The Magpie Diaries

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Blessings and Thank You Hanne

Blessings and Thank You Hanne

May 18, 2020 1 min read

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A New Era

A New Era

April 06, 2020 1 min read

Magpie.Kiwi has gone to a kindred spirit who I know will look after it and continue to supply you with interesting and unusual jewellery from around the world. Suzette Rahn is an energetic, motivated woman who loves jewellery just as much as I do, and I am really looking forward to seeing how the collections develop and expand. 
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 Pearl Earrings in Silver and Rose Gold: Pre-Adored

Oh dear, winter is here

July 02, 2018 2 min read

Yes, winter is here.  At this time of year I find I am really tired of autumn and winter clothes but reluctant to buy anything new until spring.  I think this is when jewellery really comes to the fore.
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https://www.magpie.kiwi/collections/pietra-a-stone-bead-collection/products/art-deco-style-black-drop-earrings

Winter is Coming. Yes, really!

May 20, 2018 1 min read

Winter is coming but there's good news on the new jewellery front - new designs are here to brighten up the season.
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Some new old things.

Some new old things.

April 28, 2018 1 min read 1 Comment

I've come across a few more items to add to the Pre-Adored and Whimsical Objects collections.  There's also a new pendant in Solveig's Silver and I've begun on a new range, The Coin Collection
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Being away shouldn't mean no blog posts!

Being away shouldn't mean no blog posts!

April 08, 2018 1 min read

Apologies for a lengthy period of no blogs - we've been in Sri Lanka.  But were back in time for ANZAC Day: celebrate with red poppy earrings and a red poppy brooch.
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LucyQ Sterling Silver 4 and 6 Drop Rings

Midi rings - what are they?

January 15, 2018 1 min read

Here is the midi ring.  It's a ring worn on the first joint of the finger instead of the third, and it can look spectacular, especially worn in tandem with a complimentary ring on the third joint. 
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Silver Star Drop Earrings with Amethyst and Garnet: Pietra

A warm welcome to 2018!

January 01, 2018 1 min read

The pundits say, or so I'm told,
that this year will be bold and gold.
If you like silver, and don't care,
just wear that with both dash and flair.
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My favourite opal ring - it's huge, and I think it suits me.

Choosing Jewellery For Someone Special

November 19, 2017 2 min read

With the best will in the world it's often difficult to get the choice of jewellery for somebody else exactly right.  Here are some basic guidelines that I think may help when you're choosing a gift for your special person.
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Gift Wrapping - to charge a fee or not

Gift Wrapping - to charge a fee or not

November 04, 2017 1 min read

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Turquoise, silver and gold ring by Gabriela Styliano

Accessorise Your Business Persona

October 25, 2017 2 min read

A few tips about how to wear jewellery to accentuate your business persona and help you achieve the things you're aiming for.
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Spring Cleaning my Jewellery

Spring Cleaning my Jewellery

October 23, 2017 1 min read

A few tips and a link to our website page on how to care for your jewellery.
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