Diamonds are a girl’s best friend! Diamonds are the most popular stone, they symbolise love and romance, and are known to last forever. Here at Susannah Lovis, we cannot get enough of these stunning jewels and thought we’d take a look at ten of the world’s most famous diamonds, from the Tiffany Yellow Diamond to the Millennium Star. Read on to discover a bit more about these precious stones: 1. Tiffany Yellow One of the largest yellow diamonds to ever be discovered, the Tiffany Yellow diamond was discovered in 1878... Read More
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
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
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:
Your wedding day is one of the most important occasions of your life, so carefully handpicking a location that will create a lasting impression is vital. Across London, you’re spoilt for choice, with a plethora of venues around the city waiting to be chosen for your big day. From sweeping views of the capital’s skyline to grand halls with a royal charm, we’ve included a list of our top eight favourites to offer some guidance in the decision-making process.
In the wake of the Royal wedding we thought it only prudent to share some of our favourite looks and explore how you too can get the Royal treatment. We will be looking at the fabulous jewellery adorning the Royal family this year and weighing in on our own selections for these leading ladies; with our collection full of similar pieces to those worn. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex For the wedding ceremony itself, Meghan was loaned a Tiara from the Queens collection; worn originally by Queen Mary in the 1930s,... Read More
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
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!
Amethyst has captured the hearts of many over the years, and it’s array of purple shades play a large part in creating the allure. If you are lucky enough to be born in February, it means that this beautiful, sparkling gemstone is also your birthstone and you could be showered in amethyst jewels that you can treasure for years to come! Amethyst scores a seven on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, an average score in comparison to its birthstone gem counterparts. Amethyst is one of the few gemstones that can... Read More
With February well and truly underway, there’s a sense of romance everywhere in anticipation to Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air, and the feeling is certainly contagious – which might prompt you to ask a few questions about your own long-lasting relationship. Those celebrating anniversaries in double digits in 2018 may want to look into ways they can celebrate such a momentous milestone. Have you ever thought of renewing your vows?