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Oh dear, winter is here

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Oh dear, winter is here

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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Being away shouldn't mean no blog posts!

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Being away shouldn't mean no blog posts!

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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Midi rings - what are they?

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Midi rings - what are they?

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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A warm welcome to 2018!

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A warm welcome to 2018!

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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Gift Wrapping - to charge a fee or not

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Gift Wrapping - to charge a fee or not

                                              I have decided that complimentary gift wrapping should be part of my service to customers and I have added it to Magpie.Kiwi's checkout page.  I have a few pieces showing on Etsy and tried to do the same but Etsy insists on a charge; their programme simply does not have an option to provide a free service.  I can't quite believe that and will find out why.  I value my customers and try to make purchasing from...

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