Friar House Antique Jewellery

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...

Are you fed up of waiting for your other half to propose?

Are you fed up of waiting for your other half to propose?

Why is it that in the year of 2020 us women are still waiting around for men to make the move? Why not make this the year you get engaged and take ...

How to get the Peaky Blinder’s style

How to get the Peaky Blinder’s style

Unless you have been living on the moon for the last 5 or 6 years you will, no doubt, have heard of the BBC TV programme that goes by the name of T...

Finding the perfect Valentine’s ring and how to plan your proposal

Finding the perfect Valentine’s ring and how to plan your proposal

Having a particular Valentine's Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. Traditionally flowers, cards and cho...

The two birthstones of March

The two birthstones of March

The two birthstones of March March has two birthstones – aquamarine and bloodstone. Aquamarine Aquamarines vary in colour from deep blue to blue-...

How to keep your jewellery safe.

How to keep your jewellery safe.

How to keep your jewellery safe. Burglary is one of the most common types of crime. The impact of burglary isn’t just financial, it can also have a...

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...

Victorian Jewellery Characteristics

Victorian Jewellery Characteristics

Victorian Jewellery The Victorian Era spanned Queen Victoria’s reign between 1837 and 1901. During those sixty-four years there were enormous chang...

January garnets

January garnets

It's the same every year.. we stress about Christmas, struggle to remember all the people to buy gifts for, run to the shops on Christmas Eve to ge...