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Turquoise

Turquoise is perhaps the oldest stone in man’s history, the talisman of kings, shamans, and warriors. It is a stone of protection, strong and opaque, yet soothing to the touch, healing to the eye, as if carved from an azure heaven and slipped to earth. Its unique shade of blue, often blue-green, lends it name,…

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Tree of Life – Life, hope and truth

Tree of Life is a metaphor describing the relationship of all life on earth. A combination of berries, leaves and vines represent new life forms that intertwine and evolve from the old, creating ever more beautiful designs with an elegant and organic style. Great things come from small beginnings. https://www.coronetcollection.co.uk/product/silver-tree-of-life-pendant-and-chain/ https://www.coronetcollection.co.uk/product/9ct-yellow-gold-mother-of-pearl-tree-of-life-pendant-necklace/

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The power of Topaz

It is not surprising that blue topaz has become one of the top selling gems in the jewellery business. Blue topaz is unusual in offering excellent hardness (8 on the Mohs scale) and brilliance at a very reasonable cost. Blue topaz can be found in both lighter and darker tones, usually known in the trade as…

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‘Not drunken’

We use Amethyst’s extensively in our collections. We love its rich colour, its vibrant presence, its affordability. Amethyst is a stone that works well set in silver or in gold, with diamonds or on its own. It has a mystical past and we like that, it creates interest and we like interesting things. It is…

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Stunning Silver

Silver has become a mainstay in jewellery over the last 12 years. The banking crisis affected the price of precious metals particularly gold and this made silver Jewellery a more affordable purchase at the time (prices have levelled since). Younger jewellery buyers were growing up in a time when silver was ‘King’ and modern and…

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Gold – the facts!

No precious metal is as legendary and beautiful as Gold. Its rarity, beauty, and enigma have provided it with status as a valuable commodity throughout the history of humanity. Gold has always been used as a monetary standard and ancient gold jewellery and ornaments dating back centuries have been found throughout the world. Gold has…

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Freshen up

We love freshwater pearls, that’s why we put them in our range. They are both fashionable and colourful. I remember when I first came into the jewellery trade the Pearl offer was mainly Cultured Pearls. They were beautiful, spherical and pretty expensive for the right graded ones. Freshwater pearls opened up the boundaries to more…

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A National Emblem

Scottish Jewellery is a great passion for me. I was born in Perth and all things Scottish were part of my upbringing. Studying the symbols of Scotland is interesting too. Take the Thistle. The Scottish Thistle is the oldest recorded ‘National Flower’ and is probably one of the most well-known, and easily recognised symbols of…

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