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

Finding the Perfect Wedding Ring after Lockdown

Lockdown has tarnished the dreams of thousands of couples to get married. But there is light at the end of the tunnel. Lockdown coming to an end means that now is the perfect time to plan the best day of your life. And that all starts with finding the perfect wedding ring to share with … 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

Best place to buy jewellery

Best place to buy jewellery in Hatton Garden’s jewellery Quarter. An area of London with hundreds of skilled jewellery craftsmen working in one road.

Choosing your diamond cut

Buying your own diamonds

For most people, choosing your diamond cut and buying a diamond ring is a new experience. Our knowledge section is designed to answer all your questions. If there’s anything else you’d like to know, Farringdons can help.

Jewellery tools suppliers

Hatton Garden Workshop

HS Walsh supply jewellers tools and equipment manufacturers in London Hatton Garden. Jewellery tools suppliers for goldsmiths, jewellery hobbyists and antique dealers, repairers of musical instruments, model makers and even dentists. You will find everything related to jewellery tools, making and repairing of all aspects of the jewellery trade.

Best place to buy jewellery

Best place to buy jewellery in Hatton Garden’s Jewellery Quarter. An area of London with hundreds of skilled jewellery craftsmen working in one road. They have been serving the jewellery industry and the public for hundreds of years. With potentially over 1000 jewellery tradespersons who all work in Hatton Garden, from shops to workshops and … 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

London Jewellery Meetups in Hatton Garden London

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If you’re a jewellery designer, brand or business owner, or simply someone with a keen interest in the London jewellery industry, you’ll be pleased to hear about the introduction of the London Jewellery Meetup group. Established by Joshua Kovacs of IBB London, and Jessica Rose, the founder of the London Jewellery School, the group was … Read more

No watches and heels for hairdressers

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No watches and heels for hairdressers could soon dampen their glamorous image. High heels, watches and rings could be all banned from the workplace under new EU health and safety proposals. Stilettos and slingbacks will need to be replaced with sensible shoes with non-slip soles. Whereas jewellery has been noted as unhygienic, and therefore will be deemed unsuitable for wear in the salon entirely.

 

 

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5 Unique Marriage Proposals

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Unique Marriage ProposalsMost prospective grooms spend a lot of time thinking about their proposals. From the date and location to the weather and the engagement ring. Everything is taken into consideration to ensure the biggest question of their lives is asked smoothly. However, some men like to think outside of the box. They come up with something a little more original than a candlelit dinner at her favourite restaurant. Here is a list of the most unusual (but successful!) proposals to date:

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A growing baby bump

aambrosio vivara baby bump

growing baby bumpExpectant mother and Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio has revealed her growing baby bump in a tasteful nude photo, as part of an ad campaign for jewellery firm Vivara. The picture was taken by acclaimed photographer Mert Marcus at the famous five-star Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, and has attracted worldwide media attention.

Ambrosio, one of the top five best paid models, already has one child; a daughter named Anja, and is expecting her second arrival, a boy, in June of this year. She has stated that pregnancy has made her more confident than ever, and perfectly happy to reveal her changing figure. She said: “A nude photoshoot was good, because pregnancy makes me much more confident. I’m proud of my body to be generating a life.”

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Rising gold prices

Rising gold prices
Rising gold prices
Rising gold prices

Customers come from all over the world to purchase stunning gold jewellery in London’s diamond quarter in Hatton Garden. Like other precious metals, the rising gold price is measured by troy weight and by grams. When it is alloyed with other metals the term carat or karat is used to indicate the purity of gold present. With 24 carats being pure gold and lower ratings proportionally less.

Gold has featured extensively in the news of late due to the spectacular increase in the gold price of the precious metals on the international bullion markets. But have you ever wondered just what is gold.

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Holts jewellers Hatton Garden

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Beautiful jewellery that delights the soulBeautiful jewellery that delights the soul and adorns the body. What, then, could be better than a visit to Holts. Holts jewellers in Hatton Garden holds one of the largest collections of precious and semi-precious gems. Located in the Hatton Garde and offers a professional service in bespoke Jewellery

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The origin of diamonds

choosing your diamond cut

Searching for your perfect piece of jewellery. You can find the most extensive range of dazzling diamonds from diamond retailers in the diamond quarter of London at Hatton Garden.

Diamond mine
Diamond mine

But have you ever wondered where the dazzling diamonds that appear on the display windows in diamond shops come from.

Diamonds originate from deep within the Earth’s crust, and emerge from the pulsating pressure and high temperatures found there. Diamonds form beneath the continental crust, from pure carbon. There is dispute about exactly how diamonds are formed. The one thing that geologists and diamond users agree on is that diamonds are the hardest. One of the most valuable substances man has ever known.

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Different cuts of natural uncut diamonds

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Natural diamonds may look greasy and are not brilliant. Through a process of cutting that can include cleaving, sawing and laser cutting, a diamond will be cut into facets in order that its brilliance can show by the refraction of light. The stone will then take on the traditional characteristics of a sparkling diamond.

You can find all kinds of dazzling diamond cuts from diamond retailers in the diamond quarter of London at Hatton Garden.

The shape of a diamond can also be referred to as its “cut”. This should not be confused with the more commonly used term of diamond cut, which describes how well the diamond has been polished from the raw material.

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Rennie & Co

Rennie & Co is one of Hatton Garden’s foremost jewellers and a master in the crafting of beautiful pieces of classy jewellery. Internationally recognised as a leading authority in diamonds, they pride themselves on providing a discreet and specialist service to customers who come from all over the world to their Hatton Garden store. Rennie … Read more