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glossary: medical alert bracelets

Medical alert bracelets 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 alert bracelet on someone as it will generally have the above symbol on it (the staff of Asclepius). The plate of the bracelet is engraved with the medical condition of the wearer as well as what …

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 …

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

Till we started working with jewellery we wouldn’t have known what curb height meant, nor what Ga stood 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 | Gauge / Ga | …

fierce by jewellerybox

Since we got our rainbow cz products in stock, we knew that when Pride month came around we wanted to do something combining these products, due to them resembling the rainbow pride flag, and this hugely important event. Today, we released the fierce by jewellerybox collection, featuring some of our most loved products. In support of Pride month, until the end of July jewellerybox will be …

the june birthstone edit: pearl, alexandrite & moonstone

If you’re a June baby, you’re arguably the luckiest when it comes to your birthstone as you have three to choose from: pearl, alexandrite & moonstone! Don’t think pearls go with your style? No problem! How about alexandrite? Not a fan of colour? maybe go for the moonstone… Pearls have been hugely popular in jewellery for many years, and tend to be associated with a …

jewellery symbols: evil eye, tree of life, hamsa hand, claddagh, miraculous mary & st christopher

You’ve probably seen jewellery with the evil eye symbol on, but do you know what this means? We’re here to tell you the meaning behind all the symbols you frequently see at your favourite jewellers. | Evil Eye | Tree of Life | Hamsa Hand | Claddagh | Miraculous Mary | St Christopher | Evil Eye The evil eye is extremely common in countries such …

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 …