Guy’s Engagement Ring

Guy’s journey started with the desire to make his Fiance an engagement ring. After an initial chat and some guidance from myself, Guy went off and had a look at some ideas and sent me some images though.  We also fixed the budget. The centre stone needed to be a...

Suzanne The Stylist

“I  have worked with Richard on a couple of occasions. As a Stylist my clients have wanted pieces making bespoke for them and each one has been fabulous. But this time I wanted something special for myself. For my 30th wedding anniversary I wanted to upgrade my...

Andrew’s Earrings

Andrew came to us looking to make a pair of earrings for his wife. His search started with an ask for price request one a pair of rubies he liked and we took it from there. Having established his budget and the finer points of what he wanted, we started to go to work....

Bespoke Jewellery – The Cinderella Moment

There is a Cinderella moment you get the first time you try on something that was made exclusively for you. That has never been truer, than for bespoke jewellery. It’s that crowing moment (if you’ll pardon the pun), where the reason behind the piece being made, the...

PVW – Eternity Ring and Pendant.

Sometimes the decision to make a pice of jewellery comes about for all the wrong reasons.  From time to time, I  am asked to make something because an original item was lost or stolen. This client had suffered a robbery that sadly deprived her of her treasured...

Lisa Earrings and Pendant Set

A returning customer, wanted a pendant and earring set for his wife’s upcoming birthday and so with plenty of time in hand, we got to work. The brief was vague. something along the lines of I have some ideas – in particular, a colleague of mine was wearing...

Choosing an Engagement Ring Style

Choosing an engagement ring setting can be a daunting task! To help you along the way, we’ve pulled together a few of the classics. However, this is not to say that you should avoid choosing something truly unique too. If you want to take a deep dive into having a...

Designing An Engagement Ring

There has never been a better time to design your own engagement ring. As it is the most meaningful piece of jewellery you might ever wear, why not enhance its meaning by being involved in the design process.  In lockdown our lives went under the microscope and...

Step By Step Guide to Bespoke Jewellery

If you want help designing any bespoke piece of jewellery, click the link below. Visit The Design Studio If you want to take a deeper dive in the engagement ring design process, READ THIS POST

Grading Gemstones – here are the 6 ‘C’s

Gemstones are graded slightly differently to diamonds.  While diamonds have the well known 4 Cs (carat, cut, colour and clarity), there are 2 additional Cs for gemstones that could make all the difference to the value of your gem.  The infographic is a...

Why bespoke jewellery might be the perfect symbol of savouring moments

As life opens up around us – likely bringing with it new freedoms and busier social calendars – many of us will be feeling inspired to return to ‘normality’. There will undoubtedly be a desire to have new experiences and reward ourselves with new things; perhaps we’ll...

Making Memories: Precious Gemstones and Bespoke Jewellery Design

Jewellery and precious gemstones have been used throughout history as mementos of sentimental moments. The astounding beauty, their inherent value and deep symbolical histories embedded within, make beautiful gems the perfect gift. The meaning behind the gemstone and...

The Healing Power Of Gemstones

The healing power of gemstones is something that mankind has been aware of throughout history. Today more than ever, a wearable charm may be just thing to shake off the effects of lockdown. Understanding the Healing Power of Gemstones It appears that our ancestors...

Can A Gemstone Fit My Personality?

Gems through the ages have been used to ward off evil, cure illness, invite spiritual blessings, or just to add some bling to the cave. All manner of natural objects were used to adorn bodies and homes, and sometimes they ended up being items of trade. When people...

Gemstone Pricing Guide: How Much Do Gemstones Cost?

Knowing the market price of a gemstone is an absolute must before you commit to a purchase. Failure to understand the market value of a gemstone before you buy can leave you stuck with a stone that is worth only a fraction of the price you paid. But with a keen...