Journal

I mean don't get me wrong, I love a good bargain from Mrp. Who doesn't love scoring a cute tee for 50bucks? But there are so many (and more fulfilling) reasons to buy from small, local businesses, especially this 2020 Christmas!   [caption id="attachment_19796" align="aligncenter" width="300"] New...

WOOOOO!  We got engaged. It was lovely and exactly what I wanted. Small, intimate and surrounded by my close family members (sans a few that couldnt make it, but that just means more celebrations in the future, yaaay). And of course the best part of it...

  Sapphire is the birthstone of September and one of the most popular gemstones to date! It is part of the corundum family (its sibling is Ruby) and has Mohs hardness of 9 (which adds to its popularity as this makes it quite a hardy gem).   [caption...

Hi there! Yes, yes! another article about being eco friendly and sustainable! It is all over at the moment and it can become a little overwhelming at times! But in my opinion, that is an amazing thing. If you had asked me 10 years ago, I...

Hi there! We all love a good gem stone in our lives and if not, go home! (jokes). But there are certain aspects that you need to know in order to understand them better as well as to help identify them and ultimately: choose a gem...

Hi there!   Another first here on the blog : birthstones! For the month of May we will be discussing Emeralds. [caption id="attachment_18365" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Uncut emerald crystal[/caption]     Emeralds have been popular for thousands of years. Its vivid green colour and rarity have given this gem its desirability and fame.   Emeralds...

Hi there!   This is my first journal post for my website and hopefully one of many! If you are new here, then welcome! If not, welcome back!!   As a growing business I believe that it’s important to grow a good relationship with your customers and in doing...