By Daniel Prince

A History of Pearls

As we’ve written before, most people seem to agree on the appeal of pearls. People have different preferences in gemstones, or between gold and silver, etc. But we can pretty much all get together beyond the idea that pearls are beautiful, classy stones that make for beautiful jewellery. Even when there’s universal appeal behind something[…]

By Daniel Prince

History of Hatton Garden

Hatton Garden London Hatton Garden dates back to the 15th Century when Ely Palace in Holborn was the London residence of the bishops of Ely. Sir Christopher Hatton (1540-1591, pictured below), an English courtier, was a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, from whom he received offices, honours, and land. Knighted in 1578, he acted as[…]