"With this ring, I thee wed....."
A brief history of wedding rings
Celebrate Spring with Nature’s Colours
Learn more about our rainbow of coloured stones...
The True Pigeon Blood Ruby
Pigeon blood rubies are known for their striking beauty and their rarity, learn more about these beautiful gemstones...
Onyx provides elegance and striking contrast when paired with diamonds in Art Deco designs and has remained popular throughout history since ancient times. Rediscover the beauty of this versatile material.
Discover the art of enamelling and its presence in antique jewellery...
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.