Holts News

With so much happening at Holts, we've added a blog to our website so you can find out the latest information on events, latest gemstone discoveries, tips and tricks to take away with you and so much more.

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Five minutes with: Lapidary Trainee Frankie
30 May 2014|Sophie
Our Lapidary Trainee Frankie Roberts offers an insight into what it's like to work in the Holts London workshop...
The Ultimate Guide to Proposals Infographic!
28 May 2014|Sophie
A handy guide on how to achieve the perfect proposal and pick the ring of her dreams
A Spring in your Gems
02 May 2014|Alexia
Allow your favourite blooms to guide your gemstone choices for spring. Holts London Stock Controller and qualified GG Alexia invites you to explore the enchanting world of pastel stones
7 Tips for Designing Bespoke Jewellery
24 April 2014|Sunita
If you dream of commissioning your own bespoke pieces, Holts London jewellery designer Sunita Wahiwala-Richardson has 7 invaluable tips to consider before you book your appointment:
Jewellery Trends: Sunny Delight
02 April 2014|Sophie
Yellow gems come into their own when the sun is shining. Here's our favourite Holts London pieces featuring yellow stones:
A day in the life of: a Holts Goldsmith
26 March 2014|Jonas Mace
Goldsmith Jonas Mace joined Holts London at the end of 2013. Here, he tells us how he came to be in the trade and talks us through his typical working day in our Hatton Garden workshop:
Holts London Guide To: Phenomenal Gemstones
24 March 2014|Alexia
Have you heard of ‘Phenomenal Gemstones’? Holts London Stock Controller and qualified GG Alexia guides us through the world of gems with phenomenal properties
7 Common Jewellery Myths Busted
14 March 2014|Sophie
For some reason people get all tied up in knots when it comes to wearing jewellery. In truth the only rule you need to remember is – there are no rules. We asked friend of Holts London and Personal Stylist Melissa Lund to dispels 7 common myths about jewellery - read her seven major misconceptions below:
National Apprenticeship Week 2014: What it’s like to be a Holts Apprentice
05 March 2014|Brennon
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we asked our Apprentice Brennon New to share what it is like to work behind the scenes at Holts. He explains how, in his own words, ‘Holts has really opened my eyes to the wonder of gems’
7 Tips For Choosing An Engagement Ring
04 March 2014|Amy
The thought of purchasing an engagement ring can induce blind panic for those unfamiliar with the world of carats, claw-settings and colour stones. To take the stress out of the selection process, our bespoke designer Amy Bernard has offered her 7 essential tips for choosing an engagement ring