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Designer of the Month: Alison Baird

One of Alison Baird’s favourite materials to work with is yellow gold, and she often incorporates it into her classic yet stunning jewellery designs. Read the following Designer of the Month interview to learn more about her time in the jewellery making industry, and the technique she plans to add to her … Continue Reading

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Fabulous and Under a Fiver 2017

We are all aware that generally speaking, finding inexpensive Christmas gifts may have become that little bit more challenging. However, I do enjoy a challenge and have searched extra hard this year to find you a … Continue Reading

Top Christmas Gift Ideas 2017

Cooksongold is an ideal destination for those searching for a special luxury gift this year. We have some fabulous tools and kits for jewellery makers as you would expect, but also some more unexpected items to … Continue Reading

Jewellery Tips

Technique Focus: Enamelling

Traditional enamelling in simple terms is the fusing of tiny glass particles with heat to form a solid layer of colour onto a metal background.  It can be matt, shiny, opaque or translucent, and comes in a wide … Continue Reading

Gemstone Focus: Fancy Sapphires

All gem-quality corundum which isn’t red is classified as Sapphire. However, the term Fancy Sapphire is used to describe stones which are neither red, blue nor colourless, so there are four different types of … Continue Reading