From the deep blue sapphires from Princess Diana’s collection to the dazzling diamonds of Elizabeth Taylor’s; who is your style icon based on your choices of antique jewellery?
When it comes to rings and the fingers of which they belong, there is one very obvious example that springs to mind. The fourth finger on your left hand is most commonly associated with engagements and is even referred to as the “ring finger”, leading many to believe it is the only finger that carries any significance or meaning when it comes to ring-wearing. But did you know every finger on your hand carries an individual meaning? It’s probably not something you’ve given a second thought to before now, but... Read More
Those born in January may feel slightly miffed at having their birthday during this month, while everyone else is embarking upon strict eating regimes, budget-friendly social events and dry January. However, if you or someone you know is celebrating a birthday this early on in 2018, we’ve got some good news! The birthstone for January is the Garnet, which is not just one mineral, but a group of several closely related minerals, each shade as beautiful as the next!
For some, wearing cufflinks comes about as naturally as blinking and they will effortlessly transform an outfit for any occasion. For the rest of the male population, however, accessorising is not as simple as that and can result in the beautiful pair of vintage cufflinks you got last Christmas never seeing the light of day. Here at Susannah Lovis, we’ve looked at some of the ways you can style cufflinks, as well as a few of our favourite quirky pairs from the collection here at our antique jewellers, London.
As another year draws to a close, the end of December brings with it a great time to create goals and resolutions for a better you in 2018. The joy of these is they can be as ambitious or as simple as you like; they’re yours and only yours, and that’s the joy of them! However you decide to change in the new year, this is also a great time for reflection, to look back at the previous year with fondness and remember the key events and occasions that got... Read More
Every woman knows, understands and respects the power of jewellery. As Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Gabriele Chanel can attest, a splash of coloured gemstones will add an instant dazzle to any outfit, allowing the beholder to shine brightly for the evening, and beyond. When it comes to jewellery collections, here at Susannah Lovis we love all things colour and think every box should be dotted with an array of bright and bold gemstones that convey both vibrancy and character. We’ve taken inspiration from some of our favourite modern-day magpies... Read More
With Christmas nearly upon us, it’s not only the season to be jolly and eat mince pies, but also a time for looking ahead and getting excited about what’s to come in 2018. Many opt for a ‘new year, new me’ outlook whilst others set resolutions that are, quite frankly, unattainable. However you decide to welcome 2018, you can familiarise yourself with the trends and styles that are predicted to make waves in the fashion industry this spring/summer for a head start!
Those with a birthday in December not only share their celebrations with other momentous occasions including Christmas and New Year but also have a claim to not one, not two but three associated birthstones. This includes Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise. Each gemstone carries a cool blue tone; an apt reflection of the winter month they represent, and feature in a variety of vintage treasures. Below, we’ve decided to list five fascinating facts about each of the birthstones, so whether you’re planning on treating a birthday girl this month, or it’s... Read More
With the festive period fast-approaching, not only is the season of goodwill upon us but it also the most popular time of year for proposals. With key holidays including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve; there’s no shortage of opportunities to drop down to one knee. However, this is certainly a daunting task, and the responsibility of choosing an engagement ring should not be taken lightly. Here at Susannah Lovis, we have a range of beautiful vintage and antique engagement rings for sale, which you can... Read More
Festive lights are brightening up high streets all over the UK, mulled wine is produced by the galleon and people are merry…or merrier than other times of the year at least! The festive season is a time for celebration, spending quality time with the people you love and eating and drinking to your heart’s content! You don’t want anything to spoil this magical time, least not the looming pressures of buying the perfect present for your other half! That’s why, here at Susannah Lovis, we’ve decided to share with you... Read More