Joshua James Jewellery Blog


How to Clean Your Jewellery: The Ultimate Care Guide

When was the last time you gave your jewellery a good clean? From your everyday accessories to the standout pieces that are saved for special occasions, all jewellery needs a little TLC to remain beautifully sparkling. We’ve put together the ultimate guide on how to clean and maintain your jewellery, from simple home remedies to using specially formulated cleaning products from Connoisseurs. Our guide on how to look after new jewellery offers quick and easy tips for day-to-day jewellery care , but if you’re looking for something a little more... Read More


Lockdown Engagement Ideas: Romantic Ways to Propose at Home

At first glance, getting engaged during coronavirus may not sound like the most romantic idea. But for many, the alternative of waiting it out is even less appealing!  When you’re certain that you want to spend the rest of your life with another person, you don’t want to wait around and let external circumstances dictate your actions. Everyone dreams of that “perfect moment” for a proposal, but all you really need is the certainty that both of you are ready to begin your life together. Private proposals have always been... Read More


When Can Jewellery Shops Open: Post COVID-19 Opening Plan

Jewellery shops, like other non-essential retailers, were forced to close during lockdown.  Throughout this period, we at Joshua James have continued to safely fulfill all online orders and provide a high level of service (despite the circumstances). But we understand that some people are keen to view jewellery in person before buying, and that’s why we’re excited to open our doors again soon! In this post we’re going to cover the most recent information on jewellery shops reopening post-lockdown, and the ways in which we will be ensuring that you... Read More


Star Sign & Birthstone Jewellery: Gift Ideas for Cancer

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 Cancer friend or family member in your life, we’ve gathered together a selection of stunning jewellery pieces from the Joshua James zodiac collection. Key Facts About Cancer Dates: June 22 – July 22 Symbol: The Crab Element: Water Personality traits: Loyal, sensitive, empathetic, protective,... Read More


Jewellery Allergies: How to Spot Them and What to Wear

Do you suffer from some form of jewellery allergy? Perhaps you’ve suddenly experienced red, itchy earlobes after wearing your favourite studs, or you’ve just never got on with any kind of metal jewellery. Don’t be alarmed – it’s more common than you might think! According to surveys, approximately 20% of UK consumers suffer from allergic reactions caused by metal allergens, and will therefore avoid wearing jewellery altogether. In this blog post we’re going to cover the key facts surrounding jewellery allergies, including causes, symptoms and metals that you should most... Read More


Garden Party Edit: Outfit Ideas, Hosting Tips & More

It’s June, which means we’re finally moving into garden party season!  We’re here to offer our top garden party style tips, along with a few stylish outfit ideas to give you some inspiration.  We’ll also be covering some British garden party basics, including a checklist of essentials for every summer soirée and our favourite BBQ recipe ideas to impress your guests!  We understand that it’s an uncertain time right now, so we’ve also included some information at the end of this post regarding the topic of BBQ’s during lockdown. Above... Read More


Learn How To Take Advantage of Klarna

Klarna is our fantastic finance option that helps you take control of your purchases. From setting up installment plans and using the built-in app, we will teach you how to get the most out of Klarna and what it offers. Let’s look at some frequently asked questions about Klarna! What do they offer? Pay in installments– Buy what you love today! Spread the costs over time in 3 equal installments. Your chosen card will be charged automatically. No Interest. No fees. Ever. So whether you are looking for the perfect... Read More


Pride at Joshua James

Pride is an annual event that takes place in numerous locations across the world. It celebrates the LGBT+ community, and provides a platform to continue fighting for equality and challenging prejudice. This month-long event often involves parades, marches, festivals and gigs and highlights the major issues which are still present in the LGBT community. Why June? This month is chosen to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City, which are often cited as one of the biggest social movements in the history of the LGBT community.  The Stonewall... Read More


Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020: Jewellery, Figurines & More

 It’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to treat the father figure in your life. Whether it’s your father, a grandparent, father-to-be or a male mentor who has always been there for you, now is the perfect time to show him just how special he is and how much you appreciate him.  Whether you’re looking to splash out and wow him with a stunning piece of designer jewellery, or simply looking for inspiration here at Joshua James, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to make this Father’s Day the best one yet.    JEWELLERY GIFT IDEAS   Here at Joshua James we offer a range of magnificent jewellery to suit every budget, along with free... Read More


The Joshua James Guide to Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings

Every love story is unique, and you’ve probably realised that your partner is just as unique. If you have found the one person you want to spend the rest of your life with, then it’s time to pop the question. But finding the right ring can be a challenge all of its own. Especially, if you know your bride-to-be is not a lover of traditional style. So, you may be asking yourself, what’s next? Traditionally, most engagement rings are a simple silver or gold band with a small to medium... Read More


Watch Buying Guide: How to Choose your First Designer Watch

Tired of watches that lose accuracy, show scratches or simply fall apart after less than a year? It might be time to consider a higher quality designer watch that will last!  The good news is that quality watches don’t have to come with a jaw-dropping price tag – there’s no need to break the bank if you’re simply looking for a stylish watch that will last. We have a diverse selection of fashionable watches for men, women and children here at Joshua James, all designed to accompany you from day... Read More