Hair vines are crafted from flexible silver or gold plated wire and embellished with Swarovski Crystal, crystal, pearl, shell or other semi-precious gemstones. . . . . . . Continue reading Hair Vines & Hair Jewellery
Teenagers are so much more sophisticated nowadays than we were in my day (the 80’s). Back then we were happy to . . . . . . Continue reading Jewellery for Teenagers
When it comes to accessorising, sometimes the best option is to keep it simple. After the big bold designs of 2015 and 2016, minimalist jewellery is making a comeback in 2017. . . . . . . Continue reading Keep it Simple – Less is More
Your bridal jewellery is an essential part of your wedding attire.
The perfect necklace, an exquisite pair of earrings and eye-catching tiara . . . . . . Continue reading Marriage Begins with a Wedding
It’s wonderful to look out every morning and see the sun shining and not a rain cloud in sight – long may it last.
Maybe it’s the bright mornings or the sparkling air but I definitely feel inspired to create some really colourful designs these days. Here are a few I have finished so far. . . . . . . Continue reading Jewellery for the Summer
Do you love earrings as much as I do? Especially Handcrafted ones – I always have done.
And being a seller (and buyer) of earrings I see a lot of them.
I tag them, I share them, I love them and mostly, I covet them. . . . . . . Continue reading Ear We Go
April has several birthstones of which diamond is the most well known. However, diamond is Continue reading April Birthstone Jewellery
Aquamarine’s name comes from the words “aqua” and “mare,” meaning water and sea, from its intense blue-green color. Continue reading March Birthstones
Around Ireland thousands of little boys and girls are getting ready for their First Holy Communion. Continue reading First Holy Communion Designs for Boys & Girls
It’s hard to choose the right Mother’s Day gift when you know your Mum will love whatever you get her, simply because its from you. Continue reading Mother’s Day 26th March 2017
Beloved of the ancient Egyptians, Amethyst, is a gemstone of love and life. Continue reading Amethyst Birthstone for February
What’s the difference between hand stamped and engraved? Continue reading Engraving -v- Hand Stamping
Wear garnet to revitalise your energy. Traditionally a stone of rejuvenation, garnet can help you combat . . . . . . Continue reading Stone of the Month – Garnet
I just love hairvines. They are so flexible and will work with any hair style. . . . . . .
Topaz or Citrine is the traditional birthstone for Novemebr. Although in more recent times, topaz or dark champagne crystal is also given. Continue reading November Birthstone Jewellery
It’s the same every year, what to get your teacher for Christmas? This year give them something totally unique, but be sure to order early as I make each one individually Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Teachers
It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas – Collection of individual and unique gifts for the special someone in your life Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Her
I started my Christmas shopping in August, just trying to be a bit organised for once. But if you are like me you will still find yourself madly racing around a day or two before Christmas looking for the last few gifts. Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Children
Looking for a truly special gift for the little one in your life? I design and handcrafted each and every . . . . . . Continue reading Personalised Gifts for Children
“Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.”
~ Carol Bishop Hipps Continue reading October Birthstone Jewellery
Stylish and distinctive are two words that always seem to be used to describe gemstone jewellery. And they are so apt, gemstone jewellery will always be in fashion. Continue reading Just Gemstones
For some, the idea that jewellery can heal you is laughable. For others, it is a steadfast belief. People and beliefs differ but one thing is for sure – wearing certain gems and semi-precious gemstones won’t hurt you and they may actually help you. Continue reading Does Healing Jewellery really heal?
After a long, cold winter and a rainy early spring, the first few days of May usually bring the welcome sight of grass, leaves, and flowers emerging from winter hibernation and blooming once again. May is the month of rebirth and new growth, so it is only fitting that the May birthstone is the emerald, a stone of deep verdant green. Continue reading May Birthstone Jewellery
The traditional birthstones for June are Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone, the most popular being Pearl.
The Greeks believed that pearls were tears of joy shed by Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, when she was born from sea froth. The myths of the Persian Empire also believe that pearls are tears in solid form. However, ancient Chinese mythology gives a more gruesome origin to pearls, believing that they came from inside the brains of dragons. Continue reading June Birthstone Jewellery