Journal: Inspiration

Inspiration

Expedition diary: Ratnapura mines

Little is made of the remarkable journey a gemstone goes through and even less is discussed on the positive impact mining can have in so many places. We are here to immerse you in our world, sourcing exceptional gemstones from far-flung corners of the earth.04:00: An early start The alarm goes off at 4am. Mildly disorientated and heavy with jet lag we pile into a minibus and drive through...

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Sam Stirrat gemologist in Sri Lanka

Inspiration

Sri Lanka | January 2022: Background to our expedition

In January 2022 we traveled to Sri Lanka, the first of many expeditions, taking you on a journey of discovery in search...

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Jackie So

Inspiration

Fine jewellery to cherish beyond your wedding day

Our bridal jewellery is made with more than your big day in mind. Whether it's a necklace, a pair of earrings or a...

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Yellow diamond and heart shaped trilogy ring

Inspiration

An immersive experience: The creation of a yellow diamond engagement ring

Each bespoke engagement ring we create can take between 4-8 weeks to create. Crafting exceptional pieces takes time and...

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Blackacre Founder Sam colour

Inspiration

An interview with the Founder, Sam Stirrat

Preferring to stay out of the limelight a conversation with Sam is normally reserved for those lucky enough to embark...

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Portofino

Inspiration

Proposal locations and creations with names that provoke emotions

The natural world and its geographical features have conjured up an unrivalled level of creative inspiration that has...

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Goss Moor Nature Reserve

Inspiration

Where does the name Blackacre orginate from?

"Why is it called Blackacre?" a question that is pondered by many and one that prompts a deeper insight in to the...

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