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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

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

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

22/10/2018
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Autumn/Winter Engagements: The guide to a seasonal proposal

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

08/10/2018
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A look at Birthstones: Opals and Tourmaline for October

Those born in October are lucky enough to have not one, but two of the most unique and beautiful birthstones of them all; the opal and the tourmaline. Opals are amorphous, which means that unlike most gemstones, it doesn’t have a crystal structure. It’s unpredictable in nature, and you never know what colour or shape it may take. Tourmaline, on the other hand, has a hexagonal crystal structure and appears to change colour in different light. Here at Susannah Lovis, we have several beautiful opal and tourmaline ornaments that are steeped... Read More

A pair of 1920's French Onyx and Diamond Cufflinks in a red box 21/09/2018
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The Complete Guide to Cufflinks | Men’s Antique Jewellery

Cufflinks are both contemporary yet timeless and while some may consider them a little outdated since the advent of buttoned shirts, here at Susannah Lovis, we still adore these stylish adornments. Not only are cufflinks wonderfully practical but they are also some of the most ornamental jewellery a man can wear, making them a sterling choice in our book. But how much do you know about these elegant accessories? Check out our complete guide below to discover more about cufflinks, their origins and how to wear them:

A woman wearing a stripy skirt holding a yellow woven bag 13/09/2018
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7 Vintage Fashion Accounts to Follow on Instagram | Style Inspiration

When it comes to vintage style, if you’re looking for inspiration, Instagram is undoubtedly the place to go. From fabulous jewellery accounts to vintage fashion bloggers, this image-sharing platform is the perfect place to connect with inspiring influencers from across the globe and gain a photographic insight into their lives. Here at Susannah Lovis, we love to share our favourite treasures with our 31,000 Instagram followers and hope to inspire with our wide array of glistening gems and jewels – the perfect accompaniments to any outfit. However, while we may be... 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