Placeholder Rings, the Ring Before The Ring

You knew the moment your eyes met theirs. The things in common, the jokes that made you laugh, the fireworks of tingles that went up your arm every time you held hands, the open-heart talks that healed you, and every moment that made your decision clear: This is it,...

Jewellery Trends In History – Part II

Last week, we talked about how jewellery trends from the Art Deco, Golden Hollywood, and nature-inspired Seventies, reflected the way people felt about the world around them. Whether it was the hope in modern technology, an escape from tragedy, or feeling...

Jewellery Essentials – The Tennis Bracelet

The tennis bracelet combines the glamour of diamonds and the practicality of regular-wear — not so great for professional sports as Chris Evert would come to find out (more about her later), and perfect for adding extra sparkle to your favourite celebration, or...

Engagement Ring Trends To Fall In Love With For 2022

Lately, engagement rings have been doing a lot. Beyond professing future plans for marriage, engagement rings are getting more personal — couples want to incorporate the unique aspects of their love story with personal style, values, and intentions for their lives...

Jewellery Trends In History

Jewellery history shows us what people were feeling at the time, and how those feelings dazzled — or shimmered on what they wore. In fashion, especially jewellery, we wear what we’re feeling. Steel-coloured weather and government restrictions for weeks at a time...

All You Need Is Love – Celebrity Engagement Ring Roundup

All You Need Is Love – Celebrity Engagement Ring Roundup   Have you seen these celebrity engagement rings? The love stories! The special touches for each piece! The sparkle! While celebrities generally have the hundred-thousand (probably million) pound...

Legend Has It: 4 Famously Cursed Jewels In History

Do you believe in curses? As the frightful delights of Halloween makes its way back into our homes, there’s no better time to explore the dark reputation of these famously cursed gems: where they came from, the unfortunate events of owners past, where they are now,...

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

Bespoke Jewellery Manual – A Step By Step Guide 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 There are a few...

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...