• Woman Wearing White Gold Jewellery
    Jewellery Advice

    How To Clean White Gold

    White gold is one of the most popular and luxuriously-looking metals for jewellery pieces such as engagement and wedding rings. Its sleek silver-like exterior, combined with the quality of gold, makes for a recipe for longevity and style. However, while white gold has a natural and eye-catching luster, it can often lose its brilliance due to general & extreme wear. That’s why we have put together this article to give you our expert jeweller advice on how to clean white gold. Through regular cleaning and the global market leader Connoisseur’s products, you can keep your white gold jewels glistening and in pristine condition. Here at Joshua James, we are proud…

  • ChloBo Rose Gold Jewellery
    Jewellery Advice

    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 formulated from silver, copper and gold which can all experience corrosive reactions when combined with harsh cleaners or hard-hitting cleaning…

  • Pearl Jewellery Set on a Magazine
    Jewellery Advice

    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 as delve deeper into the history of the pearl so that you can fully appreciate the wondrous beauty it holds.…

  • New Jewelery Overlaid on a Magazine
    Jewellery Advice

    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 wearing Gently wipe down your jewellery after every wear using a soft, lint-free cloth to remove dust or dirt, and…

  • Jewellery Advice,  Wedding & Engagement

    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 advice that you could need on how to clean engagement rings, as well as taking proper care of it between…

  • Jewellery Advice,  Wedding & Engagement

    Wedding Ring Cleaning & Care

    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 cleaning, as well as how to store & polish your bands. Read on for general advice on how to care for your wedding…

  • Jewellery Advice,  Latest Trends,  Style Tips

    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 journey behind this precious stone, before arriving at the best ways to give your outfit a pearly update today. Looking…

  • Jewellery Advice

    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 the right place! Why Jewellery Cleaning Is Important While some jewellery requires more maintenance than others, the fact is that…

  • Person Putting Jewellery Into a Box
    Jewellery Advice

    Looking After Your New Jewellery

    If you were lucky enough to have received some new jewellery for Christmas, then perhaps you are looking for ways to keep your new piece in tip-top condition. Looking after your jewellery can prolong the life of your gifts, whether it’s sterling silver, crystal or gold, you can help to keep your jewellery looking like new with the right care and cleaning. We know that gifted jewellery has a lot of sentimental value, so we understand you want to make sure your precious pieces are cared for and last a lifetime. Continue reading for our top new jewellery care tips, as well as a look into our jewellery cleaner ultrasonic…