Blog

Changing seasons doesn’t mean forgoing fashionable finishing touches

Changing seasons doesn’t mean forgoing fashionable finishing touches

Autumn. Nights drawing in. Warm woolly jumpers with roll necks and long sleeves. Walks by the river in your fleece lined boots. A stylish jacket or gillet to keep the chill out. Whatever your autumn and winter outfit choice, there is still room to pep up your wardrobe...

The Versatile Brooch.

There is nothing quite like a brooch, to add a little something to any outfit. Brooches are back on trend and becoming quite the collectors item. They have become a very versatile addition to any jewellery box. No longer an item your Granny would pin on her coat....

Peridot – simply out of this world…

Peridot – simply out of this world…

Peridot, the birthstone of August, is one gemstone that really can be said to be out of this world. Famously mined by the ancient Egyptians on the Red Sea island of Zabargad, the stone has also been found in pallasite meteorites – remnants of our solar system’s birth...

Think you know Pearls? Think again.

Think you know Pearls? Think again.

If the thought of Pearls makes you think of your granny, it’s time to think again. These jewels of the sea, with their rich luster and glowing warmth, have been gradually reinvented to a point where the chicest and most modern of women reach for their beauty. There’s...

Emeralds – A Royal Favourite

Known as the gem of spring, Emerald is the perfect choice as the birthstone for the month of May. Favoured by royalty since the time of Cleopatra, the most prized Emeralds come from Columbia and are famed for their clarity and depth of colour. Cleopatra can’t be wrong...

Freedom – At Long Last!

With our gradual emergence from lockdown and our eyes set on a hot and sunny summer, all eyes are on an easy way to get back into the habit of dressing to impress ourselves, and others. And the fashion for jewellery this summer is Long! Where in previous seasons the...

Birthstones & Gemstones: What Do We Know?

Birthstones & Gemstones: What Do We Know?

Gemstones are not just pretty stones we use to adorn jewellery. They have always been associated with the mystical, religious and spiritual. In today's hectic world more and more people are turning to crystals and gemstones to help them be more grounded and to find...

Garnet- Birthstone for January

Garnet- Birthstone for January

I always think that the Garnet gemstone is a Lovely start to a New Year. For those born in January this gemstone is for them. Garnet comes in many colours, but the ones used more widely are the red garnets. Garnet from the Latin word Granatus, small seeds. indeed...

Boost your winter style with a festive brooch

With the advent of the colder and wetter weather and the desire to bundle up against the elements, it is all to easy to forget to keep your personal style going. But with the inclusion of hats, big coats, warm jackets and bulky jumpers, you have the perfect canvas to showcase your jewellery, including the much sought after Christmas brooches.

Whether you taste is for contemporary classic or winter whimsey, there has never been a better time to sport a brooch.

Support our wildlife this winter

Support our wildlife this winter

Here at Silver 54, we have adopted the humble garden Hedgehog as our symbol this Christmas. With their cute pointy noses and soft little bellies, they never fail to bring a much needed smile to our faces. However, from a number of 30 million in the 1950s, there are...