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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Despite the latest spell of cold weather and the Beast from the East ravaging various parts of the UK with snow, spring is, in fact, just around the corner. The dark mornings and perishing walks to work are nearly at an end, and in its place will bring delightful daffs, morning sunshine and longer days (we hope!). This also means that wedding season is even closer, and many will be in full-swing when it comes to preparation for the big day.
Susannah Lovis is located in the heart of London, a beautifully diverse area full of opportunity. A city renowned for its extensive history, iconic landmarks and red telephone boxes; but did you know it is also recognised as somewhat of a haven for the hopeless romantics amongst us? From the dizzying heights of the London Eye to the vast open spaces of any of the parks in the city; those looking to pop the question certainly aren’t short of places to do so. Here at Susannah Lovis, we’ve decided to... 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?