Lots of love for Tessa Metcalfe

Tessa Metcalfe jewellery, pigeon claw ring

Once again, my sister has introduced me to a wonderful jewellery maker (read about the first one here), with one of my Christmas gifts, and now I must introduce her to you. Hackney born and bred, Tessa Metcalfe spent her childhood between the capital and her grandmother’s Suffolk home; which, filled with oddities, including various … Continue reading

Lots of Love for Wolf & Moon

Wolf and Moon jewellery by Hannah Davis

Thanks to my sister, I have discovered Wolf & Moon jewellery, and thanks to me, you now have too *rejoice*. Handmade in Brighton by British artist Hannah Davis (and her assistant Lois Neville), Wolf & Moon provide beautiful jewels crafted from wood, bone and Perspex, with a bit of glitter thrown in for good measure. … Continue reading

Loud-Mouth Jewels

H&M Statement Necklace, Shopping, Jewellery, Fashion, Accessories, High Street, Gold, Gems, Geometric

Proudly presenting my statement necklace courtesy of H&M… Oh! I am in love. If I could marry this piece of jewellery and become Mrs Necklace I would. Recently I have been on the look out for a noisy piece to decorate shirt collars and in particular a black leather top I have from Monki which … Continue reading

Little Shirley Beans Designs Launch

Little Shirley Beans Designs, Vintage, Reworked, Accessories, Fashion, Clothing, Shopping

Vintage and reworked treats from Little Shirley Beans Designs… Founded earlier this year, Little Shirley Beans Designs is the work of lovely Liverpool lass Laura Shearon. Specialising in reworked vintage accessories, expect cute collars, tashe covered totes and wonderful waist cinchers from her current collection. A devotee of customisation and crafts, Laura’s first foray into … Continue reading

Beautiful Shiny Diamonds

Skull Beaded Bracelets, beautifulSHINYdiamonds, Fashion, Jewellery, Shopping

Colourful and quirky new jewellery line – beautifulSHINYdiamonds… What with a lot of work, and even more play, I haven’t been able to spare one single moment to write on here for what seems far too long. But the gagging order has been lifted and I thought I’d do a quick post to purely promote … Continue reading

Bric-a-Brac, Antiques and Tat

Antique Doll, Vintage, Flea Market, Shopping, Antiques

An afternoon rummaging in Brackley’s Antique Cellar… Today brought sunny spells, cappuccino, cake and catching up with old friends. Making our way over to the lovely market town of Brackley in Northamptonshire, we ventured down into the musty depths of the Antiques Cellar, which housed a cornucopia of pretty, cute and quirky curiosities…

River Island’s Cheap and Chic Festival Jewellery

Thrifty cool costume jewellery straight off the High Street… Whilst out mooching the mean streets of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, I wandered past possibly the only half-decent shop the small market town possesses, River Island. Tempted inside by my jewellery-seeking companion, we sailed by the vibrant fashions straight to the magpie’s delight which is the back wall. … Continue reading