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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

The Queen and Prince Phillip in a carriage at the Royal Ascot 17/08/2018
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Race Day Jewellery Guide: What to Wear to the Races

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:

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Songs about Jewellery

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

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Inherited Jewellery: What you can do with it…

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

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Understanding your Pearls

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

a wedding couple 21/03/2018
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Wedding Trends for 2018

With spring well and truly sprung, it’s time to embrace the warmer weather heading our way, make the most of the longer days and perhaps even tackle that spring clean you promised yourself you’d do five years ago! However, for some brides-to-be, it’s also a time where wedding planning is in full swing, and the panics, nerves and butterflies begin to set in for the big day. Amidst the whirlwind of caterers, flower arrangements and honeymoon organisation, there’s also the small matter of bridal accessories and jewels to consider for... Read More

an example from our collection 02/11/2017
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12 Gifts of Christmas: A Guide to Presents From Susannah Lovis

The festive season is fast-approaching, and many of you will now be thinking about what your nearest and dearest will be waking up to on Christmas morning. Fear not, for here at Susannah Lovis; we can help even the most clueless of buyers to ensure they make dreams come true this December. Given that there are typically 12 days of Christmas, we’ve decided to look at 12 beautiful gifts your family and friends would love to receive in 2017, each including a beautiful example from our extensive collection. (Five) Gold... Read More

Jewellery Trends and Inspirations from London Fashion Week 04/10/2017
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Trends and Inspirations from London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week is one of the biggest events in any fashion enthusiast’s calendar and provides an insight into the styles and trends that are likely to be popular in the upcoming season. In the world of jewellery, this could be anything from shades of metal to look out for, gemstones of choice and the size of earrings and necklaces. We’ve decided to put together a few of the main trends, styles and inspirations from this September’s London Fashion Week, so all of our lovely customers have an insight of... Read More

A beautiful example from our collection at Susannah Lovis 27/07/2017
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What Does Your Birthstone Say About You?

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