It’s the time of year where you can start thinking about cosy nights in front of the fire, adjusting your wardrobe to accommodate for plunging temperatures and the promise of seasonal festivities right around the corner. The romantic nature of autumn and winter really is undeniable; setting the scene perfectly for those wishing the drop the most important of questions. People search high and low to find what they perceive to be the perfect ring for a significant other yet that is just part of what they need to consider... Read More
Last year, we wrote 15 facts about Sapphire, so those of you that are born in September, or know someone who is, could learn a little more about the beautiful gemstone. This year, we’ve decided to take that one step further and create an ultimate guide, featuring anything and everything you should wish to know about the beautiful gemstone. So, sit back, relax and enjoy our guide, before browsing the extensive sapphire-studded collection of jewels available on our website! Quick Stats: Colour: white, colourless, blue, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink,... Read More
All things vintage and retro have been trending for some time now, and there’s a good reason for this. It has to do with the satisfaction we feel from looking back in time, because reflecting on the past can be both comforting and inspirational. Nostalgia may prompt the odd wistful moment – but for the most part we reflect on what we call the good old days! And when it comes to antique and vintage jewellery, there’s even more reason why the good old days were so good. That’s because,... 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:
Mid-week blues got you in a slump? It is often said that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” yet jewellery seems to inspire many a musician. Some of the best songs about jewellery reference specific jewels in their titles. And so, in the spirit of getting you through the rest of the week we have compiled a list of 15 of our favourite jewellery inspired songs (many of which you will hear playing around the office of an afternoon): 1. Rihanna, Diamonds 2. The Jackson 5, Mama’s Pearl 3. Thin Lizzy, Emerald 4.... Read More
The birthstone for those born in September is sapphire, a rich blue gemstone which is also used to celebrate a 45th wedding anniversary. The gemstone has been treasured for thousands of years and has an extensive, albeit turbulent history of how it has been perceived over the years. If you’ve got a special birthday or anniversary coming up and you want to know a little more about sapphires, read on for some interesting facts about the gemstone.
Here at Susannah Lovis, we love all things related to birthstones, and have an extensive range of vintage and antique jewels that prove it! That said, while we’re fairly clued up on the birth stones associated with each month and what they mean, we didn’t know very much about what the stones said about you. Steeped in history, meaning and intrigue, each stone is said to symbolise different characteristics and qualities of those born in the associated month. So, if you’d like to wear your traits loud and proud, expressing... Read More
The Duchess of Cambridge has become somewhat of an icon as a result of the gorgeous jewellery that she wears. From historic, antique jewels that are borrowed from the Royal family to her love of the modern pearl, not forgetting the world-famous, show-stopping blue sapphire engagement ring! It’s undeniable that Kate Middleton boasts one of the most sought after jewellery collections of our time, but what exactly is inside the renowned jewellery box? Here at Susannah Lovis, we’ve taken a look at a few of our favourite royal jewels worn... Read More
Birthstone jewellery has been a popular option for significant birthdays and other special occasions for a number of years. They are a prime example of how jewellery can not only look good and boost confidence, but also carry meaning and sentiment for the wearer. These meanings can vary from personal attributes and characteristics to medicinal solutions, and some were even used as a direct healing solution throughout the Middle Ages.
Gemstones are an important part of any article of jewellery, and can often be the focal point of the piece. The vibrant colours and sparkle is an eye-catching element that can completely change the overall look, style or statement of your accessories. They often feature in antique jewellery, proving that they can stand the test of time and provide significance in terms of the extensive and turbulent history they have lived through. But just how much do you know about the gemstones that are nestled within your jewellery box? Whether... Read More