Notes from the jewellers' bench

What is Silver Tarnish and How to Combat it

What is Silver Tarnish and How to Combat it

Well truthfully, silver jewellery will always tarnish, because that is the nature of 925/sterling silver.   Sterling silver aka 925 silver is 92.50 parts fine silver mixed with 7.50 parts...

What is Silver Tarnish and How to Combat it

Well truthfully, silver jewellery will always tarnish, because that is the nature of 925/sterling silver.   Sterling silver aka 925 silver is 92.50 parts fine silver mixed with 7.50 parts...

The Incredible World of Garnets!

The Incredible World of Garnets!

Do you know what a garnet is? If you are quick to say, yes, it’s a dark red gemstone... well, read on because you are in for a world of surprises....

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The Incredible World of Garnets!

Do you know what a garnet is? If you are quick to say, yes, it’s a dark red gemstone... well, read on because you are in for a world of surprises....

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5 Tips to Safely Clean your White Gold Engagement and Wedding rings

5 Tips to Safely Clean your White Gold Engageme...

You may be wondering why I am talking about white gold and rhodium plating when I don't even work with those materials. I am a silversmith and that is really...

5 Tips to Safely Clean your White Gold Engageme...

You may be wondering why I am talking about white gold and rhodium plating when I don't even work with those materials. I am a silversmith and that is really...

Mukuti Sign showing all the places you can go and a gps necklace with the gps coordinates of your favourite place in the world.

GPS Coordinates Explained

The GPS Collection has been a joy to make and has provided a few chuckles along the way! The stories we hear about why a particular spot in this world...

GPS Coordinates Explained

The GPS Collection has been a joy to make and has provided a few chuckles along the way! The stories we hear about why a particular spot in this world...

What is the difference between sterling silver ...

Sterling silver or .925 is fine silver that has had an alloy added to it to improve its strength.   There is a simple formula we use at The Zuri Collection...

What is the difference between sterling silver ...

Sterling silver or .925 is fine silver that has had an alloy added to it to improve its strength.   There is a simple formula we use at The Zuri Collection...