Jewellery Advice


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 Your Jewellery with Stackers Jewellery Boxes & 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


How to Build Your Nomination Bracelet

Nomination is one of the most talked about jewellery brands in the industry. Whether you’re a new Nomination shopper, or buying for a gift, here’s everything you need to know about this iconic charm brand and how to build your Nomination bracelet! Nomination was founded in beautiful Tuscany the 1980’s by Paolo Gensini. Paolo’s dream was to create innovative modular jewellery for both men and women, with options to suit everyone’s budget. This led to the creation of the ‘Composable’ bracelet, a customisable bracelet which can be personalised to suit... Read More


Jewellery Cleaning: 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 jewellery cleaning, 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 in-depth – you’ve come to... Read More


ChloBo: Jewellery For The Boho Girl

Looking for ways to enhance your spring/summer style? The warmer months tend to bring out the boho girl in all of us, whether you’re dressing for a casual garden party or looking to create a statement festival outfit.   But as we’re one year further into the era of sustainable fashion in 2021, it isn’t just about finding a stylish accessory. It’s about knowing where your jewellery comes from, understanding how it was made and discovering the story behind it. We’re proud stockers of bohemian jewellery in the UK, and are confident that our ChloBo... Read More

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8 Gemstones for Diamond-Alternative Engagement Rings

Over the past 10-15 years, the wedding industry has seen a continuous shift towards personalisation in every aspect, from décor and destination to preferences in rings. Although timeless traditions and classic styles remain popular, this increase in individuality and looking for that ‘personal touch’ now has an impact on every choice made on the journey to marriage – starting with the all-important engagement ring. Throughout the jewellery world, many designers and vendors have seen a significant movement towards rings that feature colourful gemstones rather than conventional diamonds. In fact, it’s... Read More


Our Tips for How to Propose

If you’ve found the love of your life, for many of us it’s clear that we are ready to pop the question. But now that you’ve decided to ask, it’s not as simple as just coming out with it. A lot is riding on how you deliver the proposal, and sometimes it can even affect the answer that you get. So, if you’re trying to plan the perfect way to propose, then read through our tips on making the moment just right for you and your partner. Get Permission  It... Read More