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  • Celebrating Gatward Mums this Mother's Day

    11th Mar 2021

    Celebrating Gatward Mums this Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day is really special at Gatwards because there’s a long line of them (Mums that is). All with a special place in the business.Gatwards of Hitchin - A family businessAs a family business now…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • Love isn't locked down

    10th Feb 2021

    Love isn't locked down

    Gift ideas to show you care when you can’t be together...Love is all around us even in lockdown, and there’s lots of ways to show your loved ones how much you care. Here’s our favourite ideas, especia…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • 12 Sparkling Christmas Gift Ideas

    10th Dec 2020

    12 Sparkling Christmas Gift Ideas

    Everyone’s thoughts are turning to Christmas and how to make it extra special this year. To help people bring a little sparkle to it all this year, we’ve come up with some Christmas gift ideas around…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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  • ​A History of Christmas at Gatwards

    2nd Dec 2020

    ​A History of Christmas at Gatwards

    Christmas at Gatwards has always been a very traditional affair and whilst this year Christmas may not be quite the same, it most certainly won’t be cancelled.Christmas School Holidays at GatwardsAs a…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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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.…

    Published by Charlotte Gatward

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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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