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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.

Jewellery made in the UK

Jewellery made in the UK

Created in the UK If you value artisanal skills and handmade jewellery, then a recent initiative by the NAJ (National Association of Jewellers) may be of interest to you.  A new hallmark “Created in the UK”, has been introduced to clearly identify jewellery made in...

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The Art of Cutting Gemstones

The Art of Cutting Gemstones

A lapidary is an artisan who transforms rough gem material into fabulous gemstones or decorative items. They need to understand the crystallography of the rough, which directions create the best colour and be aware of any inherent structural weaknesses which may cause...

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Spring Clean your Jewellery Box

Spring Clean your Jewellery Box

Decluttering jewellery tips One of the silver linings of the lockdown is that we have an unexpected opportunity to spend time on tasks which have forever been put to one side. So if you have been seized by an urge to spring clean and de-clutter, then include your...

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How to wear a brooch to discover a world of versatility

How to wear a brooch to discover a world of versatility

Discover a world of versatility with brooches How to wear a brooch Brooches are re-emerging on the catwalk. We have a theory that there is a reticence in embracing them simply due to a lack of confidence and creativity in how or where to wear them. They have so much...

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Financial Independence for Women

Financial Independence for Women

International Women’s Day has its roots in the Suffragette Movement fighting for women to have the right to vote. Nowadays the day not only celebrates the achievements of women, but highlights continued efforts to achieve equality for women socially, culturally,...

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Characteristics of Good Pearls

Characteristics of Good Pearls

As Hilary Mantel's "The Mirror and the Light" hits the shelves, have you been inspired to embrace all things Tudor? The Times fashion editor, Harriet Walker, is advocating "big headbands, huge sleeves and giant pearls" as strong themes this season.I would need some...

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Jewels of love are guaranteed to make the heart thump

Jewels of love are guaranteed to make the heart thump

Jewels of love Almost every significant personal occasion is celebrated with jewellery. Engagements, weddings, the birth of a child, significant birthdays and anniversaries. Nothing speaks the language of love like jewellery- the anticipation of an unopened jewel box,...

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Recognition by the London Assay Office

Recognition by the London Assay Office

We are vocal supporters of the London Assay Office (LAO), the organisation which independently tests and hallmarks jewellery to verify the fineness of the metal. It is one of the oldest forms of consumer protection, and it is estimated that at least a third of...

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Jewellery Christmas Gift Guide

Jewellery Christmas Gift Guide

Gift Guide Finding inspiration for unique, personal and heartfelt gifts can be challenging. Which is why we go to so much trouble to source items not available elsewhere. We have prepared a guide by budget to help navigate your choice. All items are independently...

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Earring Trends

Earring Trends

Diamonds, Ears and Hearing Aids at Coya Mayfair Jacqui  co-presented "Diamonds, Ears and Hearing Aids" with Olesja Grant at Private Members' Club, Coya Mayfair, on Wednesday evening. The talk was presented in two halves: the first half with a jewellery emphasis, and...

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Bespoke luxury Christmas crackers

Bespoke luxury Christmas crackers

Crackers for Christmas Bespoke luxury Christmas crackers can be your surprise trump card this season. Paying attention to the small details is the difference between good and spectacular. After going to the trouble of selecting a personal and heartfelt piece of...

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Safe Travel Jewellery

Safe travel jewellery If you're a sun seeker rather than a snow angel and fancy chasing the winter sun, follow these travel tips to make the most of your break and safeguard your jewellery when travelling: consider pieces which give you flexibility and transform...

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How to check gold hallmark symbols

How to check gold hallmark symbols

Why is Hallmarking important? 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...

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Christmas Jewellery Concierge

Christmas Jewellery Concierge

Christmas means different things to different people, but the common thread is usually precious time with family. We don’t always have the capacity to research, buy and wrap gifts. To do it properly takes time- and this is a precious commodity that is often in short...

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Introducing “My Family” Ring

Introducing “My Family” Ring

“My Family” personalised family ring is a conceptual rather than prescriptive design, which makes sense as no two families are the same. Think about the families that you know- they will be different sizes and have different dynamics. That’s what makes your family,...

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Chocolate Diamonds & Pearls on International Chocolate Day

Chocolate Diamonds & Pearls on International Chocolate Day

Today is International Chocolate Day and we have a zero calorie, guilt-free (sort of) way to get your chocolate fix, which will bring joy for more than just a few mouthfuls. And in order to please the most discerning of you, we have options. There is an expansive...

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Fashion Statement Earrings

Fashion Statement Earrings

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...

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January blues?

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 tranquillity and truth. A Vast...

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Captivating Moonstone Jewellery

Captivating Moonstone Jewellery

Moonstone jewellery 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...

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