Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

If you are lucky enough to be born in April, then the diamond is your birthstone.  Although I love pearls, I also quite like diamonds too! They are said to be the most prized gemstone of all.  Diamonds are also the hardest gemstone and can only really be cut with another diamond. Historically, they first became […]

Wedding Season is here..

Although winter weddings are still very popular, as we head into the milder months, the wedding season begins in earnest.  Months of planning have gone into the big day.  It’s a time to celebrate with your friends and family, to dress up, drink champagne and dance the night away. I love being part of that day […]

Celebrating 10 years!

2007 – 2017 Exactly 10 years ago today I designed and made my first piece of jewellery.  It was a ‘floating’ necklace with glass beads in different shades of purple. It proved to be one of my most popular designs! Those glass beads have since been replaced with freshwater pearls. Once I’d discovered that I […]

Events for 2017

January and February are the months we spend applying for events, filling out application forms and risk assessments, and preparing our Calendar for the year. You can find Biba & Rose jewellery at events from Country Fairs to Agricultural Shows and from Charity Fairs to Christmas Markets, and you will still find us (almost) every […]

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 juliadavey.com/ 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 – http://www.crowcombecourt.co.uk/ “The magnificent house at Crowcombe […]