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Alan’s Blog

The latest news and musings from owner Alan

Ethical Gold

I had an enquiry the other day from someone asking about whether we supplied conflict free gold and if we can prove authenticity of source. As a company we are constantly trying to source conflict free materials however gold is problematical. A...
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Alarmed At The Lack Of Understanding!

I am alarmed at the general lack of understanding as regards hallmarking. As I intimated in my previous blog the UK has the most stringent regulations of any country in the world with regards to the marking of all items created from...
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Holidaymakers Beware!

On Wednesday last week I had a client in the studio asking if I could repair a diamond bracelet by Saturday. The bracelet was broken in 2 places. It transpired the bracelet had been bought for the client’s daughter by the daughter’s...
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