caring for jewellery on holiday

If you’re off on holiday soon – lucky you – but have you thought about how to take care of your jewellery whilst you are sunning it up? Here are our top tips to keep your jewellery safe and in pristine condition whilst you are enjoying your time away. Don’t take your valuable jewelleryIt sounds pretty obvious, but don’t take your expensive jewellery with you …

new in: the celestial collection

We’re big fans of moons, stars, planets, and all things celestial here at jewellerybox, so it was a no-brainer for us to create our newest range: The Celestial Collection. There’s something so magical about the night sky, with the moon and stars glowing. We wanted to create a collection that perfectly captured this, and we think we’ve done a pretty good job! The collection, as …

glossary: diamonds – from carats to clarity

When shopping for diamonds, there are four “C’s” that you should take into account, and all of these things will affect the overall price of the diamond. | Carat | Clarity | Colour | Cut | Carat The carat of a diamond is probably the thing that you are most aware of and have heard the most about, but do you know what it actually …

meet the team: Marta – Photographer

With the success of our previous meet the team posts, we wanted to introduce another member of the team to you – Marta – resident jewellerybox photographer! Where are you from? I’m from Poland. What’s your favourite jewellerybox product? My favourite product to wear are the sterling silver andralok stud earrings with clear crystal. They are delicate, more delicate than you’d think from the picture and they are …

glossary: all you need to know about pearls

Pearls are timeless, a classic, and recently we’ve seen them all over the high street worn in more modern ways. Natural pearls originate from the ocean or lakes and are very much considered an organic gem. A single pearl strand necklace, dropped earrings or a dainty pearl ring will make an outfit that little more elegant. There are a few different types of pearls, so …

the may birthstone edit: emerald

The May birthstone is the Emerald, a stone which is more rare and valuable than most other stones, in fact it is known as one of “The Big Three” alongside the Sapphire and Ruby. Typically, they are mined in countries such as Brazil, Colombia, and Zambia. The gorgeous rich green has been used in both royal crowns and engagement rings, and it is estimated that …

meet the team: Gemma – business analyst

Where are you from? A farm in Kent! what’s your favourite jewellerybox product? I have lots of favourites, but my original favourite would always have to be the sterling silver wishbone necklace. what does your job at jewellerybox entail? My job is to make everyone else’s jobs better and easier, suggesting change, implementing new technologies and processes and reporting on data. I also oversee the …

What jewellery to wear with strapless tops & dresses

Well, the weather has certainly picked up a bit recently, so what better time to talk about the best jewellery pieces to wear with strapless clothing? When the weather is warmer, we think wearing items that really show off your shoulders and collarbones can be really elegant. To accentuate these areas, there’s nothing better than a pair of statement earrings or a delicate necklace. Here …

when can you change a piercing?

One question commonly asked by those with fresh piercings is “when can you change the jewellery you were pierced with?”. There is no definite answer, only guidelines, and this will vary depending on the piercing. why do I have to wait to change my piercings? So you’ve had your ears pierced and you aren’t a fan of the ball studs you’re now rocking? Unfortunately, you …

meet the team: Alex – Managing Director

Where are you from? The countryside outside Belfast in Northern Ireland or as we would say norn iron. What’s your favourite jewellerybox product? This always changes but i think today it’s this triangles necklace. Wait maybe its the cat mermaid studs, or these crazy crazy value diamonds! I’ll stop now. Why did you start jewellerybox? I started jewellerybox as I saw an opening for personalised jewellery made from sterling …