Amulet or Charm

Amulets And Charms, Whats The Difference ?

I sold a lovely old rock crystal pendant today to a lady who wanted to wear it as an amulet. This got me thinking about amulets what are they? How do we use them? What is the difference between them and charms? The Difference Between and Charm and an Amulet I did a bit of…

vintage flower brooch

Perfect Mothers Day Gift Suggestions

Perfect Mothers Day Gift Suggestions Still searching for the perfect Mothers Day gift?  Does Mum love vintage? Taking time to search out the perfect vintage gift shows just how much you care. More love and thought have gone into buying it than just picking something up in the shops.  I have suggestions the perfect antique…

Diamond Care

Diamond Care, All Sparkling and Bright

I noticed my best diamond rings are not as bright as they once were. Time for a bit of TLC I think. Diamonds are tough but do you know how to care for them? How do you ensure that they stay at their sparkling and bright their best for years to come? How do you clean…

Know Your British Silver Standards

Silver is one of the precious metals used for making jewellery. Did you know that there are several British silver standards? When you are looking at vintage jewellery its really useful to be able to tell the different types. These standards are controlled by the British Hallmarking Council . Silver is a natural material mined from…

Lapis jewellery

Wedding Anniversary Jewellery

Know someone with a wedding anniversary coming up soon? Vintage wedding anniversary Jewellery is a popular Gift and there are pieces suitable to nearly every occasion. Some of these are not the same as the title of the anniversary but they are great fits for your special day. Wedding Anniversary Jewellery For wedding anniversaries the…

Turquoise Jewellery

Birthstones Gems For Your Birthdate

Birthstones Jewellery from the past is a popular gift, there is such a wide range of prices, styles and designs it is sometimes difficult to know which piece to buy. When giving jewellery for Birthdays the choice is made easier for us as each Month and Zodiac sign has its own gemstone.  You can give either a…