As we’re launchingour new Signet Rings, why not take the time to learn more about this timeless piece of jewellery?
First and foremost, signet rings represent a wide range of personalized ring, usually representing family symbols, signs, monograms and more. They were used to represent someone’s identity and they were traditionally used to sign into melted wax. How amazing is that?! A unique representation of someone’s signature right on their finger. In that sense, signet rings were extremely meaningful.
What’s even crazier about this piece of jewellery is that it has been around for thousands of years and has never gone out of style. Ancient Egyptians first used them, and we’ve seen many variations of signet rings since then. From Ancient Greeks, Romans, to the Middle Ages, it was also believed that Signet Rings were an amulet for protection. As time went by, they also represented someone’s “importance”, their status in society and how powerful their family or house was for example. The more intricate the design was, the more powerful you were considered.
In history, the question of how to wear a signet ring has also been raised! Facing you or the world? Some were saying that the seal represented on your ring is a reminder of your duty to your family and should be worn facing you to remind you of that. Others considered that it was a symbol to show yourself to the outside world, and therefore should face them.
Signet rings were then traditionally worn on the pinky finger and used by gentlemen involved with business or politics. But in certain countries, in the Middle East particularly, they wear bold rings like signet ones on the thumb or middle finger, to represent their strength.Nowadays, they are worn by everyone, in every way but still represent years of history and legacy.
We’re so excited to launch this new collection, it truly is a way for you to become a part of our creative process as you can personalize them the way you want to! We’re happy to create a special piece for you that will be close to your heart. We love playing with classic jewellery and give it a modern twist, so we can’t wait to see what we come up with along with you!
There’s a lot of chat out there about jewellery and we wanted to debunk a few of the myths that you may have heard over the years. From the history of Pearls to the truth about Solid Gold. Here are 8 Jewellery Myths debunked - So you can sleep easy (and let your Aunty know the real deal over your next family dinner) sharing the real facts about tarnishing, Gold, pearls and much more.
If you're a travel-lover like us (dur - who isn't), then there's a high chance you are already following Brodie from @locationlost over on instagram where she shares her life on the road, living out of her **super stylin** van with her partner Nick & cute pooch Quinn. Based in Western Australia, Brodie & Nick share their incredible adventures, drool-worthy landscapes they get to experience in Aus and share honest conversations about a life lived on the road. It's not all cute shots (and cute outfits)!
Nothing quite beats a delicious Soba Noodle Salad. They're often rare to find out and about but when you find one, with the perfect dressing - Oooh wee it's a jolly good feeling, one you want to bottle up & come back to meal after meal. And so with the emphasis on food & sharing around Christmas, I wanted to do exactly that. Share one of my favourite Soba Noodle Salad recipes so that you too, can relish in these flavours & treat your tastebuds (and others!) this festive season.