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Dear valued students, the London Jewellery School will not be reopening its premises for the foreseeable future and we are now offering online classes. For more information please check our 'questions' page in the menu. And to find out about online learning please visit 'Jewellers Academy' (www.jewellersacademy.com) in the menu. Please contact the LJS for all enquiries by email at info@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk. Best wishes LJS Team x
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04 Apr, 2018

April Birthstone-Diamond-Rough or smooth it’s clearly for you

Lucky babies born in April get a diamond as their birthstone. Characteristics of determination are comparable to the origins the name Diamond, from the Greek ‘adamas’ meaning ‘unbreakable’. They really are the hardest of them all, measuring a mighty 10 on the Mohs scale. Many wear diamonds every day in engagement rings which is great for showing […]
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01 Apr, 2018

Student Jeweller of the Month for April – Helen Naylor

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do I am Helen Naylor. I have a degree in English Literature and Philosophy and a PGCE in English. I have been an English teacher for the last 8 years and began learning how to make jewellery 5 years ago. I live in Manchester and […]
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30 Mar, 2018

Pencil Day -Friday 30th March

It’s pencil day! So let’s break out the lead to celebrate these sharp designs by jewellers inspired by this humble and useful staple of the stationery family. After all, they have been decorating the under-adorned top-of-ear spaces since their creation, even if we have been pretending this was just for on body storage purposes. To ‘pencil in’ may be […]
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25 Mar, 2018

Wax carved jewellery inspiration

We are LOVING wax carved jewellery at the moment but what can you make when you’ve mastered the technique? Here is some inspiration from our talented tutors and students to get you thinking. (And here is a blog post from our own Lil Adams on what wax carving is and how casting works in case […]
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13 Mar, 2018

Jewel Day-All that glitters

Often in life it’s the genuine article, the purest and most natural, which we value most. All gemstones have a special month to shine, see ‘Birthstones’. So it’s worth exploring the joys of the unreal, underappreciated or synthetic of the jewellery world on Jewel day.   Let’s first take a look at the useful, synthetic, […]
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01 Mar, 2018

World Book Day-1st March

Never judge a book by its cover they say and certainly not on World Book Day. And especially when investigating the work of Jeremy May. Here, beneath what is bound,  a ring, a bangle or a necklace could be found. May uses a top-secret lamination technique to create bespoke pieces from a bookkeeping the original binding as […]
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29 Jan, 2018

Pantone Colour of 2018-Ultra Violet-will purple reign again?

Said to communicate originality and visionary thinking towards the future, Ultra-Violet makes a welcome entrance to kick start 2018- a bit of forward thinking is just what we need. Take a look at how these jewellers have also taken to this shade to inspire your own creations this year. Jewellers have many a purple shade […]
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22 Jan, 2018

January Birthstones-Garnet-Give me strength

Weary or rested from celebrating or resting over the December break, January may feel like a rough month to have a birthday. But these January folks are not down-hearted. They are ambitious leaders, who love to learn new things and take living seriously. They also have a cracking birthstone in garnet to back them up, […]
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15 Dec, 2017

Strong the force is with these ones

The latest Star Wars film is out soon. Hurray hurrah. It would be tempting to parade the range of jewellery that directly references this ongoing intergalactic saga. Let’s face it any ring set that reminds you of the ‘I love you, I know’ moment can only be a good thing, although I would insist on […]
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25 Oct, 2017

Jewels for Halloween – It’s a kind of magic

Halloween in the Adams Family household was never a small Thing, my personal style may have gone from Cousin Itt to Pugsley in the last 25 years but my enthusiasm for this dubious holiday has not wavered. So in the spirit of celebration of the unknown and creepy, we can also embrace the magical and […]
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31 Jul, 2017

Who needs beads? The (w)hole of civilisation

It is National Beading Week so we have been taking a look at how beads have been used in contemporary jewellery designs A bead can be anything threadable. The first pieces of jewellery were beads made from shells, while the trading of beads was one of the first forms of currency leading to the development […]
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01 Jul, 2017

Birthstone for July-Ruby-Not just for Tuesdays or trips with Toto

July folk are said to be fun-loving, cheerful and independent. Ruby is their stone and it’s said to bring good fortune to those that wear it (though whether those in possession of a ruby need more good fortune is debatable) for, much like their clear relative the diamond, rubies can be incredibly valuable. Often used […]
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25 Jun, 2017

Wonder Woman-Tough in cuffs

Following the recent success of the new incarnation of Wonder Woman I have taken a moment to appreciate the Amazonian princess’ excellent accessories. Although I feel I could probably do with a headband as ruggedly cool as hers while I grow out my fringe, the bullet deflecting wrist cuffs have a more practical appeal. So […]
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03 May, 2017

From Junk to Jewels: a new trend for 2017

Eclecticism and extra-large jewellery peppered the catwalks of the collections for Spring/Summer 2017. Could this be the long-awaited backlash against minimalism and the dainty? These two trends really appeal to a hoarder- jeweller like me. I save all sorts of objects that I know will one day become something more than their original purpose. While […]
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06 Jan, 2017

Jewellery inspiration – Pantone color of the year 2017

The Pantone colour of the year is a result of research into trends in fashion and home interior design so it is worth being in the know. The colour of the year for 2017 is greenery. LJS tutor Anna Campbell looks at some jewellery inspiration for this colour trends.   Pantone are a commercial printing […]
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23 Nov, 2016

Christmas themed jewellery

Have you got your christmas jumper? Anna Campbell has been looking for some Christmas-themed jewellery to wear over the holiday season… Wire wreath earrings via Shiney Rocks   Swarovski christmas tree brooch via Morning Glory Antiques   Sterling silver cracker bracelet charm via Nick Hubbard   Silver deer earrings via Kaya Jewellery   Red glitter […]
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