Every stone has a story
We offer six precious and semi-precious centre stones which are each available in four cuts, round, oval, cushion and emerald. Read more about each stone here.
Blue sapphires have been used in engagement rings since the Roman times. It is the birthstone for September and symbolises fidelity, nobility and truth.
The sapphire is the hardest gemstone, measuring a 9/10 on the MoH scale of stone hardness. There are many different shades of blue sapphire, our Fenton shade is a deep classic blue with a touch of brilliance and sparkle.
We source our blue sapphires from Sri Lanka and Thailand and will always set this stone in white gold or platinum to best bring out it's natural colour.
Emeralds are the May birthstone and symbolise peace, balance and loyalty. They have featured in a number of famous marriages, some more peaceful than others, including Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly and The Duchess of Windsor.
Our emeralds are sourced from Zambia and we look for a rich, deep green with minimal inclusions and great life and clarity. We set our emeralds in yellow gold to best bring out the depth of their green.
Emeralds are a more delicate stone that either diamonds or sapphires and should not be exposed to extreme temperatures such as freezers or hotstoves or worn for exercise or any active pursuit in case of risk of cracksor shattering. To enjoy your emerald, it should be well cared for and worn with more consideration than a diamond and sapphire.
In Sanskrit the ruby is known as 'the king of precious stones' and symbolises passion, wisdom and success. It the birthstone for July.
Our rubies are a deep red shade and are sourced from Mozambique and Thailand. It is also a hard wearing stone and a 9 on the MoH scale. Our rubies are always set in white gold or platinum.
Pink sapphires have been extremely rare throughout history. They have a range of meanings including love, delicacy, femininity and elegance.
Our pink sapphires are sourced from Sri Lanka and Thailand and we will always set them in rose gold.
Yellow sapphires are known as bringers of happiness and good fortune as well as wisdom and prosperity.
Our yellow sapphires are sourced from Australia, Montana, Sri Lanka and Thailand and will always be set in yellow gold.
The aquamarine is the most popular of the semiprecious stones and is the birthstone for March. As the name suggests, it is the gemstone for lovers of the sea and is said to give protection to the wearer.
Like the emerald, it is an 8 on the MoH scale of stone hardness and so should be worn with some care. Our aquamarines are set in white gold or platinum to best offset their delicate blue and we source our aquamarines from Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zambia and Brazil and Mozambique.
Join us in our mission to open up our supply chain and include you in the whole journey of your ring, from stone sourcing to factory conditions.
We hope you’ll join us as we shed light on a complex industry and work to bring about even more positive change as we grow.OUR FACTORIES
All factories we work with must be highly committed to the development, well-being and safekeeping of their workers.
FACT - There have not been any major accidents or incidents in any of the factories we work with in the last five years. All key safety equipment is provided for every worker.
We have toured all of our factories personally and check in regularly.
FACT - 100% of workers in the factories we use are paid at least 20% above the average local wage for equivalent work and 60% above minimum wage.
All workers are aged 19 or older.
FACT - The labour participation rate of women in India is one of the lowest in the world, however in our lead factory 30% of the workers are female and they receive equal pay to men.
There are equal opportunities for promotion and 20% of the senior staff are female.
Fenton gemstones are sourced from a carefully selected list of countries that display best in class mining practises.
There are a number of countries that we do not source from which are also detailed below.
Follow the journey of a Fenton ring here.