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The Bench Jewellery Blog

Jewellery vs Jewelry

Which is right? It depends on where you live. No matter which way you choose to spell it, jewellery or jewelry – we’re here to help you with it.

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Topaz

Topaz, one of the birthstones for the month of November, is a beautiful gem. In its natural form, topaz is colourless. Popular varieties include the yellow/brown-ish sherry or 'precious' topazes.

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Citrine

Citrine is a variety of quartz and comes in a variety of yellow colours and may have brown, orange and reddish hues. It is also one of November's birthstones.

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Diamond

Simply put, diamonds are the kings of gemstones. Diamond is the birthstone for April, is nature's hardest material and has a unique place in world history.

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Jewellery Torch

For the next entry in our series on Tools of the Trade we'll look at the jewellery torch. A jeweller's torch is a key tool for any metalsmith or bench jeweller.

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Hope Diamond

The Hope Diamond, referred to by many as the most famous diamond in the world, is not only beautiful, but also carries a very unique and storied history.

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