South African engagement rings: Seven trends for 2023

South African engagement ring trends are always fun to watch and, for 2023, we’ve got our predictions on what the local market will be snapping up. Katannuta Diamonds has been manufacturing South African engagement rings for 17 years and, because we custom-manufacture every ring for each unique client, it’s easy to see what’s popular based [...]

South African engagement rings: Seven trends for 20232023-12-04T10:55:49+02:00

All you need to know about Toi et Moi rings

Like many jewellery trends, the Toi et Moi ring trend (which has now hit South Africa) is a new take on an old-style, made famous again by some in-the-spotlight celebrities. Back in 2018, Emily Ratajkowski set Instagram ablaze when she posted a photo of her Toi et Moi engagement ring, presented to her by long-time [...]

All you need to know about Toi et Moi rings2023-12-04T10:55:53+02:00

Platinum vs white gold. Which is better for your engagement ring?

A common question we get from clients is "Platinum vs white gold for my ring? What should I choose?" At Katannuta Diamonds we always like to strike a balance between aesthetics, practicality, durability and affordability when we design and manufacture our engagement and wedding rings. Depending on the design of a ring, a significant amount [...]

Platinum vs white gold. Which is better for your engagement ring?2020-09-14T19:38:23+02:00

Flash sale! South Africa diamond rings now on special

For the first time in 14 years, we're having a diamond ring sale in South Africa! Since 2006, we’ve specialised in bespoke diamond engagement rings where our clients play an integral role in the design and creation of their dream rings. Each ring is tailored to a client’s unique requirements, from selection of the loose [...]

Flash sale! South Africa diamond rings now on special2020-09-14T19:38:24+02:00

11 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for 2020 [South Africa edition]

For over 500 years, the 14th of February has been celebrated around the world as Valentine’s Day. Despite its origins as a Christian feast day (it is still observed in Anglican and Lutheran calendars), it’s hard to ignore the commercial celebration of romance and romantic love that the day has become. Commercial or not, jewellery always [...]

11 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for 2020 [South Africa edition]2020-09-14T19:38:26+02:00

We want to be the best jeweller in South Africa [not the cheapest]

We’re not trying to be the cheapest manufacturing jeweller in South Africa. We’re trying to be the best manufacturing jeweller in South Africa. There’s a lot of competition in the diamond, gemstone and manufacturing jeweller arena in South Africa. A quick search online will bring up hundreds of private jewellers (like Katannuta Diamonds) in addition [...]

We want to be the best jeweller in South Africa [not the cheapest]2020-09-14T19:38:27+02:00

Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends in 2019 [South Africa edition]

Engagement ring trends are quite often a merry-go-round. A particular style will come into fashion, hang around for a few years and then disappear, often into relative obscurity. It’s hard not to get caught up in a trend, particularly when social media plays such a large role in society today. But, how much attention should [...]

Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends in 2019 [South Africa edition]2020-09-14T19:38:33+02:00

Why we don’t sell cheap diamonds [or cheap jewellery]

When we launched Katannuta Diamonds in 2007, we knew that we were entering a luxury goods market with significant competition. We also knew that we would never compromise on quality to offer the lowest prices; cheap diamonds are never top quality. So, we made a business decision that we weren’t going to compete on price [...]

Why we don’t sell cheap diamonds [or cheap jewellery]2020-09-14T19:38:34+02:00

More flash for your cash: Maximising your engagement ring budget

We’re bombarded with bad news daily. The rand is weakening, the fuel price is sky-rocketing, the economy is shrinking and now, we’re on the brink of a recession. As a result, in 2018 your average South African has less disposable income than before, something that can certainly pose a serious challenge when you’re shopping for [...]

More flash for your cash: Maximising your engagement ring budget2020-09-14T19:38:42+02:00

How much should I spend on an engagement ring?

Even at the best of times, jewellery and gemstones are a total mystery to your average man. Add in the pressure of the jewellery in question being a South African engagement ring, and the poor man can’t help but feel over-whelmed. “Do I need permission from her father? What’s her ring size? What does she [...]

How much should I spend on an engagement ring?2020-09-14T19:38:45+02:00
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