Jewellery Advice

Engaged Couple Kissing 29/10/2021

How Much Should I Spend On An Engagement Ring?

When we are shopping for engagement rings, there are many elements to consider. The style, the diamond carat or whether you’ll opt for a gemstone over a diamond, the size and how you will propose. And one more question that we ask ourselves, the question that we like to avoid, is how much should I spend on an engagement ring? While money is always a taboo subject, this purchase is an investment, and one that’ll act as a symbol of your commitment and love to your partner. Not to mention,... Read More

ChloBo Rose Gold Jewellery 22/10/2021

How To Clean Rose Gold Jewelry

Is rose gold your preferred metal? With brands such as ChloBo Jewellery & our very own Joshua James collections, there’s no wonder it’s your favourite. Its warm, rosy hues make for beautiful feminine pieces that add dimension to any outfit, day or night. But, when not taken care of regularly, you will soon find that the sheen of your precious rose gold jewels won’t stick around. As with every other metal, you should always approach cleaning your rose gold pieces with care. The precious metal of rose gold is actually... Read More

Diamonds On A Sheet of Silk 17/09/2021

Cubic Zirconia VS Diamond: What’s The Difference?

When looking for the perfect piece of jewellery, whether that be a necklace, bracelet or a ring, there may be particular qualities you look for. It could be the metal, the statement it makes, or it could be the stone type. In today’s article, we’re going to be comparing the two main stone types that we see in every kind of engagement ring: cubic zirconia vs diamond. Now, you may think that there isn’t much difference between the two, but you’re mistaken unless you match them up next to each... Read More


Keeping Jewellery Safe While Travelling With A Stackers Jewellery Travel Box

Now that lockdown rules are slowly lifting, travel is becoming more and more accessible, especially if you’re thinking of a lovely English getaway. If we take a look at the lift of travel restrictions by the government, from the 17th of May, hotels reopened which meant that although it might not be the usual Spanish break, people could take advantage of the beauty that is found in England. If you are one of these people, it’s time to start packing those bags that have collected dust over the past year... Read More

Pearl Jewellery Set on a Magazine 28/05/2021

How to Care for Pearl Jewellery Sets

Pearls, the only gemstone that comes from a living creature, are one of the most traditional and beautiful gems on the planet. Their pearly lustre is what sets them apart from any other gemstone on the market. Their organic nature means that they take from several months to years to form, and with the help from nacre, best known as the Mother of Pearl, they have an iridescent finish. In today’s article, we’re going to give you our top tips of how to care for pearl jewellery sets, as well... Read More

Ethical jewellery Happy Earth Day text over a cartoon Earth image 16/04/2021

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

New Jewelery Overlaid on a Magazine 26/12/2020

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 new 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... 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


How to Clean Wedding Rings

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 how to clean wedding rings,... Read More