Joshua James Jewellery Blog

09/04/2020
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A Complete Guide To Wedding Rings: Everything You Need To Know

There are so many things to consider when it comes to planning your wedding: from the destination to the guest list to the cake to the bride’s dress. With so many things to arrange, it can be easy to overlook some of the finer details, including the wedding rings. Many couples can end up leaving this task until the last minute in favour of organising the more “urgent” aspects of the wedding day itself, or things that need to be booked far in advance such as the venue and entertainment.... Read More

01/04/2020

Easter Gift Guide: Non-Chocolate Gift Ideas That Last

Why not make your Easter gift something a little different this year? Everybody loves a good chocolate egg, there’s no doubt about that. But if you’re looking for something healthier, an Easter gift that will last, or just a little something special to hide inside your kid’s basket of goodies, there are definitely other options out there to consider. Before we dive into our top gift ideas for Easter, let’s talk a little bit about some of the gifting traditions often associated with this egg-cellent holiday. Why do we give... Read More

27/03/2020
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Spring/Summer 2020 Jewellery Trends: What To Wear

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and the daffodils are starting to bloom… It’s official, spring is finally here! But what does that mean for your jewellery collection? From statement sculptural styles to chunky chains to vibrant colours, the runways have confirmed that many of the top trends over the spring/summer seasons will be anything but subtle. However, there are also plenty of styles that can be adapted to suit those with a more minimalist approach, along with an emphasis on boho-chic designs. Without further ado,... Read More

24/03/2020

How to Build Your Nomination Bracelet

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! The Nomination Brand Nomination was founded in beautiful Tuscany the 1980’s by Paolo Gensini. Paolo had a dream 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 your style and taste. Starting with just a small... Read More

20/03/2020

Star Sign & Birthstone Jewellery: Gift Ideas for Aries

Next up in our zodiac series: Aries! When looking for the perfect gift for someone special, jewellery always guarantees to make an impression. The right piece of jewellery is timeless, elegant and thoughtful, and will be cherished for years to come. We often find, when giving jewellery as a gift, the more personal the jewellery the better. A personal gift is not only more likely to be unique, but shows you have put that little bit of extra thought into their present. If you’re buying an extra special gift for... Read More

17/03/2020

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

11/03/2020
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Pantone Colour of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

Every year, the Pantone Colour Institute selects their “Colour of the Year”: a colour that will go on to influence global trends across every industry, from fashion to interior design to product packaging. We’re here to give you an overview on everything there is to know about the Colour of the Year, from its history beginning in the year 2000 to how it can be incorporated in your style today! When did Pantone Colour of the Year start? The tradition of picking a “colour of the year” started back in... Read More

04/03/2020
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ChloBo: Handmade Stacking 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 move towards an era of sustainable fashion in 2020, 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. As you build your bohemian jewellery collection in time for festival season, we encourage you to consider ChloBo as... Read More

27/02/2020

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020: Jewellery, Homewares & More

With Mother’s Day less than a month away, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to treat the special lady in your life. Whether it’s your own mum, a grandparent, mother-to-be or a female mentor who has always been there for you, now is the perfect time to show her just how special she is and how much you appreciate her.  Whether you’re looking to splash out and wow her with the stunning piece of designer jewellery, or simply looking for inspiration on how best to spend the day together, here at Joshua James we’ve put together the ultimate guide to make... Read More

24/02/2020

Star Sign & Birthstone Jewellery: Gift Ideas For Pisces

As we continue our zodiac series, we now move onto Pisces. At Joshua James, we feature a range of star sign jewellery, including a number of charms and beads featuring the Pisces sign. If a special someone has a birthday coming up, then perhaps one of our Pisces charms would make the perfect gift? We feature a selection of charms from Trollbeads and Nomination, many of which feature the Pisces fish symbol or the astrological zodiac symbol. Our wide array of zodiac charms can be browsed online within our designer... Read More