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Summer style: Jewellery inspiration for your holiday in the sun

 

There’s nothing quite as exciting as revamping your wardrobe for the summer. With bright, lightweight clothes; airy, open footwear; and trendy, chic jewellery; this is your chance to prepare for the beach days ahead.

Here at Est1897, we specialise in jewellery and watches, so we’ve picked our fa...

Father’s Day 2019 Luxury Watch Gift Guide

Father’s Day 2019 is right around the corner — Sunday 16th June to be precise — but it’s not too late to show your dad how much he means to you with a gift he’ll treasure forever. A watch is a classic choice pretty much any man can get behind. Despite the huge abundance of time-telling devices in to...

June Birthstones: Alexandrite, Pearl, and Moonstone

 

These three June birthstones each have a connection to nature through the moon, ocean, and light. Alexandrite, Pearl, and Moonstone.

Moonstone

The Ancient Romans were fascinated by a stone which changed colour. They believed its mystical abilities came from a connection with the moon.

Pliny, a...

Watch cleaning: How to maintain and clean a luxury watch

Luxury watches are often passed down from generation to generation, so there’s no reason why your great-great grandchildren can’t enjoy your timepiece in 100 years’ time. If properly maintained, a quality timepiece could, in theory, last for decades — but, for this to happen, you’ll need to make sure you’ve got a regular watch cleaning and servicing routine. Read on to find out how to care for your luxury watch to help ensure its longevity and value for decades to come.

Emerald: May’s Birthstone

The emerald is fascinating, both visually and historically. When you understand the lore behind your gem, it adds value to it you can’t price. 

Gemstones usually have a heritage tied to Ancient Egypt as Cleopatra had a love for gems, in particular emerald. The first mines we know of date back to 33...

Push Present Jewellery Ideas

Meghan Markle’s due date inspired us to think about great push present jewellery ideas.  Rumour has it the Royal family have a bit of a tradition for push presents, and after seeing Kylie Kardashian’s $1.4 million Ferrari push present from Travis Scott, we can see why it’s celebrated. For those of y...

Style Guide: Bride and Bridesmaid Jewellery

Wedding season is coming. Yes, we said it. Time to balance the pressures of perfection with a symphony of love. The smallest details, disguised as simple, make all the difference. Choosing your bridal jewellery and bridesmaids’ jewellery is the icing on the cake and we’ve put together a guide to hel...

Diamond: April's Birthstone

A Diamond’s signature is real love. It’s the birthstone for April and a classic gem used in engagement rings. It has a history of romance, luxury, and glamour, worn all over the world for hundreds of years. 

Marilyn Monroe had iconic moments under the spotlight singing about diamonds which added va...

Watches from Famous Time Travel Movies

The clocks are changing, which means you need to wind your watch forward an hour on the 31st March (also Mother’s Day, don’t forget!). All this time talk struck a chord in us, so we started looking at watches worn in famous movies about time travel.

Eccentric Doc Brown from Back to the Future wore ...

Mother's Day Gifting Guide

Our Mother’s Day gifting guide has the answers to all your buying needs. We’ve been helping buyers find their perfect presents for a long time now, so we’ve decided to share our secret.

  1.        Choose the type of jewellery you are going to buy. There are 4 main categories; earrings, necklaces, bra...