Our World Blog



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It’s not all about us

As bespoke jewellers, we like to keep an eye on what’s going on in the wider world of jewellery design. There are some gifted designers out there, both in this country and worldwide. As Hatton Garden quietens during the summer months we thought we’d take a moment to share some of our favourites. Read More

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Patrick’s Travels to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is sometimes called the Pearl of the Indian Ocean which is an entirely fitting compliment. An island of incredible natural beauty with an equally enchanting culture. Despite its tumultuous recent history, it is a must-see for the mildly intrepid. Read More

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Bespoke Wedding Rings

The art of designing classic jewellery is more like tailoring than abstract painting. You have in mind the form and then you adapt it to the person. Wedding rings are a piece of jewellery that is, generally, classic. Though of course, not necessarily. Remember, love doesn’t do rules, so you don’t... Read More

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Why choose bespoke for your engagement ring?

Most people looking for an engagement ring find one in a shop or online retailer. Our clients tend to want something more original, something which they can tailor to the character of the recipient. ‘Bespoke’ is the difference between a piece that is nice and one that is perfect. What are the... Read More

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Ruby or Not?

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Semi-precious Gemstones you should know about

The four precious gemstones are Diamond, Emerald, Ruby and Sapphire. Everyone knows this. There is however a whole world of semi-precious gemstones that many people have heard of but are not confident in. So, here are our top three semi-precious gemstones you should know about, each with a very... Read More

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Reworking Inherited Jewellery

Reworking Inherited Jewellery We believe that the primary context for understanding fine jewellery is the family. The Swiss watch company Patek Philippe has an excellent slogan. It reads, ‘You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation.’ This sentiment... Read More

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A Tale of Two Diamonds - Revisited

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, to be a diamond dealer... Read More