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Keep The Rainbow Flag Flying

It has been a difficult period we have all gone through and continue to go through.In these times the rainbow has become a symbol of hope and togetherness.As we emerge from lock down the rainbow continues to remain important to us. Fashion Designers and Textile...

The Magic of Moonbeams …MOONSTONE

Mans' love of Moonstone is one that has come down through history, with many cultures and faiths revering this delicately coloured gem over thousands of years. The power and mystery of the stone was believed to be aligned to that of the moon, with its name being...

Arm Candy – to stack or not to stack?

Arm Candy – to stack or not to stack?

To stack or not to stack is the big question when it comes to bracelets this summer. Bracelets are never far from being the go-to accessory, but this season they are really Big. Open any magazine and you will see celebrity after celebrity wearing an abundance of Arm...

Pearls the Birthstone for June.

Pearls the Birthstone for June.

Historically pearls have graced the great Kings and Queens of England.Many a portrait of Elizabeth 1st depicts her draped in many strings of pearls. These jewels represented power and wealth. Roll forward to the 1930s. Coco Chanel reinvented pearl jewellery. not for...

Covid-19 Closure

Covid-19 Closure

How you can support your local small businesses With the advance of the Corona virus making normal life a thing of the past, we regret that we have had to take the difficult decision to close the shop to safeguard the health of you, our valued customers, and our...

Save the planet – wear a brooch!

Save the planet – wear a brooch!

Sustainability is, quite rightly, the word of the moment, with even the most elite choosing to recycle and reinvent outfits to ensure they don’t add to the 10.5 million tonnes of clothing dumped in landfill in the UK each year. With a little imagination and thought,...

Brooches – Full circle and beyond

Brooches – Full circle and beyond

As with so many things in fashion, the wearing of brooches has come full circle.  Featured heavily in the major fashion houses shows for Autumn Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 brooches are 2019’s ‘must have’ costume jewellery fashion accessory. While many fashion trends...

An Easter Egg with no calories – yes please!

From Christmas onwards, chocolate Easter eggs start surreptitiously appearing in our shops, tempting those of us with little will power to begin an indulgence that culminates with the chocolate fest that is Easter. But have you ever wondered why we use eggs to...

THE LATEST BUZZ . . . SAVE THE BEES, SAVE THE WORLD

For me, my favourite range of jewellery that we stock is our nature collection. I’m particularly taken with the bee and his life and role in the world. Many people don’t realise that this beautiful little fuzzy insect, whose hard work ensures we have the crops needed...