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Treasure Hunt 2020

Posted by Laura Greenshields on

Treasure Hunt 2020

We are running an amazingly fun promotion for the remainder of June! Since we have moved to an exclusively online shop we have been racking our brains for a way to reproduce the fun and excitement that our customers feel while searching for the perfect piece of jewellery at our events. It turns out it is not easy to replicate the experience of walking into a room filled with over 40,000 beautiful and unique pieces all laid out for you to touch and interact with! Especially through a screen. But one thing we know is that our valued customers love...

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June Pick: Moonstone

Posted by Laura Greenshields on

June Pick: Moonstone

Our Pick for June: Moonstone Moonstone is one of the best known semi-precious gemstones in the world. The beautiful sheen and glow of moonstone has captivated civilization for centuries. Moonstone is one of the gemstones representing June birthdays, as well as Pearl and Alexandrite, so we wanted to focus on this gorgeous stone this month!   Composition Moonstone is classed in the Orthoclase Feldspar group and is composed of layers of potassium aluminum silicate. The main recognizable characteristic is the way light moves through the stone, causing it to look like it is glowing. This characteristic is called Adularescence. It...

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All About Metals

Posted by Laura Greenshields on

All About Metals

At Silver Street Jewellers, we want to make sure you are making informed decisions when purchasing jewellery. It is important to know what you are getting whether it is from us or anyone else! There are many different processes and treatments applied to shaping metals into beautiful jewellery. I am going to go through the metals and processes we use below.     .925 Sterling Silver This is the primary metal used in all of our jewellery, as you can tell from our name! .925 Sterling Silver is the highest quality Silver that can be used in jewellery. Every item...

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What's my size??

Posted by Laura Greenshields on

What's my size??

Day one=problem one. How on earth do you figure out which ring or chain to buy if you don't know what your size is? Luckily we have a solution! And this is something that can be easily done without stepping foot out of your house. All you need is some combination of the following: string, rope, paper, a ruler, or a measuring tape. As long as it measures millimeters and inches you are good! Chains Chains are quite simple. The length of the chain listed represents how many inches it is. The following is best performed in front of a...

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Hello Canada!

Posted by Wes Hutcheson on

Hello Canada!

We are so excited to be launching our online store. Our wonderful customers have been asking us to do this for years, and we are happy to finally have the time to oblige. For the past two weeks we have spent countless hours photographing, editing, designing, and we really hope you like it! With this virus taking the world by storm we have been working really hard to allow our customers a way to access our jewellery. We are incredibly grateful for your support at this time, as a small business we are struggling with no way to bring our...

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