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What makes jewellery antique?

What makes jewellery antique?

The word ‘antique’ is commonly used to refer to anything that looks old, worn or dated. But what makes jewellery antique? For a piece of jewellery to be termed ‘antique’ by a jewellery valuer, it must be 100 years old or older. If you are looking for antique...

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What is fine jewellery?

Fine jewellery can transform your appearance. An amethyst necklace adds a flair of glamour, an emerald ring conveys elegance, and a pair of pearl earrings emulates decorum and grace. But how do you define fine jewellery? We’ve taken a look at how you can spot high...

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Who wears Brooches?

Who wears Brooches?

A brooch is a very particular piece of jewellery as it signifies the very height of sophistication. Brooches give the owner the licence to have fun as they come in such a wide variety of styles and shapes. They can also be beautiful, and the sky is the limit when it...

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How to layer your jewellery properly

How to layer your jewellery properly

When it comes to layering jewellery, it's easy to over-accessorize, especially if your collection features an array of different styles, metals and stones. Here are a few tips on how to layer your jewellery effectively. Be consistent with your colour scheme: Layered...

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When and How to Start a Jewellery Heirloom

When and How to Start a Jewellery Heirloom

Nothing makes a piece of jewellery more special than knowing it has been passed down through the generations. Whether you knew the family member who owned the piece, or never got the chance to meet them, heirloom pieces give you a connection to the past. Sadly,...

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An Introduction To Bespoke Jewellery

An Introduction To Bespoke Jewellery

If you’re curious about jewellery or a jewellery wearer yourself, then chances are, you’ve heard someone use the term bespoke. With the global jewellery market valued at $348.5 billion per year (https://savemycent.com/blog/jewelry-industry-statistics/) and many pieces...

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Beginner’s guide to selling your jewellery

Beginner’s guide to selling your jewellery

If you have an antique or old piece of jewellery you have decided to part ways with, it is essential you follow the guidelines below to ensure you get a fair price for your jewellery. We understand parting with jewellery can be an emotional and difficult time, and the...

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Gold Prices and the real value of your Jewellery

Gold Prices and the real value of your Jewellery

Gold Prices and the real value of your Jewellery The weather has been fantastic and I’m sure you are all happy to be spending time outside rather than perhaps ‘de-cluttering’. But if you have been busy clearing out drawers and perhaps your jewellery box and are...

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Beginners guide to selling your jewellery

Beginners guide to selling your jewellery

Many people have jewellery that has been handed down to them that they now want to sell or have valuable pieces they have bought in the past but no longer want. Fine jewellery sales not only generate income but also free people from keeping unnecessary items that can...

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GEORGIAN JEWELLERY

GEORGIAN JEWELLERY

Georgian Jewellery We are getting used to social distancing, but how can we express our love and friendship for people when we can’t get near them. Georgian jewellery (all jewellery!!) may be the answer. The Georgian period lasted from 1714 to 1830 and during this...

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In the Media

Amethysts and Aquamarines

Amethysts and Aquamarines

Big and bold gemstones are a big hit at the moment, particularly amethyst and aquamarine which are the Birthstones for February and March respectively. Click here to read Susan's column in Harrogate's Stray Ferret.  

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