January 2014

  1. Jewels at the awards

    Jewels at the awards
    One of the highlights of the celebrity year is awards season. From January through to March the fashion commentators eagerly await to see what the female celebrities are wearing to the awards ceremonies – and not just in terms of clothes. If anything, the designer dress is the frame that surrounds the masterpiece, but it is the jewellery that is...
  2. Art of Possible is launched

    Art of Possible is launched
    A proposal should be one of the most romantic moments of anyone’s life. Presenting your future fiancée with a beautifully crafted and highly individual engagement ring that, upon opening the box, takes their breath away will be a moment neither of you will forget for the rest of your lives. Choosing the perfect engagement ring can be an incredibly time...
  3. Zircon - a worthy addition to your jewellery box

    Zircon - a worthy addition to your jewellery box
    Zircon is often confused with cubic zircona, and while these two materials may sound similar in name, that’s where the similarity ends. Since the late 1970s, cubic zircona has become a household name.  Cubic zircona is zirconium oxide (ZrO2), a mineral which is synthesised for use as a diamond simulant. Cubic zirconia has been used in the jewellery trade as...
  4. Garnet

    Widely used in Roman times as both an abrasive and for use in jewellery, garnet has long been a revered gemstone. There are many varieties of garnet; indeed, garnet is actually a group of minerals, each of which exhibits its own unique characteristics. The colour of garnet varies considerably, from totally colourless specimens, to vibrant olive-greens, stunning reds, black, and...

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