Friar House Antique Jewellery

Inheriting a piece of jewellery

Inheriting a piece of jewellery

Inheriting a piece of jewellery is very special, it can be very emotive and ignite a range of different emotions. The loss of a loved one can be su...

How much do I spend on an engagement ring?

How much do I spend on an engagement ring?

How much you should spend on an engagement ring is a question that comes up time and time again. Traditionally it was always expected that you shou...

Tips for getting your boyfriend to propose.

Tips for getting your boyfriend to propose.

Tips for getting your boyfriend to propose.   Tell him how important marriage is to you. For some men marriage just isn’t at the top of their ‘to d...

Zircon Gem Stones

Zircon Gem Stones

Zircon is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates and is the oldest mineral found in the crust of the earth. Researchers tested the lead ...

What is a topaz gem stone?

What is a topaz gem stone?

What is a topaz gem stone? The topaz gemstone is a silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine. It is one of the hardest naturally occurring mineral...

The History of Suffragette Jewellery

The History of Suffragette Jewellery

The move for women to have the vote started around 1897 when Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women’s Suffrage. “Suffrage” means the...

Art Deco Jewellery

Art Deco Jewellery

We have recently noticed the increasing popularity of art deco jewellery, with many customers coming in to the store to enquire about it. We see it...