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Hand Engraving Lettering Styles

Hand Engraving Lettering Styles

Hand Engraving Lettering Styles We offer 4 different lettering styles. Le Griffe This style has a lovely range of curves and angles to the lettering.  It is not as fancy as the swirls in script lettering. Script Script lettering is a lovely fancy style, it has lots of swirls and curves.  It is a great style on the cufflinks and pill boxes as initials can be entwined together. Times Italic  This style is like time bold but leans to the right giving it the italic style. Times Bold This style is upright and has no fancy swirls.     Script This cufflinks...

All you need to know about the Zodiac Signs

All you need to know about the Zodiac Signs

What are Zodiac Signs ? Every single person has a Zodiac Sign, each one has a different meaning. Also known as astrological signs, there are 12 signs,  Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. It is thought that each sign shows the different characteristics of a persons personality. In this post we will explore what the different signs mean and share some of our zodiac engraved dog tags         Aries - March 21st - April 19 Aries Element - Fire The zodiac symbol for Aries is the Ram, thought to be brave....

Mother's Day Guide

Mother's Day Guide
Personalised Silver Hand Engraved Gift Ideas for Mothers Day 2021

Baby Bangle Size Guide

Baby Bangle Size Guide

Advice and Size Guide for Children's Bangles, Bracelets & Jewellery Giving a Personalised Baby Bangle or Bracelet can be a beautiful gift to celebrate the birth of a baby, Christening or Birthday and it is important to make sure you order the correct size. Buying for children can be difficult by age guides as many children and babies vary immensely in shape and size. We have put together a general size guide but it is always important to measure the child's hand / wrist to ensure that your gift fits. How to measure a child's wrist for bracelets To measure a...

Hand Engraving Inside Silver Bangles

Hand Engraving Inside Silver Bangles

Traditional Hand Engraving Inside Bangles Here is a little video clip on how we hand engrave inside bangles.  As you know we Hand Engrave all of our jewellery and gifts.  It is a traditional method of engraving known as push or hand engraving.  The method involves using small hand held tools to cut the metal out, this ensures nice deep engraving.   The process of engraving inside a bangle The letters to be engraved are counted then divided in sections. The silver is greased so that the lettering can be drawn on. Top, middle and bottom lines are marked on for...

Birthstone By Month

Birthstone By Month

Birthstones - Jewellery Guide What is a birthstone ?  Birthstones are gemstones which represent a persons birth month, each stone is a different colour and has a unique meaning to each and every month.  The use of birthstones date back to ancient times where it was believed that gemstones had properties of health, luck and prosperity.     Birthstone Chart  Month Traditional Modern January Garnet Garnet February Amethyst Amethyst March Bloodstone Aquamarine April Diamond Diamond / White Topaz May Emerald Emerald June Pearl Alexandrite July Ruby Ruby August Sardony Peridot September Sapphire Sapphire October Tourmaline Opal, Tourmaline November Citrine Yellow Topaz, Citrine December...

Our Guide Of Bangle Styles

Our Guide Of Bangle Styles

If you are looking for a bangle for yourself or for a loved one, here is a quick guide to the different styles of bangles. Here at Personalised Silver we have a wide range of personalised bangles which can all be personalised on the inside and some can even be engraved on the outside.   What is a Hinged Bangle ? A hinged bangle is great for getting over your hand as it opens up with a hinge on one side and a clasp on the other.  Some of our hinged bangles have a safety chain on so if you are...

How to look after your Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Jewellery

How to look after your Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Jewellery

Why will Sterling Silver tarnish ? Sterling silver is also known as 925 silver, this is because it contains 92.5% solid silver purity, the other 7.5% is made up of other alloys which are added to make the silver harder as pure silver is too soft to work with, the other alloys can be made up of zinc, copper or nickel. 925 Sterling Silver will always tarnish over time.  The reaction to the air,  fingerprint marks, cosmetics, detergents or even our sweat can cause blackening or yellowing of the silver.  There is no need to panic this can easily be remedied. Sterling silver...

How we Hand Engrave Sterling Silver Jewellery

How we Hand Engrave Sterling Silver Jewellery

Here at Personalised Silver we specialise in Traditional Hand Engraving. A lot of people do not actually know what is involved in Hand Engraving and think that the process is actually done by a machine or a hand held dremell like tool. Actually Hand Engraving is a lot more involved than this and requires many years of training to become accomplished in the skill. What is Hand Engraving ? Every part of the process of engraving your jewellery item is done by Hand. Firstly the engraver will mark out the outline of what he would like to engrave. By outlining...

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