Top 5 Jewellery Blogs you need to follow

Specialist blogs are the best way to find out more about your passions and interests. They offer passionate and free content for you to get informed about the newest trends and the history of the field. When it comes to jewellery, blogging is becoming one of the greatest ways to reach those passionate about the field and educate them on … Continue reading

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June’s Birthstone – Pearls

One of the most regal birthstones has to be the pearl. Famously worn by Audrey Hepburn and Princess Diana, it’s no wonder that the stone is synonymous with elegance. It is interesting that the month of June is so connected with weddings, as the month was named after the Roman goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage. Perhaps also connected to the … Continue reading

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Planning to propose?

Wedding season is rapidly approaching but many may be thinking of proposing. But where does the tradition of giving an engagement ring come from? The idea of the engagement ring apparently dates back to the pre-historic era. Way back then, cavemen would tie cords of braid grass around their chosen partners wrists, ankles and waist. This idea evolved in 2800 BC … Continue reading

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May’s Birthstone – Emerald

One of the most striking gemstones is the emerald and it just so happens to be May’s Birthstone. The month of May is named after the Greek Goddess Maia, who is the goddess of Spring. The fifth month of the year is said to be the month that plants really start to grow. Those that are born in May are … Continue reading

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Easter: What does it mean?

Easter is fast approaching and it can be easy to lose the meaning of it when you are buried in a mountain of chocolate eggs. So, we thought we would delve in deep to find out the true meaning of Easter and why we celebrate it When is Easter and why does the date change every year? Good Friday is … Continue reading

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April’s Birthstone – Diamond

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, they certainly are when you are born in April, as it is this month’s birthstone. It is not certain where April derives from, however, one report is that it comes from the Latin Aprilis, which derives from the Latin Aperire, meaning “to open”. Perhaps referencing the opening or blossoming of flowers and trees, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

The 26th March is a very special celebration. It is Mother’s Day, also known as the day that you give thanks to your mother. Unlike certain other holidays that have been invented by commercial entities, this day is a Christian celebration that derives back to the 16th century. It was a chance for those that worked in servitude to see their … Continue reading

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March’s Birthstone – Aquamarine

The third month of the year is now upon us and that means a new birthstone now take the forefront. The month was named Mars’ month after the Greek god Mars, who was the Roman God of war. It was the first month of the Roman calendar but is now the third month of the western calendar. Aquamarine is the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: The History

Ever wondered what the history of Valentine’s Day is, why we celebrate it on February 14th or how it became the most romantic day of the year? Well, we delved into the history books to find out the answers! Valentine’s Day, Saint Valentine’s Day or even the Feast of Saint Valentine’s exact origin is a mystery. However, it is rumoured that … Continue reading

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February’s Birthstone – Amethyst

This month means that the festive period is now a distant memory, resolutions may have broken and diets are non-existent. In other words, it is now February. The “Month of Purification” in Ancient Rome, as well as the month that holds the most romantic day of the year. The month of February is also marked in the amethyst, the birthstone for … Continue reading

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