Trending for October: Opals, Get The Glow!

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Lucky October birthday girls, your birthstone is the stunning natural opal. If we were you, we’d use that as the perfect excuse to never take off this glowy beaut of a gemstone. Opals are thought to have been introduced to Europe from India. The name is derived from the Sanskrit word Upala meaning ‘precious stone’. These ethereal beauties have been long-coveted for centuries. From the Greeks and Romans, to Queen Victoria (who’s rumoured to haven given opals as gifts to her squad) opals are enjoying a bit more time in the limelight today. From stunning exceptional opal and diamond creations by Chopard, to Cartier’s iconic (and top of the wishlist) Amulette de Cartier pink opal rings, opals are definitely here to stay. Discover our opal…

#BTS at Sharon Mills London

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Welcome to our very first blog post, from Sharon and Natasha, co-founders (and mum and daughter!) of Sharon Mills London. On these pages we want to share with you all our favourite jewellery inspo, styling tips and insider info. A bit about us – we run the brand together, from our London studio (under the watchful eye of our gorgeous sausage dog, Lola) and we are obsessed with all things jewellery, vintage to contemporary, minimal to statement. Inspired by Sharon’s mother and grandmother, the original mumpreneurs in the family who ran a jewellery business together in the 1970s, we launched our brand in 2016. Our focus is creating fine jewellery using premium materials, that isn’t a huge investment. We’re not into fast-fashion, throwaway jewellery. We create quality pieces…