Top Ten Jewellers in London

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If you are in the market for the best jewellery in London, you simply must start your search in Hatton Garden. You can find dedicated gem experts and craftsmen who will provide you with the very best of service. Discover below the top ten jewellers in Hatton Garden to start your search today. Daniel Christopher … Read more

The world’s most famous diamonds, here’s our guide

Famous-Diamonds

Diamonds are one of the most prized precious stones in the world and have been ever since their discovery more than 3,000 years ago. However, not all diamonds are created equal, and only a select few reach the dizzying heights of fame. Here’s our guide to some of the world’s most famous diamonds… The Great … Read more

Planning the Perfect Proposal

Perfect-proposal

A marriage proposal is probably the most nerve-wracking rite of passage that any man (or woman!) will ever have to go through, and there’s a lot of preparation required if you really want to make the moment perfect. If you’re ready to pop the question, but don’t know where to start, check out our tips … Read more

Watches for your Wedding Anniversary

Watches for your wedding anniversary

A good watch will be worn over and over again – hence why it makes such a brilliant gift. Here are some of the most stunning watches that would make a great wedding anniversary (or Christmas) gift this year. Men’s TAG Heuer Carrera Watch This stunning stainless steel and black men’s watch is everything he … Read more

Summer 2020 top jewellery trends

Summer is here – though with all these storms you might not know it! If you’re wondering what jewellery trends the new season has in store, wonder no longer! From Art-Deco inspired pieces to pastel gemstones and raw-stone jewellery, there is something to suit all tastes this summer. Great Gatsby glam The glamour of the … Read more

Make an Impact with Statement Jewellery

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Big, bold jewellery is hot news this season, and nobody does it better than jewellery designer Lauren Adriana. Her one-off pieces are exquisitely crafted works of art, and her use of unusual gemstones such as indicolite (a rare blue tourmaline) really gives her jewellery collection the ‘wow’ factor. Something special From her gemstone ‘Ziggurat’ ring … Read more

Bridal Jewellery Trends For 2020

Bridal Jewellery

Summer is here and it’s the most popular time of year to tie the knot! With that in mind, we take a look at some of this year’s top trends when it comes to bridal jewellery  – perfect for any blushing bride. Engagement rings Forget classic diamond solitaires – this year many people are branching … Read more

Jewellery ideas for summer weddings

Wedding rings ideas

Wedding season has officially arrived, and couples all over the country are excitedly preparing to tie the knot. If you’re lucky enough to be planning a summer wedding this year, here are some jewellery ideas that will set off your outfit to perfection. Floral motifs You’re getting married in one of the most naturally stunning … Read more

Jewellery School – Make Your Own Jewellery

Jewellery-School

If you’re a creative type, then chances are you’ve considered learning to make your own jewellery before. New Year is fast approaching, so what better time to learn a new skill and create some fabulous pieces of jewellery that you can wear with pride? Here’s our pick of the best London courses in jewellery making … Read more

Achieve studio quality jewellery photography with your smart phone

jewellery photography

Whether you’re an independent jewellery designer, student or small boutique, you might be struggling to afford professional photography on a budget. Yet high-quality images of your jewellery are essential for your ‘virtual window display’ on your website – it’s what will attract customers to buy! These tips will help you to achieve studio-quality photography using … Read more

Made in Chelsea’s covetable jewellery

Chelsea’s covetable jewellery

The Made in Chelsea stars are always sporting the most fashionable designer styles and covetable jewellery, and in a recent episode, Rosie Fortescue showed off her stunning new jewellery range, created in collaboration with Laura Gravestock Jewellery. The Dreamy Jewellery Collection is set to fly off the shelves this season, and now you’ve seen the … Read more

Jewellery Christmas gift

Jewellery Christmas gift

Bespoke jewellery is the perfect present if you’re looking to give something extra special to the one you love this Christmas. Today, we’re going to look at how easy it is to design your own bespoke jewellery, how much bespoke jewellery costs, and how to find a jeweller to help you design that special piece … Read more

Christie’s latest sale – a treasure trove of delights!

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Christie’s London Important Jewels auction on November 27th was the place to see and be seen this month – and of course, it was their last sale before Christmas. For the opportunity to pick up some of the finest pieces for the festive season, this sale was hard to beat, and there were some truly … Read more

3 things to do when you get engaged to your partner

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Congratulations! If you’ve arrived on this page you’ve probably just got engaged – you’re overjoyed, overwhelmed, and completely at a loss over where to begin your wedding preparations! Don’t panic – the jewellery experts of Hatton Garden are here to help. Here are 3 key things to do when you first get engaged… Call your … Read more

A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

Engagement Ring Styles Get to know the ins and outs of engagement ring design, to help you make the most informed decision. This rich and detailed guide to engagement ring styles takes you through the most sought after contemporary diamond rings.   Halo Engagement Rings Halos are a popular design element that dates back to … Read more

Angelina Jolie launches jewellery line known as – Style of Jolie

Style-of-Jolie

When Brad Pitt proposed to Angelina Jolie a year ago, he spent months working with the couple’s private jeweller Robert Procop to design the engagement ring of her dreams. One year later, it’s now Angelina’s turn to team up with Robert as she launches her own jewellery line, known as Style of Jolie, which will … Read more

Care for all your Jewellery

Care for all your Jewellery

How to look after your Jewellery This week, we’re looking at the best ways to care for all your precious pieces of jewellery, from diamond rings to gold necklaces, we’ll show you tried and tested ways to make sure your jewellery always looks as fabulous as you and stays protected against wear and tear. Jewellery … Read more

A Jewellers Guide to Wedding Rings

In this guide, we’ll take you through some of the most common wedding ring designs, as well as a few of the more contemporary wedding ring trends. Read below for the Jewellers Guide to Wedding Rings. WEDDING RINGS MEN’S WEDDING BANDS WOMEN’S WEDDING RINGS Diamond Eternity Rings As well as being a beautiful addition of … Read more

Mother’s Day – jewellery gifts

Mother's Day - jewellery gifts

Give a gift of Jewellery this Mother’s Day from Hatton Jewels. This Mother’s Day, what could be better than giving the gift of jewellery! To show your Mum just how much you appreciate her; for being there when you need her, for being sure to give the best advice and generally being amazing! With that … Read more

Craft Week – Rebus Signet Rings Celebrates Craft Week 2018

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Rebus signet rings celebrate craft week in Hatton Garden this year, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the new Rebus workshop. A fully interactive craft and jewellery design experience where visitors can learn more about the making process. Creative elements and heritage of signet ring design. There will be live engraving and craftspeople developing … Read more

Jewellery Christmas gifts

wrapped jewellery Christmas gifts from Hatton Garden

There are gifts galore in every Hatton Garden store and it’s not too late to find a perfect everlasting personal gift for the one you most love. Hatton Garden is a great place to visit to find an elegant piece of jewellery at an affordable price, there are more than 70 retail shops, all displaying … Read more

The Heart of Hatton Garden Emporium

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Jewellery shopping experience Hatton Garden Jewellery Emporium is a revolutionary jewellery shopping experience, based on the bustling jewellery exchanges of Manhattan and is the first store of its kind in London. If you’re buying a special piece, selling, browsing, or looking to repair your jewellery, you are in the right place. We have more than … Read more

Worry+Peace | Engagement ring insurance

Engagement ring insurance

Insurance. It’s not the most exciting word, but I beg to differ. Insurance unleashes life, without it we wouldn’t be able to take the risks we do to make our own lives worth living. Getting married is no different! You might not have considered it yet, but that rock on the precious metal is not … Read more

The Rarest and Most Exclusive of Christmas Gift Ideas

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If money is no object and you are having trouble thinking of the ultimate Christmas gift, look no further than our suggestions- each cherry-picked for their extraordinary and rare qualities. The rarest of natural and unenhanced gemstones: Golconda diamonds, Kashmir sapphires, Pigeon’s Blood rubies or Colombian emeralds- these natural wonders are the epitome of each … Read more

India says it renounces British Queen’s crown jewel

The Koh-i-Noor Diamond

India’s government told the Supreme Court on April 18 that it will not request the return of the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is now part of the British crown jewels. India’s solicitor general told the court, during a petition filed by a rights group asking for the return of the diamond, that Britain shouldn’t have … Read more

DeBeers and Sotheby’s trending on Great Blue Diamond auction disposals

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Coincidence, or is the Great Blue Diamond becoming commonplace? NEW YORK (AP) — A blue diamond ring that child star-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple wore for decades is going up for auction. Sotheby’s says the 9.54-carat ring, value estimated at over $25 million is the star offering among numerous lots in the “Magnificent Jewels” auction scheduled for … Read more

Jewellery Curiosities – 10 little known facts about diamonds

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Everybody has heard that “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” from Marilyn Monroe Movie, but there are quite a number of things about them of which you may not be aware. Check out the following obscure data we have researched. $60 Billion – that’s the annual turnover size of the diamond industry. We are all … Read more

Major Jewellery & Watch Show Goes ‘Trade-Fair-Trade’

Jewellery-Trade-Fair-Trade

The generally shared opinion at the NEC’s five-day trade show was that visitor numbers were somewhat down compared to previous years, though optimism remains due to the success of certain developments. For certain, the feedback has been equivalent to the launching of Emozioni – indeed, Anais is probably easier for retailers to sell because this … Read more

Say it with an eternity ring

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In the 1960s, world-renowned diamond merchant De Beers created the diamond eternity ring. The continuous line of identical diamonds set in a band of gold, white gold or platinum is said to symbolise eternal love, making an eternity ring the perfect gift for the most special person in your life. Something old, something new Come … Read more

Luxury jewellery, luxurious packaging?

luxurious-packaging

Buying expensive, beautifully crafted jewellery as a special gift is a perfect way to tell someone you love them on their birthday when they propose, or on other special occasions. But it seems that some companies don’t provide packaging which reflects the value of the jewellery within. One chance The packaging is vital to first … Read more

Create your perfect ring with CAD jewellery design

Create your perfect ring

If you’re considering having an engagement ring or other special piece of jewellery designed, you may have heard the words “CAD jewellery design” crop up. You’ll find a number of jewellers in London implementing manufacturing techniques using 3D CAD technology, but what does it all mean? What is CAD? CAD, which stands for “computer-aided design”, … Read more

How to wear stacking jewellery

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Stacking jewellery has been around for a few seasons now, but it’s still on-trend for spring 2014 – good news for anyone who loves layering their bangles and rings for a relaxed, bohemian vibe. We’ve sourced some of the hottest stacking ranges around right now to help you try out this trend for yourself. Layered … Read more

Repair your treasures in Hatton Garden

Jewellery repair in Hatton Garden

Jewellery is far more than just an adornment – for many people, special pieces hold sentimental value, making them priceless. The watch you received for your 21st birthday, or the silver pendant your partner bought you on your first anniversary; these pieces are special and can never be replaced. In Hatton Garden, you will find … Read more

Supporting independent jewellery designers

Some of the most exciting pieces of jewellery emerge from the workshops of independent jewellery designers. With so much up-and-coming talent around, we’ve profiled two brands to watch in 2014. Badger and Baird For now, you’ll have to satisfy your craving for Scottish jewellery designer Emma Baird’s stylish silver pieces by purchasing them through the … Read more

Jewellery designer spotlight: Kara Ross

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We love scouting out new up-and-coming jewellery designers and although her brand has been around since 2003, it seems you can’t go far at the moment without coming across New York-based jewellery designer Kara Ross’s range; Kara Ross Fine Jewelry (sorry – we can’t help the American spelling!). Kara’s range, which focuses on making raw, … Read more

Carol Woolton launches capsule jewellery collection

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You probably know her best as the jewellery editor for Vogue, but Carol Woolton has shown she has talent when it comes to designing jewellery too, with the recent release of her capsule jewellery collection on QVC. Simple elegance Her pieces are designed to be beautiful, elegant and simple – as she says herself, they … Read more

Spotlight on Cannes jewellery trends

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This year’s Cannes Film Festival has been and gone – and with it some displays of stunning red-carpet gowns and gorgeous designer jewellery. Bejewelled Blake Blake Lively took to the red carpet wearing more than 180 carats of diamonds from Lorraine Schwartz, who also designed her stunning pink diamond engagement ring. Her two diamond necklaces, … Read more

The future of British silver jewellery

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The amount of silver jewellery bought in the UK has sharply declined over the past 10 years; in 2004 around 10.8 million silver articles were hallmarked by the UK’s assay offices, whilst by 2016 the figure had dropped to just 4.7 million pieces. This year, it seems changing jewellery trends and the falling price of … Read more

The new hot accessory – bejewelled smartphones

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This Spring, Gemfields revealed the results of their partnership with smartphone firm Savelli – a limited edition range of luxury, emerald-studded smartphones! Limited-edition luxury With two designs on offer, Emerald Night and Emerald Insane, each phone is studded with Gemfields Zambian Emeralds. The stunning handsets were unveiled on April 25th at Harrods Fine Jewellery Room. … Read more

Made in Chelsea Star Unveils New Jewellery Collection

New Jewellery Collection

Made in Chelsea’s most expressive star, 23-year-old Lucy Watson has just released her new animal-inspired jewellery range. Lucy, who is currently in New York filming for the reality TV show, has created a 15-piece collection, ‘Creature’, inspired by her childhood growing up on a rural farm in Surrey. Available exclusively on at CreatureJewellery.com, we reckon Lucy’s … Read more

London jewellery brand Astley Clarke heads for Vegas

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London-based company Astley Clarke has exhibited at this year’s Couture Show in Vegas, to show off its retail and wholesale jewellery as part of its plans for international expansion. Held at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, the Couture Show is an annual trade show featuring luxury jewellery, which attracts over 4,000 members of the … Read more

IJL’s attracts global jewellery brands

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The global jewellery exhibition IJL 2014 runs from 31st August to 2nd September at London’s Olympia Grand, and this year will feature more than 150 new brands from across the globe, including Endless Jewellery, Vendome Paris and Arctic Circle. The event will offer retailers and buyers a unique opportunity to source jewellery from these new … Read more

Top five pretty summer Jewellery pieces

summer Jewellery pieces

The first days of summer have been and gone, so get ready to enjoy the sunshine with our top five pretty pieces of jewellery that are perfect for summer activities – from the beach to the BBQ and bar! 1. Green with envy Summer is a great time to sport bright greens and blues. We … Read more

Ravishing Rubies – July’s Beautiful Birthstone

Ravishing Rubies

One of the most highly prized gemstones, the ruby is the birthstone for those born in July. Because it’s harder to find large rubies than other gemstones, the value of the stone increases more with size than diamonds, sapphires or emeralds. Rare beauty The rarest, finest rubies of all, known as ‘pigeon’s blood’ rubies, are … Read more

First smartphones, now smart jewellery

smart jewellery

At CES 2018 in Las Vegas this week, the emphasis was firmly on wearable technology – but CSR, a UK company based in Cambridge, has taken the concept one step further than most. Their Bluetooth jewellery is not only incredibly functional, it’s stylish too. Designer credentials Designed in collaboration with boutique jewellery brand Cellini, the … Read more

Dancing Diamonds – The latest craze

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The purpose of diamond jewellery is to create a stunning, noticeable sparkle that helps you to stand out in a crowd, so it’s no surprise that Japanese jewellery designer Hidetaka Dobashi’s latest innovation, known as the Twinkle Setting, is proving such a hit across the globe. Super-sparkle Launched in Hong Kong last week, the setting … Read more

Aquamarine – a beautiful March birthstone

Aquamarine Jewellery

Those born in March are lucky enough to have two birthstones – aquamarine and bloodstone. Aquamarine is the more commonly accepted birthstone, and its feminine pastel colouring and durability mean it is a popular choice for jewellery, particularly rings. Pretty in pastel Aquamarine is said to symbolise beauty, honesty and loyalty, which makes it a … Read more

Make way for manly metals

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More men nowadays wear jewellery than ever before, and there are some great trends on the horizon for 2014. Why stick to just gold or silver when there are a whole host of manly metals just waiting to be discovered? Titanium Whilst titanium has been used in watch-making for over 50 years, today it’s fashionable … Read more

Is fine jewellery still fashionable?

fine jewellery still fashionable

Costume jewellery and fine jewellery both have their parts to play in any contemporary wardrobe, but with more affordable costume jewellery than ever before available on the high street, is fine jewellery falling out of favour with the young, fashionable set? Bold new designers Some of Britain’s brightest young jewellery designers are creating fine jewellery … Read more

Could this have been the hottest jewellery collaboration?

jewellery collaboration

London-based Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid is probably best known for her futuristic buildings, including The Roca London Gallery in Chelsea Harbour and the Phaeno Science Centre in Wolfsburg, Germany. In a bold new move, she’s now collaborating with Arlene Bonnant, founder of Swiss fine jewellery brand Caspita, to design futuristic, adventurous pieces aimed at an … Read more

Garnet – a gorgeous birthstone for January

Garnet-Jewellery

Those born in the month of January might already be aware that their birthstone is garnet, and this deep, ruby red hued stone is a popular one when it comes to beautiful jewellery. But garnet has its own qualities which make this gemstone even more covetable. Positive thinking It’s said that garnet represents truth, faithfulness, … Read more

Londoners Prefer Luxury Shopping in Person

luxury shopping in person

A recent survey by the Luxury exhibition run by International Jewellery London (IJL) has revealed that 75% of shoppers in the capital prefer shopping in stores for luxury items such as watches and jewellery, rather than online. High street shopping The survey revealed that only 15% of people had bought luxury goods online, with 83% … Read more

Wrap up the festive season with rose gold

Rose Gold Jewellery

Gold has always been one of the most popular metals for fine jewellery but rose gold is gaining in popularity. As it’s still considered a more unusual choice, any piece you wear is sure to attract attention. Here are some of our favourite rose gold pieces of the season – perfect for those last-minute Christmas … Read more

Eco-friendly jewellery

Eco-friendly-jewellery

Many jewellery designers are wholeheartedly embracing sustainability, creating new and unique pieces from found or up-cycled items. Here are a few that we think to deserve the spotlight this autumn: Ethical Jewellery Eco-friendly jewellery is inspired by nature handmade with 100% recycled metals. here you will find some jewellers making eco–friendly jewellery. Fonderie 47 Founded … Read more

Say it with personalised jewellery this Christmas

Personalised Jewellery

If you’re struggling with Christmas gift ideas this year, choose a personalised piece of jewellery and you can’t go wrong. Here’s our pick of the best: For the Twitter generation Anna Lou of London’s Personalised Hashtag Name Necklace in an antique brass finish is the perfect necklace for your girlfriend. It won’t break the bank … Read more

Independent jewellery designers

This year, jewellery has been bold and eye-catching, and plenty of designers have made their mark. Here’s our pick of talented young things to keep your eye as the year develops. Emma Franklin Emma’s hand-crafted zoological jewellery has been a popular choice this year – her solid silver designs with black rhodium or 22ct gold … Read more

5 spooky jewellery ideas for Halloween

Halloween Jewellery

If you want to look the part this Halloween, consider setting off your costume with some spooky jewellery! Here are our top 5 spooky jewellery ideas for this All Hallows Eve: 1. Charm bracelet A charm bracelet with ghoulish ghost charms or a creepy carved pumpkin charm is a perfect choice! Leading brands such as … Read more

5 easy ways to work the statement jewellery trend

statement jewellery trend

This season, the emphasis is on statement jewellery, but it can be difficult to wear, particularly if you’re used to more delicate styles. Here are 5 easy ways to work this trend into your winter wardrobe. 1. One-piece at a time Make sure that you don’t overdo it – one piece of statement jewellery at … Read more

Hatton Garden entrepreneur shortlisted for award

Hatton Garden entrepreneur

Jessica Rose, the founder of the London Jewellery School, has been named as one of 22 shortlisted candidates for the prestigious Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the British Young Business Awards. Other nominees have created companies in areas as diverse as food, social media and retail, but Jessica’s business is focused on craft … Read more

The Future of Hatton Garden

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Walking through Hatton Garden and the surrounding streets it’s impossible not to feel the weight of history on your shoulders. Like other centres of industry in London, the significance of the area has been built on centuries of trade and tradition. Hatton Garden is not just geographically London’s jewellery quarter, but a symbol for quality … Read more

Jewellery Gift Ideas For New Mothers and New Born Babies

Jewellery gift ideas

The countdown to the arrival of the royal baby has officially begun, and ranges of gifts and commemorative souvenirs have sprung up in stores up and down the country. However, while a new arrival is certainly something to be celebrated, it’s also a lovely idea to celebrate the person that brought them into the world! … Read more

3 Questions To Ask When Buying a Quality Diamond

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Buying a diamond can be a confusing process, and with so many different cuts, colours, styles and designs on offer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Here are three key questions to ask before taking the plunge and committing to a purchase: 1. What type of stone would you recommend for my budget? Whether you’re buying … Read more

Jewellery trends of the past – 1990s

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Welcome to the final instalment of our jewellery trends of the past series. So far we’ve delved into the styles and designs of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, but now it’s time to round off with the fun, feisty fads of the 1990s… As with many decades, the fashions of the 1990s were influenced … Read more

Jewellery Trends of The Past – 1980s

Jewellery trends of the past - 1980s

Vintage jewellery fans, rejoice! We’re reminiscing about some of the best and brightest jewellery of the past, with our new series ‘Jewellery trends of the past, and we’ve been through the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s so far. Now (neon and shoulder pads at the ready) it’s time to jump into the big, bold, and beautiful … Read more

Jewellery trends of the past – 1970s

Jewellery trends of 1970s

Jewellery fashion of the past – the 1970s, like vintage jewellery. Then you’ll love our new blog series. We’ve already covered the prim 1950s and the swinging 1960s. This week we’ll be telling you how you can recreate the funky looks of the 1970s. The 1970s featured some great iconic fashion trends – flares, bell-bottoms, … Read more

Jewellery for animal lovers

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Jewellery designer Lisa Morgan from Biggleswade in Bedfordshire made a splash in the press recently for her unique animal-inspired jewellery range. Lisa, 49, has started making jewellery from the imprint of the noses of dogs and cats after she lost her beloved Hungarian Puli dog, Poppy, and didn’t have anything to remember her by. “I … Read more

Jewellery trends of the past – 1960s styles

Jewellery-trends-of-the-past

Jewellery designer Lisa Morgan from Biggleswade in Bedfordshire made a splash in the press recently for her unique animal-inspired jewellery range. We kicked off last week with a look at the classic styles and matching sets of the 1950s, but now it’s time to venture into the gems of the Swinging Sixties… The 1960s was … Read more

Jewellery gift ideas for Father’s Day

Men-Jewellery

Father’s Day is just around the corner (16th June, to be precise), so it’s the perfect time to treat your Dad to a gift he’ll never forget. Jewellery is a classic, timeless option that works just as well for men as it does for women – here are a few great ideas from the stores … Read more

Jewellery Trends of the Past – 1950’s Trending Styles.

Jewellery may be a timeless investment, but there’s no denying that the shapes, sizes and trends of jewellery have evolved hundreds of times across the decades. With that in mind, welcome to our newest series of blogs, ‘Jewellery trends of the past, which will tell you all you need to know about jewellery trends from … Read more

The Value of Antique Jewellery

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Italian film star Gina Lollobrigida hit the headlines recently after some precious pieces from her jewellery collection were sold at auction – raising an impressive £3.3m in total. More than 20 items went to new homes on the day, but one of the most desirable pieces was a pair of breath-taking pearl and diamond earrings, … Read more

Great Jewellery gifts for christenings in Hatton Garden London

Jewellery gifts for christenings

Christenings are a great reason to celebrate, but because the new arrival is so young, it can be difficult to choose an appropriate present that you know they’ll be able to enjoy. Jewellery is a wise option for a christening present as it’s a gift that can be cherished for many years – the parents … Read more

The Jewellery inspired by The Great Gatsby movie

Retro-Jewellery

The much-anticipated movie adaptation of F Scott. Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby hits cinema screens this month, and here at Hatton Garden we can’t wait to soak up the scandal, the spectacle and, of course, the fabulous costumes. One of the most intricate and stunning parts of the characters’ outfits in the film is undoubtedly the … Read more

Jewellery Gifts for Bridesmaids and Groomsmen in Hatton Garden

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Whilst your wedding day is a day to celebrate the relationship of you and your partner, it’s also the perfect occasion to celebrate the people that got you there – your friends, family and nearest and dearest. When giving their speeches, many couples choose to give gifts to their bridesmaids and groomsmen as a thank … Read more

Hatton Garden Pearl Store marks 40th anniversary

Yoko-London

Yoko, a prestigious pearl brand that operates from St Cross Street in the heart of Hatton Garden, is marking its 40th anniversary this week with a whole host of special celebrations. They are currently exhibiting at Baselworld 2013 in Switzerland, alongside 1,800 other watch, jewellery and precious stone specialists, which has proved the perfect launchpad … Read more

Elegant Emeralds – the stone for the month of May

Elegant Emeralds

The month of May has finally arrived, and here in Hatton Garden, we’re gearing up for a season of summery jewellery styles. There’s no gemstone more appropriate for May-Day celebration than the emerald as it’s the birthstone for the month. Emeralds can vary in the shade quite dramatically, from a light, translucent green to a … Read more

Cookson Gold launches golden ticket competition

Jewellery-Equipement

Jewellery equipment provider Cookson Gold has launched a novel new competition with a very appropriate twist. The store, which is located at 49 Hatton Garden, will be further enhancing the appeal of their planned May sale by hiding Roald Dahl inspired golden tickets in the purchases of lucky customers up and down the country. There’s … Read more

Holts Gems launches a new collection of coloured gemstones

ollection of coloured gemstones

Hatton Garden jeweller Holts launch a collection of coloured gemstone engagement rings that offers something ‘a little bit different’ Finding an engagement ring that compliments your personal style can be a difficult task. Whilst classic and beautiful, colourless diamonds are not every girl’s best friend. Sapphires and Rubies offer primary colour options, but may not … Read more

Spring clean your jewellery

Spring-clean-your-jewellery

There may still be a chill in the air outside, but the warmer months are on their way and it’s almost time for a spot of spring cleaning! Whilst you’re clearing out cupboards and scrubbing the floors, don’t forget that your jewellery could also do with a bit of TLC too. Here are some great … Read more

3 top tips for getting a Jewellery valuation in Hatton Garden

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With gold prices at a near all-time high, there’s never been a better time to sell your old or unwanted jewellery – but if you’re a first-timer, it can be difficult to know whether you’re getting a fair price for your piece. Don’t worry – the stores of Hatton Garden are here to help! Here … Read more

Famous Jewellery Songs

Famous Jewellery Songs

Jewellery isn’t just a great accessory that makes you feel like a million dollars – it’s also provided with the inspiration for hundreds of different songs over the years. From retro classics to modern gems, we’ve put together a selection of some of the best – get your hairbrush microphones at the ready! Diamonds are … Read more

Engagement Jewellery Traditions around the world – Part three

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So far we’ve looked at engagement jewellery traditions in China, Ireland, Greece, Egypt, India and Spain (check out part one and part two if you missed them!). It’s time to wrap up this trilogy with the final instalment of our guide to some of the most interesting engagement jewellery customs from countries across the globe. … Read more

Engagement Jewellery Traditons Around the World – Part two

Engagement--around-the-world

The typical symbol of a UK engagement is a diamond ring, but around the world, engagement jewellery is as varied and diverse as the customs that accompany it. Here is part two of our guide to some of the most interesting traditions from countries across the globe. China Engagements In China, it’s not just the … Read more

Engagement Jewellery Traditions around the world – Part one

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You may think an engagement is as simple as slipping an engagement ring on a finger, but in actual fact, there are a variety of different engagement jewellery customs around the world. Here is part one of our guide to some of the most interesting traditions from countries across the globe – make sure you … Read more

Jewellery gift ideas for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner (10th March, for those of you who’ve lost track), so it’s time to start thinking about a gift for your mum that will show her how much you care. Jewellery is the perfect present for Mother’s Day, so here are some great ideas from the Hatton Garden team … Read more

Charity auction to raise funds for Hatton Garden jewellery school

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A number of jewellery designers have added their own personal flair to some decorative jewellery boxes to raise money for a local Hatton Garden jewellery school. Big names including Annoushka, Monica Vinader, Paul Smith, and Elizabeth Gage have customised the boxes to be sold as part of a special eBay auction, with the proceeds being … Read more

The Different Colours of Gold

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Gold is one of those classic precious metals that is used in different types of jewellery across the globe, but what many people don’t realise is that it comes in many different styles and colours. Here are just a few of the more common shades of gold – which one will your next piece of … Read more

Famous Film Jewellery

Famous Film Jewellery

One of the most exciting parts of seeing a new film is taking in the spectacle and splendour of the costume design – particularly when it comes to jewellery. Here are a few of our favourite pieces from movies past and present. Pretty Woman: The diamond and ruby necklace The diamond and ruby necklace that … Read more

Jewellery Superstitions

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There are superstitions in the world related to almost everything – ladders, black cats, rainbows, mirrors – so of course there are also plenty of superstitions about the wearing and owning of jewellery. Whether you’re a superstitious soul or something of a cynic, these old wives tales are still worth a read… Don’t wear pearls … Read more

Guide to Autumn and Winter Birthstones

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A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s period of birth that is usually the month or zodiac sign. The list of traditional or ancient birthstones most well-known in the United Kingdom but actually originated in Poland between the 16th and 18th centuries. In this guide, we cover Autumn to Winter Birthstones July – Ruby … Read more

Guide to Spring and Summer Birthstones

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Birthstones are particular gemstones that are commonly associated with the month that you were born. Wearing your birthstone will supposedly bring you love, luck and good fortune – and it will look beautiful as well! Don’t know what your birthstone is or what it means? Our two-part guide will reveal all… In this guide, we … Read more

Jewellery for Valentine’s Day

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The most romantic day of the year is just around the corner, but don’t worry if you haven’t picked up a present for your beloved just yet. The stores of Hatton Garden are full of great gift ideas for both men and women – here is our pick of some of the best. Jewellery For … Read more

Wedding jewellery for men

There are endless articles on the Internet that talk about wedding jewellery for women – from pearls and pendants to diamond ringss and drop earrings, they’ve got it covered – but on that big day, it’s important for the groom to look his best too! There are a whole host of wedding jewellery options for … Read more

Brooches for brides

Selecting the right wedding jewellery is a tricky task for any bride. Your gems have to look good with your dress, your shoes, your colour scheme and even your groom, so it’s important to get it right! Many ladies opt for statement earrings or necklaces when it comes to their wedding jewels, but a more … Read more

Quirky jewellery

Kelsey Comfort, a student from Alaska, has had her jewellery designs shared across the internet and beyond this week, thanks to her quirky cake and cookie based designs. Kelsey, 21, made incredibly realistic clay jewellery pieces in the shape of her favourite sweet treats. The range incudes diamond rings, necklaces and earrings in the shape … Read more

Sparkle in the Snow

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The big freeze has truly arrived in the UK, and experts predict that we’ve still got a week or two of frosty weather ahead of us. It’s easy to forget fashion when you’re buried under chunky knitwear, but no matter how cold it is outside, no one should be without a touch of glitz! Here … Read more

Unique Black Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring Ideas

Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D hit the headlines at the end of last year by showing off her engagement ring from her musician fiancé Deadmau5. The ring, which was crafted by The Great Frog London jewellery store, featured a dramatic black diamond set between four platinum skulls, fixed to a gemstone studded double band … Read more

Wedding Jewellery Trends for 2013 in Hatton Garden

Whether you got engaged over the festive period or have been planning your 2013 wedding for some time, dressing up your gown with some jewellery is always an important task for any bride to tackle! Here are some of the biggest jewellery trends for 2013 and how you can incorporate them into your bridal look. … Read more