The Unparalleled Beauty of a Kashmir Sapphire
From mines now exhausted, Kashmir sapphires are known as being the very best in the world. Learn more about these incredible gems…
Retro Jewellery from the Fabulous Forties
The 1940’s was a time when jewellers experimented with different shapes, including motifs inspired by nature and large colourful gemstones. Learn more about this interesting period in jewellery history.
The Curve of the Cabochon
Discover the unique style of cut that has entranced jewellery lovers for thousands of years...
Precious Natural Pearls
Pearls have always been considered one of the most precious of gems and make a wonderful gift of love, read more about what makes natural pearls so special...
The Phenomenon of Floriography!
Be romanced by the language of flowers...
Ancient Celtic Jewellery
Survivals of Ancient Celtic jewellery are incredibly rare. Learn about jewellery worn by the Celts and discover the Ancient Celtic rings in our collection.
Crossover engagement rings
Discover the romance behind antique crossover engagement rings...
Moonstone has been known for its beautiful shimmering light effect since ancient times when it was believed to be made of the rays of the moon. Click here to see our unique selection of antique moonstone jewellery.
A History of Earrings: Part 9. Vintage 1960’s and 1970’s earrings
Our final instalment is here! Featuring the fabulous vintage designs of the 1960s and 70s.
From the earliest civilisations right up to the present day, lapis lazuli has been revered for its intense blue colour and included in the most important artworks throughout history. Find out more about its enduring appeal.
A History of Earrings: Part 8. The glamorous 1940’s and 1950’s
The 1940's signified a shift in jewellery design. Read our new earrings feature here to find out why.
A History of Earrings: Part 7. The Art Deco Period, 1920’s to 1930’s
Come the 1920's, a new and exciting decorative style was taking hold - Art Deco. Click here to learn about earring design during this period.
Turquoise: December Birthstone and Striking Winter Jewel
The icy sky blue of turquoise provides a welcome pop of colour to winter; it is also aptly one of the birthstones for December. In this article we introduce this vibrant gem, whose popularity has stood the test of time.
A History of Earrings: Part 6. 1901 – 1915 Edwardian period including Belle Époque and Art Nouveau
Following on from the Victorian period, our next instalment on the history of earring design focuses on Art Nouveau and its influence on elegant Edwardian jewellery.
A History of Earrings: Part 5. Victorian earrings: The Late Victorian Period 1885 - 1901
Queen Victoria reined from 1837 to 1901, a total of 64 years. Across this period, there were three prominent jewellery trends. In this article we outline the final part, the Late Victorian period, from 1885 to 1901.
‘Requiescat In Pace’ : Mourning and Memento Mori Jewellery
Learn how themes of death and remembrance appear in antique jewellery.
Our newly acquired Stuart ring belongs to an exciting group of jewellery called ‘Stuart crystals'. These pieces are attractive, rare and highly collectable. Click here to learn more about their history.
A History of Earrings: Part 4. Victorian earrings: The Middle Victorian Period 1860 - 1885
Queen Victoria reigned for a total of 64 years. Across this period, there were three prominent jewellery trends. In this article we outline the second part, the Middle Victorian period, from 1860 to 1885.
Discover the intricate jewellery made by Viking craftsmen