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
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
Gifts

April Birthstone – Quartz

Quartz – The second most abundant mineral in the Earth’s continental crust after Feldspar. There are many different varieties, several of which are semi-precious gemstones and have been used since antiquity to fashion jewellery, ornaments and adornments. The name is thought to originate from German ‘quarz’, which in turn came Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Make Mum Feel Special

Probably one of the toughest, most challenging roles in life there is, yet also one of the most rewarding jobs a lot of us are lucky enough to have…yep we are talking about MUMS. Here in the UK we will be celebrating our Mothers, or mother figures and all that they’ve done Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago