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Dan Farthing

dainty jewellery for men vs chunky jewellery for women

About a year ago we talked about two trends that had been emerging – dainty jewellery and chunky jewellery. 2020 certainly hasn’t seen those trends slow. In fact, within those trends we’ve noticed another trend emerging. And that is genderless styling. Whether it’s bold prints on flared trousers and knitted sweater vests, or his acute attention to sartorial detailing, Harry Styles has been heading the …

What is an Andralok stud?

Those with ear piercings tend to wear earrings every day, so we understand that it’s important you find a place where fashion and function combine. The answer might be Andralok. In the ‘70s the Andra Jewels’ team developed the Andralok fastening – with practicality in mind. Perfect for everyday wear, you’ll no longer lament the loss of a butterfly back because Andralok’s trademark lever snaps …

Normal People – The Little Silver Chain That Could

Connells Chain from Normal People on a model

For a while now, we’ve been working towards a more open approach to men’s jewellery, so if it takes a few weeks of binge-watching induced personal reflection – we’re all here for it. In our minds it’s one of the few positive topics in recent months to be officially ‘trending’ on Twitter. But labelling it a trend would be an understatement. Lead actor Paul Mescal …

top picks for men’s jewellery

Accessories in general can still be a bit of a mystery for some men, but we think jewellery is the way to set yourself apart from the crowd. It’s important to ease into it, if you’re not comfortable wearing it then it won’t look right. Whilst you’re getting used to wearing jewellery it’s a good idea to stick to the same staple pieces every day …

a guide to obscure gemstones

| Abalone | Agate | Amber | Aurora Borealis | Blue Zircon | Champagne | Coral | Howlite | | Moonstone | Onyx | Opal | Rose Quartz | Tanzanite | Tourmaline | Turquoise | Abalone It’s unsurprising that the abalone stone comes from the shell of the Haliotidae family of sea life, given its oceanic range of colouring. With pretty purples to turquoise to …

meet the team: Dan

jewellerybox’s first intern! Tell us a bit about yourself! My name’s Dan and I’m from Maidstone, Kent. I’m currently going into my third year studying English Lit at Newcastle University and I’m just finishing a month-long internship at jewellerybox! Why did you want to work here? I’d known about jewellerybox for a while, since Dave (a family friend) had worked here for years. It sounded …