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Star Signs & Gemstones

Star Signs & Gemstones

Everybody is normally aware what their star sign is but do you know your Star Stone? Here is a comprehensive list of stones that correspond with your Star Sign.


What is Sterling Silver?

What is Sterling Silver?

In the last few years sterling silver has surpassed gold in its popularity as a metal base for jewellery use due to a combination of price, value, versatility and appearance. From early history, silver has gone by many different names. The name silver is originally name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon name, 'siolfur'. 


So, What Is Gold Vermeil Jewellery?

So, What Is Gold Vermeil Jewellery?

Vermeil jewellery is one of the hottest trends right now as it strikes the perfect balance between quality and value. Many  tend to confuse vermeil with gold plating, and even though they do share a few aspects, there is a big difference in quality, durability, and desirability.But what exactly is gold vermeil, Let's learn more about this premium gold finish.


The Beauty Of Pearls & The Minefield Of Buying Them.

The Beauty Of Pearls & The Minefield Of Buying Them.

I don’t think there is a more difficult gem to purchase than a pearl, freshwater or saltwater, the vast range of names, styles, colours & types of pearls can give even the most knowledgeable person a headache. In my latest blog post I hope to cover some of the basics when buying Pearls, things to watch out for & general pearl information.

Cubic Zirconia - An underestimated Beauty.

Cubic Zirconia - An underestimated Beauty.

What do you think when you hear about or see a Cubic Zirconia jewellery item? Thoughts tend to range from cheap, poor quality or costume jewellery. Everyone know it’s various names, CZ, Zirconia, Diamonique etc. What I never see discussed anywhere is the various grades of stones that are available or how to tell top of the range gems from poor quality ones.