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Start your Christmas Shopping Early in our Fabulous Sale

It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas shopping, especially for those hard to buy for people who always seem to be the last name not crossed off the list. Our Jewellery Sale section is a fantastic place to start to get the most out of your budget this year and to ensure you grab a bargain [...]
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The Pitfalls of Earrings and Chunky Knitted Scarves

It's time to wrap up warm when we go out and that means hats, gloves and scarves. There's one horrible pitfall of wearing a warm, chunky knit scarf and that's if it gets caught on your earring as you take it off. This can be painful, in extreme cases causing bleeding and ripping to the piercing, and [...]
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Jewellery Trends for Autumn and Winter

We've scoured the catwalks to find the most wearable jewellery trends for this season, and while some trends, such as chunky, punkie chains and bold colours are definitely reserved for the haute couture look and not every day wear, there are some trends which translate well into wearable pieces for the [...]
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Gemstones for Anxiety and Nerves

We all face testing times in life, whether that's an exam, an interview or even a difficult conversation that can't be avoided we're all familiar with the feeling of anxiety and nerves. Giving a speech or a presentation can be very nerve-wracking, and waiting to hear whether your house offer has been [...]
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Sterling Silver Stunners for Your Ears Only

At Amore Argento we love gemstones for their birthstone associations and for their natural beauty. Our name, however, means "love silver" and this reflects our heritage as jewellers, so it's only natural that we have some sterling silver jewellery in our range for the purists out there. Our plain silver [...]
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Gemstones for Courage and Strength

Throughout history gemstones have been associated with certain traits, and each culture has their own interpretation. There is often some overlap, however, as stones like aquamarine have colouring which leads to associations with the sea and calmness, or safety at sea and this is common across many [...]
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New Iolite Jewellery from Amore Argento

Iolite is a relatively new gemstone which is found in Australia, Burma, Brazil and various places in Africa and Asia. It has rich blue-purple tone which is darker than amethyst and sapphire, but often used in place of sapphire when cost prohibits the use of the more expensive stone. We like it as a [...]
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A Guide to Jewellery History – Part 2

Welcome back to our guide to jewellery history. By the Renaissance gemstones were gaining more popularity in jewellery, whereas until this point it was more about the metal and the techniques used. Large stones were the most in-demand, and would often have been set as the sole focus of a piece, with [...]
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A Guide to Jewellery History – Part 1

The making and wearing of jewellery is a very important aspect of human history as it provides a lot of insight into the various cultures that have created and used jewellery for various purposes, whether religious, to display wealth or to send a message. The earliest jewellery that has ever been found [...]
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Edgy Styles for Teens and Young Adults – Arm Candy

Everyone likes a bit of arm candy, from cuffs to delicate bracelets and chunky bangles there's something to suit every style, and the multiple bangle trend looks set to stay, especially as it's a look favoured by the Kardashian family and other trendsetters. Teens and young adults can really pull off [...]
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