Jewellery Stories

Jewellery Stories
10 Sep 2018
Discover the great gemstones of history
Over the centuries that fine gemstones have fascinated us, there have been some very special, very rare, stunning gems that have become so famous they have earned their own names, myths and stories. Here are five great gems of history … The Le Grand Mazarin The Le Grand Mazarin is one of the most famous
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Jewellery Stories
31 Aug 2018
September’s birthstone, the Sapphire, brings wisdom, good fortune and sincerity
It’s September and that means we finally have the perfect excuse to write exclusively about Sapphires, as they are the birthstone of this month. These stones are probably the best-known gemstones, after diamonds, as they are one of the “Big 3” coloured gemstones. Most people know of Sapphires as a strong royal to dark blue
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Jewellery Stories
30 Aug 2018
Sing the colours of the rainbow with coloured gemstones to match
Red and yellow and pink and green… purple and orange and blue… we can all sing the colours of the rainbow, but sometimes when it comes to wearing them, we are a little more hesitant. And yet, we shouldn’t be. Colour is a powerful communication tool and can be used to signal action, influence mood,
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Jewellery Stories
17 Aug 2018
What to do if you don’t like your engagement ring
So it’s happened. The scene has been set, the person you love has gotten down on one knee and proposed. You’ve said yes, yes, yes, exchanged a kiss, maybe a few tears of joy and the ring has been put on your finger. Later on, once the excitement of that precious moment is over, you’ve
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Jewellery Stories
10 Aug 2018
The story of our gemstones and how you should choose the right one
The Jewel Box founder Vinod More knows what he’s talking about when it comes to explaining why the private jeweller helps its customers choose particular types of gemstones. “Don’t always go for something the rest of the world says is the best,” says Vinod. “Go for the gemstone that speaks to you. It’s like wine
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Jewellery Stories
10 Aug 2018
The birthstone for the month of August is the happy, light-hearted gemstone the Peridot
August’s birthstone is a green gem that everyone will have seen but few can name. It’s the Peridot. When people think of green gemstones, they think of Emeralds – and rightly so, as they are one of the ‘Big Three’ coloured gemstones, with a rich lush colour which no other gem could possibly imitate… or
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Jewellery Stories
13 Jul 2018
A harmonious mix of white onyx and ruby, this ring could help purify negative energy
The Harmony ring has special significance in the month of July because its central stone is a ruby, the birthstone for this month. With the design of the Harmony ring, we wanted to create a piece of jewellery that would showcase the bold blood-red colour of the ruby gemstone and decided that the best way
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Jewellery Stories
9 Jul 2018
Ruby, a highly important gemstone, is the birthstone for everyone born in the month of July
Our expert gemologists explain why having the ruby as your birthstone means you’re passionate. The month of July is upon us, and for many people that means holidays – far flung destinations, family times, relaxation. Here at the Jewel Box we love all of those things, but July also means… Rubies. Gorgeous, stunning, blood-red rubies.
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Jewellery Stories
21 Jun 2018
How to protect your fine jewellery and keep it in beautiful condition
SINGAPORE: It’s all well and good to have lots of beautiful jewellery, but like anything else in life, if you don’t take good care of it, it’ll lose it’s shine. Here are our top tips for keeping your fine jewellery in tip-top shape! It came in beautiful packaging – store it in there! When The
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Jewellery Stories
20 Jun 2018
Everything you need to know about why Aquamarine is the coolest gemstone
SINGAPORE: Our expert gemmologists explain why Aquamarine gemstones aren’t just cool because Prince Harry gave one to Meghan Markle. So, we’ve all seen the stunning aquamarine ring that Prince Harry gave his new bride, Meghan Markle, aka The Duchess of Sussex, at the after-party of their Royal Wedding on Saturday May 19th. It belonged to
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Jewellery Stories
18 Jun 2018
Add whimsy and colour to your jewellery collection with the Bonbon bracelet
SINGAPORE: Serious gemstones don’t have to look formal, our expert gemmologists explain why watermelon tourmalines in the Bonbon bracelet make for a stunning piece of jewellery. The Bonbon bracelet is an unusually interesting piece of fine jewellery, partly because of its free-flowing form, but mostly due to the gemstone it features. Watermelon tourmalines are not
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Jewellery Stories
18 Jun 2018
Experience the many beautiful colours of jade with our Periwinkle Mint earrings
SINGAPORE: Jade is not only green or white, there are actually eight delicately beautiful colours explain our expert gemologists and these Periwinkle Mint earrings include some of our favourites. JADE ISN’T ONLY GREEN Although it is best known as green, Jade naturally exists in eight other colours – lavender, red, orange, honey, brown, white, black,
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