10% Sign Up Offer and Free Shipping
For a limited time only we are offering a further 10% discount for all customers when they sign up to our news letter as well as free shipping.
This blog post details the basic terms and conditions of the offer.
Tailor Made – Creating an 18ct Rose Gold Diamond Ring
The evolution of the internet has made the world a much smaller places enabling us to share ideas and inspiration that we have found on sites such as Pinterest and Instagram. This development has seen a significant increase in the amount of bespoke work that we have undertaken over the last two years, and enabled us to work with clients from all around the country.
In this latest blog I outline the process we went through to create this stunning ring, from the initial online contact with the client to our face to face meetings and ultimately the completion of the ring.
Q & A – Why has my white gold ring gone yellow / grey….
Why has my white gold ring gone yellow on the shank?
When gold is mined it comes out the ground yellow, and in order to make it white the jewellery industry uses a variety of different metals to alloy with it. Different companies will use different alloy mixes depending on whether their focus is price or quality, but all of these alloys will be treated with a rhodium plating to create a bright white finish.
Win your Jewellery Wishlist this Winter
Win your wish list!
This Christmas we are offering you the chance to win up to £500 worth of jewellery! Simply visit us in store or online and compile a Christmas wish list from your favourite pieces of jewellery and we will draw out one lucky winner on Monday 9th December 2019.
The perfect competition if you’re not sure what to get your significant other this Christmas!
Why you should consider a made-to-order bespoke ring
With the wide array of rings available at every jewellery store, you can quickly become overwhelmed. On top of this, you will be forced to learn about all the different metals, stones and shapes along with the important 4Cs of diamonds. With so much to take in, you could make the experience much easier for yourself by opting for a custom-designed ring. Bespoke jewellery not only saves you from a stressful experience, but it also makes. the purchase more exciting, giving you control over all parts of the final piece and giving you something truly personal.
Below we explore two customer’s rings and the stories behind their designs.
We are Finalists!
Competitions and awards aren't usually our thing, but we are genuinely amazed and overwhelmed by the response that we have had to the Muddy Stilettos awards and our progression to the final.
Share Your Love Story Winners
Thank you to everyone that entered our competition and shared their love story with us, it has been an absolute pleasure reading them all and seeing the beautiful photos.
Please take note of our Christmas opening times below. If we don’t get to see you before Christmas, we hope that you have a wonderful time over the festive period and we look forward to seeing you in 2019.
Share Your Love Story
It really is the season of love, so why not share that love with the rest of the world and win a £100 voucher to spend on some beautiful jewellery?
Nicole and Joe’s New York State of Bliss Proposal Story
During the hot summer month of August, we ran a competition here at Charles Nobel to win £100 to spend in store toward your wedding rings. All you had to do was share how you or your fiancé(e) proposed. Nicole wrote to tell us of the romantic proposal from her now fiancé, Joe, and they have been picked as the winners out of the many amazing stories we have received. Congratulations!
If you’re looking for inspirational and romantic ideas for your marriage proposal, then look no further. Here is Nicole and Joe’s story.
Annie and George’s Magical Northern Lights Proposal Story
April marks the second month of our proposal story competition and choosing a winner wasn’t any easier!
Links of London Competition Winner
Congratulations to Wendy and Becky who were entered by their mum for the chance to win the beautiful Rose Gold Vermeil Narrative Bangle.
Celebrate your Maid of Honour / Chief Bridesmaid
Whilst the day we get married is all about celebrating the love that we hold for our partner it is also a celebration of our friends and family who we are inviting to share in our lives.
Emily and Joe’s Perfect Parisian Proposal Story
We have received so many amazing stories and each month we have offered one lucky couple £100 off their wedding rings at Charles Nobel.
Beth and Richard’s Idyllic Lake Como Proposal Story
After much consideration, we chose Beth and Richard’s engagement at Lake Como as our winners. Read their story below and we’re sure you’ll understand why we chose them.
Karen and David’s ‘New York in the Snow’ Proposal Story
At Charles Nobel, we love a proposal story. There are so many plans that go into that 'big moment' and we wanted to hear about your experiences so that we can share and inspire others.
Easter Opening Hours
Easter opening hours, We will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday over this weekend. We hope you all have a great Easter.
We are recruiting!
We are seeking a new member to join our team here at Charles Nobel. Working primarily on the fine jewellery side of the business we are looking for someone with experience in the jewellery trade, who can work as part of a team and develop excellent relationships with clients.
Share Your Proposal Story Competition!
Here at Charles Nobel we like to think of ourselves as a friendly family business, and we feel honoured to be part of some of the most important events in our customers’ lives.
Christmas Opening and Online Ordering!
With Christmas and New Year just around the corner now we thought we would share our seasonal opening hours and online order deadlines with you to make life as easy as possible!
So our 45th birthday competition #cnsomethingblue has finished.
We have been overwhelmed by not only the number of entries that we have received but also by the kind words and comments that have been shared about experiences with us. It really does mean so much to us.
It is that time of year again when we all strive to find the perfect gift for those that we love the most.
PANDORA Winter and Christmas Collection Launch
It is that time of year again when the much anticipated PANDORA Winter and Christmas collections are launched.
PANDORA Ring Treat
This Autumn, PANDORA is treating customers to an exciting promotion.
Making the Grade – Diamond Picking
Today I have locked myself away in my office upstairs here at Charles Nobel so that I can focus all of my time on picking out the next set of diamonds for our jewellery collections.
Win a Stunning 18ct Sapphire and Diamond Ring!
Celebrate our 45th year of business with us by entering our competition to win a stunning sapphire ring!
PANDORA Treat Time
This summer PANDORA will be treating customers to a complimentary gift. Launching on 27th July, PANDORA will gift customers with a free bracelet when they make a purchase over £125.
Pandora Pre-Autumn Collection
Forever with the Pandora pre-autumn collection. This summer, Pandora celebrates friendships with a new collection of vibrant jewellery.
PANDORA Launches High Summer Collection
DO explore this Summer and illustrate your holiday story with PANDORA's selection of customisable jewellery.
Wedding Ring Shopping
First of all, if you are reading this then the odds are that you are newly engaged or planning your wedding. Congratulations!
Trade Associations – What are they and why do they matter?
As a family owned, independent retail jeweller we want to develop lasting relationships with all our clients that are based on mutual trust and friendship.
DO Style Your Personality
Find out your Unique Pandora Personality by joining us in store and taking the "DO Style Your Personality" quiz.
Just like servicing your car or boiler, it is important check your jewellery regularly for signs of wear and tear. It may well be clichéd, but it really is a case of a stitch in time saves nine, especially when we are talking about some of our most expensive and sentimental possessions.
Our physical store is temporarily closed, but our online store remains open and with 10% off for any sign ups!
The health and safety of our clients, our team, their families and our community are of the utmost importance to us here at Charles Nobel.
Please feel free to contact us by e-mail or via our social media channels should you have any questions.
Our website is still taking orders, and we are currently running a weekly dispatch service. We are also offering 10% off for anyone who signs up to our newsletter.
We would like to thank you for your loyalty and understanding in these difficult times and we look forward to seeing you all again soon.
Stay safe, from all of us here at Charles Nobel.
E-mail – [email protected]
Telephone – 01425 616347