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Discover the Perfect Valentine’s Gift with the National Association of Jewellers

12 Feb 2021

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For centuries, the gift of jewellery has conveyed a powerful sentiment to its recipient – from friendship bracelets to engagement rings and the passing down of family heirlooms over time, there are endless ways to say “I love you” and show how much we care.

For centuries, the gift of jewellery has conveyed a powerful sentiment to its recipient – from friendship bracelets to engagement rings and the passing down of family heirlooms over time, there are endless ways to say “I love you” and show how much we care.

As we continue to spend forced time apart from those closest to us, Valentine’s Day this year has never offered a better opportunity to connect with loved ones in the absence of physical interaction, with a gift that will be treasured for years to come.

The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) has handpicked a selection of gifts from its members to suit every budget and recipient, delivering the message of love in every sense of the word.

Featuring undiscovered designers, innovative makers and independent family-run businesses, these heart-felt presents can be found at your local jewellers in time for Valentine’s Day.

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Gecko Elements Silver  

Elements Silver

There’s something mysteriously moody about labradorite – take for instance this subtly glamorous, gold-plated silver pendant. Grey to signify strength and gold to say ‘hope’.

Mark Milton

Mark Milton

Let them know that they are a star… with these 9ct gold etched design ear studs – neat, simple, pretty and completely on message.

Kit Heath

Kit Heath

What says ‘together forever’ more than interlocking (eternity) circles? Kit Heath’s ‘New Bevel’ collection let’s you say it with a ring, bracelet or necklace… or maybe all three.

Unique and Co

Unique & Co

A heart design with a twist conveys a pleasingly subtle message. This silver and gold plate ‘Dimensions’ heart pendant by Unique & Co features a three-dimensional infinity symbol at its centre.

Daniella Draper

Daniella Draper

A friendship bracelet with just a little extra love thrown in: one half of a recycled silver ‘Think of Me’ heart threaded on to an adjustable sailing rope bracelet. Buy another for yourself to express your shared love… aaahhh.

LBJ Jewellery

LBJ Jewellery

Petite, pretty and purse-friendly – these silver ear studs and matching ring, set with blue topaz stones and featuring a gold plate detail, have “just because” or “thank you” written all over them.

Charlotte Cornelius

Charlotte Cornelius

If it simply must be a heart… but at the same time something a little out of the ordinary – how about these cute silver ‘Bubble’ heart ear studs?

Beaverbrooks

Beaverbrooks

A traditional symbol of affection for centuries, the locket will always a potent, relevant and meaningful jewellery gift – especially this pretty rose gold filigree style from branches of Beaverbrooks nationwide.

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Ntinga

Personal, meaningful and oozing with symbolism, birthstones make perfect gifts for a cherished someone. Ntinga are all over this heart-warming theme… choose from ear studs, rings or pendants.

Fei Liu

Fei Liu

Fei’s silver ‘Carpe Diem’ collection was just made for gifting… and very possibly to yourself – because you’re worth it! The vibrant burst of baguette cut CZ stones, punctuated by bold aqua-purple CZs are the perfect antidote to gloom.

Mishanto

Mishanto

From Mishanto’s ‘Embrace’ collection, this pendant could not be more apt – the circle symbolises eternity. Here in 14ct yellow gold set with 10 brilliant diamonds... it also comes in white gold.

Cox and Power Heart Cufflinks Polished

Cox & Power

A heart doesn’t need to look traditional or symmetrical to express love – witness these sleek and shiny, contemporary sculpted silver cufflinks.

LBJ Jewellery

LBJ Jewellery

Petite, pretty and purse-friendly – these silver ear studs and matching ring, set with blue topaz stones and featuring a gold plate detail, have “just because” or “thank you” written all over them.

Lucy Quartermaine

Lucy Quartermaine

Inspired by Lucy’s favourite spot – an idyllic waterfall in the Lake District – this silver Waterfall Armour Ring is the perfect token of affection or appreciation for loved one, best friend, mother…

GfG

GfG by Nilufer

If you don’t feel ready to do the whole heart thing, gemstones in shades of red and pink can spell out a love message just as effectively. Nilufer’s 18ct gold ring set with tourmaline, ruby… and a diamond for luck, does the job perfectly.

CW Sellors crossheart

CW Sellors

This Derbyshire-based jewellery business specialises in creating pieces using British gemstones such as Whitby Jet and Blue John. This gold pendant features a Blue John heart, encased in a cross with a dazzling diamond at its centre. All boxes ticked.

Shakti Ellenwood Rangani ethical engagement ring with a 1 carat ceylon heart pink sapphire and blue diamonds 18ct Fairtrade gold 1

Shakti Ellenwood

Choosing ethical jewellery surely underscores commitment to a loved one. Jewellery designer Shakti works with Fairtrade gold and responsibly sourced gemstones and this pink sapphire ring with highlights of blue diamonds is a perfect example.

Ungar and Ungar ring stack

Ungar & Ungar

What could possibly spell ‘appreciation’ better than a commitment ring… and no, you don’t have to buy all four (although wouldn’t that be a splendid gesture?!). So how about romantic rose gold with rubies and diamonds?

Jacobs the Jewellers

Jacobs the Jewellers

Who couldn’t be, wouldn’t be, wooed by such beautifully chic 18ct white gold stud earrings, set with blood-red rubies and snow-white diamonds? Romance of the fairy tale variety!

 

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Source: The National Association of Jewellers