How to wear a signet ring

Gold signet ring sitting on a wooden table

Wear a piece of history
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If you know the story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den, you’ll know the king sealed the stone over the exit of the lion’s lair with his signet ring so he’d know if anyone let Daniel out for a break from the prowling man-eaters. In fact, the wearing of signet rings goes all the way back to ancient Egypt in the time of the pharaohs. Here we take a look at this traditional men’s accessory, and explain how and when should you wear yours.

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Student guide to internships

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project

Student interns often work together to deliver an end-of-placement project
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Get relevant work experience in a field that interests you and you’re far more likely to get the career head start you’re looking for. But what kind of placement should you go after; how do you go about applying, and what should you do when, having nailed the interview, you begin your internship? Here we give you the lowdown on internships – what to look for, what to avoid, and how to make a great impression when you get there.
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Celebrating Father’s Day with UK dad bloggers

Father and son sitting in the sunshine copying each other's moves

Fathers are important role models
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With Father’s Day fast approaching, the Samuel Windsor blog team is celebrating the important role that dads play in the lives of their children, step-children and grandchildren. We asked a panel of our favourite bloggers for their unique “dad’s-eye-view” of life as a modern father. If you fancy a chuckle, here’s what our quick-witted panel had to say…

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