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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.

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f:Entrepreneur female entrepreneurship campaign

f:Entrepreneur female entrepreneurship campaign

Our founder, Jacqui Larsson has been named as one of the UK’s most 100 inspirational female entrepreneurs by Small Business Britain’s f:Entrepreneur ‘#ialso100’ campaign.  Jacqui is being showcased alongside 100 female entrepreneurs from across the UK, as part of the...

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New Years Resolutions for the Conscious Consumer

New Years Resolutions for the Conscious Consumer

Responsible Jewellery Choices 2021 heralds the beginning of a new year,  and possibly a new you. If conscious consumption is high on your agenda and you'd like to explore how to embrace this when purchasing or commissioning jewellery, here are some easy ideas that you...

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Jewellery for Brides

Jewellery for Brides

Organising a wedding is an exciting and busy time. It’s a celebration of a future life together. The bridal gown, the integral foundation of the bride's look, largely dictates the choice of accessories- and jewellery for brides is the essential finishing touch which...

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The Art of Colour

The Art of Colour

Colour is uniquely evocative, communicating emotions or aspects of your character. There is unquestionably a psychology of colour. This was used to great effect in the movie “The Shape of Water”, which almost exclusively used a green palette throughout to convey a...

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Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Christmas Gift Guide 2020 Remember the days when you could browse the stores for inspiration and capture the spirit of Christmas? Some loved it- others loathed it. If lockdown is cramping your style, don't despair as Santa's little helper is here. Whether you're...

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What to do with Inherited Jewellery.

What to do with Inherited Jewellery.

My featured guest for 10 questions is Michaela Murphy, owner of "The Tidy House". Michaela has some extraordinary skills. She is a qualified bereavement counsellor and therapist, and also trained in the KonMari tidying method (Marie Kondo). As a legacy de-cluttering...

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What is the value of jewellery?

What is the value of jewellery?

How to determine the value of jewellery If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then so is value. This goes some way to explaining how a plastic crown recently sold for almost $600,00 at a Sotheby’s auction. The signed crown had been worn by the rapper Notorious...

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Best Business Women Award Finalist

Best Business Women Award Finalist

Best business women's awards It has been a challenging and unpredictable year, but there have also been silver linings and unexpected surprises. Being shortlisted as a finalist for the Best Business Women Awards (New Business Category) has definitely been the best…...

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Bespoke Jewellery- Angel Delight

Bespoke Jewellery- Angel Delight

We are very selective about our partners- they need to share our passion for unique jewellery and have a history of quality craftsmanship. This enables us to present diverse collections which are unique and exclusive and largely customisable- in essence, a bespoke...

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What is a tennis bracelet?

What is a tennis bracelet?

The term tennis bracelet seemed to enter common jewellery parlance in the 80s. At the time, the origin seemed somewhat uncertain. However, it can be traced to a particular player competing at a high profile tournament. "Tennis bracelet" is a collective description for...

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Ethically sourced gemstones- Moyo Gems

Ethically sourced gemstones- Moyo Gems

Ethically sourced gemstones There are lots of ways that you, as a consumer, can make a real difference by the choices you make. It is estimated that approximately 75-80% of coloured gemstones are mined by small artisanal miners, who lead a largely hand to mouth...

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Happy Birthday Madame Secretary

Happy Birthday Madame Secretary

We extend the warmest of birthday wishes to Madeleine Albright, the first female US Secretary of State. If you ever doubted that jewellery is a language, her famous use of brooches (or pins as they are referred to in the US) to convey messages became legendary. She...

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Earring Trends for 2020

Earring Trends for 2020

Jewellery lovers, it cannot have escaped your attention that ear jewellery is BIG. Literally and metaphorically. This is hardly surprising. Your face is the focal point of any social interaction (particularly if Zoom is your lockdown platform of choice). Your ears are...

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Toi et Moi- the most romantic of rings

Toi et Moi- the most romantic of rings

Probably one of the most romantic of rings, Toi et Moi (You & Me) rings traditionally showcase two stones nestling side by side, symbolising the union of two souls. They were particularly popular as an engagement ring during the 19th & 20th centuries, although...

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What is a Cocktail Ring?

What is a Cocktail Ring?

If you've ever wondered "what is a cocktail ring?", these flamboyant rings are inextricaly linked to the US prohibition era 1920s, when speakeasy drinking dens became a magnet for socialising and illicit drinking. Cocktail rings typically feature a large centre stone,...

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Lockdown Dreaming

Lockdown Dreaming

Lockdown has produced mixed blessings for many people. Some have found the restrictions isolating; others have discovered new ways of doing things and found the unexpected extra time liberating and  a welcome opportunity to be creative and productive.But even for...

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Cleaning Diamond Jewellery at Home

Cleaning Diamond Jewellery at Home

With an obvious emphasis on high levels of cleanliness and hygiene during the covid-19 pandemic, it seemed timely to post some basic tips on cleaning jewellery at home. Diamonds have many amazing qualities, but one of their least appealing characteristics is their...

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Created 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 Britain. If you are...

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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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