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Hair Vines & Hair Jewellery

Hair Vines & Hair Jewellery

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

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Jewellery for Teenagers

Jewellery for Teens

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

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Keep it Simple – Less is More

Minimalist Jewellery

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

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Marriage Begins with a Wedding

A Marriage Begins

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

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Jewellery for the Summer

Summer Jewellery

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

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Ear We Go

Earrings

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

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April Birthstone Jewellery

April has several birthstones of which diamond is the most well known. However, diamond is Continue reading April Birthstone Jewellery

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First Holy Communion Designs for Boys & Girls

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

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Mother’s Day 26th March 2017

Mothers Day Gifts Ireland

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

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Amethyst Birthstone for February

Beloved of the ancient Egyptians, Amethyst, is a gemstone of love and life. Continue reading Amethyst Birthstone for February

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Engraving -v- Hand Stamping

What’s the difference between hand stamped and engraved? Continue reading Engraving -v- Hand Stamping

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Stone of the Month – Garnet

January Birthstone Garnet

Wear garnet to revitalise your energy. Traditionally a stone of rejuvenation, garnet can help you combat . . . . . .  Continue reading Stone of the Month – Garnet

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An Enchanted Touch – Hairvines

I just love hairvines. They are so flexible and will work with any hair style. . . . . . .

Continue reading An Enchanted Touch – Hairvines

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November Birthstone Jewellery

November Birthday Jewellery

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

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Christmas Gifts for Her

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

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Christmas Gifts for Children

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

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Personalised Gifts for Children

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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

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October Birthstone Jewellery

october-birthstne-jewellery

“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

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Just Gemstones

Gemstone 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

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Does Healing Jewellery really heal?

Jewellery for Wellbeing

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?

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May Birthstone Jewellery

May Birthstone Jewellery

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

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June Birthstone Jewellery

June 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