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Assay Assured Hallmarking Statement

Our commitment to hallmarking When it comes to manufacturing jewellery and silverware, precious metals (silver, palladium, gold and platinum) are rarely used in their purest form. Instead they are usually alloyed with lesser metals to achieve a desired strength, durability, and colour.  It is not possible to detect the precious metal content of an item by sight or by touch. It is, therefore, a legal requirement to have items consisting of silver, palladium, gold or platinum independently tested and then hallmarked before [...]

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A Guide To Precious Gemstones

Where would our jewellery be without gemstones Gemstones have an uniquely intoxicating character all their own and come in a tantalising array of colours. From sapphires to emeralds, diamonds to rubies, the colours make your precious jewellery radiant, distinctive and beautiful. Even diamond, often thought of as a colourless stone, also comes in all the colours of the rainbow, each a unique individual with its own beauty, distinctiveness and colour. The way a gemstone is cut, meanwhile, harnessing the talent of [...]

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How To Choose A Diamond

Have you ever wondered what does ‘Carat’ mean? How do they grade diamonds? What is the International Diamond Grading System? Take a look at our new interactive tool officially made and presented by GIA that explains many of the questions you are likely to have when choosing your next diamond.Diamond Carat Scale Slider

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Jewellery Care Guide

One wonderful thing about jewellery is how easy it is to keep it clean and sparkling. In simple terms, don’t just leave your jewellery lying in a drawer gathering dust but take it out and check it over from time to time. And, if you do have any concerns, take it along to your local member of the National Association of Jewellers. NAJ members have a real passion for jewellery and will take great pride in helping you keep yours [...]

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