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how to clean ear piercings

With fashion calling for lobe to helix (ear rim), and everything in between to be pierced nowadays, it is important to look after yours to ensure they stay in great condition and don’t become infected. Preventing piercings from going wrong Make sure you get your piecing done at a licensed practitioner to ensure they have met the council’s safety and hygiene standards. Licences should be …

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 …

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 …

earring style guide | which style is for you?

If I’m honest, I think earrings are my favourite type of jewellery. Necklaces can be fiddly to put on (and they just don’t go with some outfits) and bracelets can be uncomfortable if you’re spending your day working at a computer, or going out for a meal. But earrings, they work with every and any outfit and are a quick way to make yourself feel a …

the march birthstone edit: aquamarine

march birthstone - aquamarine

March babies are lucky enough to have Aquamarine as their birthstone. In folklore, it was once believed that the alluring stone was the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors to bring luck and good fortune. This glimmering gem is vibrant in colour and has long been associated with calming and soothing qualities. The Azul tones are the perfect accompaniment to your spring/summer wardrobe. …

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, …

introducing: Zâna, @fashion_fairy_z

Back in December 2018, we hosted a Christmas Bloggers Event (although it was more like a party), which was a huge success! On the night, we hosted a competition for the bloggers invited where they could design their own necklace which would then go up for sale on our website. We had some fantastic designs, however one was a total stand-out, designed by the lovely Zâna, …

the february birthstone edit: amethyst

February is in full swing, we know January felt like it lasted a whole year, and with that means a new birthstone edit. The birthstone for February is the amethyst, a gorgeous purple colour which is typically a deep violet, however can vary in darkness and is sometimes found to be a light lilac shade.  The amethyst is a lucky stone, not only is it the …

the january birthstone edit: garnet

Happy New Year! January is the best time to make changes, and adding some garnets into your jewellery wardrobe is a great way to spice up your style this year. Garnets are said to have been used for years by travellers as a protection from accidents, and is a symbol of peace and good health (something we all need after the amount we ate at …