Charms With Meaning

Need a jewellery update? Add a simple charm. Our fashion team have picked out the very best...

The interest for jewellery with meaning is having a resurgence and nothing conveys this trend more than a charm. Talismans, amulets, call them what you will, these keepsakes exist in virtually every culture and have done for thousands of years. Here we’ve focused on the meanings behind them, and whether it’s a protective charm to ward off negativity or a bee to represent fertility this is a thoughtful gift that will resonate with even your “hardest to buy for” friend.

Charms make ideal birthday presents and are a great option for bridesmaid and flower girl gifts – did you know that the Victorians had wedding charm cakes where the bridesmaids would pick a ribbon to pull from the cake and out popped a charm? How gorgeous!

Or are you looking for a little boost yourself? Many believe in the powers of charms, and if you choose one you love and wear it every day, something good has to come your way, right?! Not only that, our pick of the best charms has something to suit everyone, and they’re as beautiful as they are spiritual. Wear them as a necklace, or add them to your favourite bracelet and wait for their powers to start working!

Click through now to choose your favourite…

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Jessica de Lotz, 18ct gold plated

Dodo, 9k rose gold

Gemporia, 9k gold and diamond

Stella & Dot, gold plated bronze with pave stones

Annina Vogel 18ct gold

Dior joaillerie, gold, diamond and lapis lazuli

Links of London, 18ct gold and diamond

Sydney Evan, yellow gold and pave diamond

Endless, 18 ct gold vermeil and cubic zirconia

Stephen Einhorn, 9ct gold

Oak, gold vermeil

Pandora, 14k gold and cubic zirconia

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