The Jewellers Blog

For half a century Guthrie's has been manufacturing high quality bespoke jewellery. In this blog we share with you some of our best kept secrets.

Engagement Ring Trends for 2018

Our Top Five Engagement Ring Trends for 2018

The Designers at Guthrie’s pick their top five Engagement Ring Trends for 2018 to help you give your Engagement Ring a great point of difference.   Ovals Oval’s are a fantastic choice of diamond – Oval…

By James Guthrie

Platinum, Gold & Other Metal Types

One of the key decisions in creating your item of jewellery is your choice of metal type. Obvious metal types are gold, and platinum however there are many types of metal that are used in creating…

By James Guthrie

Remodelling Antique Jewellery

We bet you have an item of unworn antique jewellery that could be turned into something exceptional. You may not realise the value you have in unworn or tired antique jewellery. The great thing about gold, diamonds and…

By James Guthrie


Tanzanites unique position in the gemstone kingdom, that once this stone is mined out , those fortunate enough to own a top grade stone will indeed be in the enviable position of holding a treasure worthy…

By James Guthrie

How to Create an Art Deco Inspired Piece of Jewellery

Approaching its centenary, the appeal of art deco jewellery still draws favour in lovers of fine jewellery. Art Deco is a term that describes a style of design that emerged in 1925 after the world’s fair…

By James Guthrie


The rock star in the gem world, Ruby is a precious stone that conjures thoughts of passion and love. Rubies are the traditional Cardinal gem stone, along with Sapphires, Emeralds and Diamonds. Adored for their intensity of…

By James Guthrie

How to Create an Art Nouveau Inspired Piece of Jewellery

Art Nouveau was a reaction to the academic art of the 19th century, it was inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly the curved lines of plants and flowers. Art Nouveau is a style of design…

By James Guthrie

Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque was a period characterised by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, apex of colonial empires and technological, scientific and cultural innovations. Belle Epoque was a period characterised by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, apex of colonial empires…

By James Guthrie


A most beautiful stone in the precious gem kingdom, Emerald is part of the Beryl family.  Emeralds are the birthstone for the month of May.  The most desirable colour being bluish green to pure green. Due…

By James Guthrie

Tiffany Retro Fan Antique Earrings

Mid Century

Mid Century Modernism arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and…

By James Guthrie


Sapphires are the birth stone for September. Loved by the Persians who thought the heavens where a reflection of their hue. The birth stone for September, Sapphires where loved by the Persians who thought the heavens…

By James Guthrie