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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …