Joshua James Jewellery Blog

22/08/2017

Libra Gift Ideas

As we sadly bid farewell to summer and enter into autumn, those under the Libra star sign get their moment in the spotlight. Whether you’re a Libra looking for more information about your sign or a loved one looking for gift inspiration, here at Joshua James we’ve put together the ultimate guide to all things Libra. Libra Star Sign Fact FileLibra Dates: September 23 – October 23 Libra Symbol: The Scales of Justice Element: Air About Libras Signified by symbol of the Scales of Justice, Libras are all about fairness.... Read More

15/08/2017

AW17 Trend Report

A move into autumn signifies a change in fashions. As we move away from light summer dresses and into the realm of thick, chunky knits, jewellery becomes a must-have for glamming up your looks. From historic arm cuffs to festive colour palettes, we’re breaking down some of Autumn / Winter 2017s top jewellery trends. Keep It Personal With Monogram Jewellery Letters on jewellery were spotted all over the catwalks for AW17, from Balenciaga to Celine and Dior. Whether you’re making your voice heard with statement word or quote jewellery or... Read More

03/08/2017

Virgo Star Sign Gift Ideas

  If you’re on the lookout for a gift for the special Virgo in your life, look no further! From starsign related charms and birthstone jewellery to styles inspired by our favourite Virgo ladies, we’ve gathered together a stunning selection of jewellery that anyone would be lucky to receive. Virgo Star Sign Fact File Virgo Dates August 23 – September 22 Virgo Symbol The Maiden Element Earth About Virgos A Virgo has a number of wonderful strengths that make them great people to have in your life. They are kind,... Read More

26/07/2017

Pride at Joshua James

Pride is an annual event that takes place in many locations across the world. It celebrates the LGBT community, which encapsulates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Its an event that often involves parades, marches, festivals and gigs and highlights the major issues which are still present in the LGBT community such as same sex marriage. It often takes places around June, the same time as the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, which is considered one of the biggest social movements in the LGBT community. The Stonewall Inn... Read More

20/07/2017

Travel Edit: Summer City Break

Forget weeks doing nothing around a pool — the city break is where it’s at! We’ve seen a huge rise in the popularity of mini breaks over recent years, with many opting out of traditional two week summer holidays in favour of jam packed weekends in some of Europe’s best cities. So, why are so many people choosing a quick getaway over a longer, arguably more relaxing break? There are a whole host of reasons a city break is the perfect option for your holiday needs. For starters, if you... Read More

19/06/2017

Leo Star Sign Gift Ideas

Leo Star Sign Fact File Leo Dates July 22 – August 23 Leo Symbol The Lion Element Fire – ruled by the sun About Leos – As the sign of the bold and brave lion, Leos make naturally great leaders. Their confidence and creativity works hand in hand perfectly with their likeable nature, making them not only fantastic at uniting groups of people, but also making them leaders that people want to follow. Those born under the Leo sign are cheerful, friendly and humorous, which combined with their loyalty makes... Read More

07/06/2017

How To Spot Fake Jewellery – 10 Top Tips

You’ve found the new jewellery piece of your dreams — but how can you be sure that it’s real? Fake jewellery is on the rise, with knockoff pieces often appearing to look as good as the real thing. However, it’s true what they say; if you buy cheap, you buy twice! Fake pieces may look great to begin with, but after a while the cracks will definitely begin to show. Shopping online or shopping vintage opens you up to being caught out by fakes, with scammers trying their luck online... Read More

18/05/2017

Cancer Star Sign Gift Ideas

As we finally start to look towards summer, those born under the Cancer star sign get their moment in the spotlight. Whether you’re looking to take jewellery style inspiration from world famous Cancerians, or are on the lookout for a thoughtful birthday gift for the special Cancerian in your life, we’ve gathered together a selection of stunning jewellery pieces from the Joshua James collection. Cancer Star Sign Fact File Cancer Dates June 22 – July 22 Cancel Symbol The Crab. Cancer Key Qualities Cancerians are known for being incredibly loyal... Read More

bridal style 11/05/2017

Jewellery To Wear With The 7 Wedding Dress Trends Of 2017

It’s supposedly the biggest and happiest day of your life – on your wedding day you obviously you want to look your absolute best! With so many different styles out there, it can be difficult pinning down exactly what you want in your dream wedding dress, much less how you’re going to accessorise it once you’ve found it! At Joshua James, we thought we’d lend a hand. Following Bridal Fashion Week we’ve scoped out seven of the hottest wedding dress trends for 2017, along with some tips on finding the... Read More

Gemini Zodiac Sign Star 14/04/2017

Gemini Star Sign Gift Ideas

Gemini: May 22nd – June 21st They say there’s two sides to every story, especially when you’re a Gemini. Symbolised by ‘The Twins’, the Zodiac sign Gemini represents two sides to personality and the complex traits that go with them. Geminis are clever and versatile, but can also be tense and restless. They’re often enthusiastic and full of life, with a quick wit and humour that ensures you’re never bored in their company. Ruled by Mercury, the sign of Gemini belongs to the Air element, alongside Libra and Aquarius. Geminis... Read More