Antique Jewellery Versus Vintage Jewellery Many times we get asked is there a difference between antique jewellery and vintage jewellery and the simple answer is “Yes”. Typically antique jewellery is over 100 years old and this is where you would count beautiful victorian pieces as antique jewellery. Vintage jewellery needs tobe only fifty years old…

WHAT JEWELLERY TO BRING ON HOLIDAYS Planning a trip abroad this summer and wondering what jewellery to bring let us give you some advice. We all know that jewellery and suncream don’t make the perfect match especially pearls so I would leave the pearls at home safely stored away. You don’t want the worry of…

Caring for Pearls   As this is the month of the birthstone Pearl we thought it would be helpful to provide some tips on how to care for your beautiful pearls. It is important that you wear them they benefit greatly from the natural oils in the skin. After you have worn them and you…

¬†Clean your jewellery this May It is a great time to have your jewellery cleaned. When it comes to cleaning your jewellery although you can clean it at home yourself we do recommend you have your precious pieces cleaned by a qualified jeweller. Not only have they the correct equipment they also know how different…

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas   Mother’s Day is March 31st and your local member from the Association of Fine Jewellers has lots of perfect gifts for your Mum. We have compiled a collection of suggestions to give you some ideas. Lockets: First up lets look at a locket, always a beautiful gift for your Mum,…

Jewellery Trends 2018 2018 sees a lot of different earring trends from mismatched earrings to single earrings and finally a reintroduction of the hoop earring. Not that the “hoop” earring had ever really gone very far as they are a favourite among many. Lots of people love the fact that many don’t have a back…

  Jewellery Trends 2018 ENGRAVABLES: This is a word that you are probably hearing a lot lately and it is simply jewellery that can be engraved. A trend that was huge in the 80s is back on the jewellery scene. Most brands and generic collections of jewellery have an engravables collection. You can choose to…

Watch Trends 2018 This year sees many trends in watches so no matter what you like you will find something . From Smart Watches , sport watches , dress watches to everyday watches. Smart Watches: The dictionary definition is ” a mobile device with a touchscreen display, designed to be worn on the wrist. The…

  Jewellery for your Wedding Day When a Bride is getting married every element of what she will wear on the day is a major decision. Very often when it comes to jewellery the bride will match her dress so if she has chosen crystals she will usually opt for wearing diamonds. If she has…