Now 2022 is behind us, what can we expect the major diamond jewellery trends to be this year? Read on as Rachael Taylor of diamond magazine Rappaport gives us her expert opinion
At Paris Haute Couture Week, prestigious jewellery maisons and designers unveil their new high jewellery masterpieces in the showrooms of the Place Vendôme. Here, we round up the most dazzling collections, spanning Cartier and Dior to Gucci and Graff
Boucheron's latest high jewellery collection is its first to be inspired by a single jewel, namely the late Queen Elizabeth's aquamarine clips that were gifted to her by her father George VI. Here, we discover the story behind Histoire de Style Like A Queen
This week during Paris Couture, artistic director of watches and jewellery at Louis Vuitton Francesca Amfitheatrof presented the second chapter of her Spirit collection, first launched in Marrakesh in June 2022
Gaia Repossi, the creative director of Italian jeweller Repossi, plays with the brand's signature pear-cut diamonds in bold, new ways for her latest high jewellery collection, La Ligne. Here, we take a closer look...
Revealed during a busy week at Paris Couture, Cartier's spirited additions to its Beautés Du Monde high jewellery collection pay homage to the subtle beauty of nature, from a bird's delicate plumage to the scales of a fighting fish
Revealed during Couture week in Paris this January, Skylines is the latest high jewellery collection by luxury Bond Street jeweller, David Morris, and is inspired by the ever-shifting features of an urban cityscape
Gucci presented the third chapter of Hortus Delicarum high jewellery collection. The jewels look to the flora and fauna of the natural world, spanning lion and tiger motifs to cascading waterfalls
Place Vendôme jeweller Chaumet has unveiled its latest high jewellery collection at Paris Couture. Named Liens Inséparables, the offering brings new life to the diamond Liens motif which first appeared in 1907
De Beers has launched its latest high jewellery collection, Metamorphosis, at Paris Couture Week. This new pre collection, named Prelude, is an homage to the transformative power of nature and natural diamonds.
Victoire de Castellane's new collection of extraordinary jewels for Dior Joaillerie, launched at Paris Couture this week, plays with house codes in gold mesh and vibrant coloured gemstones, from diamonds and rubies to sapphires and emeralds
Shop 11 of our favourite affordable engagement rings all under £1,000, from statement signets via Hatton Labs to Loquet's romantic talismans
With the sad passing of the British fashion legend, we take a look at how Dame Vivienne Westwood's pearl choker became a TikTok phenomenon for Gen-Z
Our selection of the best January birthstone jewels to buy now. Celebrate a new year birthday in style with these colourful garnet gemstones. From Van Cleef & Arpels through to Cartier, Chaumet and Dior,
For Valentine's Day, we round up 24 staggeringly beautiful engagement rings from Cartier marvels to lab-grown bling for a dazzling proposal on the most romantic day of the year
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, explore engagement ring styles that are anything but conventional, from prized pearls to organic shapes, and rainbow-coloured gemstones galore
With engagements set to rise over Christmas and New Year, we round up the chicest engagement rings worth saying 'I Do' for this Holiday Season
The founder of jewellery label Alighieri reveals the sporting skill people may not know she possesses, the joy of rediscovering how to play like a child, and her plans for the future
Reworked in 1923 by Garrard, the twinkling diamond heirloom, also known as the Papyrus tiara, was once a favourite of the late Princess Margaret
The sentimental jewel spells out 'Minoru' in diamonds, rubies and sapphires in a glistening homage to one of King Edward VII’s most successful racehorses
An in depth guide to who made the most fabulous engagement rings of the British Royal Family, from Queen Elizabeth to Princess Diana and Catherine, Princess of Wales
A new book dives deep into the relationship between the world of hip-hop and jewellery. By mixing punchy beats with polished diamonds, hip-hop’s bond with jewellery paved the way for the genre’s rise from the street corner to the global stage.
Suzanne Kalan has grown into the darling of the American diamond scene since starting her jewellery business out of boredom
An exclusive interview Lauren Harwell Godfrey, the West Coast designer on a mission to spread joy and good vibrations with her colourful, talismanic jewels
Known for melding influences from around the globe, Orit Elhanati talks about the inspirations that shaped her new collection
Looking to address the imbalance in the jewellery industry, De Beers and Couture’s mentorship programme aims to put a diverse roster of designers under the spotlight
Céline Assimon, CEO of De Beers Jewellers and De Beers Forevermark, talks to Something About Rocks on the natural phenomenon behind De Beers’ latest high jewellery collection
When Cartier arrived in the Rue de la Paix, in 1899, following its move from Boulevard des Italiens, it truly became the Jeweller of Kings and the King of Jewellers. After a two year overhaul, this fall, Cartier finally reopens its rebooted flagship.
For an enchanting winter wedding, look to the precious jewels of Tasaki's Chants and Kugel collections to bring your bridal look to life. Choose from necklaces, earrings, pendants, and rings frosted with diamonds and pearls
From Vrai's statement gems, as seen on Kendall Jenner, Joe Jones and Hailey Bieber, to the colourful, contemporary creations of Loev Jewellery, meet the six lab-grown diamond jewellery brands to shop now
Prince Charles is always seen wearing a signet ring on his smallest finger, engraved with the official crest of the Prince of Wales. We explain why and what his signature gold band represents
There's some special kind of magic crafted into Marie Lichtenberg's jewellery. Best known for her whimsical, hand-enamelled lockets, the Parisian jeweller combines ancestral traditions with the rarest of materials
Exclusive interview with LA based fine jewellery designer Logan Hollowell discusses her eponymous jewellery brand, signature styles, the Kardashians and all things spirituality and female empowerment
You've heard of growing diamonds in a lab, but what about the sky? Dale Vince OBE, founder of SkyDiamond, speaks on the future of the industry and his vision of a zero-impact diamond that gives back more than its takes from the planet
The London-based jeweller Liv Luttrell is known for her dramatic, hand-made pieces. Here, she speaks to Something About Rocks about her inspirations, her motivations, and the vital lessons she learned launching her business during the global pandemic
From sleek designs by Cartier, Dior and Piaget to all-out show-stoppers from Tasaki, Chaumet and Harry Winston, we collate the best turquoise jewellery to celebrate December birthdays
As Elizabeth Debicki takes over the role of Princess Diana in the fifth season of Netflix’s The Crown, we discover the most beautiful vivid blue pieces inspired by the Princess of Wales' iconic engagement jewel
An engagement ring is a big deal, there’s no getting around it. What type of stone? What type of gold? What type of design? Is it sustainable? Vintage? Bespoke? What size of stone? Here's what you need to know
From Princess Rhaenyra's ruby drop earrings to Alicent Hightower's Seven-Pointed Star, we explore all the best jewellery moments in season one of House of the Dragon
Whether you're Team Black or Team Green, shop our edit of the most stylish jewellery to live out your Westerosi fantasies in
Sotheby's New York are set to auction a rare Muzo emerald that was salvaged from a shipwrecked galleon lost at sea four centuries ago. The proceeds will go to benefit humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Here's all you need to know about the jewel's fascinating backstory
The Princess of Wales sported some head-turning jewels, namely the Prince of Wales Feathers Brooch and Princess Diana's pearl and diamond drop earrings, at the Horse Guards Parade today in London
Kate Middleton shimmered in a twinkling brooch that honoured the late Queen while welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace
We take a look at Edition 02 of Tabayer's Oera collection, which includes sculptural coils of gold, studded with champagne and brown diamonds
Ethical jeweller Matilde has just unveiled its new Modern Icons collection that showcases the beauty of lab grown diamonds like you've never seen before
Jacquie Aiche, the Crystal Queen, speaks to Something About Rocks about her inspirations, signature styles and why Los Angeles is the new creative hotspot for jewellery design
Japanese fine jeweller Tasaki has unveiled its latest additions to its avant-garde Danger collection. We take a closer look...
The remarkable life of Queen Elizabeth in jewellery, starting with her engagement ring made by Phillip Antrobus of Bond Street through to tiaras acquired from Imperial Russian Grand Duchesses
Estimated to be worth up to £1 million, Queen Elizabeth II's iconic three-strand pearl necklace has passed down to her only daughter, the Princess Royal
As season 5 of The Crown premieres, we spotlight five royal jewels you can expect to see dazzle on screen, from the Spencer tiara to Princess Diana's favourite Collingwood pearls
This diamond, sapphire and topaz talisman went up for sale at Sotheby's Important Jewels charity auction, raising an impressive $11,000 in funds for Ukrainian victims of war
Jewellery lovers are sure to delight in Elhanati's new collaboration with buzzy fashion label Khaite. Pick from chokers, bracelets, black spinel earrings and sculpted hair clips rendered in gold
From the most dazzling drop earrings to eye-catching cocktail rings and statement necklaces, we bring you the sparkling jewels that will help you stand out from the crowd this party season
Choose from vibrant, contemporary designs by Louis Vuitton, Boghossian marvels and sculptural gold courtesy of Fernando Jorge in our festive edit of colourful jewels for the holiday season
Treat your tiny tots to something special this holiday season with our fun, fabulous edit of kid-friendly jewels, ranging from Dior and Fabergé to Elhanati and Super Smalls
Get into the festive spirit in sparkling style with the best jewellery advent calendars for 2022. From Swarovski to Hirsh London via Astrid & Miyu, Lark & Berry and Liberty, here's what to put on your wish list
Get ready to shine this winter with cool topaz and warm citrine, the twin birthstones for November
Britain's oldest maker, The Royal Mint, has launched its first fine jewellery collection named '886' after the year it was founded. Here, the British jeweller responsible for re-making the Mint, Dominic Jones, reveals his inspirations for the new unisex pieces
From her 2018 wedding at Windsor Castle dripping in Cartier to her most recent public appearances at this summer's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, we take a look at Meghan Markle's life through jewellery
Fresh details about the controversy surrounding Meghan, Duchess of Sussex's diamond chandelier earrings have been brought to light in an explosive new book. The earrings were a controversial wedding present from the Saudi Crown Prince
The Imperial State Crown, a glittering diadem of nearly 3000 gemstones, was sat atop the Queen's coffin during her state funeral. But who made the Imperial State Crown and why, and what is it worth? Everything you need to know about the Queen's most famous crown explained
British label Cece Jewellery's first foray into earrings is an essential choice for those with an affinity to nature. Choose from a whimsical cascade of daisies to winding ivy, elevated with twinkling star-set diamonds
An increasing number of pet owners are immortalising their favourite furry companions through fun and fabulous jewellery boasting the image of their four-legged friend
Ignite your passion for a night of celebration with our edit of epic jewels for Bonfire Night, counting the likes of Cartier, Ottoman Hands, Theo Fennell and Chaumet
From ghostly charms and gem set bats to blooming black roses from Dior, we've curated sixteen bewitching jewels to covet this Halloween
Lucky Librans get to celebrate their birth month with dazzling, dramatic opals. Here, we round up the best opal jewellery worth dreaming about this October
The Princess of Wales accessorised her sunny yellow dress with a pair of Hera earrings from British designer Emily Mortimer, a jeweller that counts her sister-in-law Meghan Markle as a longtime fan
Throughout her long reign, Queen Elizabeth II wore a host of spectacular tiaras. Here, we take a look at some of her most famous diadems, including gifts from Indian princes, inherited jewels and iconic pieces with dramatic histories
The birthstone of June is the pearl and in honour of that we spoke to pearl expert and designer of Tasaki Melanie Georgacopoulos about her many inspirations and why she believes the future of pearl jewellery lies in breaking with the status quo
Ahead of the upcoming Barbie film, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, we've rounded up an edit of the best bright pink jewellery to help you channel your own inner Barbie Girl
Princess Charlotte wore a diamond horseshoe brooch pinned to her left lapel in a sweet tribute to her late great-grandmother's love of horses. The sentimental piece of jewellery was gifted to the young princess by Queen Elizabeth herself
Kate, Princess of Wales, chose two pieces of pearl jewellery that belonged to Queen Elizabeth at the late monarch's state funeral. She wore a four-strand pearl choker and matching earrings to symbolise mourning and constancy
In what appears to be a meaningful tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth, Camilla wore Queen Victoria's diamond brooch to the late monarch's state funeral. Queen Victoria was gifted the brooch by her German grandchildren to mark her diamond jubilee
Bridal jewellery designer Rachel Boston celebrates ten years of jewellery making with her latest collection, a gorgeous collection of alternative and edgy rings that pay homage to Art Deco and the future of the brand
Pandora, DressX, Eden Presley and Sig Ward jewellery have all either created jewellery with profits donated to the Ukraine humanitarian crisis or are donating money to help Ukraine.
Susannah King's candy-coloured gems have been a smash hit over on TikTok. Her most recent release saw record sales after selling out in just one minute. With her hotly anticipated winter collection set to drop on December 1st, discover why social media is so obsessed with the jeweller's gem-set styles
Nadine Ghosn the creator of the burger ring and the pencil bangle interviewed. Nadine tells us about her fun jewellery pieces and how she creates. And how she turn everyday articles into fun fine jewellery.
Swiss jeweller Chopard has introduced a sparkly new line called My Happy Hearts, and it has something for everyone. Stunning in its delicate appeal, the offering is a constellation of dainty gems carved into single hearts in 18K rose or white gold
An exclusive interview with diamond wizard and jewellery designer Valerie Messika from her Paris based studio
In honour of international dog day, British jeweller Roxanne First is releasing a collection of sterling silver dog necklaces so you can accessorise your pooch in style
Looking for the perfect August birthday gift? We've curated the prettiest peridot birthstone jewellery to delight your loved ones (or yourself). From glistening signet rings by Ray Griffiths to cascading gem-set earrings by Annoushka, these lime-tinted jewels are sure to delight
Italian jeweller Maria Sole Ferragamo has been named as the first guest curator of Sotheby’s auction series, The Luxury Edit. What's more, the exciting partnership continues with a limited-edition capsule collection of statement baubles by Ferragamo's sustainable jewellery label, SO-LE Studio
House of the Dragon actress Olivia Cooke stars in a new campaign for Blaze by Garrard, a colourful collection inspired by the royal jeweller's design for Princess Diana's engagement ring.
Author Beth Bernstein's new book The Modern Guide to Antique Jewellery explores the ever-evolving trend towards symbolic jewels, one-of-a-kind pieces and those with a storied past and here she talks us through it
A diamond is forever, so they say, and so are many of the best vintage jewellery adverts. Here, we round up the chicest that have stood the test of time and take a peek at the history hidden behind the images
Storrow is the glittering new jewellery brand by luxury buyer Jennifer Koche that specialises in playful, nostalgic charms. From cherries, hearts and crescent moons to gem-encrusted flora and fauna, the summer-friendly label has it all
British jeweller Deborah Blyth highlights the unfound riches of the deep sea with a new, sustainable collection of luminescent jewels punctuated with sustainably sourced marine diamonds
Francesca Amfitheatrof has unveiled her latest collection for Louis Vuitton's Empreinte fine jewellery line. Introducing 14 pieces in 18K gold, the new line-up is entirely unisex and looks to the brand's history in luggage design through delicate metal work and gem-setting
Presenting Screen Time, featuring TikTok stars Zion Sapong and Devenity Perkins and showcasing the finest LA jewellery designers from Jacquie Aiche and Logan Hollowell to Katkim
The most unusual and exceptional high jewellery pieces photographed exclusively for Something About Rocks. Featured are rare jewels from Cartier, Boghossian, Dior and Chaumet
Rare jewels shine bright like never before in our guide to the most show-stopping fine jewellery of the year. From Bulgari to Chanel, Boucheron to Cartier, witness their brilliance as they glimmer in precious metals and diamonds
Whether it's a layered necklace or a single encrusted stud, Danish jeweller Sophie Bille Brahe’s new collection with Net-A-Porter has something for everyone and anyone. Intrigued? Discover the full collection of milky treasures here for a guaranteed way to reinvigorate your jewellery box
Germany's leading luxury jeweller, Coeur De Lion, has debuted a radiant new collection to mark its 35th anniversary. Featuring shimmering chain-link designs and a brightly coloured update to their iconic Geocube, the offering is a cheer-inducing way to update your jewellery box for summer
A sucker for a bejewelled knit? Then charge full steam ahead into the new Goossens x Barrie capsule collection of zodiac-themed jewellery and knitwear. Including everything from sweater vests to medallions, it's the perfect way to inject the ultimate touch of glamour and artistry into your autumn-ready wardrobe
New York jeweller Tiffany & Co. has partnered with the blockchain technology firm Chain to launch 'NFTiff', its first foray into the realm of NFTs. Here's all you need to know about the limited-edition digital collaboration
Calling all cat lovers. London-based jeweller Loquet has just unveiled a new feline-inspired line of luxury charms. From twinkling paw prints to diamond-embellished Persian cats, the playful collection is sure to delight those with a bolder-the-better style
The butterfly is a recurrent motif throughout Boucheron's new Ailleurs high jewellery collection. Cast in gleaming metals and natural fibres, the delicate creature is lent a precious feel through abstract silhouettes and kaleidoscopic colour
Luis Suarez and Raphinha are obsessed with British fine jeweller MJ Jones' fun, maximalist jewellery. Here's everything you need to know about the brand's latest collection of milky treasures, Pearl Skies
Jewellery collection turning into a tangled mess? Look no further than Trove's luxurious storage boxes to give your most prized trinkets the love and attention they deserve
Exclusive interview with Maria Tash has built an empire based on earring and cool body piercings. We take a deep dive looking at her curated ear
Pearls have been worn by queens as insignia for millennia. Queen Elizabeth II was no exception. Her father, George VI, gifted her the three-strand pearl necklace that would quickly become part of her signature look
Tatiana Kondratyuk founded the luxury Ukrainian jewellery brand OBERIG 12 years ago with the idea that it would weave together the Ukraines vast and proud heritage into its pieces. Here she talks to us about the journey, plus its latest Boomerang collection.
Olivia Young, the British designer behind Ouroboros Jewellery, talks about the sensuality of her pieces, the captivating power of snakes and the baptism of fire that gave rise to her first collection. She also tells how her Indian ancestry influenced her designs.
Psychotherapist Andrea Harrn looks at the skull jewellery worn by Johnny Depp and also as his alter ego Jack Sparrow and analyses what it says about his personality. Skull rings traditionally denote both a free spirit and also a symbol of equality, we're all going to die.
Thelma West jewellery has always been about diamonds. Her Black Rebel ring already counts Rihanna as a fan. Here, she shares her jewellery story and what she has in store next
Thai-born fine jewellery designer Patcharavipa Bodiratnangkura sparks pure joy through her fantastical high jewellery. Her latest collection of Lignes d’Été couture rings delight with unexpected and nuanced details and eye-popping gemstones
A: The history of the emerald is one that comes with plenty of great stories... here are just a few of them to get you started
The idea was simple, a nail was transformed into a piece of jewellery shaped in gold. How the Juste en Cloud bracelet became a cult design piece.
The Cartier Love bangle was created in New York in the 1970's. But why do celebrities such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Kylie Jenner and Meghan Markle covet it so much
What are the differences between pure gold and yellow gold? Yellow gold has additional metals added to it but why?
What is silver and what is it used for? Historically, its use has been monetary as coins, as well as for sterling and plated silverware, jewellery and ornaments.
What is platinum, where it was discovered and how it became popular in modern jewellery and what it's best used for
Find out why it's recently been described as gold for people who have too much gold. Rose gold is thought elegant, warm and feminine and in recent years has made for a contemporary alternative to gold in engagement rings.
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