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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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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 …

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The Most Expensive Pearls in the World

Pearl jewellery is one of those things that’s always timeless and stunning. Whether it’s pearl earrings, an antique pearl ring, or a classic Art Deco style pearl strand that stretches down to your bellybutton, pearls are always a good jewellery choice. But what are the most expensive pearls in the world? Join us as we check out …

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Top 5 Bold Jewellery Pieces

There is room for statement jewellery in everybody’s jewellery boxes. Whether your preference is for something oversized that compliments your outfit, or bright and bold colours and patterns that go their own way entirely. Thankfully, we have such a wide range of items from each category of jewellery that we can offer truly the boldest …

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The Political Power of Brooches

When you think of statement jewellery, your mind will probably jump to a bold necklace or a bright gemstone cocktail ring. Of course, jewellery can make a bold fashion statement, but today, we’re considering a different kind of statement jewellery – jewellery that sends a message. Over the years, jewellery, and in particular brooches, have been used to convey …