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Jewellery, and Accessorising

  • Jewellery can be a great gift for any occasion, but birthday especially. It is thoughtful and beautiful and it can cost as much or as little as you want it to. Choose jewellery carefully and the person you are buying it for will be very grateful. If you want to buy jewellery for someone, look […]

  • When you buy a necklace, more often than not it will come with a chain. However, it is also possible to buy just the pendant so that you can put it on a chain of your choice. You may also simply decide to change the chain after the old one has got damaged or you […]

  • The ankle chain jewellery trend enjoyed great success in the UK a few years ago. You could buy them everywhere, from high-end jewellery stores to high street fashion shops. Ankle chains began to go out of fashion though and as with many trends, few people are still wearing them today. Could they come back into […]

  • Deciding whether to wear silver or gold jewellery is an entirely personal preference. Both are beautiful and will never go out of fashion, especially if you invest in timeless pieces that have a classic shape and design. We have put together some points to help you decide: Silver jewellery: This will suit people who have […]

  • There are many benefits to wearing costumer jewellery rather than a piece of solid gold or silver jewellery. However, sometimes nothing except the real thing is going to be good enough. Here, we are looking at some of the pros and cons of each type of jewellery. Costume jewellery can be excellent for something like […]

Latest Articles

Jewellery during the last few seasons has been getting bigger. We’ve seen plenty of statement pieces on the runways, but as the year progresses, large, bold jewellery is becoming an everyday look. If you’ve not already invested in chunky jewellery to complement your summer outfits, now is the time. This fashion trend has touched all types of jewellery – bracelets, earrings and rings have been getting bigger, bulkier and more […]

Many items of jewellery will be made abroad, and you can’t always guarantee whether it will have come from an ethical source. This often isn’t something that people think about when buying jewellery. However, it is something that many people are becoming increasingly concerned about and is something that you should take into consideration next time you decide to buy a new bracelet or pair of earrings. One of the […]

Jewellery always makes a lovely gift. It is especially good if you manage to buy something to really suits someone’s tastes, as it will look like a very thoughtful gift indeed. Here are some tips for buying someone a beautiful present that they will really appreciate: Gold or silver? Make sure you get this fundamental part correct. People will usually have a very set preference and the majority won’t suit […]

If you inherit a piece of jewellery, there will be a lot on your mind. Here are some steps to follow when thinking about what to do with the items you have inherited: Wait a while before you decide anything. It’s a very emotional time when somebody dies, so take your time when thinking about what to do with the jewellery items they have left to you. Think about emotional […]

As spring come around, it usually brings with it fresh new trends across the board. Jewellery is by no means excluded and the catwalks are filled with strong designs and summery hues to get you ready for spring. Here, we discuss some of the looks which are going to be important this season. The jewelled headband is coming back into fashion this spring. Many are big, sparkly and bold – […]

If we’re going to be technical about it, cubic zirconia is the cubic crystalline form of zirconium dioxide. It’s a synthesised material which is often used in jewellery pieces and can provide a visual likeness to diamonds. Cubic zirconia has been around since 1976 and has become very popular due to its brilliant shine. It is very durable and is almost as hard as diamond on the Mohs scale (diamond […]