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Brooches

20/11/2018
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Jewellery Showcase: The History of Tiffany & Co.

With Thanksgiving being celebrated this week we thought it prudent to give thanks and share our love of vintage jewellery by one of our favourite American brands: Tiffany & Co. This iconic brand dates back to 1837 when Charles Lewis Tiffany opened a small stationary and fancy goods store in New York City with his friend John B Young. The store was a raging success and quickly established itself as the go-to emporium for the well-to-do ladies of the city to source impeccable jewels and American style timepieces worlds away... Read More

05/11/2018
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Unboxing the past: Stuart Period Jewellery

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November Gunpowder treason and plot I see no reason why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot The words we all know that mark that time of the year that celebrates Bonfire night, and we thought it apt to share some of the history behind such an occasion. The Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was the failed assassination attempt of King James I by a group of provincial English Catholics who aimed to blow up the House of Lords during the State opening of Parliament. This was... Read More

29/10/2018
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Spooky Jewellery to unearth this Halloween for your collection

With Halloween, or All Hallows Eve, right around the corner; we thought it the perfect opportunity to unearth some of the spookier finds from our collection. The development of artifacts and symbols associated with Halloween has formed over time; traditionally in keeping with relics designed to frighten off evil spirits. It is commonplace belief that Halloween has roots in traditions originating from ancient Celtic harvest festivals. , a Gaelic festival, itself marked the end of the season and heralded the beginning of winter. Ancient Celts believed that on this day... Read More

Autumn leaves on a blue sky background 11/09/2018
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Top 8 Autumn Jewellery Trends in 2018

It’s September, and we’re slowly transitioning into autumn and for the remainder of the year we are going to see a rise of statement pieces adorning the catwalks and streets. With the release of new collections, we’ve seen a shift in the trends for the latter half of the year, including the rise of seasonal specific pieces and some throwback jewels from the 80’s. Here at Susannah Lovis, we have compiled a list of the top eight jewellery trends to watch out for the remaining few months of 2018. 1.... Read More

A woman wearing the Edwardian diamond brooch on five row pearl choker 09/09/2018
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How to Display Your Vintage Jewellery | Antique Jewels

Whether you’re lucky enough to have inherited some dazzling gems or are already an avid collector of vintage jewellery, knowing how to display your jewels can be challenging. While a jewellery box is an obvious option, these often-small storage solutions usually offer confined spaces that can not only cause delicate pieces of jewellery to spoil but also hide your gems from view, keeping them locked away out of sight. Here at Susannah Lovis, being such lovers of vintage jewellery, we believe that these exquisite pieces should be displayed loud and... Read More

22/06/2018
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The Susannah Lovis Guide to Wearing Brooches

Royal Ascot is arguably one of the biggest fashion events of the year, an occasion dripping in sartorial elegance. The event continues to recognise the ever-changing nature of fashion yet maintains a rich history in its time-honoured traditions. The sense of style reflected today harkens back to the original dress code as dictated by Beau Brummell; turn of the 19th century fashion icon. It is therefore very important to be mindful of the dress code when attending Royal Ascot; the event demanding a level of formality in your ensemble. For... Read More

04/06/2018
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Top 10 Summer Jewellery Trends in 2018

Jewellery has really been standing out this spring/summer with bold and statement pieces in abundance adorning the various runways this year. As new collections act as a catalyst for the public, it is no surprise that we are seeing the resulting emergence of such outstanding and thought provoking pieces. Some of the trends that we have picked up on this year so far include the rise in aquatic/ocean themed jewellery and the overemphasis on layering and stacking pieces. We have compiled a list of 10 key summer jewellery trends to... Read More

Diamond necklace 05/04/2018
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7 Must-Have Diamond Jewels Available at Susannah Lovis

Do you, or anyone you know, deserve something truly special this month? Those lucky enough to be born in April have diamonds as their associated birthstone, the most precious and dazzling of them all, and can be treated to such a precious jewel by their nearest and dearest. Last year, we listed 10 Dazzling Facts About Diamonds so you could learn more about the spectacular stone on your finger. This year, we’ve decided to look at 7 of our favourite, stunning diamond jewels that you can spoil a friend with,... Read More

a wedding couple 21/03/2018
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Wedding Trends for 2018

With spring well and truly sprung, it’s time to embrace the warmer weather heading our way, make the most of the longer days and perhaps even tackle that spring clean you promised yourself you’d do five years ago! However, for some brides-to-be, it’s also a time where wedding planning is in full swing, and the panics, nerves and butterflies begin to set in for the big day. Amidst the whirlwind of caterers, flower arrangements and honeymoon organisation, there’s also the small matter of bridal accessories and jewels to consider for... Read More

The perfect Mother's Day gift available at Susannah Lovis 06/03/2018
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Jewels to Treat Your Mum This Mother’s Day

With all the recent excitement of snow days and sledging fun, or the inconvenience of sub-zero temperatures and transport disruption, it might be easy to forget an important date in the diary that is fast-approaching. But if, on the 11th March, your mum awakes without a gift, breakfast in bed, or at least a warming brew, you might be facing a different kind of storm altogether! Avoid facing the wrath in 2018, with an extra special gift that not only shows that you care, but also proves just how well... Read More