Buying Bespoke Jewellery – Four Myths We Debunk

Bespoke Jewellery? When my clients tell me about their experience working with me to create bespoke jewellery they’re surprised — the process and the final product turned out better than they imagined and the price pleasantly surprised them too. A classic example, Guy...

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 simple way of...

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...

Natural versus Synthetic Gems: Which One is Best to Invest?

Today’s entrepreneurs are investing in gemstones more than ever. There are a number of reasons behind this trend, but topping the list is the potential for gems to increase in value exponentially. Adding to the allure is the ability to gemstones to maintain...

Investing In Coloured Gemstones Even in a Volatile Market

Coloured Gems in your investment portfolio, could be a way to keep diversity as you hedge in a volatile market. Through centuries of market swings, gemstones have rebounded in ways similar to precious metals. Currently, coloured gemstones provide a good store of...

Investing in Coloured Gemstones? How to Embrace their Potential

Traditionally, jewellery is considered a personal treasure not an investment, something you get to wear that makes you feel special and which you’ll eventually pass on to your heirs or loved ones, who will also pass it on to theirs. Most of us imagine a pretty...

Do’s and Don’ts of Building Your Jewellery Collection

Starting your own jewellery collection can be a fun and exciting endeavour. Getting to show off your creations and watching the reactions on your customers’ faces as they see your collection for the first time is an exhilarating experience.   However,...