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Rose gold trend

Rose gold and diamond pendant

Are you an English Rose?  Every year we say that rose gold is coming back, and the new season jewellery ranges always have a sizeable splash of copper colour in them, and then by Christmas it disappears back to a few items as token rose gold in many collections, but the trend in the last 6 months is definitely towards rose.  This has been led by the watch market where rose is firmly established as the colour of choice for both gents and ladies (and let’s face it, we sell as many “gents” watches to ladies these days with the other big trend to oversize cases).  So, if you have pale “English rose” skin like me, embrace the choice available right now! From delicate pendants from London designer Mark Milton with diamonds for sparkle, or a stylish watch from Danish Designs or Storm to tempt you, we have lots of inspiration for you.

Rose gold is sometimes referred to as “Russian” gold as it was very popular at the beginning of the 19th Century in Russia, and our most popular style of “Russian” wedding ring (3 interlocking rings representing the holy trinity) is with 3 colours of gold together, including rose gold.   In Northern mythology, the bands are also said to represent faith, love and friendship.

After your visit to browse our shop, and possibly some further retail therapy for new outfits to show off your jewellery purchases, like gorgeous English tailoring from Carters Countrywear or European Designer Chic from Pennitas, you may feel ready for refreshment in the rose/pink theme too – so why not treat yourself further with some pink fizz from Helmsley wines to take home if you’re driving, or if you’re staying, then a glass of something pink & sparkling at The Black Swan might refresh you from all those hard purchasing decisions?!

 

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Wedding Ring Service

wedding rings

wr1Helmsley in Business have been busy with lots of news to report from the town, 2 new shops have opened for Easter, and a new visitor attraction for the town at DuncombePark, the

International Birds of Prey Centre. We hope not to receive too many “April showers” this month, but with the walking shop “Helmsley Outdoors” re-opened there will be no shortage of wet weather gear to buy if you’re caught out in the rain.

On April 7th I was at The Black Swan, just over the road from us, a very popular wedding venue, as featured in Brides Up North magazine & several other national publications. It is their Spring wedding fair & I will be meeting lots of brides & grooms-to-be to talk about our wedding ring service & Bridal jewellery.

We offer a made-to-order wedding ring service, with a range of bands in gold, palladium & platinum, hand made in our workshop in your ring size. We can also offer shapes to fit your engagement ring, stone setting for a bit of extra sparkle, or many other special finishes including millgrain edging, engraved messages, even your fingerprint can be engraved for total personalisation.

Jewellery Insider-information:

Palladium:

Ring sizes: Ring size in the UK are measured using letters of the alphabet, typically ladies sizes are J-R and mens R-Z Visit our ring size guide for more information.

Millgrain edge:

Laser engraving: Visit our engraving page