As any lover of gemstones will know, Van Cleef & Arpels is a name that evokes a rich history and a long-standing tradition of using only the finest precious and semi-precious stones.
There's something about the ocean - the way its rolling wave-song attracts the ear and tumbling shades of mingled grey and blue draws the eye. It's difficult to explain why it can be so evocative... but don't worry, we're not going to stretch to explain it. Instead, we're going to show you our selection of the finest ocean-inspired jewellery money can buy.
Soon school will be out for kids up and down the country. We can rest assured that plenty of raucous celebrations will ensue. Then it'll be time for us all to head outside in our familial bunches to make the most of an Indian Summer (hopefully). First thing's first, though, let's look at some radiant summer jewellery to get us in the mood.
It's that time of the year when the first heatwaves hit our little island and the beaches fill up with pasty folk seeking suntans and a chance to jump on the boogie boards they got for Christmas...
The famous Tiffany Blue Book collections have recently seen a vibrant change in aesthetic courtesy of the exciting new Design Director, Francesca Amfitheatrof.
Why do we love jewellery? It’s not something that we necessarily need in terms of our everyday lives. We can’t cut up a diamond and start eating the fragments, nor can we walk down to the shops with our pockets full of crumbled pearls and expect to buy groceries. So what is the appeal then?