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August 2017

31/08/2017

The Birthstone Edit: September, the Sapphire

It’s that time of the month where we talk about just how rapidy this year is flying by, but if you’re a September baby then you’ll be happily welcoming the turn of a new month. Or, if you’re a Beyoncé fan- she turns 36-years-old on September 4 so there’s that to celebrate as well! Every birthstone has a multitude of interesting characteristics and history behind it; however, the Sapphire, September’s birthstone, takes the cake (no pun intended) as one of the most fashionably contemporary gemstones out of them all. Perhaps,... Read More

17/08/2017

How to Find the Right Travel Insurance for Your Jewellery

How to find the right travel insurance for your jewellery Few things are more upsetting in life than losing a prized piece of jewellery, and it’s a sure-fire way to ruin an otherwise excellent holiday. Unless you’ve got the right insurance, that is. But choosing the right insurance policy can be tricky. Without reading the fine print, you might not realise that certain policies cover much less than you’d think-especially when it comes to jewellery. If you’re thinking of jetting off to your own personal paradise and need to make... Read More

09/08/2017

6 Dos and Don’ts of Buying Jewellery Online

We wouldn’t be surprised if you are sitting there thinking or doubting shopping online for jewellery. We know, it is a bit different than shopping for clothing and it is certainly different from buying jewellery in store; however, there are ways to battle the world of online shopping with these do’s and don’ts! DON’T be blinded by a brand name There is no right or wrong when shopping for jewellery and we have all, at some point, purchased name brand jewellery. Often times, however, the price of the jewellery is... Read More

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The Birthstone Edit: August, the Peridot

I am slightly biased when it comes to August’s birthstone, the Peridot, as I celebrate my birthday at the end of this month, while one of our managers, Pam celebrates right at the beginning! It is not often that the Peridot is talked about and is not as commonly warn as the ruby or pearl per say, but it is one the most unique birthstone’s in colour. Said to be the tears of Pele, the fire goddess of volcanoes, the Peridot is formed from the gem-quality variety of the mineral,... Read More