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
Jewellery

August Birthstone – Peridot

Peridot is a green semi-precious mineral & variety of Olivine, & Jodie’s favourite gemstone, so she rues the fact she is not August born!  It’s also one of the rare gemstones that occurs in one colour only – a striking olive green. The appearance of the stone does depend on the percentage Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Gifts

Brand Shout-Out: Heyland & Whittle

Heyland & Whittle is a quality soap and home fragrance manufacturer based right here in beautiful Blighty! Husband and wife team Paddy Heyland & Ursula Whittle combined their names and set-up their award winning luxury soap and fragrance company on a farm in rural Surrey back in 2003. H&W use Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Shop Smarter

5 Shopping & Wardrobe Tips That Will Stop Wasting Your Hard Earned Cashola… hello eclecticats! Tis Jode’s here….& Yes, I’ll admit it, i’m a shopping fiend – my bursting at the seams wardrobe makes that pretty hard to deny! But..and it’s a big old BUT – there’s nothing I get Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Jewellery

Super Sexy New Bling

One of the best bits about being in our little shop for me (Vicki) is all the stunning jewellery and the silver and gemstone jewellery especially. Whatever your thoughts on the power of gemstones, I certainly feel positive vibes when handling stones and gain huge pleasure when just looking through Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago