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Christmas Clearout

25 Oct, 2016

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Two months, yes TWO months until Christmas Day. I need to make space for my New Year stock so I’m having a massive sale in the run up to the big day.  Now is definitely the time to buy that special something for that special someone. Have a look through my website and take advantage … Read more

The ‘C’ word

22 Jul, 2015

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Hi Many of you will be experiencing the joy that is the school summer holidays and will not thank me for mentioning this topic.  but I need to think ahead.  As I type this there are 155 days to Christmas day.  This year the great day is on a Friday. In thinking ahead there are … Read more

Spotlight on Wire Wrapping

21 Jun, 2015

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              Wire wrapping is one of my favourite techniques and I will be adding more wrapped pieces every week. Wrapping is one of the oldest techniques of making handmade jewellery.  This technique uses wire and findings such as head pins to make components.  Wire components are then connected to … Read more

MAY MADNESS

7 May, 2015

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  May Madness 20% off everything Offer runs from Saturday 9th May until Sunday 31st May 2o15. Just add MAYMADNESS into the “Coupon Code” when you checkout.          

The history of Viking Weave

1 May, 2015

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                    The Viking Age saw major changes in the economy of Scandinavia. At the beginning of the Viking Age, few people in Scandinavia had any knowledge of coinage. Some foreign coins entered the region as a result of trading contacts both with western Europe and the … Read more

Diamond – April Birthstone

1 Apr, 2015

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                “She who from April dates her years, diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears for vain repentance flows” Diamonds are the rich cousins of graphite. Both are crystalline forms of pure carbon. The enormous differences in their properties are a result of the way the carbon atoms are … Read more

Amethyst – Birthstone for February

                  February’s birthstone is Amethyst, a violet variety of quartz.  The name comes from the Ancient Greek ἀ a- (“not”) and  μέθυστοςméthystos (“intoxicated”), a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkeness.  It is understood the Greeks wore Amethyst and made drinking vessels decorated with it in … Read more

Garnet – Birthstone for January

9 Jan, 2015

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                January’s birthstone is the garnet. The name “garnet” is derived from the Latin “granatum” meaning “pomegranate” because the crystals resemble the red color and seed-like form of this fruit. Most people think of the garnet as a red gemstone, but in fact, it exists in all kinds … Read more

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