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A ‘birthstone’ for each month

A year of birthstones A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a person’s month of birth. The first century Jewish historian Josephus believed there was a connection between the twelve stones in the high priest’s breastplate (as described in the Book of Exodus) the twelve months of the year, and the twelve signs of the zodiac. Birthstones are often worn as jewellery, so Britain’s National […]

Christmas Delivery

All orders are processed as quickly as possible and many are sent out the same day via Royal Mail.  During the Festive season this may take a little longer! Christmas orders can be placed right up to mid-day on Thursday 22nd December, but to guarantee UK delivery before Christmas Day please select the Special Delivery option […]

Recommended especially for you

In this season for gift-buying, there are quite a few small businesses that I would definitely recommend you take a look at. If you’re after lovely ceramics with beautiful illustrations, then try Julia Davey ceramics at You will find everything from beach-huts to bumble bees and from robots to robins!   Pink Hannah is […]

Beautiful venues

I’m very lucky to have visited some beautiful venues whilst selling my jewellery at shopping events throughout the country.  They include Castles, Stately Homes and Manor Houses. A few of my favourite include some that I have discovered for the first time this year. Crowcombe Court near Taunton is one – “The magnificent house at Crowcombe […]

Autumn Shows

The summer season of outdoor shows is nearly coming to an end, and I’ve spent quite a few of them standing in a muddy field wearing wellies, but then I’m often heard to say that “you can wear pearl jewellery with anything from wellies to ballgowns!” My favourite events have to include Moreton Show and […]