Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Our FAQs are designed as a first step before your enquiry. If your questions remain unanswered, get in touch with our friendly team.

Engagement Rings

It can range from $3000 to $20,000 or even more. It depends upon what you want and how you like it to be made. Q Report’s survey found that the average Australian spends over $6,000 and the majority spend somewhere between $5,000 and $15,000 on an engagement ring.

Yes, whether you have an idea, picture, reference or an heirloom diamond or stone, we can create any ring style & design you desire.

Yes, you can have coloured gemstones or your birthstone in your engagement ring. Our jewellery consultants interact with you on your choices and suggest a style according to your lifestyle preference.

Yes, if you have a loose diamond or an heirloom diamond, we can use it to create a ring for you. 

Absolutely, our design consultants specialise in guiding you to select the right ring to surprise your partner with.

If you’re really not sure, we can always supply you with a loose diamond to propose with and you can bring her in to design the ring together.

No problem!  Our talented team are pretty amazing at picking the right size or close to based on a full size photo of your partner.  If it isn’t the perfect fit once you have given it to her, you can bring the ring in together and get it sized for her within two hours.

Wedding Rings

Yes, you can get custom laser or hand engraving on either the inside or outside of your wedding rings.  You may wish to select your anniversary date or a special message. 

18 carat is the hardest wearing for wedding rings.  As long as you have it a minimum of 1.6mm deep it will really last.  Platinum is the most durable metal for wedding rings, however it will dent into itself if you are hard on your hands.  

Yes.  Bell & Brunt custom make all their wedding bands so you can have it made to match your engagement ring perfectly.

We would suggest having your wedding bands designed around 3-4 months before the wedding to give you plenty of time to have them made, try them on and make sure they are perfect.  This way you have plenty of time to make any changes if required.

You can definitely make adjustments to your wedding ring.  You’d be surprised how much difference filling at certain angles in places can make.

Custom Made Jewellery

Anything and everything!  Anything that can be custom made, we can do it!  Our jewellers are wold-class and there’s nothing they can’t do.

Ours is a premium product, it’s not for everyone.  Our diamonds are hand selected the best of their grades, we use only premium freshly forged bars of gold and our manufacturing methods are the envy of jewellers from around the globe.  

A premium ring hand made individually for you by a  world-class master jeweller will be definitely be worth it in the long run.  You get to wear a work of art and have it last you a lifetime to hand down through generations to your loved ones.  To see if we’re a good fit we need to organise a time to see if our services best suits your needs. 

The process of hand crafting your ring will take four weeks, from the deposit stage through to completion and collection.

Cast rings are made in bulk batches and your ring will be 1 of a 100,000 or more of the same. Handmade rings are custom designed so you can pick the diamond, metal and select the style for your ring. Cast rings often use scrap metal that’s been melted down and poured into a wax mould so they tend to need major repairs or can fall apart in around 5 years. Handmade rings have structural integrity that can withstand everyday wear & tear and can last for even 50 years.

Loose Diamonds & Gemstones

Yes, you certainly can, and at no obligation. The best way to choose the right diamond is to look at different diamond sizes and shapes. Also the scintillation – the sparkle – is best viewed in person.

Bell & Brunt have a hand selected range of diamonds in studio, but have access to thousands more within a day so you can view a custom range just for you to select from.

Everything and anything! We have a fully qualified FGAA (Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Australia) Gemologist in our studio who can assist you with any gemstone enquiries.

Our diamonds are GIA certified, which is the highest and most trusted diamond grading service world wide. Our gemstone merchants are Australian businesses, who then source the highest quality gemstones globally. We strictly adhere to the Kimberley Process and ethical mining practices.

Policy

Ours is a premium product, it’s not for everyone.  We have been the trusted jeweller of choice in South Australia for over 101 years.  Our reputation for quality forged over time.  Our diamonds are hand selected the best of their grades, we use only premium freshly forged bars of gold and our manufacturing methods are the envy of jewellers from around the globe.  To see if it’s a good fit we need to organise a time to see if it best suits your needs. 

Yes and no.  Any diamond of 1.00 carat size or above and H colour and SI2 clarity will have a certificate.  Majority of diamonds over .50 carat will be certified, however as not all diamonds are sent to a certification laboratory there is the opportunity to buy some that are not certified.   

Bell & Brunt require a 20% deposit to get started creating your custom piece with the balance to be paid upon collection.

We offer a 3 month lay-buy option once your piece is completed.

We accept cash, credit or EFT.

We do offer post options to accommodate our interstate or busy customers that can’t get into the studio to collect them.

No deposit is required for a consultation.  The design and stone selection process is complimentary.

We require a 20% deposit to get started creating your custom piece or order.

General

We have been the trusted jeweller of choice in South Australia for over 101 years.  Our reputation for quality has been forged over time.

We are a family business that’s number 1 priority is creating excellent customer service and experience.  But don’t just take our word for it, hear what our customers have to say about us here.

Ours is a premium product, it’s not for everyone.  We have been the trusted jeweller of choice in South Australia for over 101 years.  Our reputation for quality forged over time.  Our diamonds are hand selected the best of their grades, we use only premium freshly forged bars of gold and our manufacturing methods are the envy of jewellers from around the globe.  To see if it’s a good fit we need to organise a time to see if it best suits your needs.

STUDIO

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Monday - Thursday 9.00 - 4.30pm

Friday 9.00 - 6.00pm

Saturday 9.00 - 12.30pm

Closed Sunday & Public Holidays.

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