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medical ID jewellery: things to consider

Medical ID’s such as bracelets and necklaces are are often worn by people with allergies, diabetes, and other medical conditions, as recommended by doctors and other healthcare professionals. You can spot a medical ID on someone as it will generally have the above symbol on it (the staff of Asclepius). choosing a medical ID A medical ID is probably the most important piece of jewellery …

cubic zirconia vs. diamonds

You’ve probably seen the term “CZ” floating around on your favourite jewellery retailer sites, but do you know what it means? CZ stands for Cubic Zirconia, which is a synthesised material used to create diamond-like looking stones. They are hard and usually colourless, but they can easily be made coloured. Cubic Zirconia’s are generally used in more affordable jewellery as they mimic the look of …

glossary: ring styles

A ring is just a piece of jewellery you wear on your fingers right? Well, yes you’re right, but there are lots of different styles of rings and once you’ve read this post you will know what they are and what they symbolise! | eternity ring | half eternity ring | midi ring | russian wedding ring || signet ring | stacking ring | toe …

glossary: jewellery measurement terms

Unless you work with jewellery or are an avid jewellery buyer, you may not know what curb height means, nor what Ga stands for. These two terms are used when it comes to measuring different types of jewellery, and we use them here at jewellerybox so you can get a better idea of what your item will be like in real life. | Curb Height …

jewellery symbols: evil eye, tree of life, hamsa hand, claddagh, miraculous mary & st christopher

You’ve probably seen jewellery with the evil eye symbol on, but do you know what this means? We’re here to tell you the meaning behind all the symbols you frequently see at your favourite jewellers. | Evil Eye | Tree of Life | Hamsa Hand | Claddagh | Miraculous Mary | St Christopher | Evil Eye The evil eye is extremely common in countries such …

caring for jewellery on holiday

If you’re off on holiday soon – lucky you – but have you thought about how to take care of your jewellery whilst you are sunning it up? Here are our top tips to keep your jewellery safe and in pristine condition whilst you are enjoying your time away. Don’t take your valuable jewelleryIt sounds pretty obvious, but don’t take your expensive jewellery with you …

glossary: diamonds – from carats to clarity

When shopping for diamonds, there are four “C’s” that you should take into account, and all of these things will affect the overall price of the diamond. | Carat | Clarity | Colour | Cut | Carat The carat of a diamond is probably the thing that you are most aware of and have heard the most about, but do you know what it actually …

glossary: all you need to know about pearls

Pearls are timeless, a classic, and recently we’ve seen them all over the high street worn in more modern ways. Natural pearls originate from the ocean or lakes and are very much considered an organic gem. A single pearl strand necklace, dropped earrings or a dainty pearl ring will make an outfit that little more elegant. There are a few different types of pearls, so …

when can you change a piercing?

One question commonly asked by those with fresh piercings is “when can you change the jewellery you were pierced with?”. There is no definite answer, only guidelines, and this will vary depending on the piercing. why do I have to wait to change my piercings? So you’ve had your ears pierced and you aren’t a fan of the ball studs you’re now rocking? Unfortunately, you …

how we are doing our bit for the planet…

We’re currently sending out up to 10,000 orders a week to customers in over 100 countries worldwide. It hasn’t always been that way, but sustainability has remained a central concern for us at jewellerybox, as we continue to embrace new technologies and fine-tune our operational efficiency. As an assay assured jeweller, we understand that our customer’s trust in our products extends to their trust in …