Design Philosophy

  • engagement and love

Our Promise

All our diamonds come from sources that adhere to the "no conflict" Kimberley Process;

The diamonds in our collections are all high quality learn more;

We prove it by including an independent certificate for pretty much all diamonds, eg over 0.3 carat in size learn more;

We only use solid 18kt gold or 950 platinum learn more;

We always state the minimum Centre-stone-carat-weight as well as the minimum Total-carat-weight. learn more;

Our designs are unique to 1791. Even when we use famous designers, we insist on exclusivity;

Our Master Jewellers have over 35 years of experience;

We provide a 14 day no quibble return policy. See Terms and Conditions;

We aim to provide exceptional customer service. We are more than happy to answer any questions you have;

No pushy sales people. You only buy what you want, within your budget, when you are ready, in the comfort of your home!

We love to hear from you, and we love to help you, you are welcome to contact us just to ask questions.


1791's co founder and designer of the original 1791 diamond engagement ring collections is internationally renowned jewellery designer Alice Herald. Alice qualified in 2002 with a BA Honours Degree in Jewellery Design from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design in London, UK. During her degree, Alice worked for Benny, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths to Queen Elizabeth II, where she managed the Knightsbridge showroom, working to deliver top quality jewellery and silverware to clients. Alice has also worked alongside jewellers and fashion designers, and her jewellery has walked the catwalks of London Fashion Week.


We are happy to forward your ring for independent diamond certification and jewellery appraisals to any of the top NZ labs.

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