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Christmas Artists Open Houses

Artists Open Houses: Yes, it’s that time of year again, the clocks have changed, the nights are drawing in and next thing we know it will be Christmas. As ever, we have Christmas all wrapped up for you with the Artists Open House Christmas 2018 Festival – 50 Open Houses featuring 500+ artists. Pruden and […]

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10 silver chalices and 3 stacking ciboria, a new altar set for Worth Abbey by Pruden and Smith

On Sunday I attended Solemn Vespers at Worth Abbey Church which has just reopened after a major refurbishment of the never finished interior of architect Frances Pollens’ grade 1 listed 1960’s church and the installation of new furniture designed by Thomas Heatherwick. As part of this project we, at Pruden & Smith were privileged to […]

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Guest Jewellers for Artists Open Houses in May

This year we are featuring 4 guest jewellers for the festival in May: Sheena McMaster, Susan Jane Dunford, Rebecca Anne Lee and Kat Zahran. Suzy, Becca and Kat also work for us here at Pruden and Smith, Suzy is our Sales and Marketing Manager, Becca is our Jewellery Production Manager, and Kat is one of […]

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Jewellers in East Sussex

Well sometimes it is actually OK to put yourself out there and just say what you do – yes we are Jewellers in East Sussex! We design create and sell the most exquisite jewellery to clients all over the world, but if they want to come into the shop, then it is probably best for […]

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How to choose from different cuts of diamonds

The choice of diamond cut is often decided by the original shape of the rough stone, location of internal flaws or inclusions, the preservation of carat weight, and popularity of certain shapes among consumers. The cutter must consider each of these variables before proceeding. Having said that, the vast majority of stones used in jewellery […]

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Lapis Lazuli

  While Rebecca was in India last year she bought some rough lapis lazuli, now and again available from Afghanistan, and then had it specially cut. We have now made them into fabulous pieces like the ‘tab’ necklace above with gilded silver above at £640; these earrings at £120 in silver or silver gilt: or […]

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