Silver Artisans Jewellery UK
The perfect piece can tie any look together. With nordic jewellery booming in popularity, there’s no better time to find the perfect match for you.
The earliest pieces of jewellery were crafted from simple items easily pulled from nature, including bits of leather, pretty pebbles, fish bones, feathers, grass, and shells. Historically, jewellery was thought to protect the wearer from bad luck and illness. As centuries passed and man learned to cut gems and forge metals, jewellery came to be known as a sign of wealth, power, and status… not to mention beauty.
A Buyer’s Guide to Gemstones
Shopping for gemstones is about more than just colour. Colour, cut, clarity, carat, and your preferred type of jewellery are important factors too.
With so many gemstones in the world, all in so many colours and shapes, where do you begin to shop? This jewellery guide can help you understand gemstone categories (be it colour, cut, clarity, carat, or the beliefs traditionally associated with each gem) and narrow down what you’re looking for.
Understanding Gem Value
After picking their engagement ring, many brides overlook the design of their actual wedding ring. No stress! We can help you choose the perfect ring.
Wedding Ring Buying Guide
With all the excitement to select your perfect engagement ring, too many brides-to-be overlook the design of their actual wedding rings, which all too often results in confusion, guesswork, and rushed purchases. What’s the difference between these two traditional, similar rings? This wedding ring guide will walk you through the process, and showcase some...
Lab Grown Diamonds Versus Natural: What's The Difference?
What is a diamond?
Diamonds are a mineral composed of pure carbon. They are generally naturally created by high heat and pressure which are then transferred to the Earth's surface through volcanic eruptions and have the highest hardness and thermal conductivity of any known natural material.
The cut of a diamond is one of the '4 Cs' that contributes to it's value. A well cut diamond (ideal cut) allows light to enter and pass back through and exit without allowing much of it to escape through the back of the stone giving it the classic sparkle and brilliance that diamonds are known for, making them unsurpassed as gems. Clarity, Carat weight and Colour are the remaining Cs that determine its value.
For centuries diamonds have been a symbol of status and wealth and,...
It's actually not that hard!
All it takes is a few minutes of your time. The first step is to always take off your rings before washing your hands, which many people already do.
The second step is to use some antibacterial hand gel on the ring after putting it back on (or just before). This will help reduce any bacteria and viruses from spreading onto the surface of the ring.
The last thing you can do for extra protection is wipe down any surfaces that come into contact with a person's hands and fingers - this would include jewellery holders or jewelry boxes.
If I'm Washing Your Hands, Why Do I Have To Take My Rings Off?
While washing your hands in a public washroom, you might have noticed that a sign at the sink says "Wash Your Hands" and it usually includes an illustration of someone with rings on their fingers. If you're wondering why this is important or how...