Archive

April 2017

27/04/2017

Emerald, The Greenery of Spring- May Birthstone

Vibrant and beautiful in fresh lush green hues, the Emerald has being a popular precious gemstone for centuries and coincides with the Pantone colour of the year for 2017- ‘Greenery’. Emeralds are a perfect stone to inject some colour into your spring/Summer wardrobe! Aswell as being the birthstone for may, Emerald is the traditional stone representing  20th and 35th wedding anniversaries. At Owen & Robinson we are lucky to have a wide selection of coloured stones. Vibrant Emeralds are set in combination with diamonds in a selection of traditional emerald cut designs,... Read More

20/04/2017

Our New Brand: Analysing a Selection of In House Manufacture Movements from Frederique Constant

“Fully conceived, developed, produced, assembled, adjusted and encased in our workshops in Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland, the manufacturing process requires extensive work –mostly done by hand.” – Frederique Constant on their in-house manufacture movements. Here at O&R Frederique Constant can be referred too as “the new kid on the block”. Having only stocked the brand for two weeks now, we are all new to the horological world of Frederique Constant. In these two weeks however we have been nothing but pleasantly surprised. The first thing that struck me was how young the... Read More

11/04/2017

The Pink Star- April Birthstone Diamond

With the record breaking ‘Pink Star’ Diamond recently achieving the world wide highest auction selling price at $71 million dollars, coloured diamonds are increasingly being favoured as a unique and luxury choice. As Diamonds are the birthstone for April (Lucky you Aries and Taurus!) we take a look into the coloured varieties we have to offer at Owen & Robinson and the presence of coloured diamonds in the jewellery world.         The pink star is an impressive 59.60ct and oval cut, the vivid pink colour is extraordinarily rare and... Read More