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…

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…

Ruby Birthstone for July…. Happy Birthday July This month’s special birthstone is Ruby .A stone of great value and nobility ruby jewellery often plays a significant role in films and it is no surprise that “Rubies “ feature greatly in recognisable pieces from past films.   Anyone remember the stunning pear cut ruby and diamond…

Happy Birthday June Babies A very “ Happy Birthday “ to all of those born this month. As a “ June Baby” you have the lustrous Pearl as your birthstone. Early Cultures believed that a Pearl was born when a single drop of rain fell from the heavens and became the “ heart of the…