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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 …

the december birthstone edit: tanzanite & turquoise

How are we a third of the way through December already?! It feels like yesterday we were all complaining about the heat of the summer, and literally an hour since we typed the November birthstone edit. December is a strange month for birthstones, as it actually has two; tanzanite and turquoise. Both stones have cool blue tones, making them perfectly suitable for the winter month …

jewellery glossary: nose studs

Here at jewellerybox we offer a variety of different nose stud styles, and not only this, but a range of thicknesses too to ensure that there is something for every piercing. Our guide will help you figure out which nose stud is best for you! l-shaped nose studs L-shaped nose studs are generally relatively thin in terms of their thickness, making them a very comfortable …

the november birthstone edit: citrine and topaz

Scorpio’s are lucky enough to have two birthstones for the birth month November; the citrine which is a striking yellow-orange gem, and topaz most commonly found as a gorgeous light blue colour. These gems are both known for their calming energies, warmth and fortune to their wearers. Birthstones and horoscopes are all over this season’s fashion. Our fantastic selection of pieces in both the citrine …

what length chain you should buy?

Deciding what chain length to purchase can be a right pain, as it can be a challenge to figure out where the chains will sit on your chest, but don’t worry we’ve got the perfect post to help you choose what length chain you should pick! 12″ Chain Will fit as a choker 14″ Chain Will fit almost like a choker, looser on petite people …

how to style stacking rings

When it comes to wearing rings, I love wearing them stacked. Whether I’m mixing different metals, wearing them at different points along my finger or even across different fingers. If I’m going to wear rings, I prefer to wear a few at a time to make a real statement. Choosing the right metal for you When it comes to stacking rings, the first thing to …

the september birthstone edit: sapphire

We love birthstones, so decided it was about time to welcome our new blog series: The Birthstone Edit! Each month we will share a curated collection of birthstone jewellery, just in case you were having trouble picking yourself. September is the month of the sapphire, and I am sure we are all equally obsessed (and all wish we were born in September) with sapphires after Princess …

how to buy jewellery for someone else

Choosing jewellery for someone else can be tricky. Whether it’s for your girlfriend, your sister or your mum, it’s worth thinking carefully and following these guidelines before you splurge on something. After all, you want to be sure she’ll love it as much as you do. As a side note: Buying jewellery for guys is a whole other story, so we’ll just focus on how …

a guide to photographing delicate jewellery

If, like me, you’re a fan of wearing subtle, delicate pieces of jewellery, you will know just how difficult it can be to capture these pieces when taking photos of your outfit. It can be easy for them to get lost, and not be very noticeable in full-length photos. So, today I thought I would share my tips and tricks for capturing your jewellery when …

what does your jewellery mean?

Over the years I’ve gone from wearing silver to gold to rose gold and back to silver. I think deep down I’m a silver girl at heart, even having my engagement ring changed to sterling silver after an unfortunate skin reaction. After this, I started to look into metal properties and what different metals meant – it’s actually super interesting. A lot leads back to …