England Rugby Rose: A History

The red rose, or Tudor rose as it is also known, is the national flower of England and is regarded as a symbol of hope, prosperity and unity.

Today, however, it’s probably better known as the emblem of the English rugby team. It has lain prominently on the England rugby jersey since their first fixture against Scotland in 1871, and now serves to evoke pride and patriotism amongst rugby fans throughout the country.

England Rugby Rose

But does anyone actually know why the England rugby rose was adopted over the ‘more traditional’ and indeed battle hardened three lions, which derived from the royal coat of arms carried into battle by English Kings?

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Rugby World Cup 2015: What You Need To Know

With the Rugby World Cup 2015 now just 24 hours to go, excitement and anticipation is descending upon fans around the globe.

The first drop-out of the tournament is to take place at 8.00pm on the 18th September when England take on Fiji at the home of rugby, Twickenham – we’re already getting goosebumps just thinking of the sound of Swing Low  ringing around the 82,000 seater stadium.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Stadium

Before that moment, however, we thought we’d give you the lowdown on what you need to know to truly experience and embrace the most highly anticipated sports tournament of the year. Continue reading

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Press Release: Celebrate the Return of Doctor Who with Classic Accessories from the London Silver Company

As Doctor Who returns to television screens on Saturday 19th September, sci-fi fans can celebrate the reappearance of the Time Lord with this collection of handmade sterling silver accessories from The London Silver Company. Featuring Doctor Who’s most iconic symbols, these pendants, pins and cufflinks were created for the BBC and are perfect gifts for avid viewers of the show.

Tardis

 

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London Silver Giveaway: Silver Cufflinks & Tie Slide

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Wedding season is not over yet, so there’s still time to get a gift for your usher or best man. The London Silver Company are celebrating this wedding season by giving away a pair of Silver Cufflinks and Tie Slides.

These Sterling Silver Cufflinks and Tie Slides would make a fantastic accompaniment to any wedding celebration.

We at The London Silver Company are offering these beautiful, handmade sterling silver items to make any usher stand out amongst other guests on the Groom’s big day.  Take a look at these two handcrafted accessories below.  Continue reading

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