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03/12/2018
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A look at Birthstones: Turquoise for December

Turquoise is one of four stones that celebrate those born in the month of December. Turquoise is known for its intense blue-green colour and can be found in various shades of blue. The finest colour is an intense blue that is uniform throughout the gem. Other gemstones representative of December-born individuals include Topaz, Zircon and Tanzanite. Here at Susannah Lovis, we celebrate one of the world’s oldest gemstones, Turquoise, and have several pieces in our collection that feature this sensational stone; the ultimate gift for those born in December. That... Read More

30/11/2018
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Christmas Gifting Guide from Susannah Lovis

With less than a month until the big day, many of you will be thinking about what those closest to you will be waking up to come Christmas morning. We’ve decided to look at just some of the many reasons you may want to invest in jewellery as a meaningful gift for a partner, or why you should be asking for a treasure to call your own this December. Jewellery is one of the best and most popular gifts all year round for one simple reason: it brings people joy.... Read More

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

22/10/2018
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Jewel Identity – Jewellery Valuation Event

Special event Jewel Identity, in association with Country Life, will enable you to unlock the secrets of your jewellery, whether you are curious as to the date, the maker or its value. The expertise of Joanna Hardy, Susannah Lovis and her team will be at your service and they will be providing free, verbal valuations for antique jewellery. ‘This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who wants to unearth that hidden treasure or that hopefully priceless family heirloom,’ says Susannah, the owner of Susannah Lovis Jewellers based in the Burlington Arcade, London... Read More

15/10/2018
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Unboxing the past: Victorian Era Jewellery

Never has a single moment in history seen such a level of diversity in the design and craftsmanship of jewellery than by pieces from the Victorian era. This style of jewellery is eponymously named after the reigning queen of the time; Victoria ruled as Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837-1901, the last British monarch of the House of Hanover. Historians segment the reign of Victoria, dividing her rule into three key periods; Early Victorian or “Romantic”, Middle Victorian or “Grand” and the Late Victorian... Read More

12/07/2018

Mayfair Jewellers celebrate RA250 with art collaboration

A Hanging Garden The Royal Academy of Art is celebrating its 250th Anniversary and to commemorate this, Susannah Lovis Jewellers and Liss Llewellyn are collaborating upon an exhibition of their respective floral collections. This display, entitled ‘A Hanging Garden’, will showcase works by Modern British Artists alongside the Mayfair jewellers stunning collection of antique pieces. The exhibition will run from the 22nd June – 31st August 2018, and shall also work in parallel with Mathilde Nivet’s summer installation in the Burlington Arcade, based around the theme of an English garden.... Read More

02/07/2018
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Behind the scenes: Susannah Lovis Brochure 2018

It is that time again! We are beginning the long and arduous process of creating our winter Brochure and you would not believe the amount of work that goes into the organisation of such an undertaking. This year we are shaking things up a little and have taken the shoot in a completely different direction. Here is a little look at how the day ran last week; we look forward to sharing the final product with you in a few months but for now here is a little sneak peak... Read More

12/06/2018
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The Suave Gentleman’s Jewellery Collection

Collections of men’s jewellery, whilst not as extensive as women’s, are still capturing an ever increasing market to this day. Attitudes of men wearing jewellery have drastically shifted, and whilst still ambiguous when it comes to sartorial accoutrement, many men are embracing the popularity of things like rings and tie clips. Historically speaking, the wearing of jewellery by men has always been seen as more feminine up until the latter end of the 20th century. However the development of office culture and the emergence of the wrist watch (an item that... 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

30/05/2018
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Jewels of the Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a horticultural/garden event that runs for five days in May. This time-honoured tradition has existed in some form since the 1800s wherein it was named the Royal Horticultural Society Great Spring Show. Held today in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea; the show attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually with exhibitor numbers rising year on year. With a focus on highlighting and trending new plants which are often launched at the show and the popularity of older varieties being revived under the... Read More