Aquamarine

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the beautiful birthstone of March.  It evokes the purity of crystalline waters, and the exhilaration and relaxation of the sea. It is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman…

Engagement Ring Trends 2019

As we are seeing many proposals already this year with Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day gone, we thought we’d share the trends we’re seeing and envisage seeing for the rest of 2019. 1.    Pear shaped diamonds – In fact, non-round rings in general.  Pear, oval and cushion diamonds have been very popular due to…

Amethyst

Amethyst is one of my favourite gemstones, not only is it Roseanna’s birthstone but it is also my daughter’s. From pale lilac to rich deep purple, February’s birthstone is associated with balance, sincerity, inner strength and a calm disposition.  It’s thought by some that wearing your birthstone can be good luck for the bearer and…

Will You Be Mine…..?

If you hadn’t already noticed, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Along with New Year’s Eve and Christmas Day, February the 14th is one of the most popular days to get engaged.  Almost forty percent of engagements happen between November and February – which is why they call it the proposal season. Your proposal…

Anything But A Wallflower

We are absolutely delighted to be able to introduce to you our February collaborator and also our favourite luxury lingerie brand – Fleur of England. Fleur (founder and creative director) grew up wearing lots of boy’s hand-me downs, and as a result began to crave anything more feminine and delicate.  Fleur began studying Fashion Marketing…

Jewellery – The Sentimental Truth

sentiment /ˈsɛntɪm(ə)nt noun 1. A view or opinion that is held or expressed. 2. Exaggerated and self-indulgent feelings of tenderness, sadness, or nostalgia. Sentimentality often involves situations which evoke very intense feelings: love affairs, friendship bonds made and broken, childbirth.  It could be a piece of music, a photograph, a scent or a piece of…