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Florals For Spring

Inspiring elegant blossom-lined paths along with the warmer weather means spring has arrived.

This spring, it’s all about vibrant colours and floral trends.  Wear just one for subtle sparkle or layer in style for a more dramatic pop of colour.

 

 

We’ve taken inspiration from beautiful blooms such as orchids, buttercups and roses to create timeless pieces adorned in luxury gemstones, and all containing rare Welsh gold

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Clogau Sparkle this Christmas

Capturing the essence of love and friendships, Clogau aired its sparkling Christmas TV advert on Tuesday 1st November.

Filmed as part of the Gold of Royalty campaign in association with Pembroke Castle and Historic Royal Palaces, locations included Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London.

Sonia Menezes, Head of brand Development at Clogau states: Clogau’s Christmas campaign celebrates the timeless sentiments behind every gift this season; love, thoughtful gifting and an element of Christmas magic”.

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The brand will also feature its Christmas offer, a free Snowflake pendant with purchases of £249 or more available through their website, Clogau stores and participating retail partners. Launching on November 1st, the Snowflake pendant is part of their new Clogau Nutcracker collection.

These exquisite special edition pieces are inspired by the motifs from the magical fairytale The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Encapsulating Clogau’s Sparkle this Christmas key message, this unique collection is beautifully hand-finished in sterling silver, rose gold and set with Swarovski Genuine Topaz.

3SSF1Pv5Clogau worked with a sensational creative team, including cinematographer Jamie Hooper and Asa Bailey from North Wales based creative agency, Mom & Dad, who ensured Clogau’s Christmas TV advert exquisitely complimented their Gold of Royalty campaign.

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A New Take on our Collection to Remember

Happily gracing the rocky gardens of Wales, the bright and delicate Welsh poppy has provided the inspiration for our new take on the exquisite Welsh Poppy collection.

The new Welsh Poppy pieces capture the beauty of the iconic flower with its elegantly curved petals, and sparkling black diamonds and rubies. Adorned in 9ct yellow and rose gold, these exquisite pieces contain rare Welsh gold – the Gold of Royalty for over 100 years.

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As part of this beautiful collection, we will be launching our special edition Welsh Poppy pin. This beautifully hand finished gold and diamond pin is limited to 1918 pieces and contains rare Welsh gold from Snowdonia – an exquisite heirloom to be treasured by future generations.

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The collection provides an emblem of remembrance, dedication and appreciation for those who sacrifice themselves for the lives of the ones they love. and we are proud to support the Welsh charity, HTW Support who assist veterans to cope with life after the forces and helping families across Wales with emotional support as well as practical support. £10 of each Welsh Poppy piece sold will be donated to HTW Support.

Carol Richards from HTW Support talks about the association with us here at Clogau:

“As a Welsh Armed Forces Charity helping our ex servicemen and women, HTW Support is pleased and proud to be sponsored by Clogau.

The donations received from sales of Clogau’s beautiful Welsh Poppy range will directly support those Veterans who are suffering and enhance their quality of life”.

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The Arrival of Autumn, Inspired by the Vibrant Peacock

The striking peacock symbolises integrity and the beauty one can achieve. Inspired by the peacock, we are thrilled to unveil our autumn window displays at our flagship stores in Cardiff and London, along with our outlet stores in Cheshire Oaks, Bridgend and Resorts World Birmingham.

We have worked with design company Global Display Ltd to create wonderfully unique and impactful window displays for our stores. Autumn at Clogau celebrates our beautiful Peacock Throne and Milestones® collections.

blog-collageInspired by The Peacock Throne, one of the most splendorous thrones ever made. This spectacular throne was ascended by silver steps and stood on golden feet set with exquisite jewels. It was backed by representations of two open peacocks’ tails, gilded, enamelled, and inset with famous Koh-i-Noor and Akbar diamonds, Samarian Spinel and many other exquisite stones.

Our exquisite Milestones® bead charms represent a personal story in a beautiful and unique way. Charm bracelets rose in popularity amongst the European noble classes during the period in which our heritage starts, when Queen Victoria became instrumental in their revival. A contemporary heirloom gift to mark precious moments in your lifetime.

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A big thanks to Global Display Ltd for all their hard work!

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Our very own Kevan Jenkinson revealed as one of the 2016 Professional Jeweller Hot 100

Kevan Jenkinson, Sales and Operations Manager for Clogau, has been chosen as one of the 2016 Professional Jeweller Hot 100 – an industry accolade that celebrates the work of 100 leading movers and shakers in the UK jewellery industry.

Kevan, who was named Brand Champion, was credited with the hard work put in by him and his team at Clogau which has resulted in 10%-15% growth with independent retailers, and much more market expansion set to follow.

Describing his achievements this year, Kevan said: “Having the brand well merchandised and sold by well-trained staff is inextricably linked to growth. Therefore I have worked alongside the team to help our retail partners fully understand the benefits of having Clogau in their stores, and to give both of us the best chance of a successful, long-term working relationship”.

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Summer has Arrived at the Clogau Secret Garden

We are thrilled to unveil our summer window displays at our flagship stores in Cardiff and London, along with our outlet stores in Cheshire Oaks, Bridgend and Resorts World Birmingham.

We have worked with design company Tenn Ltd to create wonderfully unique and impactful window displays for our stores. The Summer Secret Garden at Clogau® celebrates our beautiful Forget-Me-Not and Tree of Life® Pearl collections.

Inspired by the cool summer breeze that delicately touches the Forget-Me-Not flower, charming and diminutive, thriving in many a secret garden. Since the early 15th century, the Forget-Me-Not has been worn as a sign of faithfulness and enduring love. In the Victorian ‘Language of Flowers’ they represented true love.

Here is a snippet from our mood board that we created to support our Summer Secret Garden concept:

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Elegance enthused by the dainty pearls that decorate the flowers that flourish, lead us away from reality into the intimate, secluded oasis.

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We are delighted with the results and a huge thank you to the team at Tenn Ltd for bringing our ideas and concepts to life!

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Clogau Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

On 21st April 2016, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 90th birthday in Windsor with her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. Festivities around the globe will take place to mark this special occasion.

Here at Clogau, we acknowledge and embrace our Welsh and British Royal roots which are at the heart of everything we do. Welsh gold is extremely rare and has been used by Royalty since 1911. Within every piece of Clogau jewellery is a touch of Welsh gold taken from the St David’s Gold Mine in Snowdonia, North Wales. This is the very same rare Welsh gold as used by Royalty, creating an esteemed association with the British Royal Family.

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To celebrate the birthday of our longest reigning monarch, we have launched a limited edition piece, containing rare Welsh gold. This beautiful 9ct ingot style pendant, is lovingly hand-crafted, featuring a beautiful diamond set motif inspired by the Tudor Rose, the plant badge for England.

This stunning pendant, containing rare Welsh gold is limited to just 90 pieces – an heirloom for future generations to come.

This exquisite piece is available online only.

See the Tudor Rose Diamond Ingot Pendant on the Clogau website.

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Internationally Renowned Professional Golfer Amy Boulden Becomes Clogau Brand Ambassador

Clogau is pleased to announce an exciting new collaboration with Welsh Professional Golfer and Ladies European Tour player, Amy Boulden.

Growing up in North Wales, Amy played full time amateur golf for Wales for many years, before ending her amateur career on a high in helping the Welsh team win the Home Internationals and being named BBC Young Sportswoman of the Year.

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Managing Director for Clogau, Ben Roberts said:

We are thrilled to be working with Amy who, like Clogau, is passionate about the culture and landscape of Wales, and dedicated to high standards of excellence. This is an exciting time for both Amy and Clogau, and I’m looking forward to the projects we have as a partnership in the future”.  

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Amy commented:

“I am very excited to be working with Clogau, a growing business so proud of its Welsh roots. I’m looking forward to what will be a great partnership”.

Amy has been rising through the women’s ranks since she turned professional in September 2013. Her first season on the Ladies European Tour proved to be extremely successful with three finishes in the top five which enabled Amy to finish 18th in the Order Of Merit.

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Clogau identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Clogau has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.

To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.

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Clogau is a second generation family business based in Wales who are proud to continue a long tradition of creating jewellery that is expertly hand-crafted and uniquely designed, containing rare Welsh gold – staying true to their Welsh roots and celebrating their Royal connections.

The Clogau brand was founded in 1989 with just five pieces of jewellery and a handful of Welsh retailers. Over 26 years later, Clogau has firmly established itself as a nationally-renowned brand that is sold worldwide in leading jewellery stores, on-line and on some of the world’s best airlines.

Clogau Managing Director, Ben Roberts commented: “Clogau, alongside the other businesses in the list, is identified as exceeding sector averages for compound annual growth, in addition to spearheading innovation and creating new jobs within our field. We’re delighted to be recognised as a ‘Business to Inspire Britain’ and particularly proud to be one of the 25 chosen from Wales.”

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Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “High growth SMEs are the driving force behind the UK economy, developing the skills, jobs and growth we need. But ambition alone is not enough; their success must be highlighted and their growth properly supported with appropriate finance. That’s why today’s event is so important: demonstrating the strong alliance between UK Government, financial market participants, investors, entrepreneurs and companies to support these inspiring businesses.

“Today’s celebration is fundamental to London Stock Exchange’s core, the need to support UK high growth companies in their journeys from Start-up to Stardom and create an entrepreneurship revolution.”

Writing in the publication, The Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP said: “UK high-growth businesses are leading the charge in rebuilding our economy. These companies are the backbone of the British economy. They create high-quality, well paid jobs, innovate and drive economic growth. This government fully understands the need to support ambitious entrepreneurs and ensure they can access the finance they need to grow.

“We have held the steadfast belief that –alongside deficit reduction – nurturing entrepreneurs, creating jobs, supporting hard-working families and keeping taxes low would get the UK economy back on track. Our measures to increase access to finance for business and encourage more investment have had a transformative effect on our economy.”

A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com

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A Collection to Remember

Happily gracing the rocky gardens of Wales, the Welsh Poppy bright and delicate has provided the inspiration for Clogau’s special Autumnal collection.

The Clogau Welsh Poppy collection captures the beauty of the iconic flower with its elegantly curved petals and sparkling black diamonds and rubies and adorned with glowing rose gold containing rare Welsh gold.

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The collection provides an emblem of rememberance, dedication and appreciation for those who sacrifice themselves for the lives of the ones they love. Clogau are proud to support the Welsh charity, HTW Support who assist veterans to cope with life after the forces and helping families across Wales with emotional support as well as practical support. £10 of each Clogau Welsh Poppy piece sold will be donated to HTW Support.

Carol Richards from HTW Support talks about the association with Clogau:

As a Welsh Armed Forces Charity helping our ex servicemen and women, HTW Support is pleased and proud to be sponsored by Clogau.

The donations received from sales of Clogau’s beautiful Welsh Poppy range will directly support those Veterans who are suffering and enhance their quality of life.

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The Clogau Welsh Poppy collection will launch Friday 25th September 2015.