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how to clean ear piercings

With fashion calling for lobe to helix (ear rim), and everything in between to be pierced nowadays, it is important to look after yours to ensure they stay in great condition and don’t become infected. Preventing piercings from going wrong Make sure you get your piecing done at a licensed practitioner to ensure they have met the council’s safety and hygiene standards. Licences should be …

how to: find your ring size

Ordering rings online can be a struggle, especially when you don’t know your ring size and since ring sizes can vary slightly from retailer to retailer. Don’t worry though, we are here to make the process super easy for you! To find out your ring size, do the following: Use a piece of string and wrap it around the base of your finger where the …

guide to metal types for jewellery

Most people have a preference, whether it’s gold or silver, but if you’re new to jewellery buying how do you know which metal to go for? Here’s our helpful guide to metal types to help you decide. | 9ct Gold | Platinum | Rose Gold | Sterling Silver | Stainless Steel | | Surgical Steel | Titanium | Tungsten | White Gold | Yellow Gold …

earring style guide | which style is for you?

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 …

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, …

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 …

what length chain should you 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 …

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 …