News & Events

The world of fine jewellery is dynamic. Get the inside scoop on topical issues including latest trends, controversial sustainability issues, or how the language of jewellery is used politically.

Read about where Jacqui takes inspiration, the release of new collections, and stay up to date with her latest news and events in London.

News & Events

The world of fine jewellery is dynamic. Get the inside scoop on topical issues including latest trends, controversial sustainability issues, or how the language of jewellery is used politically.

Read about where Jacqui takes inspiration, the release of new collections, and stay up to date with her latest news and events in London.

Introducing “My Family” Ring

Introducing “My Family” Ring

“My Family” ring is a conceptual rather than prescriptive design, which makes sense as no two families are the same. The design is limited only by your imagination. The number of bands can be varied, the colour of metal chosen, and the bands can be set with stones of...

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The Snake is Born- help us name it….

The Snake is Born- help us name it….

Occasionally, jewellery has the power to challenge perceptions- it is more than the sum of its individual parts. We have designed and created a gold, ruby and diamond bespoke snake ear clip for a hearing impaired client. She has a mission to de-stigmatise hearing loss...

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We hail Lady Hale’s Style

We hail Lady Hale’s Style

We applaud the prominent spider brooch worn by Lady Hale when delivering the Supreme Court verdict yesterday. It was of course no accident, and she is by no means the only woman to send covert messages via jewellery. Madeleine Albright, as US Secretary of State,...

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Our take on International Chocolate Day

Our take on International Chocolate Day

Did you know that today is International Chocolate Day? We have a zero calorie, guilt-free (sort of) way to get your fix, which will bring joy for more than just a few mouthfuls. Chocolate pearls set with old cut diamonds and 18ct yellow gold Chocolate pearls,...

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Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) Compliance

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) Compliance

Changes to consumer law are being introduced effective 14 September 2019 requiring new payment security measures for both online and in store purchases. This is known as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). This website is fully compliant with the new regulations, so...

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Curate your ears

Curate your ears

One of the strongest trends in jewellery for some time has been statement jewellery for ears. This has included bold departures from conventional earrings. In particular, multiple piercings have become prolific, and this has inevitably led to a change in how and where...

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The Art of Colour

The Art of Colour

Colour is uniquely evocative, communicating emotions or aspects of your character. There is unquestionably a psychology of colour. This was used to great effect in the movie "The Shape of Water", which almost exclusively used a green palette...

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For me, from me…

For me, from me…

Receiving jewellery, often as a gift to celebrate key personal occasions, is a pleasure. Few things speak the language of love like jewellery. However, to be restricted to only acquiring jewellery by way of a gift is limiting and outdated. It is time to re-define our...

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Feature Profile on Femnesty

Feature Profile on Femnesty

Delighted to be profiled on the excellent Femnesty platform, uniquely designed by founder, Farah Brown, to connect and promote women. To register or read the full article, refer to www.femnesty.com.

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January blues?

January blues?

Yes please! If you're a sun seeker rather than a snow bunny, the short, dark days of winter can be challenging. But it doesn't have to be that way. Brighten up your day and your spirits with something blue- the colour of tranquility and truth. Sapphire, iolite and...

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Captivated by the moon

Captivated by the moon

You had to be a hardy star gazer to brave the sub zero temperatures to glimpse the "Super blood wolf moon" which made an appearance in the early hours of this morning in the northern hemisphere. This rare celestial event was a gorgeous sight to see....

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Not all Cs are created equal…

Not all Cs are created equal…

If you’ve ever researched or embarked upon buying a loose diamond or diamond jewellery, you will do doubt be acquainted with the “4 Cs”. To the uninitiated, this represents: CutCaratClarityColour Each of these has a direct bearing on the appearance of a stone, and...

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What is the significance of our logo?

What is the significance of our logo?

Like everything we do, a lot of love, thought and attention was channelled into developing and refining the Jacqui Larsson Fine Jewellery logo. We worked with the marvellous Bina Tarulli of Nuova Creative whose inventive and imaginative flair seamlessly integrated the...

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De Beers give synthetic diamonds the green light

De Beers give synthetic diamonds the green light

The recent announcement by De Beers that they will be producing gem quality synthetic diamonds caught the industry by surprise. De Beers has been a long term outspoken critic of lab grown diamonds, so on the surface the revelation is both unexpected and controversial,...

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Cleaning and safely storing diamond jewellery

Cleaning and safely storing diamond jewellery

Diamond has many extraordinary attributes. Not only is it exceptionally beautiful, it is supremely hard, extremely lustrous, chemically resistant, can withstand high temperatures, can be subjected to day to day wear with little or no damage, and disperses light to...

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Evolution of a bespoke piece of jewellery

Evolution of a bespoke piece of jewellery

If the prospect of having a piece of jewellery commissioned has aroused your curiosity but you have felt intimidated at the prospect, here is a recent example which had unexpected twists. A client had inherited two ruby rings and approached us with a view...

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Angel Delight

Angel Delight

We are very selective about our partners- they need to share our passion for unique jewellery and have a history of quality craftsmanship. This enables us to present diverse collections which are largely customisable- in essence, a bespoke piece of jewellery from a...

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VAT reclaim scheme

VAT reclaim scheme

Carob & Co participates in the VAT Retail Export Scheme which permits qualifying international visitors to reclaim VAT on goods which have been purchased in the UK, but exported outside the EC upon departure. A minimum spend of £300 is required. The process is...

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The importance of Hallmarking

The importance of Hallmarking

First introduced in the 14th century by King Edward I to combat rogue goldsmiths selling underweight or fake gold and silver, the role of the Assay Office represents one of the earliest forms of consumer regulation and protection. In its infancy, a group of trusted...

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