The items of jewellery you choose to wear on your wedding day will become precious keepsakes that will serve as wonderful reminders of a day full of love and joy whenever you look at or wear them. Wedding bands are worn each day and are the most symbolic aspect of your wedding day. Cufflinks, tie pins or pocket watches are excellent gifts from a bride to her groom, while any bride on her wedding day will love a bracelet or necklace from her husband-to-be, it's an uber romantic token of love before taken the steps towards wedded bliss. Take time in your selection – these are special pieces that may well end up becoming some of your most cherished possessions so be sure to check out our list below and then pop along to their shops or studios.
Please mention Your Surrey Wedding when contacting wedding service providers.
Bizarre wedding traditions: The Eurovision edition
Wedding traditions are dramatically different around the world. From the type of cake served to the attire of the bride, you'll be amazed at what happens on wedding days around the continent. To celebrate Eurovision 2023 taking place in the vibrant city of Liverpool, engagement and wedding ring experts at Steven Stone have rounded up some of the most bizarre traditions from participating countries – including the Big 5.
Posted: 13 May 2023
F.Hinds advises on your wedding selection
Jewellers F.Hinds, boasting more than 115 stores across England, advise on what precious metals your wedding rings could be made from... Your wedding day will be one of the biggest days of your life, and we're so happy that you're about to embark on this new chapter, no doubt you are too! With an exciting engagement comes a whole load of happiness and emotion, but with that what also comes is a never-ending list of things you need to do before the big day, and we can bet that one of them is going to be to "find the perfect wedding rings".
Posted: 7 February 2023
Engagement ring trends for 2023
Whether you're future-gazing about your dream proposal or just like keeping up to date with the latest styles, Lorna Haddon, head of diamonds and jewellery at Beaverbrooks, predicts the new wave of engagement ring trends that will be taking over our Instagram feeds in 2023. Here at County Wedding Magazines it's hard to pick our fav? Really, can we only choose one?
Posted: 3 February 2023
Women propose new wedding trend
Until recently engagement rings were seen as exclusively a female item of jewellery but the team at Ingle & Rhode believe the time has come for both sexes to enjoy a little engagement bling. They have already sold several of the rings to women who were planning to propose to their partners and are confident the trend will continue to gain pace. Ingle & Rhode's mens rings include items fashioned from gold and platinum with many featuring ethically sourced diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and other precious stones. There's something for most budgets with women able to choose from a modest ring for their man from as little as £495 or go for something more blingy up to £11,950.
Posted: 18 May 2022
The Watches of Switzerland Group has partnered with TAG Heuer to open a new boutique
The Watches of Switzerland Group, one of the UK's leading luxury watch and jewellery specialists, has partnered with TAG Heuer to open a new boutique on the High Street in Guildford, Surrey. The new contemporary space is 86 square meters, making it one of the larger mono-brand boutiques, and the interior reflects TAG Heuer's motoring heritage with tones of grey and dashes of red. More than 130 watches are available for purchase, including TAG Heuer's newest launch of the Carrera Three Hands collection. The new TAG Heuer Carrera collection comprises of 13 pieces and four different versions, perfect for the groom-to-be to wear on the special day.
Posted: 5 May 2022
Expert advice on how to clean your engagement ring at home
Wearing your ring every day will take its toll - a build-up of things like oil, debris and cosmetic residue can create a thin layer on your ring making it look dull.
The good news is that there is no reason you can't keep your diamond as vibrant and twinkly as the day you received it- it just takes a little sprucing up every so often.
Jewellery experts at Queensmith have shared their straightforward tips for when you need to clean your ring safely at home.
Posted: 23 April 2022
Ten jewellery superstitions to know before your big day
Certain jewellery worn on your wedding day can bring bad luck to brides and grooms, according to experts. Ethical jewellery experts Ingle & Rhode have gathered some of the most unusual superstitions surrounding accessories that you might not know about. From necklaces to bracelets, lots of jewellery has hidden meanings that are considered lucky or unlucky, depending on what it is and when it is worn. Some jewellery, like rosary beads, are considered good luck, whereas wearing pearls on your wedding day suggests that you will have tears in your marriage.
Posted: 19 April 2022
The Silver Sprite has launched a new collection of healing crystals
Local jewellers, The Silver Sprite has launched a new collection of healing crystals. From clusters of citrines to large labradorites, there is a crystal to suit every need, mood and budget. The tumbled stones start at £3 and would make wonderful favours for wedding guests or as gifts for that special someone who have gone above and beyond. The Silver Sprite also offer a range of earrings, necklaces, wristwear, pendants and rings that are perfect for the big day.
Posted: 24 February 2022
Amulette Jewellery is an eclectic jewellery brand in Middlesex
Amulette Jewellery is an eclectic jewellery brand in Middlesex. All pieces are made with handpicked gemstones and precious metals to create jewellery that is as unique and special as its wearers. The jewellery is designed and selected by the award-winning designer Lisa Eley. Amulette was launched as an online jewellery brand in 2014, before opening its first shop in the heart of Teddington in April 2019. The concept of wearing jewellery for protection, good fortune or healing is as old as human civilisation itself. Today, we still wear jewellery with recognisable symbols to convey aspects of our lives that we hold dear. These sentiments are behind Amulette's jewellery, with Lisa getting her inspiration from nature, her appreciation of other cultures and eras to give her work a contemporary appeal.
Posted: 3 December 2021