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An Easter Egg with no calories – yes please!

From Christmas onwards, chocolate Easter eggs start surreptitiously appearing in our shops, tempting those of us with little will power to begin an indulgence that culminates with the chocolate fest that is Easter. But have you ever wondered why we use eggs to...

Brooches – Full circle and beyond

As with so many things in fashion, the wearing of brooches has come full circle.  Featured heavily in the major fashion houses shows for Autumn Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 brooches are 2019’s ‘must have’ costume jewellery fashion accessory. While many fashion trends...

THE LATEST BUZZ . . . SAVE THE BEES, SAVE THE WORLD

For me, my favourite range of jewellery that we stock is our nature collection. I’m particularly taken with the bee and his life and role in the world. Many people don’t realise that this beautiful little fuzzy insect, whose hard work ensures we have the crops needed...

Statement Earrings: The Hottest New Fashion Trend Right Now

As the new spring season approaches, one of the biggest trends in the fashion world right now is statement earrings. From social media-famous fashion bloggers to the celebrity elite, a bold, beautiful earring is now more important than the latest designer handbag....

Awesome Amethyst – February’s Birthstone

The birthstone for February Is Amethyst; A vibrant gemstone that varies in colour from the palest lilac to the deepest purple. I, personally, love this gemstone because it can be worn by everyone and compliments every outfit, whatever the season, day or night.

Opal – October’s Birthstone

Opals date back to 4000BC. The earliest discovery of opals came from Ethiopia, but today the majority are mined in Australia. Known for its luminescence, the opal contains a kaleidoscope of colours and is a truly stunning gemstone. According to Arabic legend, opals...

New Name – Same Us!

We thought we would make our first blog entry under our new name of Silver54 into an explanation as to why we decided to make this change. We have recently celebrated our 10th birthday of successful trading in Ware and so decided to treat ourselves to a small facelift...

Pearl – June’s Birthstone

According to tradition, by giving a piece of jewellery containing a person's birthstone good luck and protection will be bestowed upon the wearer. Each birthstone is associated with a different set of qualities; the pearl, the gemstone for the month of June,...

Emerald – May’s Birthstone

Twenty times rarer than the Diamond, the Emerald, is widely recognised as the birthstone of May.

Named after the Greek for “green stone” the emerald has a long and rich history: at the earliest known gem market in Babylon in around 4,000 BC, an emerald was dedicated…