Emerald

Emerald is the birthstone for May. Emeralds have been used in jewellery since 3500BC, with even Cleopatra being known to covet them. When purchasing an emerald, the most important factor is colour. Usually, the more intense and vivid the colour, the more valuable the stone. Most emeralds have significant inclusions and this part of their…

Love and Jewellery in the Time of Corona.

Love and Jewellery in the Time of Corona. My goodness, what a time we’re living in. Firstly, I hope you’re all ok. I wanted to let you know how Nicole Winkler Jewellery will be working through the restrictions we’re facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Still working. The good news is that I’m already set up to work remotely, my…

The Transformative Power of Divorce Rings

The Transformative Power of Divorce Rings In a world where traditions are constantly evolving, one trend has emerged as a symbol of empowerment and self-expression: divorce rings, or as we prefer to call them, freedom rings. This trend has gained momentum recently, challenging the notion that divorce should be mourned and instead celebrating the freedom…

The Rise of Lab-Grown Diamonds: All You Need to Know

The Rise of Lab-Grown Diamonds: All You Need to Know Let’s delve into the fascinating world of lab-grown diamonds, a topic buzzing with excitement and controversy. In this blog, we will discuss the evolution of lab-grown diamonds, exploring their history, the advantages they offer, their drawbacks, and the broader impact of the diamond industry. The…

Exploring the Beauty of Spinels in Jewelry

Exploring the Beauty of Spinels in Jewelry   It’s been a while since we talked about gemstones. In this blog, we are going to delve into the fascinating world of Spinels. Spinels are one of my absolute favorite gemstones, but explaining what spinels are is often necessary when I show them to clients. So, let’s…