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Craft Fair Checklist

We are well and truly into the summer season now, and those of you who favour the one to one approach to selling your work may well have a couple of craft fairs on the calendar. Preparing for a craft fair can be quite a stressful time as you try to envisage every possible scenario that might present itself, … Continue Reading

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Gifts for Dad

By Jo Varney Father’s Day is fast approaching and sometimes Dads can be notoriously tricky to buy for! If you feel like mixing things up a little this year and finding an alternative to the standard PJs, socks … Continue Reading

Jewellery Tips

The Emerald Cut

The emerald cut is quite different from the popular brilliant cut, and was originally developed (as the name suggests) for emeralds, not diamonds. The idea behind it was to create a series of ‘steps’ and facets … Continue Reading

Findings Favourites

By Jo Varney It’s all about Findings at Cooksongold with the launch of our lovely new Essential Guide to Jewellery Findings as well as our new Findings and Chain catalogue for 2017, so I thought I would take the … Continue Reading

The Brilliant Cut

The modern day ‘brilliant cut’ is by far the most popular type of cut used for diamonds today, in fact it is rumoured that 9 out of every 10 stones cut is a brilliant cut, which is quite some statistic! The … Continue Reading