1940s retro bracelets

Retro Gold Bracelets

The history of retro jewellery dates back to and is heavily influenced by the events of World War II. During this period precious metals, such as platinum and titanium, became extremely scarce and fewer gemstones were available. Gold jewellery saw a surge in popularity across the globe, particularly in the USA.  A demand for wide gold bracelets flourished. These were worn individually or as a set of stacking bracelets.  Continue reading “1940s retro bracelets”

Getting Engaged

Engagement rings

In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love, says Tennyson and with the crocuses and daffodils coming up in Hyde Park it won’t be long before the marriage proposals start. Of course an engagement ring will be needed to mark the solemnity of  the occasion, a tradition since ancient times.


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Welcome to the Moira Fine Jewellery Blog

When we moved into our previous Bond Street premises, in 2000, we discovered that there was already a fully running workshop on the top floor. To us it was the best kept secret in Bond Street. To make matters even better we discovered the head of the workshop was already renowned for his quality of workmanship. He started as an apprentice at the age of 15 and now has over 55 years of experience. Although we have moved he still carries out repairs for us and makes specially commissioned jewels.

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