In today's fast-paced world the idea of purchasing fine jewellery online is in demand. More and bigger name labels turning to online e-commerce platforms, there is also a whole new breed of websites bringing us the brands, trends and pieces that we didn't know we needed. Yet, even until recently, we'd scoff at the idea of shopping online for fine jewellery, but now there's never been more choice or availability. This is the season to party! Make an impression at Christmas parties with these head-turning jewels.
Here are my five best online jewellery destinations, from exceptional gems to contemporary fine jewellery, here's all you need to know about finding what you want online this Christmas.
Maria Kotsoni Jewellery
Made in Cyprus, Maria Kotsoni jewellery line traced through history, tracing her cultural heritage. The designer uses 18k solid gold in her work with fine gemstones and the result is the jewellery of impeccable craftsmanship, original design and classical aesthetic appreciated by wearers in all corners of the globe.
Tree Brooch, £3400, Maria Kotsoni Jewellery
Think outside of the box this festive season, and pick up a few quirky gifts for that special someone. These are intended for an independent, sassy and strong-minded woman who needs an equally sassy piece of jewellery to accompany her style.
Elana Concept collections are influenced by Ancient Greek symbols, Cycladic statues, Byzantine granulation and filigree and Greek architecture. The inspiration is drawn from the golden Greek sun and the Aegean blue sea creates intricate pieces of jewellery embellished with Byzantine intricate details and elegant archaic shapes stemming from a land with natural beauty and rich history. The pieces speak for themselves and can make any outfit look outstanding. Guaranteed to receive constant compliments.
Earring, £200, Elana Concept.
Since 1998, Marta Caffarelli and Viola Naj Oleari have been the soul of Atelier VM. Simplicity is a hard thing to get right; sometimes delicate jewellery can get lost within an outfit. But the minimalist designs from Atelier VM achieve perfect simplicity in a statement fashion with your choice of 18k gold, or silver pieces. If you are in search of minimalist jewellery Atelier VM should certainly be on your lists.
Parigi necklace 18kt gold, £198, Atelier VM.
Satta Matturi Fine Jewellery
Satta Matturi fine jewellery just what you need. Show your loved one how well you know them by gifting unique and individualistic styled jewels. The possibilities are endless. Looking for something a little out-of-the-ordinary this Christmas then don't look away.