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Lily Arkwright sponsors Manchester Film Festival

Manchester Film Festival

Lily Arkwright are thrilled to support Manchester Film Festival 2023 as this years lead partner. MFF showcases the very best UK & international...

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Lily Arkwright Supports Unicef

Supporting Unicef

This year marks Lily Arkwright's 5th year of supporting Unicef during Black Friday building upon our successful 2019 Unicef Halloween Ball partner...

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Lily Arkwright Supports Global Witness

Global Witness

Global Witness brings together the issues of human rights, corruption, the trade in natural resources, the role of banks, the arms trade, conflict...

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Lily Arkwright Award Nominations


Award Winning Jeweller

Proudly nominated for two of the UK's showcase Jewellery awards.

We're thrilled to have been nominated for Showroom Design of the Year by The Retail Jewellery awards committee and also Team of The Year by the Professional Jeweller awards team.


Emerald Engagement Rings

What are emerald gemstone engagement rings?

Emerald gemstone engagement rings have a central emerald as the centrepiece, which is valued for its elegant and deep green colour. Emeralds are prized for their uncommonness and beauty, and they represent vigour, love, and rebirth. These rings frequently feature emeralds set in a solitaire pattern or flanked by accent stones in a variety of cuts, including step, emerald, and oval. Emeralds are sophisticated and one-of-a-kind, and they make a unique alternative to conventional diamond rings when they are used in engagement rings. Emeralds are a wonderful option for people looking for uniqueness and elegance in their engagement jewellery because they are a little softer than diamonds, require less maintenance, and have a timeless beauty.

What is the history of emerald gemstone engagement rings?

Although emeralds have been used in jewellery for thousands of years, engagement rings have become increasingly popular over time. Emeralds were prized by ancient cultures such as the Romans and Egyptians for their associations with fertility and love. Emeralds gained popularity as a betrothal stone among European nobility during the Renaissance. Emeralds were a popular choice for engagement rings in early 20th-century Art Deco styles, and they became even more popular in the 21st century as interest in unusual, non-traditional gemstones returned. Because of their unique green appeal and long-standing symbolism of love and rebirth, emeralds are a popular choice for engagement rings among sophisticated and unique wearers.

Can I find matching wedding bands for emerald gemstone engagement rings?

Indeed! Lily Arkwright frequently provides wedding bands that match engagement rings set with emerald gemstones. These bands can be made to complement the engagement ring's style, metal, and setting, guaranteeing a sophisticated and well-coordinated bridal set. Depending on personal preference, the matching band may have smaller emeralds set into it or be made to accentuate the beauty of the engagement ring without drawing attention away from the main stone. Simple bands or elaborate details can be added to create a harmonious combination with the customisation options. You can be sure that the engagement ring and wedding ring set will match perfectly if you buy from the same jeweller or look for custom designs.


Celebrity Emerald Rings

Zoe Saldana’s emerald engagement ring

Zoe Saldana's engagement ring exudes elegance with its captivating emerald centrepiece embraced by a halo of diamonds, gifted by Marco Perego. The exquisite emerald, known for its rich green hue, radiates sophistication and symbolism, symbolising love's enduring growth and beauty in a timeless and stunning design.

our favourites

Lily Arkwright Loves

Amelia round or Florence emerald rings

Emeralds, prized for their vivid green hue, epitomise elegance and luxury. These gemstones, part of the beryl family, boast exceptional clarity and often feature natural imperfections known as "jardin," enhancing their unique character. Revered throughout history, emeralds symbolise renewal, prosperity, and enduring love, captivating with their mesmerising colour.