the birthstone for september is sapphire

The Birthstone for September is Sapphire

The birthstone for September is Sapphire, this gemstone is known by similar names in different languages: In the Arabic world, ‘Safir’; the Latin variant ‘Sapphirus – meaning blue – and in ancient Greece, it was called ‘Sappheiros’ after the island, Sappherine.

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chandelier earrings featuring coloured gemstones

Chandelier Earrings featuring Coloured Gemstones

Chandelier Earrings featuring coloured Gemstones. The words chandelier and coloured gemstones are a perfect pairing. Chandelier earrings can be dramatic, a statement piece, perfect to add a touch of glamour and of course are perfect for a ‘boho’ look. Here are some of our favourite pieces.

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Moonstone Capturing Shades of Lunar

Moonstone Capturing Shades of Lunar

Moonstone Capturing Shades of Lunar. There is something about the luminous depths of Moonstone that is utterly compelling. A popular gem in semi-precious jewellery Moonstone has been captivating human beings for millennia. The Ancient Greeks and Romans believed Moonstone to be the captured light of the moon, a romantic notion that still resonates today. With…

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moonstone the birthstone for june

Moonstone is the Birthstone for June

Moonstone is the birthstone for June. Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June. The iridescent quality of Moonstone, makes it a wonderful stone to wear. Moonstone is traditionally a white stone with blue ‘fire’.

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beautiful and affordable tanzanite jewellery

Beautiful and Affordable Tanzanite Jewellery

Beautiful and affordable Tanzanite Jewellery. Two words that don’t often go together! Tanzanite is one of the more expensive gemstones. It’s rarity, only found in a small are of Tanzania, has meant that it is considered to be a luxury and expensive gemstone.

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Looking After Silver And Gold Vermeil Jewellery

Looking After Silver and Gold Vermeil Jewellery

  Looking after silver and gold vermeil jewellery.  Gold vermeil is the term to describe hard or micron plating on silver. For all our jewellery the base metal is either silver or gold. We micron-plate more than half of our silver jewellery. Gold vermeil should not be confused with flash plating or gold plating. Gold…

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Wedding Rings With A Difference

Wedding Rings With A Difference

Wedding Rings With A Difference. What do you look for in the perfect wedding ring? Hopefully your wedding ring, will be a ring that you will wear for years and decades to come. Traditionally, wedding rings have been bands of either gold or platinum and plain to complement your engagement ring. But why shouldn’t your…

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designing tallulah the love of rough cut stones

Designing Tallulah – The Love Of Rough Cut Gemstones

Designing Tallulah – The love of Rough cut gemstones. My very first collection was Tallulah, this collection was conceived nearly ten years ago. At the time I knew I wanted to work with stones and try my hand at designing, but really didn’t want to just follow the trends. It was while trawling the stone…

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tourmaline nature's rainbow coloured gem

Tourmaline Nature’s Rainbow Coloured Gem

Tourmaline Nature’s Rainbow Coloured Gem. Tourmaline may not be the most well known of the semi-precious gemstones but it is certainly one of the most fascinating. Naturally produced in a fantastical array of rainbow colours from deep black to subtle pinks and azure blue this is an endlessly versatile and beautiful stone. Sought out by…

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Sharing My Passion For Tourmaline Jewellery

Sharing My Passion For Tourmaline Jewellery

Sharing my passion for tourmaline jewellery. My love for Tourmaline as a stone, began from a very early age. My mother has a wonderful pink tourmaline set in a simple gold band. It has always been my favourite piece of jewellery in her collection. As a child, it was probably because I liked all things…

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