Hallmarks

Everything you need to know about hallmarks and why they are so important. The UK has very strict guidelines when it comes to hallmarking and it is illegal to describe an item of jewellery, as a precious metal, without one. The Hallmark guarantees the metal content of the item that Read more…

Signet Rings

What is a signet ring? From the latin word ‘signum’ meaning sign, Signet rings have been around since 1800BC, Egypt. Most common seal amongst pharoahs, the scarab. Traditionally, Signet Rings were engraved with a family seal or initials and used by religious and royal elite gentlemen to seal letters and Read more…

Diamond Guide

With over 100 years experience and knowledge within these walls, Cox and Son (Goldsmiths) Ltd. is your No. 1 destination for all things Diamond! As diamond specialists, we are fully qualified to advise on the selection and purchase of natural diamonds. With the help of this blog and the 4’Cs- Read more…