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Our Winter Sale Gift Buying Guide

Our biggest sale of the year has arrived! With up to 25% off across the website, this is the perfect time to snap up some great gems before Christmas! At Lancastrian jewellers, we are passionate about sustainability. So it is important to us that we celebrate the Christmas season in the most eco-friendly way possible. There is nothing as special and spectacular as giving the gift of antique jewellery. Not to mention,… Continue Reading “Our Winter Sale Gift Buying Guide”
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Our Halloween Jewellery Collection

With Halloween fast approaching, we thought it was only right to talk about spooky jewellery, with a focus on the history behind insect and mourning jewellery. We have also delved into our historic Halloween jewellery collection over on our YouTube channel too, the video features many Victorian and Georgian jewels as well as jewellery that’s over two hundred years old! Insect Jewellery Insect jewellery was… Continue Reading “Our Halloween Jewellery Collection”
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The Symbolism of Celestial Jewellery

As we enter spooky season and the evenings are drawing in, we believe it’s only right to talk about the meaning behind celestial jewellery. Stars and crescents have been popular motifs since the 17th century with women of the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras adding diamond starbursts and crescent jewels to their collections. Throughout these eras jewellery makers and wearers perfected the art… Continue Reading “The Symbolism of Celestial Jewellery”
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The Autumn Jewellery Trend Report ’22

Although you’re probably in full Summer mode right now, Autumn is only just around the corner and at Lancastrian Jewellers we are excited to discuss jewellery trends for Autumn / Winter 2022. While jewellery doesn’t traditionally have the same seasonality as the latest handbag or shoe, and may not be able to keep out the cold, no look on the catwalk is truly complete without a personal touch of jewellery.… Continue Reading “The Autumn Jewellery Trend Report ’22”
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All About Opals

Whilst those born in October have two beautiful birthstones, we are putting a special spotlight on Opals in this blog post. It’s one of a kind colour combinations makes it a truly extraordinary gem because of the Opal’s connection to the sign of Libra, it is often related to feelings of deep passion, love and desire. It is also the gemstone given on a 14th wedding anniversary.  Opals are easily one of the most beautiful… Continue Reading “All About Opals”
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Our Jewellery Guide for Men

Treat yourself or a special someone to our pick of the very best antique and vintage jewellery for men. From necklaces, rings and earrings to cuff links and bracelets, we have something for everyone.. Men have been rocking chains and rings for an age (literally – the Egyptians were some of the first to don ornate body trinkets), but it hasn’t been until recent years that men have really started to wear their jewellery with… Continue Reading “Our Jewellery Guide for Men”
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The Everlasting Charm of Lockets

A popular accessory for centuries, lockets have a unique charm and appeal. While all jewellery is personal, the locket is probably the most personal of all. It is a true keeper of secrets and teller of stories. Often worn close to the heart, they provide a glimpse of who the wearer holds dear as though the locket is an extension of the heart itself. It has the ability to hold cherished memories close to the heart drawing both… Continue Reading “The Everlasting Charm of Lockets”
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Moonstone & Pearl: The June Birthstones

If you were born in the month of June, you are lucky enough to have three birthstones, Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite which are associated with the Zodiac signs Gemini and Cancer. June is one of only three months (the others are August and December) that has three birthstones, giving you a variety of beautiful birthstone choices. Moonstone and Alexandrite are a more recent additions to the birthstones list. Pearls… Continue Reading “Moonstone & Pearl: The June Birthstones”
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Dressing up for The Jubilee

This year, the Queen will be celebrating her Platinum Jubilee, the first British monarch in history to reach such a milestone. Here at Lancastrian Jewellers, we believe that this huge occasion should be celebrated. None of the Queen’s outfits would be complete without her jewellery, from historic gems passed down from queen to queen through the centuries to recently acquired jewels. In the daytime, she is almost… Continue Reading “Dressing up for The Jubilee”
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Guide to Alternative Engagement Rings

Our Best Tips for Buying an Alternative Engagement Ring These days, there’s a lot more to consider when figuring out when, where, and how to buy an engagement ring. If you’re looking for a more unique engagement ring, you might want to consider a diamond alternative instead. After all, there’s certainly no rule that says you have to have a diamond as your centre stone in your engagement ring. Forget… Continue Reading “Guide to Alternative Engagement Rings”