In a world that often prioritises the allure of the new, it can be easy to disregard pre-loved jewellery. Following the latest jewellery fashions is an undoubtedly fun way to breathe new life into your personal style, but pre-loved pieces have a magical charm that transcends the appeal of the most recent trends. Here at […]
As the excitement of your engagement slowly filters into wedding planning, there will be many big decisions to make. With a venue booked, guest list confirmed and dress chosen, next on the list might be choosing the perfect bridal jewellery. Bridal jewellery not only adds a touch of elegance and glamour to your wedding day […]
With a subtle but sleek finish, sterling silver is a timeless addition to every jewellery box. However, one of the downsides of sterling silver is that it can tarnish quickly if not cared for properly. The metal reacts with the air over time and, given its light colouring, this means that sterling silver jewellery can […]
Introduction: Cartier, the renowned French luxury jewellery and watch brand, has been synonymous with opulence, craftsmanship, and sophistication for over a century. With a rich history that spans more than 175 years, Cartier has established itself as a global icon, adorning the most influential and elite individuals with its exquisite creations. This article delves into […]
We’d like to introduce you to Bonds the Jeweller’s commercial side, bespoke jewellery makers Mallards. Mallards designs and creates quality sterling silver jewellery for heritage and visitor attractions, as well as commercial businesses. The story of Mallards Bonds’ founder Douglas Bond started making bespoke jewellery for visitor attractions back in 2004. This branch of the […]
A birthstone is a precious or semi-precious stone associated with a particular month. Some people believe that the gems have certain qualities – and at the very least, shopping by birthstone can narrow down tricky birthday present buying! The idea of associating gems with particular times of year goes back to ancient civilisations, when people […]
Garnet, the birthstone of January, is mined in a rainbow of colours. From the fiery orange of Mandarin Garnet to the rich green of Tsavorite Garnet and to the most widely recognized color of Pyrope Garnet, it is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.
Lockets have been around for as long as humans have been adorning themselves. They are small, intricate containers shaped like decorative items, worn by individuals to hold something valuable to them. Early versions date back to the Roman and Greek times. Lockets come in various forms, but the hinged pressed metal heart-shaped design became popular […]