What Does A Engagement Ring Represent? 

An engagement ring has been a timeless symbol representing a proposal of marriage, often capturing those enchanting moments plastered across our Instagram feeds. Picture those heartwarming scenes: the thrilled yet slightly nervous proposers, kneeling down to pop the question. The significance of an engagement ring is profound—it stands as a clear, tangible emblem of being cherished, showcasing the presenter’s desire to formalize the relationship.

Though any ring can carry the weight of an engagement symbol, diamond-studded rings reign as the most favored choice. But the possibilities are endless when seeking the perfect ring; there are no strict guidelines, not even for which finger the engagement ring adorns. Conventionally, in Western cultures, the ring graces the third finger of the left hand, much like a wedding ring, serving as a conspicuous marker of relationship status. However, diverse customs exist; some cultures opt for the right hand due to superstitions associating the left hand with ill luck. The decision lies in personal preference. However one chooses to mark this milestone, our aim is to assist in making it a reality.


It takes thousands of years for diamonds to develop into rough, in comparison, a lab diamond speeds up this process by 100x. In terms of looks it’s virtually impossible to tell the difference by the human eye, even with proper lab equipment it’s difficult. With the same chemical make-up and a wonderful sparkle, both mined diamonds and lab diamonds are a wonderful choice.  

What is a Diamond Type IIa?

Also known as a diamond type 2a diamond, a Type IIa is one of four diamond classifications. Around 1-2% of all diamonds are classified as Type IIa (or 2a).

These gems are purely, or almost purely carbon, and are considered to be the purest and most valuable of all.

Type IIa diamonds have zero or exceptionally few nitrogen atoms within the crystal lattice structure. These diamonds can be completely colorless. 

Buying a Type IIa Diamond

During your search for the perfect diamond there are a few key things to consider, the certificate is very important and it should be issued by International Gemological Institute (IGI) or (GIA) The report contains all the critical specifications of the diamond and provides you with an authentic diamond grading that is recognized as the industry standard. 

The price of your diamond should reflect the IGI report findings. Type IIa diamond prices vary, you will pay substantially less for a lab grown type IIa synthetic diamond than a natural one. Specifications such as the color of your diamond and clarity of your  diamond also play a crucial role in the value of what you pay e.g E color vs H or Clarity VS1 vs I1.

We always suggest working with a Jeweler that you trust and that is providing you with all the proper certifications.

What is a laser inscription and is it important?

A laser inscription is an efficient and easy way to identify your diamond. Laser inscription is common throughout the diamond industry. Using a very fine and precise laser beam, alphanumeric characters, a brand logo, and even a personalized message can be inscribed on the girdle or outside the circumference of your diamond. Adding your IGI report number to your diamond’s girdle with Laserscribe® permits fast identification and verification of all of its gemological details.


At Atlantis Diamonds, we uphold the unwavering commitment to diamond quality and standards, a prideful tradition embedded within Atlantis. Since 2017, each diamond’s authenticity is guaranteed, marked with an engraved identification number, and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

A Guide to Carat Size


Carat serves as a measure of a diamond’s weight, significantly influencing its size. Generally, a higher carat weight corresponds to a higher price range for the diamond.


Clarity denotes the degree to which a diamond is devoid of imperfections, known as inclusions, impacting its brilliance.


Distinct from its shape, the cut profoundly affects a diamond’s sparkle. The precision of the cut directly influences the diamond’s brilliance.


Diamonds are classified into two types: colorless and fancy colored. Ranging from D (colorless) to Z (light yellow), Atlantis exclusively carries D to J colored diamonds, a testament to our uncompromising quality.


We stand by the authenticity and superior quality of our diamonds, ensuring not only their integrity but also the enduring care and durability of your engagement ring for years to come.

The Timeless Elegance of Diamond Jewellery

Diamonds have long been revered for their exquisite beauty and timeless elegance. From engagement rings to necklaces, diamond jewellery has always been a symbol of luxury and sophistication. The allure of diamonds lies in their brilliance and sparkle, which can instantly elevate any outfit or occasion.

One of the most popular forms of diamond jewellery is the engagement ring. The tradition of giving a diamond ring to propose marriage dates back centuries and continues to be a cherished tradition today. The sparkle of a diamond engagement ring is a testament to the love and commitment shared between two individuals.

Aside from engagement rings, diamond necklaces are also highly sought after. A diamond pendant can add a touch of glamour to any neckline, whether it’s a simple chain or an elaborate design. Diamond earrings are another popular choice, with their delicate shimmer enhancing the beauty of the wearer.

When it comes to diamond jewellery, the 4Cs – cut, clarity, color, and carat weight – are essential factors to consider. The cut determines the diamond’s brilliance and sparkle, while clarity refers to the presence of any internal or external flaws. The color of a diamond can range from colorless to yellow, with colorless diamonds being the most valuable. Carat weight, on the other hand, refers to the size of the diamond.

Investing in diamond jewellery is not only a symbol of luxury but also a wise investment. Diamonds are known for their durability and value retention, making them a timeless asset. Whether you’re purchasing diamond jewellery for yourself or as a gift, it’s important to choose a reputable jeweller and carefully examine the quality of the diamonds.