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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...

Put the Va Va Voom into your Zoom

With so many meetings, coffees, family gatherings and general chit chats taking place online at the moment, never has so much attention been focused on our torsos and faces. And while there is no reason not to take advantage of the situation and relish your chance to...

In Flander’s Fields …

In Flander’s Fields …

The Poppy’s long history as a symbol has seen it worn to denote death, love, joy and peace. In the UK, as in many countries around the world, we use the poppy as a sign of remembrance for those who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars, as well as in...

Keep The Rainbow Flag Flying

It has been a difficult period we have all gone through and continue to go through.In these times the rainbow has become a symbol of hope and togetherness.As we emerge from lock down the rainbow continues to remain important to us. Fashion Designers and Textile...

The Magic of Moonbeams …MOONSTONE

Mans' love of Moonstone is one that has come down through history, with many cultures and faiths revering this delicately coloured gem over thousands of years. The power and mystery of the stone was believed to be aligned to that of the moon, with its name being...

Arm Candy – to stack or not to stack?

Arm Candy – to stack or not to stack?

To stack or not to stack is the big question when it comes to bracelets this summer. Bracelets are never far from being the go-to accessory, but this season they are really Big. Open any magazine and you will see celebrity after celebrity wearing an abundance of Arm...

Pearls the Birthstone for June.

Pearls the Birthstone for June.

Historically pearls have graced the great Kings and Queens of England.Many a portrait of Elizabeth 1st depicts her draped in many strings of pearls. These jewels represented power and wealth. Roll forward to the 1930s. Coco Chanel reinvented pearl jewellery. not for...