• Women's Jewellery Collection

Welcome to Franki Baker's new online jewellery store featuring a wide range of high quality fashion and handmade natural gemstone and 925 sterling silver jewellery for women and men, including earrings, bracelets, pendants, necklaces, bridal jewellery and cufflinks.

Established in 2007, Franki specialises in jewellery made from non allergenic 925 sterling silver and beautiful high quality natural gemstones including amethysts, citrines, peridots, cubic zirconia, garnets, topaz, quartz, onyx, lapis lazuli, chalcedony, pearls and much more. Our prices are competitive and we offer free UK delivery. Our jewellery is stored in Amazon's warehouses and is fulfilled by Amazon.

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What do you do when your birthstone is a Diamond?

April 12, 2016

What do you do when your birthstone is a Diamond?   Rock Crystal, Amethyst & Pearl Necklace  Diamonds can be very expensive and lower grade diamonds can be very disappointing in terms of colour, clarity and sparkle. There are a number of wonderful natural gem stones and created gems that look very like diamonds and do just what a diamond does except they don’t cost a fortune. Cubic Zirconia    Cubic Zirconia Vine Leaf Necklace. So what is the difference between diamond and cubic zirconia? Gemologists can agree that CZ comes closer than any other gem material to matching the characteristics of a diamond. It is very difficult to tell the difference between a diamond and a CZ using only...

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Beautiful Aquamarine Birthstones for March

March 10, 2016

  Colours Aquamarine is most often light in tone and ranges from greenish blue to blue-green; the color is usually more intense in larger stones.    Meanings The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea.  Aquamarine was believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage. The beautiful blue color of aquamarine is said to give its wearer protection against foes in battle or litigation. It also brings the wearer unconquerable and amiable powers. It quickens the intellect and dulls a temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded. March’s birthstone is also thought to enhance the happiness of marriages. As well as being the birthstone for March Aquamarine is...

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It Valentine's Day on 14th February!

February 03, 2016

  “The rose is red, the violet's blue, The lot was cast and then I drew, And Fortune said it shou'd be you.” It’s the time when you can express your love in person or anonymously. Valentine's Day was first associated with love in the time of Chaucer. The importance of the day grew in the 18th century when lovers showed their love for each other by giving sweets, flowers or cards which became know as ‘Valentines’. In Europe keys were given to symbolize the unlocking of the givers heart. “The honey's sweet, and so are you. Thou art my love and I am thine; I drew thee to my Valentine.” Valentine's Day is celebrated in many countries and the...

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Beautiful Amethyst - The Birthstone for February

January 28, 2016

  "The February born shall find Sincerity and peace of mind, Freedom from passion and from care, If they, the amethyst will wear."   Colours The traditional colours of Amethysts vary from pale lilac to violet to red-violet through to a deep rich purple. The colour has strong meaning going back many centuries. The purple colour was associated with loyalty and it became symbolic with wealth and power. Meanings Amethyst is one of the most popular gemstones and was once considered more precious than diamonds. It has long been used in jewellery. The word Amethyst is derived from the Greek ‘amethustos’ which means "not drunken" and the gemstone was used to ward off intoxication and bring clear-headedness and quick-wittedness to...

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Gemstones and their Special Powers

January 11, 2016

Gemstones & their Special Powers It has long been thought that natural gemstones have healing powers and each stone has a beneficial affect on a specific part of the wearer's body. Examples include Garnet, which is associated with the heart and blood circulation, whilst Lapis Lazuli is thought to help insomniacs and Amethyst helps sufferers of arthritis. Gemstones are also believed to bring other powers to their wearers. Wearing Garnets promotes love, whilst pearls are a symbol of purity and bring clear thinking. Here is a brief list of the attributes associated with some of the gemstones in our collections. Amethyst – Help alleviate insomnia, arthritis, pain and circulatory issues. Amethyst is considered the gemstone of meditation, peace, balance, courage and...

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Garnet Jewellery - the Beautiful Birthstone of January

December 31, 2015

Garnet jewellery is said to increase self-esteem, will power and energy levels, and help nervous people feel calmer. Faith, love and constancy are its attributes. Garnet gemstones are considered a great gift symbolising friendship and trust. Please see our beautiful garnet necklaces, bracelets and earrings in our Garnet Jewellery Collection.

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The Most Beautiful Women and their Jewellery

November 24, 2015

When I think of some of the most beautiful women in the world and their jewellery I think of women like Elizabeth Taylor & Coco Chanel. These women are remembered not only for their style and beauty but also for their passion for jewellery.   Elizabeth Taylor wearing long chandelier earrings “I’ve never thought of my jewellery as trophies. I’m here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty.” Elizabeth Taylor wore some of the most beautiful jewels ever seen on a woman who wasn’t a queen or part of a country's ruling elite. She loved jewellery and was rarely seen without any. Most of her jewellery was gifted to her...

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New Arrivals

November 02, 2015

We are starting to receive our new arrivals for Christmas. We are especially excited about our new Sterling Silver Gemstone cufflinks. We have taken great pains to get them right as these really are beautiful cufflinks. Our makers make for the very top quality world brands and again our lower overheads mean that we can pass the savings on to our customers. Once we have finished the assay hallmarking process in Edinburgh we will be putting them up on the web site for Christmas. Once again thanks to everyone and please remember we are always grateful for any feedback. Franki

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Thank You!

November 01, 2015

Thanks to everyone who has looked at our new website and thanks too for all the feedback. Your suggestions are much appreciated and I hope you can see we have incorporated them where we could. The 10% discount voucher code for new signers is valid for a few more weeks as is the free shipping on all UK bound orders. As many of you know we also sell on other platforms but our prices on our own web site are lower. If you compare our prices on other platforms you will see. The delivery method is the same wherever you place your order. Franki

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A Guide to Choosing the Best Earrings For Your Face Shape

October 21, 2015

Decide on your face shape: There are 6 main face shapes, oval, long, round, square, heart and diamond and the first step is to decide which one you are. To do this, pull your hair back and look at the shape of the side of your face. Does your face widen at your ears? Oval, round, heart or diamond shapes do. Does the side of your face continue in a more or less flat plane? Long faces do. Does your chin have a distinct point? Long, heart and oval faces do. Does your lower jaw have a smooth continuous line without an obvious chin point? Round and square faces do. Sometimes it helps to take a photo of your face...

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First Post!

October 01, 2015

We are excited to at last be launching our new look webstore with lots more fabulous jewellery to choose from! We have found some really great new gemstones as well as brilliant quality stalwarts which I have commissioned to be made into beautiful well-made jewellery that I am sure you will love!  We have been selling through Amazon and at a few retail outlets (Gleneagles was amazing) but now want to focus more on selling through our own website. We hope you enjoy browsing the new website and hope you will sign up for occasional email newsletters. Thank you for visiting! Franki

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