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!

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 …

how we are doing our bit for the planet…

Happy National Earth Day! For those of you who maybe don’t know what National Earth Day is, it is a day that exists once a year to raise awareness for specific causes that are affecting and damaging our planet. In 2018, Earth Day was the start of a campaign to end plastic pollution, and this year it is all about endangered species and learning how …

the april birthstone edit: diamond & clear

All you April babies, you are lucky aren’t you! Arguably the best birthstone to have, but also the most expensive, the diamond is most commonly used in engagement rings, but are also popular in earrings. White diamonds are the most common variety of diamond, and the brighter the white, generally the more expensive the diamond. However, diamonds also come in various other colours such as …

how to: find your ring size

Ordering rings online can be a struggle, especially when you don’t know your ring size and since ring sizes can vary slightly from retailer to retailer. Don’t worry though, we are here to make the process super easy for you! To find out your ring size, do the following: Use a piece of string and wrap it around the base of your finger where the …

meet the team: Michelle – jeweller & buyer

We thought it was about time you wonderful jewellerybox blog readers got the chance to meet the people behind jewellerybox, so welcome to our ‘meet the team’ series! Kicking things off, we have jeweller & buyer, Michelle. The lady behind all our cute enamel earrings and quirky geometric designs. Where are you from? My favourite annoying humorous question! British Other, British-Asian Other, Other ? Born …

guide to metal types for jewellery

Most people have a preference, whether it’s gold or silver, but if you’re new to jewellery buying how do you know which metal to go for? Here’s our helpful guide to metal types to help you decide. | 9ct Gold | Platinum | Rose Gold | Sterling Silver | Stainless Steel | | Surgical Steel | Titanium | Tungsten | White Gold | Yellow Gold …

mothers day gift guide

mothers day jewellery

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we all know that frantic panic of ‘what exactly do you get Mum?’ You would have thought after all this time you’d have it all figured out right?! But after the countless flowers and stuffed teddies from your local supermarket, maybe it’s time to switch it up with some of our gorgeous pieces of jewellery. Be it a …

help victims of domestic abuse with our international womens day edit

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have partnered up with local women’s refuges in the South London area. The handful of refuges that we are supporting are all charities which provide support and accommodation to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. We will be donating a minimum of one piece of jewellery to the refuges for every piece that is sold from our International Women’s …

what is a hallmark?

You’ve probably heard of the term “hallmark” in relation to jewellery products, but we know that sometimes it can be a little confusing. Here’s everything you need to know! There are four Assay Offices in the UK (Edinburgh, London, Birmingham, Sheffield). At jewellerybox, we work with the Edinburgh Assay Office (external link) to ensure that all of our jewellery is meeting the requirements that we expect, …