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.

Please feel free to voice your thoughts on any of the blog posts by leaving a comment, we'd love to know what you think.
Together in Electric Dreams
13 January 2012|Le Petit Bijou
Every now and again, Holts gets a rather exciting client. Our stones have featured in block-buster films, our cutting equipment has taken centre stage in theatre productions, and we’ve even cut gems for Royalty.
And All That Jazz...
09 January 2012|Le Petit Bijou
1920s America: a time of extravagant decadence and luxury living. I’m thinking New York, Gershwin, penthouses and white fox fur coats. It was a decade when fortunes were made, wild parties were thrown, and Art Deco glamour, dazzling with diamonds and platinum, shone. So far, so very Great Gatsby. So what’s all this talk of plastic jewellery, pot metal, faux pearls and rhinestones? Putting all things precious to one side for today’s blog, I’m going to be looking at the cheaper side of the twenties. Because it was during this time of plenty that Costume Jewellery, in all its bling-tastic glory, exploded onto the scene.
December News Flash
12 December 2011|Krizztal Wizzad
Find out what we've been up to this month so far
Make something old something new
18 November 2011|Le Petit Bijou
Looking for inspiration for that old ring sitting in your drawer?
B is for…
25 October 2011|Le Petit Bijou
Whichever way you look at it, there is one factor that affects the choice of every bespoke jewellery client: BUDGET. Creating something unique should not be blighted by the B-word and here at Holts, we’re determined not to let it stand in the way of your vision.
Is It For Real?
10 October 2011|Le Petit Bijou
Having trouble telling the real antiques from the fakes? Our resident antique blogger is here with some handy helpful tips!!
True Blue...
28 September 2011|Obviously Opal
Want to know a little bit more about Blue Sapphires? Our gemmologist is on hand to talk about what to look out for when buying one of these gorgeous gemstones.
Autumn days when the grass is jewelled...
19 September 2011|Paraiba Diva
As the temperature begins to drop and we start packing away our flip-flops, our thoughts turn to autumn and a new palate of colours to govern our wardrobe. After the bright colours of summer it feels good to mute everything down with the shifting seasons. We have a number of rings which would fit right in but these are three of my favourites...
Scrap it!?
09 September 2011|Le Petit Bijou
Old Jewellery - To Scrap or Not to Scrap?
Hot 100 is out and We're In!
09 September 2011|News
Professional Jeweller List their Hot 100, Guess who made the list?