Joshua James Jewellery Blog

alex and ani friendship jewellery 09/11/2018

Friends in Shiny Places: How Alex and Ani Helps Connect You and Your Friends

Friendship is a beautiful thing, and the right friendship jewellery makes it more beautiful still. Alex and Ani are your new best friends when it comes to finding gift ideas for your favourite people in the whole world. We’re here to show you the best pieces to help connect you and your friends on an extra special level. Link arms, folks, it’s friendship time. Alex and Ani Friendship Bracelets Friendship bracelets are the ultimate, classic display of unbreakable companionship. Easy to wear, stackable and beautiful, Alex and Ani friendship bracelets are... Read More

09/10/2018
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How to Wear Rose Gold Jewellery: The Joshua James Edit

Everything’s coming up roses for the jewellery world this season. We love the sheer beauty and versatility of rose gold jewellery; the somewhat underappreciated cousin of white and yellow gold. With its mesmerising pinkish hue, this truly beautiful metal is created when copper is infused with traditional yellow gold. If it’s not something you’ve ever worn before, rose gold will certainly make a refreshing change of pace for your jewellery collection, perfect for year-round style no matter the occasion. Not sure how to style it? That’s what we’re here for.... Read More

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, hardworking... 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... 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