• Your Summer Holiday Jewellery Checklist


    If you’re jetting off somewhere sunny this summer, you’ll no doubt have your passport, clothes and luggage already sorted. But have you thought about those pieces of jewellery which will take your holiday wardrobe from ordinary to extraordinary? Jewellers Ilford wide will recommend these pieces as your summer holiday jewellery essentials.

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  • How to Inject some Colour into your Jewellery Collection


    One of the biggest jewellery trends seen in the spring/summer 2017 collections was the use of colour. Most designers went big and bold this season, and there were plenty of splashes of colour everywhere. Indeed, this look is thought to continue into the autumn/winter collections, too. This is all very well, but if you’re used to wearing gold or silver jewellery, anything brighter than this may seem a little, well, too bold. Here are a few tips to help you to embrace colour.

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  • Should you Choose Natural or Synthetic Gemstones?


    Did you know that a gemstone created in a lab can be classed as ‘real’ if its mineral makeup is identical to one found naturally? This means that these type of synthetic gemstone can be sold as ‘real’, if not ‘natural’. Where does this leave you as a buyer? Well, by taking the advice from a trusted jeweller, you can make a decision that’s right for you.

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  • Misshapen Jewellery: No Match for a Professional Jeweller!


    When we have a piece of jewellery that we love, it’s natural to want to wear it every day. But this everyday wear does bring with it a certain amount of wear and tear. Over time, our beloved pieces of jewellery may become bent or misshapen as we go about our daily tasks. However, a misshapen piece of jewellery is no match for any local jeweller who will be able to tackle these problems on site to make your piece as good as new again.

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  • How to Choose a Ring Style to Match your Hand Shape


    Have you ever thought about the fact that there’s more to choosing a ring than just picking something pretty? Similarly, whilst it’s a good idea to think about your style – or the style of the recipient – there is more that you need to consider. Hand shape is surprisingly important. You don’t want to choose something that will look out of place. Visiting a jeweller will help you to make the correct choice of ring, but here are a few hand shape considerations to bear in mind:

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  • Watches: When Big is Beautiful


    Like anything else, watch trends come and go. But one watch trend that keeps making a resurgence is that of the oversized timepiece. Not for the faint hearted, it’s a bold look which can really jazz up an outfit for both men and women. Whether you’re after a new watch battery for an existing oversized watch, or a new watch entirely, here’s what to look for to make the trend work for you.

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  • Is your Diamond Ring Correctly Insured?


    Whether you own a diamond engagement ring, wedding ring or eternity ring, it’s a good idea to have it insured against loss or theft. Even if you intend to wear your rings all the time, you should have adequate insurance, just in case you have to take them off for any reason. If you haven’t got any insurance, or are worried that you’re not adequately covered, a local jeweller can help you with the documents you’ll require for insurance purposes. Are your diamond rings correctly insured?

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