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Necklaces

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

A mother of the bride mug surrounded by candles 22/08/2018
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Mother of the Bride: Jewellery Inspiration for Her Big Day

Being the mother of the bride is a role loaded with emotional dynamics. The very thought of it brings to mind a beautiful, old-fashioned expression: ‘If you have a girl, she’s your friend for life; if you have a boy, he’ll take a wife’. Somehow this encapsulates the tenderness that can so often exist between a mother and daughter, as the role of mothering transforms into friendship over time – and nurturing this friendship is the greatest gift you can give your daughter on her wedding day. This means you’ll... Read More

The Queen and Prince Phillip in a carriage at the Royal Ascot 17/08/2018
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Race Day Jewellery Guide: What to Wear to the Races

Choosing the right jewellery for any formal occasion can be difficult; however, when it comes to the races, selecting the perfect adornments becomes a whole new ballgame. While the general dress code for any racing event is typically formal, knowing what jewellery to pair with glamorous attire can be tricky, especially if you are making your racing debut. Consequently, here at Susannah Lovis, we’ve put together a handy guide to ensure you select your race day jewellery from only the most dazzling of gems:

14/05/2018
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Inherited Jewellery: What you can do with it…

As purveyors of antique and vintage storied pieces, Susannah Lovis Jewellers often come into contact with customers wondering about inherited jewellery they have been bequeathed. We do our best to inform and educate said individuals on the history and nature of their newly acquired treasures. Often, our customers come to us with very little knowledge about the item that has recently fallen into their possession, however, we aim to give them all the material they need to make an informed decision as to what they should do with their heirlooms.... Read More

09/05/2018
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Understanding your Pearls

Genevieve Antoine Dariaux wrote, “There is just one piece of jewellery that is equally becoming to everybody, lovely with almost every ensemble, appropriate for almost any occasion, and indispensable in every woman’s wardrobe…long live the pearl necklace, true or false, from our first date until our last breath!”. And whilst we certainly agree, we at Susannah Lovis Jewellers celebrate the pearl in all forms; whether that be draping around a neck, adorning a ring or dangling from an ear. The pearl has been viewed as an object of great worth... 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

An example of one of our gorgeous aquamarine jewels 12/03/2018
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The Ultimate Guide to Aquamarine

Last year, we wrote 10 Facts About Aquamarine, to help you learn a little more about your own birthstone, or inform you further on the meaning and substance behind a birthstone gift for the lucky recipient. This year, we are going to take it one step further, with a complete guide that covers everything you should ever need to know about the gorgeous gemstone. So whether you’re a March-born-babe yourself, or you can share this article with someone who is, we hope you enjoy our Ultimate Guide to Aquamarine!