The February birthstone, amethyst, is said to strengthen relationships and give its wearer courage. Ancient Greeks thought that the amethyst guarded against intoxication. In fact, “amethyst” comes from amethystos, a Greek word meaning “sober''. About 3000 B.C. wealthy Egyptian’s were seen wearing the amethyst gemstone in bracelets, crowns and pendants. The reason? During those times an amethyst gemstone was considered to be just as valuable as a diamond. Today, the unique gem
The jewellery trends of the Victorian era were set by – you guessed it – Queen Victoria herself. With a reign that spanned over 60 years, Queen Victoria was hugely influential in the history of jewellery design. The rise of Britain’s Middle Class after the Industrial Revolution meant that, for the first time, common people could afford to purchase jewellery. Some absolutely stunning pieces were created during this time - and we are proud to have so much of it in our store!
Nothing says ''I love you'' like jewellery... A diamond was here far before your time and will still be here long after you and you're gone. A diamond represents the beauty in something that isn't created over night but lasts forever. That is why it is such a common symbol for love. With Valentines' day only just short of 3 weeks away, show your significant other just how much they mean to you. Diamonds are forever. #Diamonds #diamondsareforever #jewellery #valentinesday #val
As we're all aware, this centuries 'twenties' haven't started off so well! However, in the Roaring Twenties in the 1900's, a surging economy created an era of mass consumerism. While many countries battled with the fallout from the collapse of empire, revolution and the ongoing impact of colonialism, the US and Europe enjoyed an unprecedented period of creativity and innovation. Cities were growing at breakneck speed, the mass production of cars was transforming both daily li
Owning a prestigious watch means different things to different people.. For some it's the pride of wearing a brand with such a respected provenance. For some it's understanding and appreciating the great quality of the watch and its outstanding timekeeping. These watches can also be considered a symbol of ones success & a reminder of how hard they've worked. or maybe it's just a fancy way of making sure you're never late.. What does owning a watch like this mean to you?? http