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The challenges of making jewellery sustainable

The challenges of making jewellery sustainable

We’re all, thankfully, much more conscious of our impact on the environment now, especially when choosing what to spend our money on. And jewellery should also form part of this concern.Our love of the earth’s precious metals and gemstones is part of what makes jewellery so universally appealing, but this does come at a highRead More ..
New Silk Road Collection launch! New pieces snapped up at November studio event

New Silk Road Collection launch! New pieces snapped up at November studio event

“thank you so much for my lovely clean jewellery and also for my new purchases.  They are very much admired…!” Thank you to everyone who came to our Autumn Shopping Event focusing on Ana’s Silk Road Jewellery Collection on November 14-16th 2019! It was wonderful to see everyone, many of whom paid a very welcome surprise visit. Read More ..
A very special commission – Sarah and Joe’s remodelled necklace

A very special commission – Sarah and Joe’s remodelled necklace

“Now I have everything Joe has bought me in one extraordinary piece!” What began as a curiosity – what was all that commotion in studio 1.03? – then a website visit and explicit instructions to pick out a pair of star earrings, soon became something altogether more enthralling… Having fallen in love with her newRead More ..
Opening our doors to our brand new treasure trove!

Opening our doors to our brand new treasure trove!

There’s a theatre type thrill and a heart palpitating buzz when you plan an event. And in March, we combined moving into our new studio in Chiswick’s Barley Mow Centre with hosting a special Customer Appreciation event for our very best clients and close friends. We were honestly very excited and even a little fidgetyRead More ..
Turning treasured diamonds into a unique 25th Anniversary necklace!

Turning treasured diamonds into a unique 25th Anniversary necklace!

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for transforming so beautifully,my vision for up-cycling my precious jewellery into a special Anniversary piece.” Jane first came across Ana’s jewellery via NotOnTheHighStreet.com and had bought the Hera and Zarek rings, which she loved! So when it came to the year of Jane and her husband Pete’s 25thRead More ..
Handmade? It’s unlikely

Handmade? It’s unlikely

Top 5 Questions to ask before your hard-earned cash for (potentially) dressed up imports! With the growing popularity of boutique brands, many proudly brandishing their “Handmade in the UK” credentials, there’s a steady supply of locally-produced gifts to choose from for Christmas. But are they as home-grown as they claim to be? Ana elaborates: “AsRead More ..
Summer Photo Shoot

Summer Photo Shoot

One of the joys of running a designer jewellery brand is having the chance to work with some fantastically talented professionals! I’m truly grateful for the hard work and support of Greta (model), Monica (make-up) and Deborah (photos) whose efforts produced some beautiful shots on Saturday. The finished articles will soon be appearing throughout ourRead More ..
May the month of flowers

May the month of flowers

Some traditions call May “The month of flowers” making May a celebrated month; and with spring in full bloom with the city parks, garden centres, private gardens and florists relishing in the abundance of beautiful flowers. And as lifelong admirers of beautiful flowers here at Ana Verdun London, we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate MayRead More ..