Searching for a touch of sparkle in the lead up to Christmas instead of a daily chocolate? Count down the days collecting charms to build your own bracelet and necklace with Orelia London 12 days of Christmas calendar! We won’t spoil everything for you but for £60 it’s worth every penny! Buy it here…
Check out their other beautiful pieces perfect for all year round gifts here…
I took a moment of Loveness’ time this week, to have a closer look at her new collection as well as the beautifully unique Chinese zodiac collection.
Have you ever seen something so eye catching and dramatic yet so simple right in front of you? That’s what it felt to me to be among the fabulous creations from Loveness Lee!
Made with signature style, her skill set was perfected at Middlesex University followed by a masters at the renowned Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design at the metropolitan university in London.
She has an immediately obvious passion for her work and she spoke about The ‘Trans-natural’ concept behind the jewellery, and that it is envisaged from a collaboration between nature, science and art working in unison. I was immediately drawn to her collections, so unique and fluid – the textures catching my eye and a not so immediate recognition of a familiar shape – especially within the Zodiac Collection – Made with delicate Sterling Silver Vermeil, Gold Plated 18″ chain. from £158.
Here the collection is traditional, it follows the Chinese Year Calendar, and even though you may think you know what your looking for; each piece is so unique and detailed it’s not obvious to Joe bloggs opposite you on the train to what they’re looking at, which is refreshing because these days everyone wears pieces that reflect a common shape or style such as stars, hearts, or even initials. (Even I’m guilty of this)
I recommend keeping an eye on Loveness Lee as it certainly seems that soon EVERYONE will know about her work and collections, and you just won’t be able to get your hands on a piece anywhere!
Shopping for Valentine’s can be a momentus task, because not everyone wants chocolate and flowers these days, to be honest… I personally love things that you can keep, and that wont just die off or be eaten then are gone. Reminders I suppose of that little keepsake your loved one brought you… and maybe where you were at that point in your relationship!
We’ve taken a little look atAmazon Handmade, which we didn’t even realise existed! To see some of the little delights and cards they have, just a small little sample really of all of the delights on offer!
We love the cute cushion options fromThe Fox in the Attic, The Happy Cloud could fit in anywhere but if you’re a unicorn fan, get your hands on one of those! Happy Cloud Cushion by The Fox In The Attic, £22
If you like artwork, or typography,French Quote Oui Mon Cheri by Lovely Décor, £9.99, may be the gift for you.It’s a long lasting gift, that you can look at day in, day out!
Now the couples gift… Get both of you a little gift, maybe not for your few months long relationship (you might scare them off 😛 – but fiance, or hubby / wifey – they’re also a perfect little wedding gift too! Mr. & Mrs. Coffee Mug Set by Sweet Water Décor, £25
Give them the card that tells them in your way that you love them… Visit Sioux Alice to find a huge range, such as ‘My Kind of Weird’ Valentine’s Day Card by Sioux Alice, £2.50, Soulmate Card by Sioux Alice at HANDMADE AT AMAZON, £2.50, or grab the alternative hating on Valentine’s card… and of course unicorns too... Alternative Valentine’s Day Card by Sugar & Sloth, £2.50!
What about as little item of jewellery, like theseHeart Stud Red Earrings in Red with Gold Leaf by Lottie of London Jewellery?,cute and unique with that added touch of gold leaf! or last up….
We have something for the baker at home! Baking Delight Apron, Yellow or blue, by Victoria Eggs, £20, and Baking Delight Tea Towel, Blue or yellow, by Victoria Eggs, £10, these are great for those that love to be in the kitchen, making you and I something scrummy!
This season Alexis Dove expands its Menagerie collection with a new selection of adorable pocket-sized pets. It’s jewellery that’s perfect for animal lovers everywhere!
Inspired by long winter walks with Alexis’ very own pooch Tiggy, the hero pieces from the collection comprise motifs of Britain’s favourite dogs; including corgies, pugs, sausage dogs, Scottie dogs and spaniels for the cutest AW16 accessory.
The eye-catching Pug pendant in sterling silver is a gorgeous gift for pug lovers and owners alike, while the whimsical Crowned Corgie necklace (right) is anticipated to be hugely popular as we celebrate the Queen’s birthday.
Likewise, Alexis’ outrageously adorable Sausage Dog pendant, available adorned with a playful doggy jumper in a mixed-metal finish or polished sterling silver, has already become a firm favourite among fans of Alexis’ jewellery collections on social media.
The Menagerie collection also includes pendants, bracelets, cufflinks and bangles featuring our favourite pets. What’s sweeter than the dainty Kitty Cat pendant, the leaping Jack Russell necklace or the whimsical Goldfish Bangle? (below)
Available in combinations of sterling silver and yellow and rose gold vermeil, the Menagerie Collection reflects Alexis’ love of nature, ancient curiosities of kitsch knick knacks, creating modern day keepsakes
Ginger_Talks: Thomas Sabo’s charm club 10th Birthday
For ten years the Charm Club collection has been inspiring fans throughout the world to express personal memories with their Charm bracelets and necklaces. Today, the collection – with more than 600 motifs – is the globally best-known product range from the international jewellery and watch company THOMAS SABO.
The special anniversary edition comprises twelve dazzling Charms – crafted from 925 Sterling silver, each adorned with five white diamonds – includes among others the wise owl, the key to your heart or the cute little teddy bear. All the Charms are reinterpretations of designs with international cult status and can be lined up on the matching anniversary bracelet, adorned with diamond embellishment.
We love the cute little teddy bear charm! – Ginger_Talks
From the 2015 Autumn/Winter season onwards, Australian illustrator Kelly Smith will also be complementing the Charm Club look with her personal, soft drawing style. The lovingly-designed protagonist Lucy finds the love of her life, Tom, and discovers an emotional anniversary collection.
The new Autumn/Winter Charm Club Collection, including the anniversary edition, is available from all THOMAS SABO stores, from the online shop and from selected partners from October 2015.