Birthstone of May: Emerald

The birthstone of May, Emeralds are considered to be a symbol of rebirth and love – which makes it a perfect choice for an engagement ring. In case you’ve missed out on that: It’s also the perfect ring for your 20th or 35th anniversary! Emerald Gemstones Emeralds are among the rarest gemstones but unfortunately they Read More

What to do if you hate your engagement ring

Let’s touch a topic most jewellers avoid: What if you don’t like the outcome of your custom-made ring? Or even worse: What if your partner doesn’t like it? What if I said yes to a design but don’t like it in the end? For openers: It rarely happens. First and foremost because the whole design Read More

5 Simple Ways You Can Keep Your Cool During Wedding Planning!

1. Reel in the fashionistas! Try to avoid dress shopping on your own you may feel overwhelmed at how many dresses there are and you may forget which ones you tried on where! Call in the fashionistas and make a day or few days of it.  Select your crew carefully and choose the friends that will Read More


Stranger things have happened in the Bill Hicks design studio but if there is one thing Bill is great at its delivering unique, quirky, bespoke one-off designs. Just recently Bill had the pleasure of assisting client John Cutler in creating a bangle for his daughters 18th Birthday. John Cutler is the owner of J.H Cutler Read More

Creative Mother’s Day Gifts

Skip the usual bunch of flowers and give your mum or the mother of your children a once in a lifetime creative experience. You don’t have to spend much to give her a unique gift: 1. Choose a gemstone 2. Select a design voucher of your choice 3. Give her the opportunity to create something special for herself! We stock Read More

Behind The Scenes

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the inner city, perched high on the top floor of the historic Trust Building an oasis of creativity is set to explode behind the glass doors of Bill Hicks Jewellery Design. Meet Bill Hicks, a jewellery designer and his team. In a top corner suite of this beautiful stone Read More

The 101 of buying Bridal Jewellery

Some things to keep in mind before you do some serious bridal jewellery shopping… Get your dress first You can’t choose jewellery without the dress it should compliment. Pretty easy rule, right? But: Did you think about having a little clutch or any form of bag on your big day to keep your phone in? Read More

The King’s Stolen French Blue and other Diamond Myths

You’ve noticed it? Fancy coloured diamonds are suddenly on everyone’s lips! The Reason being not so much their impenetrability but the simple fact that they are extremely rare, making  not only a unique gift but also a great investment. And who wouldn’t like to have jewels to rival the collection of Queen Elizabeth II, one Read More

Bridal Shower – Exclusive Bridal Event at Bill Hicks Jewellery Design

We would like to invite you and your bridal party to a special evening to celebrate your engagement! Enjoy an evening with your friends, mum and mum in law to be with complimentary champagne and canapés, special offers on wedding day jewellery and speakers from the wedding industry! Line up 6 pm: Pop the champagne Read More

Why Diamonds get replaced with Coloured Gem Engagement Rings

The list of stars that prefer a unique coloured gem stone in their engagement ring instead of a diamond is long.  Amongst them are some of the biggest style icons of modern times, like The Duchess of Cambridge and First Lady Jackie Kennedy. This popularity aside, coloured gemstone engagement rings are still very rare. We Read More