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Royalty – the poster girls for brooches

Royalty – the poster girls for brooches

With the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II upon us, all eyes will once again be on the royal family, what they wear and their accessory jewellery. And, as has been the case throughout Her Majesty’s reign, you can be sure that brooches will be front and centre,...

Make it personal

Personalising your jewellery – making it something truly unique to you – has had a renaissance in recent months. But where charm bracelets were always something of a challenge – with the need to go to a jewellers for the charms to be added, or alternatively choosing a...

Santa Baby, put a little gift under the tree for me…

Dear Santa, it’s that time of year again. The one when our beloveds are let out alone, unsupervised, to purchase that special gift to show us how much we mean to them. And, not wanting to seem ungrateful, I really don’t want another hoover, iron, electrical appliance...

Silver is Back!

Silver is Back!

After a period of gold and rose gold taking the limelight over recent years, silver jewellery is  back in vogue, with top jewellery designers once again using this precious metal to create sculptural, chunky and playful designs. Suitable for all skin tones, it adds a...

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...