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glossary: earring styles

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 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 …

glossary: 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 …

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 stud styles

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 | ball end nose studs | andralok studs | nose screws   l-shaped nose studs L-shaped nose studs …

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 …