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Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Visit us regularly to read our posts about all things jewellery, how it’s made, where it comes from, new design ranges and latest products from Odissa designers hot off the press (and sometimes straight out of the kiln!). Not so much about celebrities being paid […]

Interesting Facts about Handmade Jewellery

Interesting Facts about Handmade Jewellery

Looking to buy handmade jewellery? Well, here are a few reasons why you’re thinking in the right direction: You’re Supporting Real People When you buy a necklace from a large company, knowing where your money is going can be especially hard, however, when you invest […]

A broken heart shouldn’t last forever!

A broken heart shouldn’t last forever!

This heart represents optimism and hope, and that it is possible to find new love and repair a broken heart – No pain lasts forever?!

The perfect gift for that special someone who has saved you from a broken heart, or indeed been saved from that same fate!

Every single one is handmade, polished on one half; hammer textured on the other; laced up with 9ct Rose gold stitches.

Each one is unique and comes with a chain…pick your preferred length.

Unbroken Heart by Edgy Metal

 

The Durability of Wedding Ring Materials

The Durability of Wedding Ring Materials

There are various different materials used for wedding rings, this article examines each material and its wearability rate. 1. Silver – A relatively inexpensive semi-precious white metal, reasonably soft and ductile and popular with men both as a fashion item and less so as a […]

How do I get a good fingerprint?

How do I get a good fingerprint?

How do I get a good fingerprint for engraving? Fingerprint jewellery Various fingerprint kits are available to buy online that give excellent results and the clearer the print supplied, the better the laser engraved result on your fingerprint jewellery will be. Due to the fineness […]

Can a Titanium ring be cut off?

Can a Titanium ring be cut off?

There are a lot of myths and legends concerning this topic so I will try to put the record straight. Titanium is a material that is not particularly hard but is very strong and has a high tensile strength. Many people are unsure as to the difference between hardness and tensile strength and often get them confused. Let us consider diamond, the hardest material currently known to man.

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Spotlight on…. Augustine Jewels

Spotlight on…. Augustine Jewels

Augustine Jewels is a successful British Luxury Jewellery Brand which is now sold all over the world.  Augustine Studios was part of the famous design group The Silver Studio from 1860 to 1963. Collections from The Silver Studio are curated at Middlesex University and the […]

Spotlight on…. Breige King

Spotlight on…. Breige King

I’m an independent jewellery designer working with gold, silver and precious stones using traditional techniques. Whilst I enjoy working with newly sourced metal and stones, my true passion is working with a piece of jewellery that has meaning, perhaps a piece left by a loved […]

Is your old jewellery worth more than you think?

Is your old jewellery worth more than you think?

A diamond ring bought for £10, 30 years ago at a car boot sale at West Middlesex Hospital in Isleworth, London has been sold at auction by Sotheby’s for £656,750!

The owner wore the ring regularly on an almost daily basis over the years but was unaware that the stone was in fact a 26 carat diamond, believing instead that it was just a bit of costume jewellery because the mount was in a poor condition.

It’s true value was identified after the owner took it to Sotheby’s and they valued it at £350,000.

Nice little windfall! 🙂

July Birthstone – Ruby

July Birthstone – Ruby

Ruby, the name of which is derived from the Latin word for red, ruber, and one of the most popular and major birthstones associated with the month of July, along with Carnelian, Sapphire, Onyx, Sardonyx and Turquoise. It all depends how you interpret the birthstones, […]


Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Visit us regularly to read our posts about all things jewellery, how it’s made, where it comes from, new design ranges and latest products from Odissa designers hot off the press (and sometimes straight out of the kiln!).

Not so much about celebrities being paid to wear jewellery to increase desire though because we don’t actually know any, but we hope we can entertain you and ultimately encourage you to buy from our fantastic designers, every one of them beavering away in their studios creating little shiny works of art just for you and to satisfy their desires to create something almost magical.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Odissa!


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Interesting Facts about Handmade Jewellery

Interesting Facts about Handmade Jewellery

Looking to buy handmade jewellery? Well, here are a few reasons why you’re thinking in the right direction: You’re Supporting Real People When you buy a necklace from a large company, knowing where your money is going can be especially hard, however, when you invest […]

The Durability of Wedding Ring Materials

The Durability of Wedding Ring Materials

There are various different materials used for wedding rings, this article examines each material and its wearability rate. 1. Silver – A relatively inexpensive semi-precious white metal, reasonably soft and ductile and popular with men both as a fashion item and less so as a […]

How do I get a good fingerprint?

How do I get a good fingerprint?

How do I get a good fingerprint for engraving? Fingerprint jewellery Various fingerprint kits are available to buy online that give excellent results and the clearer the print supplied, the better the laser engraved result on your fingerprint jewellery will be. Due to the fineness […]

Can a Titanium ring be cut off?

Can a Titanium ring be cut off?

There are a lot of myths and legends concerning this topic so I will try to put the record straight. Titanium is a material that is not particularly hard but is very strong and has a high tensile strength. Many people are unsure as to […]

Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Welcome to the Odissa Blog

Visit us regularly to read our posts about all things jewellery, how it’s made, where it comes from, new design ranges and latest products from Odissa designers hot off the press (and sometimes straight out of the kiln!). Not so much about celebrities being paid […]