Daena Borrowman

Daena Borrowman

Hi! I'm Daena and I am the PR, Social & Digital Marketing Manager, and part-time blogger here at jewellerybox. As a shopping enthusiast, I have a lot of experience in purchasing jewellery for myself, and know exactly what to look out for to make sure I am purchasing quality items that I know will suit me - I'll be sure to share these tips with jewellerybox blog readers. I adore writing for the blog, and hope that I can give you guys some tips and tricks to up your style in all aspects of life!

introducing: the bespoke collection

We’ve got news! Possibly our most exciting collection has arrived and is available to shop now. Our Bespoke Collection currently features four pieces; a personalised name necklace, a constellation necklace, a personalised open heart necklace and lastly a personalised cutout infinity heart necklace, all designed in house with you and your requests in mind. Each piece is made to order, cut from sterling silver. What’s …

glossary: stud earring fastenings

There are three main types of fastenings when it comes to stud earrings, with the most traditional being the butterfly back. However, andralok earrings and screw back fastenings have their advantages too. | Andralok | Butterfly Back | Screw Back | Andralok The andralok style is a modern earring fastening, with andralok studs becoming increasingly popular. They remove the need to worry about fiddly butterfly …

medical ID jewellery: things to consider

Medical ID’s such as bracelets and necklaces are are often worn by people with allergies, diabetes, and other medical conditions, as recommended by doctors and other healthcare professionals. You can spot a medical ID on someone as it will generally have the above symbol on it (the staff of Asclepius). choosing a medical ID A medical ID is probably the most important piece of jewellery …

the august birthstone edit: peridot

August is upon us and with the new month brings a new birthstone to obsess over. Peridot is the birthstone for the eighth month of the year, a gemstone which is said to ward off nightmares and have healing powers. The peridot stone is a lime green colour, which comes about through its high content of iron and magnesium in its makeup. “How is this …

meet the team: Daena – pr, social & digital marketing manager

where are you from? I’m from London! what’s your favourite jewellerybox product? There are so many great products here at jewellerybox but I’d have to say our gold plated rainbow huggie hoops which are part of the fierce by jewellerybox collection. They’re so colourful but not too in-your-face! what does your job at jewellerybox entail? My job covers lots of things, the main things I …

cubic zirconia vs. diamonds

You’ve probably seen the term “CZ” floating around on your favourite jewellery retailer sites, but do you know what it means? CZ stands for Cubic Zirconia, which is a synthesised material used to create diamond-like looking stones. They are hard and usually colourless, but they can easily be made coloured. Cubic Zirconia’s are generally used in more affordable jewellery as they mimic the look of …

the july birthstone edit: ruby

Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby We couldn’t start the July birthstone edit without a reference to this classic Kaiser Chiefs song. So now you know that the July birthstone is a ruby, lets learn a little about this precious stone. The deep red stone is said to represent love, courage and emotion, and is also believed to bring good fortune to the wearer. Alongside the diamond, …

glossary: ring styles

A ring is just a piece of jewellery you wear on your fingers right? Well, yes you’re right, but there are lots of different styles of rings and once you’ve read this post you will know what they are and what they symbolise! | eternity ring | half eternity ring | midi ring | russian wedding ring || signet ring | stacking ring | toe …

glossary: jewellery measurement terms

Unless you work with jewellery or are an avid jewellery buyer, you may not know what curb height means, nor what Ga stands for. These two terms are used when it comes to measuring different types of jewellery, and we use them here at jewellerybox so you can get a better idea of what your item will be like in real life. | Curb Height …

meet the team: Nathan – head of digital marketing

where are you from? I’m from Barnstaple in sunny North Devon, originally. If you’ve been on holiday to Cornwall, you have probably driven past my house. what’s your favourite jewellerybox product? Tough question as I don’t wear any jewellery, but I hear that huggie hoops are in right now, so maybe these: what does your job at jewellerybox entail? What doesn’t it entail?! I wear …