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Thursday 26th April 2018
Morganite is Pink to purple in colour with a rich iridescent lustre. To discover Morganite we must look back to the heady days of the turn of the 20th century with the discovery of several interesting mineral deposits found in Pala, California. The mine yielded a pink Spodumene, rich in lithium, along with a Pink Beryl, very similar to Emerald and Aquamarine in composition, this was last found in 1910 in Madagascar. Officially discovered in 1911 by the Chief Gemologist at Tiffany & Co, MR.George Frederick Kunz. Known as one of the world's foremost experts of his field, in some circles, of all time. The pinkish Spodumene, was named Kunzite. His long-time friend was the legendary financier J P Morgan who at the time was…
Thursday 18th January 2018
COMPETITION TIME! Eastwood Precious Metals LTD are having our 1st ever Competition. To win this stunning Devonshire Bracelet. All you have to do is register your account details. This competition will be drawn at random on the 24th of January at 3pm. The winner will be emailed. Good Luck
Friday 22nd December 2017
The EPM team
Greetings and festive best wishes to you all I hope you have wrapped the turkey and put the presents in the oven. Nanny's half way through the sherry and is waving her leg in the air. Aunty flow is coming on Christmas eve with 3 adults, 2 dogs and a dozen screaming kids. The tree is near breaking point with all the chocolate, lights and tinsel. And we still need parsnips. OOH! the fun of Christmas. We here at EPM would like to raise a glass of Christmas Cheer to all our customers old and new. We are overwhelmed with the response to our new venture and thank you all for your support. In the new year…
Friday 1st December 2017
Greetings dear reader, here we are the 1st of December! The days are getting colder and night's drawing in, can't you just hear the sleigh bells. My congratulations to Prince Harry on his engagement to Meghan Markle, I hope they have a lifetime of love and happiness. Prince Harry did it right, a stunning trilogy ring, the centre stone is from Botswana, A place that is close to the Prince's heart. The outer diamonds come from one of his mother's Diana Princess of Wales brooches, a very nice touch. Reminiscent of his grandfather the duke of Edinburgh, turning to the tiara from his mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg for the Queens engagement ring. The simple gold setting and practical design will…
Friday 17th November 2017
Greetings and Salutations Dear Reader. First off, let me tell you about a little beauty I mentioned a week or so ago, named the Art of de Grisogono. After being shown around the world. finally went under the hammer at Christie's, Geneva. 164.41ct, flawless, D in colour, Set in a breath-taking Emerald and diamond Necklace. For a mouth-watering £25.6mil. This stone will become legend. Another star of the show was, Le Grand Mazarin. A light pink diamond, of 19.07 carats, Last time this piece was up for public auction was when The French sold their crown jewels in 1887. In its time its seen more Royalty than you can shake a stick at. A personal favourite of Louis XIV…
Friday 10th November 2017
Dear Reader, Greetings and Salutations, We are proud to present a Silver and Princess cut CZ Tennis Bracelet. The quality is exceptional, at 15.2 g and solid construction, yet elegant in design. 7 inches in length, At £120 inc vat. Watch this space for more !!
Friday 3rd November 2017
Hello dear Reader As the holiday season fast approaches, and thoughts drift lazily to Xmas, spare a thought for the lucky lady who will wake up with a Breath-taking 163-carat emerald-cut diamond, this little beauty is going under the hammer at Christie's, Geneva in November. Being D in colour and flawless it could go for millions. Cut from a 404 carat rough stone pulled out the ground in Angola. It was shown in Hong Kong with dates in London, Dubai and New York before the sale, If this turns up in your stocking Christmas eve,,,,, HO HO HO!
Friday 27th October 2017
Dear Reader May I first give you a hearty hello, and thank you for the interest shown in our modest website, Or if you already have not, please feel free to book an appointment at The Gallery. Our aim is to open the world of jewellery to you. We have a passion for it, every piece has its story, loved, lost, found, repaired, thrown in a fit of anger or treasured as your last breath, but always a thing of beauty.