Off the beaten track, far away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street is a unique treasure trove. Full of vintage jewellery (many of them one off pieces) embellished with different stones and made of different metals: gold, silver, corals…it is easy to get lost in the beauty of it all but once you … Continue reading Treasure Trove: Hirst Antiques
Sometimes in life, if you are lucky, you meet people who inspire you and that was the case when I sat down and had a chat on a lovely summer’s day with Mikala Djorup, the Danish Creative Director of Mikala Djorup Jewellery at her store at the OXO Tower Wharf in Southbank, London about her … Continue reading Risen Gem Interview: Mikala Djorup
There are so many rules for everything in life, some useful : Look left and right before crossing the road, Don’t eat a meal after 7pm, sit with your legs closed, wash dark colours separately. There also seem to be rules regarding jewellery wear but are these rules really needed? See what you think: Wear … Continue reading Rules are meant to be broken…aren’t they?
Ijeure Onwadike, Milliner and Creative Director of the vivacious brand, UrezKulture sat down with Zinny’s Box to tell us all about her unique, hand crafted jewellery pieces. Full of life and fearless (her personal motto is ‘the only time you should ever look back is to see how far you have come’) her jewellery brand … Continue reading Rising Gems Interview: UrezKulture
Zinny’s Box had the pleasure of interviewing ultra cool jewellery designer, Tiwalolu Osibodu of Lolu Rhoda, a London based jewellery brand known for its chic statement jewellery pieces and colourful jewels. A jewellery lover from an early age, she followed her passion and now creates pieces from her London studio. Photographs from Lolu Rhoda website … Continue reading Rising Gems Interview : Lolu Rhoda
There’s the saying, ‘there’s nothing new under the sun’, it is true that trends come and go (bell bottom trousers for example) but there are some people who make a mark and are simply inimitable and here is a selection of some of our jewellery icons, all women with distinct personal style… in no particular … Continue reading Jewellery Icons
I did some research in Paris of places to get your jewellery fixed and thanks to our Parisian contact Veronica who scoured the streets of Paris for me, we were able to get a list of jewellery repair shops ranging from those for your not so expensive pieces to your more expensive pieces, as well as … Continue reading Ms Fix It – Paris