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The Art of Designing Your Own Jewellery

The Art of Designing Your Own Jewellery

Welcome to the enchanting world of bespoke jewellery design! This is where your ideas and our expertise can result in something truly unique, with its own story to tell. But how do you start?  In this blog, we run through the whole process of designing your own jewellery, from start to finish.  Why Design Your Own Bespoke jewellery design is…
Jewellery for Every Zodiac: Discovering Your Signature Style

Jewellery for Every Zodiac: Discovering Your Signature Style

Your zodiac sign can offer fascinating insights into your personal jewellery preferences, guiding you towards pieces that resonate with your personality and sense of style. Wearing a gemstone associated with your zodiac sign is also thought to bring you good luck, health, and protection, according to astrological beliefs. So if you’re looking to discover more about your signature jewellery style,…
Diamonds: The Best Supporting Gems

Diamonds: The Best Supporting Gems

Here at Christopher Evans Goldsmiths, we’re excited to share a little secret: diamonds don’t always need to be the main event in jewellery! They actually make fantastic ‘sidekick’ gems. It may sound a bit unconventional to think of diamonds as supporting characters, but this approach can really open up a world of creative possibilities when designing your next piece of…
Spring into Elegance: Gemstones Inspired by Spring 2024 Colours 

Spring into Elegance: Gemstones Inspired by Spring 2024 Colours 

As the new season blooms, we’re feeling inspired by the gorgeous colours on display in Vogue’s Spring 2024 Colour Palette. So we translate the hottest colours in fashion right now into striking gemstone colour ideas for your next piece of jewellery:  1. Porcelain White: The Elegance of Pearls Porcelain white brings a serene and pure hue to your palette, reflecting…
Breaking Traditions: The Rise of Men's Engagement Rings

Breaking Traditions: The Rise of Men's Engagement Rings

As we embrace the leap year of 2024, it brings with it a unique opportunity for breaking gender norms and challenging traditional proposal stereotypes. Traditionally, leap years have been known as the time when women can propose to their significant others, flipping the script on conventional expectations. This leap year, however, marks a more significant departure from the norm as…
Reviving Family Treasures: How to Bring Inherited Jewellery to Life Again

Reviving Family Treasures: How to Bring Inherited Jewellery to Life Again

Inherited jewellery often holds sentimental value beyond measure. These pieces of family history are infused with stories, memories, and love that span generations. Yet, as the years pass, these treasures may end up tucked away in a drawer, seldom seeing the light of day. If you’re someone who possesses heirloom jewellery that you’d like to breathe new life into, the…
The mixed metal jewellery trend

The mixed metal jewellery trend

Are you tired of the old-fashioned rule of wearing only one type of metal for your jewellery? Gone are the days of matching every piece of jewellery you’re wearing to a single metal and tone. The new trend is all about mixing and matching different metals to create unique and stylish looks. This trend has become increasingly popular in recent…
Choosing the right jewellery for you: custom-made vs ready to wear

Choosing the right jewellery for you: custom-made vs ready to wear

Picking the right piece of jewellery can be a tall order when there are so many different options to choose from. Whether you are looking for that special something to wear for an upcoming occasion or buying a gift for a loved one, you might be torn over whether to purchase a piece that’s ready to wear or something custom-made.…
Vintage jewellery: the joys of wearing a piece of history

Vintage jewellery: the joys of wearing a piece of history

There is a unique joy in wearing jewellery that carries a history, having brought pleasure and elegance to previous wearers. Vintage pieces not only evoke a sense of nostalgia, but they also transport us to different times and cultures. In this blog, we’ll take you through some of the prominent eras in history where jewellery was known for its distinct…
The ultimate guide to jewellery metals

The ultimate guide to jewellery metals

When choosing the perfect piece of jewellery or designing your own showstopping piece it’s important to select the right metals to ensure that your jewellery not only looks great but that it lasts for years and years to come. Continue reading