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That New Dress’ London Road Jewellery Earring Edit

Style blogger The New Dress explores our earring selection as she prepares to get her ears pierced. Take a look at Dominique’s hand-picked earring edit here. Somehow I have managed to get to 30 without a single piercing or tattoo. I think this makes me an oddity (most women at least have their ears pierc

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Tinker Taylor wearing London Road Jewellery

The lovely Tinker Taylor has written a blog about wearing some of our fabulous jewellery. Click

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THE FUTURE IS FEMALE by That New Dress

I’ve wanted to write this post for a while, as this is a theme which has been playing on my mind a lot of late. Firstly, it’s something which has become more and more apparent the older I’ve got. Secondly, it never ceases to amaze me what can be achieved when we pull together

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Simply Stacked by MissBudgetBeauty

I have never been a massive fan of lots of jewellery, I have collected pieces over the years that have been trendy and what I thought I should be wearing but ultimately my style is very simple, delicate and fuss free. I am someone that takes off a watch and doesn’t put it on ag

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Fit for a fairytail: fine jewellery for the Belle of the ball

The new Beauty and the Beast movie is already one of the most talked-about films of the year, starring Emma Watson in what’s billed as a feminist reworking of this classic fairy story. It inspired us to take a look through our artisan made jewellery and pick out the pieces that speak to us

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Modern Gifts for Stylish Mamas

2017 mums are an eclectic, powerful bunch – calling the shots in the boardroom, creating a new wave of entrepreneurs and just as likely to have strong political opinions as views on fashion, florals and how to pour the perfect cup of tea. In celebration of these very modern mamas, then, here are London Road

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Five Favourite: Style Staples

This year I’ve really tried to focus on creating content on That New Dress which spotlights style investments rather than throw-away fashion. In a day an age of pyjamas worn to the supermarket (we’ve all been guilty of it!) and Yeezy inspired “destroyed” clothes, sometimes we need to remind ourselves of the great style ico

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A twist on Valentines

By the middle of February, we’re all ready for the grey chill of winter to make way for sunshine and spring flowers.  As the days lengthen and temperatures start to rise, it feels like an apt time to celebrate the person who brings a ray of sunshine to even the dreariest of days. Valentine’s

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London Road Christmas Gift Guide: 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, as the song goes… and at our London workshop we’re busy polishing up the brightest and best of our collections, ready to bring some very special sparkle into lucky stockings this Christmas. (With free worldwide shipping and gift wrapping thrown in, our London Road elves provid

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Essential jewellery pieces for Autumn 2016

As the leaves fall and the temperature drops, Autumn’s blaze of colour reminds us winter is just around the corner, and we’ve chosen the perfect pieces to keep a smile on your face even when the skies are glum. From Hyde Park to Hampstead Heath, this is the time of year when Londoners wrap

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Celebrating tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

On 8th October London Road were delighted to sponsor Sheer Luxe’s ‘Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow’ event. As an independent jewellers we’re proud to support the growing number of businesses doing things differently: led by women, driven by core values and not afraid to challenge more established corporate brands. The insights from the entrepreneurs who attended w

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London Road: The story behind the jewellery

Among those in the know, London Road stands not only for its modern, vintage-inspired designs, but for the attention to detail and commitment to the highest quality of workmanship that makes us a truly artisan brand. Our London workshop is a hub for the talented craftspeople who bring our designs to life and make s

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Join the pearly royalty

For over one hundred years the “Pearly Kings and Queens” of London have gathered at harvest time to parade their intricate costumes and raise money for good causes. A tradition unique to London, the pearlescent buttons painstakingly stitched onto dark suits make a striking spectacle and commemorate a charitable tradition started by an orphan str

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Portobello treasures

“Portobello Road, Portobello Road, street where the riches of ages are stowed! Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello Road. You’ll find what you want in the Portobello Road! “ – Mr Brown, Bedknobs and Broomsticks Portobello Road is a London institution. The curving West London street r

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Carnival Colour

The Notting Hill Carnival coming up this weekend is the largest street festival in Europe and a landmark in the London calendar. For three days, the streets of Notting Hill in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea close down to vehicles and welcome a vibrant array of colours, sounds and smells. In the spirit

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Summer Nights

Summer nights are some of the most beautiful of the year, with long evenings and late suppers stretching on until the stars come out. https://www.londonroadjewellery.com/product/exclusive-yellow-gold-rose-cut-diamond-starry-night-large-star-pendant/ The middle of August is an especially good time to get together with friends, because the 11th, 12th and 13th are when the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks. This ann

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Blue is the colour

Blue is the colour of horizons; of deep seas and clear summer skies. Beautiful topaz, with its clear azure tone, is one of our favourite stones. It adds a flash of striking colour as a simple standalone piece, for example in the white gold set cushion ring: Designer White Gold Cushion Blue Topaz Ring

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London tales: Soho

Seedy, edgy, creative, sexy… ask any Londoner what Soho means to them and you’ll likely hear one of these words in their reply. So how did this tiny tangle of alleyways come to play such a huge part in London’s cultural scene, and inspire one of our favourite collections here at London Road? In

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Summer of Love

Last week’s full moon falling on the summer solstice was the first since 1967, and with Glastonbury festival just passed we’re embracing our inner hippie and sinking into that “summer of love” feeling. Today we’re looking at one of our most beautiful stones, the delicate rose quartz, and digging into what makes it suc

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The Queen’s Birthday

We all love a good birthday party, and it seems the Queen is no exception. In her ninetieth year she’s enjoyed a wealth of celebrations culminating with her official birthday parade and Patron’s lunch, this past weekend. As ever Her Majesty demonstrated her distinct style in bold green and pink, accessorised with classic pearls

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HOW TO BUY JEWELLERY AS A GIFT

As children, when it came to presents, Size Mattered. For grown ups, however, the opposite is true. The tinier the box we’re unwrapping, the quicker our hearts beat in anticipation of the sparkle that lies within. Jewellery is the perfect gift, for partners, family or friends. Luxury, delight and exquisite craftsmanship – what could

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Victorian Inspired Festival Chic

This year, festival accessories are reaching a new level with the right look taking priority over the right tent. This year, festival accessories are reaching a new level with the right look taking priority over the right tent. It’s no longer all about denim shorts and crochet vests, it’s all about the small things mak

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Aisle Style

Finding the perfect wedding jewellery is a task that should not be underestimated. Finding the perfect wedding jewellery is a task that should not be underestimated. It’s all about finding jewellery that complements a wedding dress without upstaging it. You need to find jewellery that complements a dress, and enhances the detail and style

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The Great British Picnic

There is nothing like a picnic to enjoy British summertime. There is nothing like a picnic to enjoy British summertime. Why would anybody choose to stay indoors when you could be outside basking in the sun, enjoying the scents of summer flowers, sea breezes and woodland pine. Lazy days in the company of friends

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London Road Jewellery at Royal Ascot

Beautiful gems make perfect accessories to comple

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Porcelain Beauty by Heather

London Road Jewellery via Jewel Street.com With my end of year formal just around the corner, I’ve been on the look out for cute and dainty accessories to pair with my otherwise quite simple and understated black dress. When it comes to jewellery, my tastes are very simple really, I don’t like anything too fu

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Showstoppers at the Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show opens its gates on the 19th May 2015 at the Royal Hospital. The Chelsea Flower Show opens it’s gates on the 19th May 2015 at the Royal Hospital. The Hospital grounds will yet again be transformed into spectacular shows of colour, texture and fragrance. With Gardens costing up to £250,000 ea

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New Varieties to Kew Collection

Now spring has arrived in earnest, trees are bursting with glossy new leaves and flowerbeds are awakening with bright shows of colour. Now spring has arrived in earnest, trees are bursting with glossy new leaves and flowerbeds are awakening with bright shows of colour. It is a wonderful time of year as gardens take

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Will Prince William be buying Rose Gold for a Girl?

Prince George is soon to have a brother or sister as the Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to be due at the end of April. Prince George is soon to have a brother or sister as the Duchess of Cambridge is rumoured to be due at the end of April. Being an April birth da

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April Birthstone

Diamond is the traditional birthstone of April and is regarded as the most coveted gemstone. Diamond is the traditional birthstone of April and is regarded as the most coveted gemstone. The diamond holds a significant meaning for those born in April and is thought to mean purity, innocence, eternity and courage. It is also symbo

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STARRY NIGHTS BY LONDON ROAD JEWELLERY

WRITTEN BY STEPHANIE I have a weak point for stars, they are a little bit of an obsession for me. So as you can imagine, this ‘Starry Night Pendant‘* really tugs at my heart strings. It’s a gorgeous sterling silver necklace, which has a simple star pendant. It’s everything I like a necklace to

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Creating Masters for Casting Fine Jewellery

Fine jewellery is most often created from a single master. Jewellery and sculptures have been created from masters for more than 5700 years. Fine jewellery is most often created from a single master. Jewellery and sculptures have been created from masters for more than 5700 years. The oldest know examples of this technique were fo

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Garnet Gemstones – January Birthstone

Gemstones have fascinated mankind since the beginning of time. Gemstones have fascinated mankind since the beginning of time. The red garnet has been a favourite of jewellers for its dense vibrant colour. Featuring in many pieces from both Roman and Egyptian civilizations where rings were used for ceremonial purposes by the ruling elite. Today th

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12 Days of Christmas Accessories

Christmas is not only a great time to catch up with friends and family, it’s also a perfect opportunity to look fabulous. Bring a little black dress to life with stylish accessories or add glamour to a favourite pair of jeans throughout the festive period. On the first day of Christmas my true love s

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Looking Stylish in the Rain

Rain is a very tempting reason to wrap up and stay indoors on a rainy day. Rain is a very tempting reason to wrap up and stay indoors on a rainy day, but in the UK we have more than our share of wet days so we have to brave the weather and step outsi

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Starry Night Accessories

The ‘hottest’ new winter fashion trends are usually trends that have been around for several years and will probably be around for the next few years too. The ‘hottest’ new winter fashion trends are usually trends that have been around for several years and will probably be around for the next few years too. Buy

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Indian Summer Accessories

With the sun glowing in the sky as we begin autumn and leaves turning into a spectacular show of colours from green to yellows, reds and the brightest With the sun glowing in the sky as we begin autumn and leaves turning into a spectacular show of colours from green to yellows, reds and

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Hot Autumn Fashion Accessories

Autumn is in full swing with leaves falling and a mixture of sunny days, stormy nights and breezy in between. Autumn is in full swing with leaves falling and a mixture of sunny days, stormy nights and breezy in between. But the temperature is only going one way, and as temperatures drop your wardrobe ne

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New Collections at London Road Jewellery

London Road Jewellery are showcasing new additions to the collection at the International Jewellery London show between 31st and 2nd September 2014. New Collections at London Road Jewellery London Road Jewellery are showcasing new additions to the collection at the International Jewellery London show between 31st and 2nd September 2014. Additions to the collection incl

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Quartz Gem Stones

Quartz is a gemstone created naturally in a wide spectrum of colours including oranges, pinks, greens purple and brown. Quartz is a gemstone created naturally in a wide spectrum of colours including oranges, pinks, greens purple and brown. Quartz is one of the most important minerals on earth and is one of the most sou

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Beautiful Beach Jewellery

Now summer is in full flow many of us are swapping jeans for bikinis and heading for the beach. Now summer is in full flow many of us are swapping jeans for bikinis and heading for the beach. It can be difficult to remain stylish whilst at the beach, but the easiest way to

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Choosing the Best Jewellery for a Big Occasion

The English have a long tradition with wearing hats to formal occasions such as Queens Garden Party, the finest horse racing including Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby and by guests choosing to look incredibly stylish at weddings. The English have a long tradition with wearing hats to formal occasions such as Queens Garden Par

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Gems at the Hampton Court Flower Show

Following the spectacular Chelsea Flower show in May, the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has opened its gates to reveal sensational gardens. Following the spectacular Chelsea Flower show in May, the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has opened its gates to reveal sensational gardens. This high summer event is placed within 34 acres of

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Perfect Valentines Day Jewellery

With Valentines day just around the corner, it’s all about finding the perfect gift. With Valentines day just around the corner, it’s all about finding the perfect gift. Will it be an old classic of a dozen red roses, a box of Belgian chocolates or maybe a little fizz with bottle of champagne? Maybe

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Rose Gold

To add strength to pure gold, a dense metal that shines yellow in colour, gold must be combined (alloyed) with other metals. Rose Gold Pure gold is 24 carats, which is a very soft and malleable metal with an attractive yellow colour and lustre. In it’s purest form, gold is difficult to work with

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Sparkling Christmas Gifts

Looking for the best Christmas gifts for your friends and family? Sparkling Christmas Gifts Looking for the best Christmas gifts for your friends and family? look no further. London Road Jewellery is packed to the rafters with gems perfect for every generation of your family and the best of friends. With such a wide select

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Perfect Party Jewellery!

This the season to party! Perfect Party Jewellery Tis the season to party! With the onset of party season, every woman is seeking out the perfect dress and fabulous accessories to look incredibly stylish and ad a unique look to an outfit. When you get a last minute invite to a party you simply can

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Cocktail Jewellery

Party season is gathering momentum as invitations drop through the letterbox and ping into inboxes. Cocktail Jewellery Party season is gathering momentum as invitations drop through the letterbox and ping into inboxes. There will be lots of thought going into what to wear and how to stand out. Some invitations will give you the lux

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Diamonds

The cut of a precious stone dramatically changes its appearance. Many precious stones are dull and of little interest when freshly mined. Diamonds The cut of a precious stone dramatically changes its appearance. Many precious stones are dull and of little interest when freshly mined. When mined, the diamond looks most unremarkable with dull

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Autumn leaves

Autumn is one of the most dramatic seasons for change. Autumn Leaves As the leaves on the trees are changing colour to fabulous hues from the brightest yellows and oranges to rich deep reds and chocolate browns, Autumn is one of the most dramatic seasons for change. Soon the leaves will begin to fall creat

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