We know that sometimes the hardest part of buying Christmas gifts is thinking of what to get! So we've asked our staff to pick their favourite pieces in the hope that it can help inspire you with your own Christmas shopping.
Shaun Leane Talon Earrings
We recently took on the brand Shaun Leane in our Banbury Showroom. I didn’t know too much about his range of jewellery...
Gold jewellery is among the most revered, but there are numerous different types to choose from. With the sleek white gold, the warm rose gold, and the bright yellow gold jewellery all offering different advantages, the team at Michael Jones Jeweller have put together this guide to help you navigate such a confusing world.
May also happens to be gold jewellery month, where retailers across the world celebrate...
Limited Stock Remaining.
We are lucky enough to have just two remaining rollerball and ballpoint special edition Montblanc Beatles pens in stock in our Gold Street, Northampton showroom but when they are gone, there will be no more available.
These unique pens are part of the Montblanc Great Characters collection, first created in 2009. These limited edition pens honours the great figures from history with their...
Gemstone of the Month: October
The name “opal” originates from the Greek word opallios, which means “to see a change in colour.”
Many opal varieties exist, but only a few (like Fire Opal and Boulder Opal) are universally recognized. Opals are often referred to by their background “body colour”—black or white.
Each Opal is truly one-of-a-kind; as unique as our fingerprints.
Gemstone of the Month: September
Pre-Owned Sapphire Ring
Some linguists propose that the word sapphire derives from Sanskrit “Shanipriya”. Literally meaning "dear to Saturn". Alternatively, other believe that it derived from the Latin word “saphirus” and the Greek word “sapheiros,” both meaning blue.
Sapphire is a variety of the mineral corundum.
It is typically blue, but sapphires also occur in yellow...
Gemstone of the Month: August
The origin of the name peridot is unknown. The Oxford English Dictionary suggests it has an Anglo–Norman origin (classical Latin pæderot), but could also originate from the Arabic word faridat, meaning "gem" or the French word peritot, meaning gold.
Peridot is a silicate mineral, a magnesium rich variety of Olivine.
Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occur...
Gemstone of the Month: JULY
Rubies are said to represent love and happiness. The name ruby comes from the Latin word ruber, which means red.
The most preferred colour is a deep blood red with a slightly bluish hue. Such Ruby is known as "Burmese Ruby" or "Pigeon's Blood Ruby".
9 – Very tough.
Inclusions of tiny, slender, parallel Rutile needles in...
A pearl traditionally symbolizes love, happiness and success. In many cultures, pearls symbolize purity and innocence, which is why it’s traditional for a bride to wear pearls on her wedding day.
Pearls have an organic origin are not found within the Earth like most gemstones. The rarest pearls are natural pearls made in the wild. The majority of pearls sold today are cultured or farmed...
Emerald comes from the word “smaragdus,” which means “green” in Greek.
Emerald is a variety of beryl.
Light green to a deep rich green.
HISTORY IN JEWELLERY:
Cleopatra was known to cherish emeralds, even claiming ownership of all emerald mines in Egypt during her reign.
TREATMENTS AND ENHANCEMENTS:
Traditionally Emeralds can be oiled to fill surface cracks...
The new collection from Ti Sento Milano is now in stock online and in both our Grosvenor Centre and Banbury showrooms.
Pale pinks, lavenders, rose and turquoise carry throughout the collection creating an unlimited possibility to mix and match your favorite pieces.
Take a look at the whole collection here.
All TI SENTO - Milano jewellery is designed exclusively by their own design...