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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'. 


A Little Piece Of Jewellery History

A Little Piece Of Jewellery History

A Little Piece Of Jewellery History.

The history of jewellery is fascinating. It's amazing how these little (or sometimes not so) shiny objects have affected the human race and even our evolution. 

Since the first days of the human race, we have wanted to adorn ourselves with objects and trinkets to show our status, social standing and wealth, but also to show our individuality and our natural love of beauty. Our ancient ancestors are known to have worn simple necklaces and bracelets made from bone, teeth, berries and stones threaded on string or animal sinew.

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A Little Bit Of Jewellery Trivia.............

A Little Bit Of Jewellery Trivia.............

The joy of working with jewellery is that there is so much to learn and so much to really get passionate about. I have to admit though that it's the random facts, myths and old wives tails that tend to fascinate me the most. So with that in mind, in our latest blog entry I have put together some interesting snippets and random facts I have picked up over the years. 

Birthstones - A Brief History.

Birthstones - A Brief History.

Throughout history, people have attributed healing, magical, spiritual, or protective properties to gemstones. Amethysts, for example, open psychic abilities while garnets are thought to bring prosperity and luck. Birthstones, gemstones that correspond to the birth date of the wearer, have historically been thought to bring good luck, as well as to have healing or mystical energies.