The Laurence Coste Blog

The Universal Crystal: Quartz

“We are not looking for endless variety - we are looking for fashion” Diana Vreeland, 1967, Glamour And in this quote lies Quartz’s perplexity. As a jewellery designer, LC uses a wide range of semi-precious stones, including a many types of Quartz stones. But how exactly does one transform ‘variety’...

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An Introduction to Gems

Crystals have been venerated and used for spiritual and healing rituals since ancient times.  Every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones, and those beliefs are often tied to that culture's history, geography, and spiritual practices. In many cultures it was believed they were descended from the heavens and contained...

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The Story behind the Magic Ginkgo

As you know, at Laurence Coste we're obsessed with the Ginkgo tree and have a whole collection of handcrafted earrings, necklaces, rings and cuffs inspired by its leaves. Today we're going to tell you the story behind this magical tree... Ginkgo species dates to some 286 million years ago. Today, Ginkgo...

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Introducing Laurence Coste’s Blog

Today, we at Laurence Coste are happy to announce our new Blog! Welcome to the new home of all things LC related, including your favourite designers’ take on all things bejeweled, stylish and stunning. This includes the hottest events happening in our home-town of London and our take on current...

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