Top Jewellery Trends 2019: Earrings: This year earrings are back in the forefront with all types of earrings being a popular choice. So whether you like hoop earrings, statement earrings, drop earrings,  stud earrings or pearl earrings there is something for you this year.  We have also seen a huge trend towards wearing more than…

Personalised Jewellery As Christmas 2019 draws nearer we are all starting to look at Christmas ideas for our loved ones. One of the top trends for 2019 is to personalise the piece of jewellery that we gift. People love their own signature on a piece of jewellery and love to feel it is individual to…

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…