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A day at the Gem-A HQ

The SWJ team was invited to an open evening hosted by The Gemmological Association of Great Britain and taking place on Monday 15th January at the of Gem-A London HQ, in the heart of the historic jewellery quarter.

The event consisted of a series of presentations by the CEO Alan Hart and the experienced Gem-A tutors who offered the chance of viewing different stones in the laboratory and learning how to recognize and be aware of “sneaky simulants”.

We really enjoyed the experience and had the chance of testing our knowledge: out of a bunch of fake diamonds, our skilled Jewellery Assistant Jenny spotted the only real diamond without hesitation!

Edwardian Style Hair Clip

We love making vintage reproductions. We are usually faced with designing vintage inspired engagement rings or jewellery but this time we had the challenge of making an Edwardian style hair clip.  Our customers came to us with inspiration from an antique shop however, you may ask, why didn’t they buy an antique piece instead? Important factors […]

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