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.

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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.

Subscribe to be entitled to subscriber-only seasonal events.

Natural Diamond vs Lab-Grown

Confused about Natural Diamond vs Lab-Grown? You're not alone. There has been considerable conflicting and deliberate mis-information in the public domain about the differences between natural  and synethetic (man made) diamonds, so it is unsurprising that consumers...

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How to Save for (and on) an Engagement Ring

Creating your Dream Engagement Ring Engagement rings are a promise to a shared future and very often the most expensive single piece of jewellery a couple will purchase in their lifetime. This can seem overwhelming, so it is natural to research how to save FOR and ON...

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Christmas Gift Guide

Researching and sourcing heartfelt gifts should be a pleasure not a chore... Need some inspiration finding the perfect Christmas gift this year? Rest easy- we have done the hard work for you. We have curated a selection of gorgeous, beautifully crafted jewellery and...

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Why are Jewellery Boxes Important?

Why are Jewellery Boxes Important?

The Importance of Jewellery Boxes Irrespective of the size of your jewellery collection, your treasured pieces deserve a safe and secure home to protect them from loss or damage. There are a couple of reasons why jewellery boxes are important. They encourage jewellery...

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Spring Edit

Spring Edit

Spring jewellery Today is the spring equinox in the northern hemisphere. The centre of the sun is directly over the equator, and daylight and night time hours are equal. This heralds the beginning of a new season. Spring, the most optimistic of all seasons has...

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A Skillset for Success

A Skillset for Success

Independent Jeweller in London "The Jeweller" magazine is the respected publication for members of the National Association of Jewellers (NAJ). Each edition profiles a NAJ member, and editor Belinda Morris featured our founder, Jacqui Larsson, in the Spring 2021...

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f:Entrepreneur female entrepreneurship campaign

f:Entrepreneur female entrepreneurship campaign

Our founder, Jacqui Larsson has been named as one of the UK’s most 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs by Small Business Britain’s f:Entrepreneur ‘#ialso100’ campaign.  Jacqui is being showcased alongside 100 female entrepreneurs from across the UK, as part of the...

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New Years Resolutions for the Conscious Consumer

New Years Resolutions for the Conscious Consumer

Responsible Jewellery Choices 2021 heralds the beginning of a new year,  and possibly a new you. If conscious consumption is high on your agenda and you'd like to explore how to embrace this when purchasing or commissioning jewellery, here are some easy ideas that you...

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Jewellery for Brides

Jewellery for Brides

Organising a wedding is an exciting and busy time. It’s a celebration of a future life together. The bridal gown, the integral foundation of a bride's style, largely dictates the choice of accessories- and jewellery for brides is the essential finishing touch which...

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The Art of Colour

The Art of Colour

Colourful jewellery 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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What to do with Inherited Jewellery.

My featured guest for 10 questions is Michaela Murphy, owner of "The Tidy House". Michaela has some extraordinary skills. She is a qualified bereavement counsellor and therapist, and also trained in the KonMari tidying method (Marie Kondo). As a legacy de-cluttering...

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How to determine the value of jewellery

How to determine the value of jewellery

How to determine the value of jewellery What is the value of jewellery? If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then so is value. This goes some way to explaining how a plastic crown recently sold for almost $600,00 at a Sotheby’s auction. The signed crown had been...

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Bespoke Jewellery- Angel Delight

Bespoke Jewellery- 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 unique and exclusive and largely customisable- in essence, a bespoke...

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What is a tennis bracelet?

What is a tennis bracelet?

The term tennis bracelet seemed to enter common jewellery parlance in the 80s. At the time, the origin seemed somewhat uncertain. However, it can be traced to a particular player competing at a high profile tournament. "Tennis bracelet" is a collective description for...

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Ethically sourced gemstones- Moyo Gems

Ethically sourced gemstones- Moyo Gems

Ethically sourced gemstones There are lots of ways that you, as a consumer, can make a real difference by the choices you make. It is estimated that approximately 75-80% of coloured gemstones are mined by small artisanal miners, who lead a largely hand to mouth...

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Earring Trends for 2020-21

Earring Trends for 2020-21

Jewellery lovers, it cannot have escaped your attention that ear jewellery is BIG. Literally and metaphorically. This is hardly surprising. Your face is the focal point of any social interaction (particularly if Zoom is your lockdown platform of choice). Your ears are...

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Toi et Moi Rings

Toi et Moi Rings

Probably one of the most romantic of rings, Toi et Moi (You & Me) rings traditionally showcase two stones nestling side by side, symbolising the union of two souls. They were particularly popular as an engagement ring during the 19th & 20th centuries, although...

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What is a Cocktail Ring?

What is a Cocktail Ring?

If you've ever wondered "what is a cocktail ring?", these flamboyant rings are inextricaly linked to the US prohibition era 1920s, when speakeasy drinking dens became a magnet for socialising and illicit drinking. Cocktail rings typically feature a large centre stone,...

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Cleaning Diamond Jewellery at Home

Cleaning Diamond Jewellery at Home

With an obvious emphasis on high levels of cleanliness and hygiene during the covid-19 pandemic, it seemed timely to post some basic tips on cleaning jewellery at home. Diamonds have many amazing qualities, but one of their least appealing characteristics is their...

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