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International Kissing Day

Oh so sweet gifts for your loved ones This week we’re all celebrating International Kissing Day! We’re sure you give your loved ones big kisses all the time but Thursday 6th July is the perfect opportunity to spoil them rotten and give them one extra oh so special kiss. So whether it’s your girlfriend, wife, mum, daughter, sister or best friend, show them how much you love them with a big fat kiss! The significance of kissing in different cultures varies so here’s a bit of background… ‘Eskimo kisses’ or rubbing noses together are actually a practice shared by many across the world! In Italy & Greece, kissing on the...

Keep your precious gems dazzling – a how to gem cleaning guide

Gem Cleaning Guide from Oh So Cherished

It’s no secret that we adore precious, sparkling gems here at Oh So. We also understand the importance of keeping those gems beautiful so we’ve pulled together a simple, easy gem cleaning guide so you can keep the shine! A few simple rules Our first piece of advice would be to do a full inspection for damage before starting to clean any jewellery piece. If there are any loose stones or gems that look cracked, leave the cleaning to the pros! (You could make things a lot worse…)! 1. Always apply lotions and potions before putting on your jewellery! We can’t stress this one enough – perfumes, sprays and fragrances...

EXCITING: Love You To Pieces range update

OHSO557 Love You To Pieces Cufflinks from Oh So Cherished

Here at Oh So Cherished, we are SUPER excited to announce an update to our Love You To Pieces collection! The ever-popular collection has been running for a couple of years now and shows no sign of slowing down so we thought we’d bring you an update. The original yellow gold and brass option has been our most popular but with the trend in rose gold and silver taking centre stage, we’ve developed the range to include new coloured jigsaw pieces! Yup, you heard right…you can now get rose gold and silver pieces in your necklaces and cufflinks!!   We’re still working on bringing you a fully rose gold and...

Summer jewellery refresh

OHSO44 - Stacking Bracelets from Oh So Cherished

The sun is finally shining (though we’re not sure for how long) so we’re all thinking about refreshing our summer wardrobe. It’s easy to get carried away buying five bikinis and swim suits, a whole host of maxi dresses and daisy dukes that will give you the perfect beach wardrobe but here at Oh So Cherished we think the jewellery choices you make are just as important. To make it even easier for you, we’ve pulled together this list of oh so prettysummer jewellry pieces so you can treat yourself or buy as a special gift. Summer colours We all like to add a little colour to our outfits when...

St Christopher – the ideal travel companion

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St Christopher is well known these days as the patron saint of travellers. The patronage originally comes from a thirteenth century legend about a man who helped travellers cross a raging river which has resulted in him being possibly the best travel companion you could wish for – sure to help you along your journey safely. So if you know someone who is about to go exploring across the world or even just on a summer holiday, why not get them a little something to say good luck and help keep them safe? The depictions of the saint have also been long associated with Christenings as a way of wishing...

What’s new for April?

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Here’s our monthly round-up of the newest products here at Oh So Cherished. Hot off the press and all with free standard delivery!         Okay, we admit…these two aren’t ‘new’. But we have re-photographed them and don’t they look beautiful?!    Don’t forget to share the pictures of these products during or after your travels with us. Post them to our Facebook and Instagram pages!...

Easter is on the way!

Easter is on the way to Oh So Cherished

Here at Oh So Cherished, Easter is about more than just chocolate (but don’t get us wrong…we LOVE that too!). To celebrate spring and the Easter Bank Holiday, we’ve come up with a selection of seasonal products so you can give the gift of more than cocoa this year. A simple classic A stylish silver necklace or pair of earrings will forever be classic jewellery pieces and these make the sweetest Easter gifts. Choose from three pendant designs for the necklaces or a pair of the cutest bunny earrings to light up a little lady’s face on Easter morning.   For the newborn If you know someone who is celebrating...

Get Mother’s Day all wrapped up

Mother's Day Wild Flower Slider from Oh So Cherished

We’ve all got the best mum in the world, right? With less than two weeks to go until her special day, here’s our top pick of unique gifts for Mother’s Day 2017. From the simple and elegant to the quirky and humorous, there’s bound to be a unique gift that your mum will love! Here at Oh So Cherished we think every mum deserves something oh so special. The classic bouquet with a twist Steer clear of the petrol station flower stands and treat your mum to a beautiful bouquet of flowers this year that will last forever. Our beautifully handmade bouquet products can be personalised with a message of...

A Simple Guide to Cleaning Gold Jewellery

Our last blog post looked at the best way to clean silver jewellery.  We thought we’d follow this up with a similar post about cleaning gold jewellery.  So if your solid gold jewellery is looking sad rather than shimmering, read on! All about Gold Gold jewellery is never usually made from 100% (24ct) gold, pure gold being too soft for everyday use.  Instead it’s alloyed with other metals to create gold which is between 9 and 18 carat.  There are three types of gold commonly found in jewellery: yellow, white and rose gold. Yellow gold is usually a mixture of pure gold, copper and silver.  White gold is a mixture...

A Simple Guide to Cleaning Silver Jewellery

'Moon and Back' Silver Ring Necklace

Is your silver jewellery looking more dull than dazzling? If your once-shiny jewellery is now looking a little lacklustre – Fear not!  We have the lowdown on cleaning silver jewellery. All about Silver Silver jewellery is not actually 100% silver.  Most is 92.5% silver mixed with other metals, usually copper.  Silver is stable in oxygen and water. the surface tarnishes because of a reaction with sulphur compounds present in the air.  This reaction causes the formation of a black layer on the surface. Occasionally a person with particularly moist skin may find that the sterling silver stains their skin green.  Plus, did you know that sometimes even the medicine that...