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Gail Loves...

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I thought this would be a great idea to give more of an insight into my role as Creative Director at Argent and the things I am inspired by.  This week, I am loving...layering. The key to successfully layering jewellery is to be individual, it should be part of your personality. It is not what you wear but how you wear it. By all means, wear a pearl necklace but drop a beloved pendant on a chain a couple of inches longer - a girlfriend of mind does just that but with a diamond catching the light below! Don't be afraid of mixing silver and gold. I chose a gold and silver vintage "I Love You" Pendant on an 18" silver chain and then below that again an heirloom - a beautiful antique Ceylon pale sapphire necklace worn on a longer chain still - and suddenly a 10 year old piece takes on a much younger look.  It doesn't stop here! You can probably just see that I wear a much longer chainwith one of our favourite Daisy Crosses. No need to limit to one pie…

Temple Church Christmas Fair

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We are going to be at The Temple Church Christmas Fair 2013 tomorrow from 12 noon until 8pm so come and see us if you are in the area and enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping, in aid of The Temple Church Choristers' Education Fund.
Tickets are £8 on the door. Click here for a map>

The Christmas Bazaar, Irnham Hall, Lincolnshire

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Argent of London is at The Christmas Bazaar in aid of the British Red Cross at Irnham Hall, Lincolnshire tomorrow and Wednesday, 19th - 20th November 2013. Doors open at 9.30am tomorrow so come and see us and get your Christmas shopping started! 
We have some fabulous new pieces this year to tempt you with.
Irnham Hall, Irnham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4JD



SW Resident Magazine

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Our bestselling Fiesta Amethyst & Pearl Earrings £72, have been featured by the lovely people at  SW Resident Magazine in the latest edition (December 2013).
Also available in Blue Topaz and Citrine. Shop here >




















The Wellchild Christmas Fair at Daylesford Organic Farm, Gloucestershire

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We are at the Wellchild Christmas Fair,  11th - 12th November 2013 at  Daylesford Organic Farm,  Daylesford near Kingham,  Gloucestershire  GL56 0YG. 


The Fair is in aid of Wellchild, a brilliant charity providing practical and emotional support for seriously ill children, young people and their families and carers.
Click here to find out about the Christmas Fair and about the Charity.



Stocking fillers, gift idea's...get ahead with the Christmas shopping!

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We are loving the new Sienna Leather Bracelets with a silver twist clasp. The perfect present for a niece, godchild or best friend and even better at £24. Click here to buy!  These twinkly Silver Crystal Star Earrings are very festive at £34 Shop now>

For nature lovers, our Silver Dragonfly Earrings are perfect - £44>




Celebrating the launch of our 2013 Look Book with 20% OFF

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Something for a cold and wet Monday!!!

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The Santorini Bangles

Cheer yourself up on a cold and wet Monday with The Santorini Plain Enamel Bangles.  Available in Pink, White and Grey, they are gorgeous worn stacked together. 
Currently on offer at £28 (were £38), grab them whilst still in stock!
Shop now!



Our Autumn Bestseller!

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The Blue Topaz & Pearl Earrings in Gold Vermeil - £84 have been far and away our best sellers this autumn. 
Part of The Fiesta Collection, they provide a touch of colour and sparkle and will lift any outfit this season.

Three Peapod Necklace Competition Winner

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The Winner!
After reading through the hundreds of amazing entries that we received we arrived at three finalists.   However one entry stood head and shouldersabove the rest. Sophie Leason from Cheshire came up with the wonderful idea of a Honey Bee design as a necklace. The Honey Bee has become endangered in recent years and the massive loss worldwide of the honey bee population is becoming ever more prominent and deserving of our attention. Sophie put it so well;

“Bees are incredible! Their honeycomb is built in hexagons, perfect hexagons where all the sides are of equal length, it’s so precise, just like jewellery. A great jeweller has to be a great engineer and they have to know when they have perfected a piece, the bees have had their design perfected for thousands of years, but now they are disappearing from the world. A honey bee necklace would fit perfectly into your collection, bees are so small but they make a huge difference to the world, a beautiful difference. They can be s…

Get the Look....

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Argent of London Tear Drop Earrings - shop here>

Argent at Burghley Horse Trials

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We are going to be at  The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 2013 5th - 8th September 2013  (tomorrow)  so do come and see us as we have lots of gorgeous new products to tempt you!


We are in The Burghley Lifestyle Pavilion,  located in the Exhibition Village at the bottom of Avenue A.  For a map, click here!

Another Bank Holiday...

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...another fabulous 20% OFF everything. Enjoy!


Offer runs from Friday 23rd August 2013 until midnight Monday 26th August 2013. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

A little reminder...

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...that the two great competitions we are running end in the next two weeks.



Win "Fiesta" jewellery worth £500!
We have teamed up with Sheerluxe.com to offer one lucky reader the chance to win the Fiesta necklace and Fiesta amethyst earrings, worth £500.
Competition closes Tuesday 20th August 2013.
Just answer the competition question to enter. 



Win a Peapod Necklace!
Simply tell us what new nature jewellery design you  would like us to create that fits into our collection and  why.  It can be for any type of jewellery; earrings, bangle,  bracelet, necklace or pendant and be about a flower, insect, animal or marine life.  It is your choice, you have a free hand."  Gail Goodrich
Competition closes Friday 16th August 2013.
Click here for more details >











WIN an earring and jewellery set worth £500!

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We are going mad for competitions this summer and Argent of London has now teamed up with SheerLuxe to offer you the chance to win a stunning Fiesta necklace and the statement making Fiesta amethyst earrings both made with gold vermeil on sterling silver and a selection of exquisite gemstones. To be in with a chance to win this £500 prize, just answer the competition question at the SheerLuxe website. www.sheerluxe.com
Enter Competition 
Closing date - Tuesday 20th August 2013 at midnight.

Win an Argent Peapod Necklace!!!

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Win an iconic Argent gold vermeil Peapod necklace as worn by Pippa Middleton! "Many of our designs are themed round nature.  For a chance to win this beautiful piece we  are giving you the opportunity to be part of our design team. As our loyal customers know, many of my ideas come from them!  Come to think of it, no one has asked me to design a ladybird!!  So, simply tell us what new nature jewellery design you would like us to create that fits into our collection and why.  It can be for any type of jewellery; earrings, bangle, bracelet, necklace or pendant and be about a flower, insect, animal or marine life.  It is your choice, you have a free hand."  Gail Goodrich All you have to do is; Come up with a practical idea/design, it does not need to be a technical drawing, just a brief concept idea or outline in words.Tell us why you think it would suit our collection.Email your entries to info@argentlondon.com with PEAPOD COMPETITION in the subject line.  The deadline for entri…

Another winner from Argent of London

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We are proud to see Marion Bartoli, Wimbledon Ladies' Champion 2013, wearing the Argent Pearl & Silver Bracelet. Many congratulations on your win, Marion.

White Baroque Pearl Bracelet with Silver T Bar Clasp - £52

Argent supports the "Baby Cambridge Fundraiser" in aid of EACH

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Argent of London is delighted and proud to be supporting the "Baby Cambridge Fundraiser" and EACH. We will be donating a necklace from our collection to be auctioned to raise funds for East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), a charity that provides exceptional care to children and families with life-threatening conditions, of which the Duchess of Cambridge is Royal Patron. We wish the event great success.

Find out more and donate here >


Pimm's o'clock at Argent of London this Wednesday

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We are celebrating Summer this Wednesday at our lovely, new showroom by having a party. We are offering a refreshing glass of Pimm's from 12noon until 8pm along with 15% off all day, online and in the showroom. Come and see us!
Location Map >


Anyone for Tennis? Argent at the AEGON International Tennis Championships

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It is hard to believe that Argent has had a presence for fifteen years at the Devonshire Park Eastbourne Ladies Tennis! (AEGON International Tennis Championships). We have enjoyed them all but yesterday was the sort of day that the enthusiastic tennis crowd dream of - a cloudless blue sky and exceptional tennis - especially given the awful summer we have had so far!






We were thrilled that several of the players came to the Argent stand to collect the initials to add to their present of a beautiful pearl bracelet that is Argent's gift to the lady players this year.
Price £52 >












Of course, for the last three years we have men at Eastbourne, so they couldn't be forgotten either! This military style watch has been very well received and comes with two canvas straps. Choice of colours available - call the showroom for availability -
020 8870 0247.
Price £48 >





Not so sure about the weather for the rest of the week but here's hoping!
Gail

20% Off this bank holiday weekend!

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We love Bank Holidays (even if it is raining!) and so we are offering 20% off  everything online and in our showroom (today in the showroom only).  Enjoy!
www.argentlondon.com 

Pippa Middleton wears the Argent Peapod Necklace at Vanity Fair lunch.

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Pippa Middleton was photographed attending the Vanity Fair lunch last week wearing the Argent of London Peapod necklace, one of our bestsellers. Available in either 2 or 3 pea versions. The peas are cultured pearls nestled in a sterling silver or gold plated pod. From £88 >

20% Off this May Bank Holiday

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To celebrate the May Bank Holiday we are offering 20% OFF until midnight Monday 6th May 2013. Happy shopping! www.argentlondon.com

...and we're in!

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After a few weeks of packing, unpacking and dealing with various communications issues, we are finally in at Studio 4B, 5 Morie Street, London SW18 1SL. The showroom is looking great and we are offering a fabulous 10% OFF from now until 2nd September 2013 to all SHOWROOM purchases to encourage you to come and see us. "A" marks the spot on the map below.



We have lots of lovely of new products to tempt you for Spring (which looks as if it might finally be here!). Here are a couple to tempt you...





Monochrome is a big trend this spring and these bracelets fit the bill perfectly.Choose from the fashionable black "monochrome" lozenge shaped agate bracelet -
Price £38>






Or if you prefer something a little more delicate, the Zebra Black and White Agate Bracelet, also at £38 is perfect. Both bracelets are threaded on stretch nylon and will fit most wrists. Click here to view>
























Moving...

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Some of you already know that Argent is on the move – albeit only a 100m or so!!! We will have a brand new showroom which we hope to welcome you in the very near future. In fact we have already decided that the first 30 people through our door will receive a gift. Make sure you send us your email address. Send it to info@argentlondon.com, entitled "MOVING IN GIFT", to be kept up to date with this offer.

Our new address will be:

Studio 4B,
5 Morie Street,
London,
SW18 1SL

Keep an eye on this blog for further information on our exact moving date.



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Spring just around the corner???

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The sun is peeping out from behind the clouds and it is definitely lighter later, which can only mean that spring is not too far away. Don't get me wrong, it is still pretty chilly but we have daffodils on the kitchen table which puts me in a spring-time mood. With this in mind, Gail is working on some gorgeous new products, including a stunning ruby necklace, though it sadly won't be available in time for this Valentines Day. Do look out for new product updates on the blog, on our website and in the showroom very soon. 



The entries for our Valentines Day Competition are pouring in and please keep them coming. We are loving reading about the most romantic thing that has happened to you on Valentines Day. Send your entry to info@argentlondon.com, entitled "Competition" for a chance to win a Sterling Silver "I Love You" Spinning Pendant.





There also four runners up prizes of our fabulous Murano Glass Hearts, perfect for clipping onto a necklace or bracelet.  No…

Brrr, it's cold outside!

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After a week of snow, it's pretty bleak and grey out there. So, to brighten things up, we put the spotlight on these fabulous pieces that will inject brilliant colour into your jewellery box.





Fiesta Gemstone & Gold Vermeil Necklace £340. Stunning gemstones include blue topaz, citrine, green amethyst, hydro quartz, rose quartz, iolite and peridot. Shop here >





Round & Teardrop Amethyst & Gold Vermeil Earrings £94. These elegant Amethyst earrings perfectly complement the Fiesta Necklace. Shop here >

Inspiration for 2013

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I have just returned to a very snowy UK from the very large Jewellery Fair at Vicenza in Italy!   Normally a source of inspiration but sadly not so this year.   Just as well that most of our beautiful pieces are created in our workshop in London and that we have plenty of ideas for 2013.   Lots of colour and also new designs to join our much loved pea pod and mussel shell in our 'nature collection'.  More news in February!
Gail

Get ahead of the Valentines Day rush with these gift ideas!

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With only a month to go, it's time to start thinking about what you are going to choose this Valentines Day.  We have a stunning selection which will make the ideal present for your loved one this year!

 "I Love You" pendants  When you spin the pendant, the secret message is revealed.   Available in gold or silver and starting from £60 http://www.argentlondon.com/products/pendants/spinning-i-love-you-pendant/

Murano Glass Heart Charms £14 Add to a charm bracelet for a pop of colour http://www.argentlondon.com/products/charms/gorgeous-coloured-venetian-glass-hearts/

Pink Enamel Cufflinks in Sterling Silver £168 A subtle hint of pink for the man in your life.  http://www.argentlondon.com/products/cufflinks/pink-enamel-starburst-cufflinks/



Snowy New Year

We were lucky enough to spend new year in Switzerland with the bluest of skies and lots of snow! It was a great tonic after the hustle and bustle of the run up to Christmas which i'm pleased to say was our busiest ever.  Our favourite postman was laden down with sacks of parcels.  I hear that the snow is going to reach us at the weekend so if you're trapped inside why not browse online at our January Sale.  It is in full swing and there are some wonderful bargains to be had!
Happy New Year
Gail