What is an Andralok stud?

Written by Dan Farthing
14.08.2020, 15:25

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 …

Why has my silver jewellery turned black?

Written by Daena
30.06.2020, 16:46

No, it doesn’t mean that your jewellery is faulty, or that it is not real silver. If your jewellery has changed colour and has become black, it has oxidised. Oxidisation, also known as tarnishing, is a natural process for your jewellery to go through and is a product of chemical reaction that is caused by the other metals that are mixed with the silver, reacting …

Normal People – The Little Silver Chain That Could

Written by Dan Farthing
02.06.2020, 15:29

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 …

meet the team: Rosalie – customer service agent

Written by Daena
10.03.2020, 15:51

where are you from? I’m from a little village in Norfolk – basically in the middle of the countryside surrounded by fields and sheep. what’s your favourite jewellerybox product? There are so many I could choose but I would have to go for the 9ct gold wishbone & sapphire blue flower stacking ring set – so pretty and delicate! what does your job at jewellerybox …

The Piercing Debate

Written by Rachel
17.12.2019, 10:10

Kylie Jenner’s daughter, Stormi got her first pair of sparkling studs at five months old. Angelina Jolie’s daughter, Shiloh was five years old and Kim Kardashian’s daughter, North West, celebrated her first birthday with a set of diamonds… The piercing debate is constantly brought to the table, time and time again, but what is the right age to get your child’s ears pierced? How young …

Soap Stars of Instagram

Written by Rachel
12.12.2019, 11:48

Which popular soap stars could earn the most as an Instagram influencer? Here at jewellerybox, we’ve taken a look at the social clout of the stars of the UK’s most popular soaps to reveal who could earn the most money per post if they fancied collaborating with brands as an influencer alongside their soap roles. So who comes out as the highest earner and the …

introducing: the bespoke collection

Written by Daena
29.10.2019, 16:38

We’ve got news! Possibly our most exciting collection has arrived and is available to shop now. Our Bespoke Collection currently features four pieces; a personalised name necklace, a constellation necklace, a personalised open heart necklace and lastly a personalised cutout infinity heart necklace, all designed in house with you and your requests in mind. Each piece is made to order, cut from sterling silver. What’s …

glossary: stud earring fastenings

Written by Daena
16.09.2019, 11:00

There are three main types of fastenings when it comes to stud earrings, with the most traditional being the butterfly back. However, andralok earrings and screw back fastenings have their advantages too. | Andralok | Butterfly Back | Screw Back | Andralok The andralok style is a modern earring fastening, with andralok studs becoming increasingly popular. They remove the need to worry about fiddly butterfly …

top picks for men’s jewellery

Written by Dan Farthing
02.09.2019, 11:00

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

Written by Dan Farthing
26.08.2019, 11:00

| 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 …