There are many occasions in life that call for that special item of jewellery and in our experience, rings make the ideal token with which
to celebrate these occasions.

As specialists in antique jewellery we can show you diamond rings set with both modern and old brilliant cut diamonds, the latter dating from the Victorian era. Our sapphire ring collection comprises gemstones in various shades of blue, purple and mauve but also rare yellow and orange hues. Equally unusual are our other gemset rings, which may well feature your birthstone. We have a large selection of eternity rings, many of which are hand made in the Art Deco style, and of wedding bands.

Our 2014 seasonal brochure is now ready, covering a wide range of beautiful items at prices to please everyone. If you are looking for a special present, or simply want to spoil yourself with a new piece of jewellery for 2015, the brochure would be an excellent starting point to give you inspiration. You can find it by clicking on this link or, if you would prefer a printed copy, either telephone us on 020 7493 9136 or email your address details to jewels@richardogden.com, and we will post it to you immediately. Many husbands or partners appreciate a helping hand, so why not leave a copy on the breakfast table, with a few strategic ticks!

In this year's competition we asked you to identify an item of jewellery that has the same function as a nosegay. In its simplest form, a nosegay can be a small posy of flowers which is placed beneath the nose to mask odious smells. On a more sophisticated level, a vinaigrette containing a sweet smelling perfume was used to perform the same function. Often this vinaigrette would be worn around the neck for easy access. So, the answer to our question is the vinaigrette featured on page 29 of the brochure - a true collector's item.