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Can Gemstones Help You Sleep?

A good night’s sleep is at the core of a successful day. Getting enough sleep, and certainly enough restful sleep, can prove to be a challenge sometimes; this is where gemstones come into the picture. Can gemstones help you sleep? For all the late-night readers and other sleep-challenged members of our community, let’s get an …

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Minimalist Jewellery

Minimalism has been a popular style in design since the mid-century, but in more recent years it has evolved into more of a lifestyle. Intended to embrace a cleaner and more environmentally friendly way of living which shuns excessive materialism and embraces balancing practicality and beauty. What is Minimalist Jewellery? Minimalist jewellery is predominantly understated, …

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1920s Engagement Rings

Engagement rings have evolved and seen a lot of changes throughout human history; starting as something more closely resembling a sign of ownership and becoming the ultimate romantic gesture. When the question of what did engagement rings look like in the early 1900s arises, it’s easy enough to answer thanks to the quality of craftsmanship that …

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How to Style Diamond Necklaces

Diamond necklaces can add sparkle and sophistication to any outfit. Whether you’re looking for something subtle to pair with a casual outfit or you’re on the hunt for a dazzling statement piece, we have you covered. At AC Silver, we offer a wide range of vintage and antique diamond necklaces, and we’re here to offer a …

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Sustainable Jewellery

In this ever-evolving world, it’s become more and more important for us to be more conscious about how we can make a difference to be more sustainable as consumers. Sustainable jewellery is something that we care a lot about at AC Silver, and today we’re going to go over a few ways that you can …

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Target Rings

What is a Target Ring? Target rings are gemstone rings featuring concentric circles of stones in different colours. Getting their start in the Edwardian era – an excellent time for advancements in jewellery – target rings were used as romantic gifts, mementos of one’s love. Initially, target rings were made exclusively with diamonds and rubies. Given the …

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Claddagh Rings

Romantic jewellery takes many forms in different cultures around the world. An Irish example of romantic jewellery comes in the form of claddagh rings. These rings typically follow a uniform design wherein a central crowned heart is bordered to either side by two extended hands. When did this ring design come to be? And what does it symbolise? The …