder ring or simpl

Grey Diamond Engagement Rings: Everything you need to know

April 16, 2020

Grey diamonds are a little piece of magic, with a sparkle of inclusions and colours that makes each one completely unique. At Chupi, we adore grey diamonds for their sparkle and fire. A grey diamond is the perfect alternative to a classic diamond in an engagement ring. A grey diamond is an excellent choice if you want a bespoke ring. As each diamond is utterly unique due to its individual markings, you will truly have a one in a million engagement ring. What are grey diamonds? Grey diamonds are exactly the same as diamonds but with inclusions and colour. White diamonds are grade

How to: Look after your fine jewellery

March 26, 2020

Jewellery is one of our most treasured accessories. Whether it’s a sentimental piece or just something you adore, you want to keep your jewellery looking it’s very best and as good as new. Each piece of our jewellery is handmade with love and therefore it is very delicate. Regularly cleaning and taking care of your piece will ensure its beauty and sparkle for years to come. Our precious jewellery is designed to be worn and loved. We're giving you the best tips on how to look after your fine jewellery, these simple tips below will help keep your precious pieces looking their very best.

Introducing Digital Jewellery Appointments

March 20, 2020

Browse our sparking heirlooms from anywhere in the world. Book a consultation with our incredible team of experts in our Dublin Studio from anywhere in the world. Our jewellery consultants are available via video to take you through our beautiful collections; whether it’s an heirloom ring, engagement ring, wedding band, or a piece to mark a special moment. Our expert team are on hand to guide you through our beautiful collections of precious jewellery from the comfort of your own home. Book a digital appointment and our Chupi jewellery consultant will video call you on WhatsApp at

The Chupi Installment Plan

March 19, 2020

Did you know that we offer payment plans? We have been receiving the most incredible messages during this time from people who continue to mark their precious moments. From engagements, to new Mums - we know that love is still being celebrated and nothing will change that We’re here to mark your moments. Celebrating love and the most precious things will still happen. We have been listening to all of your amazing suggestions, so to make our pieces more accessible, we have lowered our payment plan minimum order value to €349. Whether you’re buying a beautiful heirloom ring, pic

How to authenticate your Chupi piece

February 14, 2020

We have had the nicest messages from our gorgeous customers concerned that there are some similar products to our Chupi pieces out there. This will always be the case we're afraid, but if you are concerned about the authenticity of your Chupi piece, we're showing you how to guarantee that your Chupi piece is a real piece. The Packaging All Chupi pieces come beautifully wrapped in grey or pink packaging, hand-tied with the softest grosgrain ribbon. Whether you are treating yourself or it’s a gift for someone special each piece will come beautifully wrapped in our signature Chupi packagi

The Difference Between Solid Gold & Gold Plated

January 17, 2020

Although the price of solid gold jewellery can vary significantly to plated, solid gold jewellery will last forever and hold its value over time. If you’re trying to determine whether to buy solid gold or gold plated piece, consider whether or not you’re looking for a precious piece that will last a lifetime, or a piece that will wear over time. Solid Gold vs Gold Plated Solid gold Solid gold in its purest form (24 karats) is too soft for everyday wear. As a result, it's alloyed with a base metal to give it strength and durability. Chupi casts in solid 14k gold using an ancie

My Chupi Upgrade Story: Rebecca Moon

January 17, 2020

The Chupi Upgrade Program turns your most loved Chupi pieces from our plated collection into a sparking solid gold heirloom to be treasured forever. Our solid jewellery is designed to last a lifetime, to carry your story on to the next generation. We adore hearing your stories about what your Chupi piece means to you. When we launched The Chupi Upgrade Program last year, we received so many incredible messages about why you upgraded your piece to solid gold. We spoke to one of our lovely customers, Rebecca Moon, owner of @LashesbyLuna who told us about the journey of her Chupi piece

Introducing: The Chupi Upgrade Program

January 15, 2020

We believe in marking moments, making memories and passing on heirlooms. Our Upgrade Program turns your most cherished Chupi pieces from our plated collection into a sparkling solid gold heirloom to be treasured forever. Our solid jewellery is designed to last a lifetime, to carry your story on to the next generation. As part of our commitment to sustainability, we want to reduce our contribution to landfill and our use of new material sources. Once returned to us, your much loved plated piece will be melted down and recycled back into our supply chain or gifted to one of our incredible

Your Questions Answered: Grey Diamonds

September 19, 2019

We get lots of lovely DMs on Instagram every week on everything from business, to following your dreams, to how we do things here at Chupi. Every Friday, we are doing an Ask Me Anything over on our Instagram answering your amazing questions. Last week, we took a closer look at grey diamonds. Read on for a round up of what we covered: What is the meaning behind grey diamonds? There is something so incredibly special about diamonds, especially grey diamonds. The youngest diamond is 900 million years old up to about three and a half billion years old. I think they're an incredible piece if you'

What is: a Morganite gemstone?

August 22, 2019

Morganite gemstones are becoming increasingly popular and if you've ever seen one, it's easy to see why. Today, millennial women are trendsetters and high achievers. The colour that is closely associated with this determined and defining femininity is a delicate shade of pink. Flattering, chic and wearable on any occasion, Morganite gemstones are definitely on trend. Morganite is a beautiful blush pink gemstone that was discovered in Madagascar in 1910. Although this gemstone has been around for quite some time, it has become increasingly popular in recent years. It was named after the Ame