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  • Do you take your rings off?

    21st Sep 2020

    Do you take your rings off?

    You might consider it unthinkable to take your rings off. You might also think your fingers are the safest place for them and your insurer may even have insisted on it.This may not be the best advice.…

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  • September Sapphires

    27th Aug 2020

    September Sapphires

    From the zesty lime green of August’s birthstone Peridot, we move into September's birthstone which is the cool blue of Sapphire. There are many types of Sapphires which is what makes it a particularl…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • Beautiful Peridot is the Birthstone for August

    13th Aug 2020

    Beautiful Peridot is the Birthstone for August

    The birthstone for August is Peridot, the gem quality variety of olivine. Its mineral name suggests a muted olive green hue, however a good quality Peridot is actually a beautiful, zesty, lime green c…

    Published by Elizabeth Marshall

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  • Team Spotlight: Gem Expert Louise Rusch

    29th Jul 2020

    Team Spotlight: Gem Expert Louise Rusch

    No one loves gems more than our very own Louise. We caught up with her and asked her about her passion and asked her what drew her to the profession, and ultimately working at Gatwards of Hitchin. Her…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • Chatting with Andrew Geoghegan

    24th Jun 2020

    Chatting with Andrew Geoghegan

    We’ve been keeping in touch with our favourite designers and recently caught up with Andrew Geoghegan about life during lockdown, designing on trains and generally being a rebel. Here's what he said..…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • June is All About Pearls

    12th Jun 2020

    June is All About Pearls

    Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June. Symbolising fertility and love, pearls have been associated with weddings for thousands of years. Kings, Queens and Maharajas adorned themselves with pear…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • ​Unprecedented Times

    13th Apr 2020

    ​Unprecedented Times

    When we started planning our 260 years celebrations we certainly never expected our anniversary to have been quite like this! How we all miss talking about Brexit now.Since Gatwards opened its doors…

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