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Brooches are back – and headed for the Christmas stocking!

Brooches are back – and headed for the Christmas stocking!

We love brooches. We have always loved brooches. So, nothing gladdens our heart more than to see them front and centre on the runway shows in recent fashion weeks. And with their return come brand new designs and lots of festive fun. Although we always have a large...

The Christmas Countdown is well and truly on

The Christmas Countdown is well and truly on

Now, we know that for many the 'C' word sends shivers of trepidation down their spine and an overwhelming desire to seek a duvet day. But it's hard to deny that there are only 86 days (and counting) until formal festivities take over our lives and everyone enjoys the...

Autumn heralds the arrival of our new Poppy brooch range

Autumn heralds the arrival of our new Poppy brooch range

The nights drawing in and a nip in the air always heralds the arrival of autumn and the all important Remembrance Day celebrations. Whilst paper poppies made by veterans are still essential to raising money for the Royal British Legion's support of servicemen past and...

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!

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

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...

Statement Earrings: The Hottest New Fashion Trend Right Now

Statement Earrings: The Hottest New Fashion Trend Right Now

As the new spring season approaches, one of the biggest trends in the fashion world right now is statement earrings. From social media-famous fashion bloggers to the celebrity elite, a bold, beautiful earring is now more important than the latest designer handbag....

Awesome Amethyst – February’s Birthstone

Awesome Amethyst – February’s Birthstone

The birthstone for February Is Amethyst; A vibrant gemstone that varies in colour from the palest lilac to the deepest purple. I, personally, love this gemstone because it can be worn by everyone and compliments every outfit, whatever the season, day or night.

Opal – October’s Birthstone

Opal – October’s Birthstone

Opals date back to 4000BC. The earliest discovery of opals came from Ethiopia, but today the majority are mined in Australia. Known for its luminescence, the opal contains a kaleidoscope of colours and is a truly stunning gemstone. According to Arabic legend, opals...