Jewellery Advice

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Earth Day 2021: How to Source Ethical Jewellery

In celebration of Earth Day 2021 on the 22nd of April, we wanted to outline our ethical efforts in the industry, as well as give you our top tips on how to make small changes in your lifestyle just in time for this world celebration. How sustainable your lifestyle is is very much determined by your decisions when consuming. Whether that be through food, energy or when purchasing products, consciously making these decisions to meet your own needs, while not compromising the needs of future generations is how you incorporate... Read More


How to Care for Your New Jewellery: 10 Top Tips

Were you lucky enough to receive a few new sparkling pieces this Christmas? If the answer is yes, then you may want to read on. We’ve put together a list of some of our top tips on how to keep your jewellery looking as beautiful as the day you got it! From diamonds to gemstones to sterling silver, all jewellery requires a little TLC to keep it in tip-top condition. Just follow these simple steps for jewellery that will sparkle and shine for years to come… 1. Wipe after wearing... Read More


How to Clean Engagement Rings & Care For Them

As you are no doubt already aware, here at Joshua James, we are dedicated to the selection and care of truly stunning jewellery and accessories. And we think that there is no piece of jewellery more special than your engagement ring. For many of us, it is the first truly sentimental piece of jewellery that we own, and of course, it is a sign of your commitment to your other half. So, with all this considered, we wanted to make sure that you have all of the information, tips and... Read More


Wedding Ring Care Guide

Whether it’s gold, platinum, set with diamonds or plated with rhodium – every wedding band requires regular TLC. This is a ring that you’ll wear for a lifetime, and so it’s vital that you take proper care to maintain its beauty and lustre. While wedding bands are crafted from precious and durable metals, they also have to put up with daily wear-and-tear, and even the hardiest of rings will begin to suffer eventually! We’ve put together our answers to the most frequently asked questions surrounding wedding ring care, from polishing... Read More


How to Pack Jewellery For Travel: DIY Tips & Tricks

Packing jewellery for travel can be a real headache. Necklaces get tangled up, small earrings get lost in the depths of your bag, and you worry about your more delicate pieces getting damaged.  We’re going to show you just how easy it can be to keep your jewellery organised and secure while travelling, whether you’re packing for a one-off summer holiday or constantly on-the-go for work! Read on for our favourite DIY jewellery packing hacks (including advice on how to keep your necklaces from tangling when travelling!) and tips on... 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


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

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Pearl Jewellery: A Look at Fashion’s Most Timeless Trend

A gemstone that has effortlessly endured the test of time, the pearl represents one of the biggest and longest lasting trends to have dominated the jewellery world.  No longer reserved for special occasions or your grandma’s jewellery box, pearl jewellery continues to trend in 2020, constantly showcased in new and exciting ways by top designers and brands. But it’s fair to say that this lustrous gemstone has come a long way over the centuries, consistently adapting and updating to reflect the latest jewellery trends.   We’re here to explore the fascinating... Read More


How to Organise & Store Your Jewellery with a Stackers Jewellery Box & More

Are you starting to run out of things to do around the house? You’ve trimmed the hedges; dusted every surface; alphabetised your bookshelf; fixed that leaky tap that’s been bugging you for months. Let’s be honest, this is probably the most thorough spring cleaning and DIY season you’ve ever had!  Before you go stir crazy, remember there’s probably one thing you haven’t done yet. It’s a time-consuming activity that many women tend to put off for as long as possible, but it’s something you should definitely include in your spring... Read More