Best place to buy jewellery in Hatton Garden’s jewellery Quarter. An area of London with hundreds of skilled jewellery craftsmen working in one road. They have been serving the jewellery industry and public for hundreds of years. With potentially over 1000 jewellery trades persons who all work in Hatton Garden, from shops to workshops and offices. When you visit Hatton Garden you will first see a glorious spectacle of fine jewellery. There are more the 50 shops displaying some of the best jewellery you have ever seen in their windows. The retail shops have ready made jewellery for sale and have knowledgeable staff to help you when choosing your jewellery. Continue reading Best place to buy jewellery
What to buy the jewellery obsessed
What to buy the jewellery obsessed person. We all have that one friend who seems to have every piece of jewellery covered. Maybe your partner has a jewellery box that is overflowing with options for all occasions. So if you’re stuck on what to buy them, we’re going to share some of our favourite but more unusual and rare pieces of jewellery. They may not have come up on their Pinterest board, but deserve a spot in any jewellery aficionados collection. From vintage engagement rings, to sweetheart rings and unique brooches.
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Looking to buy some vintage jewellery. Taking some time to understand the history of the jewellery will give you a greater appreciation of its value. Here is our short guide to the main vintage style eras to help you find the perfect timeless piece.
Georgian Era (1714-1835)
This era covered the reign of four English kings including–King George I, II, III, and IV. Jewellery of this period was generally inspired by French 17th century design. The designs were grand and regal and included coloured gems and large jewels. The jewellery was typically handmade using 18 cartat gold or silver.
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Jewellery shopping experience
Hatton Garden Jewellery Emporium is a revolutionary jewellery shopping experience, based on the bustling jewellery exchanges of Manhattan and is the first store of its kind in London. If you’re buying a special piece, selling, browsing, or looking to repair your jewellery, you are in the right place. We have more than 50 traders with 1500 years of combined jewellery trade experience waiting to serve you across our 2 trading floors. You will find an exciting variety of jewellery traders and public visitors already passing through our doors every day – come along and join them and give us a visit.
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History of the engagement ring
Bestowing an historical engagement ring is far older than you might think. Traditions of giving a ring associated with love and romance go back thousands of years to the ancient world. From Ancient Greek rings featuring symbolic love knots, to the earliest betrothal rings from Ancient Rome showcasing intaglios depicting the god of love, Cupid.
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