World Diamond Mark

The World Diamond Mark Becoming a Reality

The World Diamond Mark (WDM) is an initiative created by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB), and it aims to create a new marketing arm of the diamond and diamond jewellery sector and boost retail sales of diamonds around the world. It is an initiative that hopes to see the fulfilment of a generic …

Jewellery Store

When a Picture Just Isn’t Enough

In the past decade virtually everyone has moved to online shopping in some areas of their life. Whether you do your weekly supermarket shop online or use auction sites to pick up bargains or sell unwanted items, most of us have forgone a trip to the shops in favour of shopping from the comfort of …

Jewels

Putting the Jewel into Jewellery

Most good pieces of jewellery have, at the very heart of their design, a jewel. Different gemstones go in and out of fashion due to their colour or the current trends at the time, but one thing that never changes is the popularity of gemstones as a whole for use in jewellery. Whether used in …

Old meets new jewellery

Old Meets New

Jewellery is one of the oldest, most traditional gifts. It is also an item that many people purchase for themselves as a way of expressing themselves and their own style. The variety of metals and precious stones available allow for genuinely individual, handmade items. At the other end of the market, costume jewellery has made …

Rose Gold Ring

When Gold Is Not Gold

On hearing the word gold most of us picture a beautiful yellow metal. However, while this is the most popular form of the metal, it is not necessarily the most attractive to look at. Rose gold must be considered to be one of the most beautiful forms of the metal, and when used in jewellery …

Trending jewellery

The Top Jewellery Trends of 2014

For thousands of years and in all different cultures, jewellery has been a way in which people expressed themselves and enhanced their appearance. The earliest remnants of jewellery were found in Africa, where sea shells seem to have been used to create jewellery up to an amazing 75,000 years ago. Metal jewellery has been found …

C W Sellors

A Charitable Trade

It is indisputable that while costume items make jewellery accessible for all budgets, at the other end of the scale bespoke, top quality items are some of the most valuable assets imaginable. Take the Crown Jewels as a particularly famous example. Kept in the Tower of London and worn by the Sovereign of the United …

Platinum

The Rising Popularity of Platinum

While gold and silver have long been used to make jewellery, platinum is a more expensive option that in recent years has become incredibly sought after. It takes the form of a white metal and it is similar in appearance to silver, hence its name. Platinum is derived from the Spanish word platina, whose literal …

Unwanted gold

What to do with unwanted Jewellery

Because jewellery often means so much to people, it is something that they will often pass on to relatives or friends either during their lifetime or posthumously. While the sentiment is lovely and it is always flattering to receive a gift, someone else’s jewellery just might not be to your taste. Of course, it is …

Napoleons jewellery

Famous jewellery on tour

Excellent quality jewellery is truly a timeless classic. Looking into your own jewellery collection is bound to confirm this fact, as custom designs nestle alongside family heirlooms that are still fabulous hundreds of years after they were made. Whenever somebody sadly passes away there are always items of their jewellery that are passed on to …