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Jul
11

Ravishing Rubies: the Birthstone for July

The term Ruby originates from the Latin ‘Ruber’ which translated quite literally means red. The beautiful Ruby gemstone is instantly recognisable for its rich and sumptuous red hue. Rubies have been long regarded as a prized, precious and sacred gemstone,...read more

posted by Julian Stephens

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Jun
17

The Precious Pearl: June's Birthstone

The beautiful Pearl is one of three precious gemstones associated with the Birthstone for June, which also include Alexandrite and Moonstone. This month we have chosen to focus on the timelessly chic and precious Pearl as our featured birthstone. The...read more

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Apr
29

May Birthstone: elegant Emerald Jewellery

Every naturally formed Emerald is unique in both in colour and its internal pattern and structure. These distinctive characteristics make this precious May Birthstone both instantly recognisable and mean that every Emerald is different, special and completely...read more

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Apr
8

Delicious Diamonds: the Birthstone for April

Who isn’t drawn to the delicious sparkle of a beautiful diamond? For anyone celebrating an April Birthday then the divine Diamond is your birthstone, which is a great excuse to treat yourself to one of the most sparkly, sought-after and celebrated gemstones! Julian...read more

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Mar
7

Astounding Aquamarines the precious & beautiful March Birthstone

The Aquamarine is the birthstone for March, this gorgeous gemstone is most commonly found in array of bright and crisp pale blue and aqua hues. Aquamarine is a perfect source of inspiration for Brighton Goldsmith and contemporary Jewellery designer Julian...read more

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Feb
4

The Amazing Amethyst: mythology, chemistry & inspired jewellery design

Celebrate a February Birthday with a beautiful piece of hand-crafted Fine Jewellery by the talented Goldsmith Julian Stephens. Julian's wealth of gemstone knowledge and decades of experience setting precious stones, creating unique and memorable designs...read more

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Jan
7

Selecting a Birthstone for January: A handy gift guide

January is the perfect time of year to celebrate fresh beginnings, resolutions, crisp winter weather and for some, Birthdays! So if you enjoy a January birth date then the beautiful Garnet is your lucky, precious birthstone. The word Garnet originates...read more

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Dec
16

Stunning festive gifts by Julian Stephens

Still searching for that perfect Festive gift? The new "Rosie" collection by Julian Stephens Goldsmith offers a delicious array of dainty, delicate and feminine fine jewellery, all hand-crafted with love, care and expertise from our boutique...read more

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Nov
3

Top 10 Tips When Choosing an Engagement Ring

An engagement ring is for life, we understand popping the question is a unique, exciting and special time. To make the process as smooth as possible for you, we’ve identified our top 10 tips. ...read more

posted by Julian Stephens

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Oct
30

The Ultimate Diamond Silver Skull for Halloween!

We had to share this with you for Halloween this Friday! Our very own design skull pendant, individually handcrafted in solid sterling silver, set with an exquisite, unique old cut diamond. This unusual diamond warranted a show stopping piece to elevate...read more

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