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Remodelling jewellery – from unworn to never taken off!

What do you do with treasured family jewellery that you don’t really like to wear? Maybe you have an heirloom, a ring, necklace or bracelet, which isn’t quite your style. How can you rescue it from a life at the bottom of a jewellery box? Meghan Markle, now Duchess of Sussex, was given an engagement ring containing two round diamonds from a broach owned by his mother, and this gesture...

Vote for us in the North of England Wedding Awards for Customer Service

We are delighted that we’ve been shortlisted for the best jewellery/accessories category in the North of England Wedding Awards for Customer Service. Yorkshire and North East England’s most prestigious awards for client service excellence, they recognise those businesses which go the extra mile for their customers, providing outstanding service and inspiring their customers to want to actively and positively promote them. You can vote for us here. Run by wedding...

What style of engagement ring will suit your fingers?

Choosing an engagement ring can be a mine field. There are so many choices to make, it’s hard to know where to start. Picking a style of ring to suit your fingers is as good a place as any, so here’s our guide to some of the options. Shorter fingers Regardless of the width of your fingers, if they are short the right ring can trick the eye into making...

How a royal ring will influence engagement rings this year

We’ve always got our eye on the next big thing in jewellery and it’s fair to say that nothing influences jewellery trends like a Royal engagement. So here’s our round-up of what we think will be 2018’s biggest engagement ring trends. Remodelled family jewellery Last year Prince Harry chose to use diamonds from some of his mother’s jewellery, in the engagement ring he presented to Meghan Markle. He enhanced the...

Wedding fairs – what’s the point?

So you’ve picked a date and are ready to start planning all the little details of your wedding. Suddenly all you see is information about wedding fairs, but are they really worth a visit? As you know, we don’t just love making beautiful wedding and engagement rings, we love all things weddings, so here are our top tips for getting the most out of wedding fairs. Find one that suits...

Save money by getting married abroad!

With the cost of an average UK wedding now topping £27,000 according to research, getting married abroad can offer not only guaranteed sunshine, but guaranteed savings too. And with getting married regularly rated as one of the most stressful life events, doing it abroad can make you even more anxious as language differences and distance make planning that little bit harder. We don’t want you to feel stressed about your...

Studio Launch & Celebrations

Wednesday 8th November at 6:30pm We’d like you to join us on Wednesday 8th November at our #weddinghour twitter takeover.  We will also be celebrating the launch of our new studio with our suppliers and customers old & new! If you would like to attend our event, please either give us a call on 01274 551224  or send an email to info@iainhenderson.co.uk   Iain Henderson Designs Contact our Team today for...

Exciting news – our new studio is finished!

We are so excited to announce that our studio is finally finished and we’re absolutely over the moon with it!  After a few weeks of working from Iain’s dining room, and the studio being packed out with builders, joiners, plasters and decorators, we can now say it was definitely worth it! Here are a few before and after images of the studio and our office! Before… After….      ...

Jewellery myths and superstitions – we’re not buying them

We’re not much worried about superstitions here at IHD. There are plenty of ladders around at the moment if we felt like walking underneath one, as work on the new studio is well underway. Although if you know Iain you’ll be aware he prefers dogs to black cats. We do find it fascinating though that there are so many superstitions attached to jewellery and gem stones. Here are a few...

Exciting news – our new studio is underway!

It’s been on the cards for around a year, so we’re delighted to finally confirm that work on our shiny new studio starts this month. We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to get everything in order, so that the builders can move in and convert the ground floor of our existing building, into a beautiful, spacious new studio for you to come and talk about all things shiny. Our...

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