Jewellery

March Birthstone – Aquamarine

Aptly named after the Latin for ‘Sea Water’, Aquamarine’s wonderful clarity and limpid transparency really does evoke cool, clean waters and the sense of plunging into a refreshing pool – preferably after lounging on a Caribbean beach! A colour variety of the mineral Beryl (like emerald) it is relatively durable Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Jewellery

February Birthstone – Amethyst

Lovely, lovely Amethyst! One of the best selling gemstones and not without good reason… Amethyst, was known by the Greeks as the ‘Sobriety Stone’  because they thought it prevented drunkenness & decorated their drinking cups with it; Greek Amethystos = not intoxicated! This beautiful purple stone has been fashioned into jewellery for yonks. We Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Gifts

2018 Christmas Gift Guide

Dear Santa, If you are reading this (& we have no reason to believe that you are not!) we’ve been really good all year. Promise….. 😉 If you need some inspiration for us and our friends, here’s some goodies from the freshest independent shop in Ludlow. Sincerely yours, the very Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Jewellery

October Birthstone – Opal

Those lucky enough to have an October birthday have a wonderful birthstone – Opal. Perhaps best known to originate from Australia, there are many wonderful different types of this amazing gemstone, all magical and from all over the world. Technically, opals are hydrated amorphous forms of silica. They’re classed as Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago