Necklace Lanyards for Ladies

Many of you use Lanyards for work whether you work in a school, office etc.  Lanyards are normally extremely boring looking accessories.  They are often pretty chunky with a thick strap and a great big clip that screams OMG look at this monstrosity hanging around my neck.

Don’t they look awful?

Given the option I always go for things that are dainty and delicate looking rather than big, chunky and pretty boring!  I understand that they serve a useful purpose but why can’t they look nicer?  Well actually they can.  No longer do I need to be bunched with the masses wearing these sorts of lanyards when I go to a press event.  Why is that?  No, I haven’t tattooed my blog name on my forehead and I don’t write it in tanning cream across my face a few hours before either, that would just be silly.

I have my own super stylish, dainty and pretty lanyard that is sure to be a winner with many fashionistas around the world.

My Lanyards come from a company called maisie-jane.com who specialise in making them look simply fabulous so that they look like a cross between a necklace and lanyard with their unique and varied designs.  These have three key features adding to their usability:

A removable hook, so you can use it with your work pass or on your name badge if attending a conference / event.

Quick release fastening, secured by magnets so if used for your work pass, it will be compliant with most HSE guidelines.

Zip assist, use the hook provided for the work pass on your dress zip!  That’s right this necklace can even help you zip / un-zip your dress.  Isn’t that wonderful, I think many will get one just for that!  It beats having to waiting a forever for hubby to help or for friends to arrive to zip you in and then the fun and games of getting out again after.

Want to see what they look like?

Don’t these look much better?

I am sure you will agree that they do and there are many different options available to choose from which is great.  There are single charm and multiple charm necklaces, some with a little sparkle.  Maisie-Jane follow the latest trends to bring new pieces to their growing collection including pieces featuring pineapples hearts, apples a butterfly, handbags and even shoes.

These retail at just £12.50 which is nothing for something you can wear daily to work and it’s much nicer than the ordinary Lanyards so it’s worth getting a few different ones so you can swap them around during the week.  For anyone that would like to be the envy of all their work colleagues I have some fabulous news.  One lucky reader has the chance to win one of these pretty Lanyards.

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Gorgeous Pre Loved IWC Watches for Men (Mostly)

Last week I wrote a post about some gorgeous drool worthy handbags from Mulberry; Mulberry Must Haves for February 2017 that I know many of you enjoyed.  This week I thought I would continue with the luxury theme but this time I wanted to feature some gorgeous high end pre-owned designer watches.  I discovered that you can get some gorgeous second hand designer watches a few years back when I went on a day trip to Brighton with my parents as I was appearing in a cookery competition which was to be aired later in the year.  After I finished filming we had time go wander around Brighton and off course go shopping.  Whilst there we visited a jewellers who also had watches many of which were designer and a fair number were second hand.  Yes!!!! Second hand watches is apparently a thing and since then my parents have purchased a few.  Of course Brighton is a pretty long way to travel to get hold of a second hand watch so onto the internet I went and that was where I discovered a company called Xupes.  Now this site really does have a fabulous range of wrist candy that you will adore.  These types of watches retain their value so they are more than just a watch / gift, they are also an investment.  The second hand IWC watches on the site caught my eye.  There are some lovely watches to choose from and although there are watches for men and women I thought this week I would write a men’s second hand luxury watch wishlist although I have featured a few unisex watches.

Just a little background about the brand IWC.  It was created in East Switzerland in 1868 by American engineer and watchmaker Florentine Aristo.  The brand promoted itself as a high end engineers watch and has always been one of the brands leading the market in watch design.  Second hand watches from Xupes are inspected inhouse by master watchmakers to ensure that they serviced and polished where necessary.  The watches come with a 12 month warranty.  A strict history and authenticity check comes as standard for each watch.

There are numerous IWC watches available and here are some of my favourites.

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Vintage Watch Cal.89 18K Yellow Gold Unisex 1949

I couldn’t resist squeezing in a few unisex watches this being one of them.  The numbering is clear and simple and the watch has a sophisticated look to it.  This watch shows that gold is still a great colour when used correctly in a piece like this.  This super stylish watch will never go out of fashion and would look great on both men and women.  The black leather strap means this will look great with work and evening wear.

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Vintage 18K Yellow Gold Gents 853 1961

This lovely gents watch looks great with the gold dial and baton markers in place of numbers.  It is a stunning piece that helps finish off an outfit for a formal event.  This watch exudes class and sophistication and is truly a stunning piece and any man would love to wear.  The crocodile print strap adds to the great design of this watch making it an extremely desirable piece.

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Portofino Stainless Steel Unisex IW356507 2014

I love the face of this pretty unisex watch with the silver numerals and hands.  The black alligator leather strap finishes of the piece perfectly making this a great watch for work and day wear.  The design is a classic meaning you would get many years use as it would always look smart and elegant.

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Vintage Cal. 89 18K Rose Gold Gents 1952

Rose gold really is in fashion right now so this watch is a fabulous piece to wear out and about.  The appearance of this watch makes it look masculine even with the rose gold.  The dark leather strap is the perfect colour contrast and the makes this piece one that can be worn with just about anything.

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GST Pertpetual Calendar Stainless Steel Gent’s IW375607 2000’s

This stainless steel classic looking men’s watch looks great and is just the thing for day and evening use.  The style is one that will always be in fashion and is one that others try to copy although not as well.  This great masculine looking watch is one of those that will appeal to many due to the colour and good design.

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Portuguese 18K Rose Gold Gents IW390405 2016

I love the combination of the rose gold on the watch with the black alligator leather they do look great together.  This has a great masculine style that again looks great with most types of dress whether it is formal or casual.  The dial is clearly set out and looks stylish and the sort of design that will appeal to a range of ages.

I hope you liked my choices.

Which watch is your favourite?

Silver Forever Love Heart Pendant Necklace

I love sparkly jewellery but it has to be dainty.  I really don’t see the appeal in some of those enormous pieces of jewellery that some people seem to adore even more so if they are bright bold colours.  It’s simply a matter of taste but for myself I prefer the dainty, delicate sophisticated look and always have.  We I was asked whether I would like to review a piece of jewellery that fitted perfectly with my my taste of course I had to say yes please.

The item was sent through Amazon and arrived incredibly fast considering I don’t have a prime account and was packaged well.  The croc skin faux leather presentation box the necklace comes in is pretty and I liked the plain colour.dsc00817

The necklace itself really does sparkle and is embedded with zirconia down one side of the heart with a large stone in the centre.  The stones really sparkle and attract the eye and the silver has been well polished to give that a good shine too.  This is a well made piece and one that I could easily give as a gift as I am sure everyone I know would love it.

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Isn’t it beautiful!

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This was from a company called Pealrich and they had numerous other pretty sparkling pieces available.

I loved that the chain is delicate and simple.

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The clasp is strong enough for the weight of the chain and pendent and on the link it is clearly marked that this piece is sterling silver.dsc00853I can’t fault the item it is stunning and something I will wear happily.

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The Pandora Rose Galaxy cubic Zirconia Charm from The Jewel Hut

Although we are all partial to a little jewellery our tastes are constantly changing as we are exposed to different design ideas.  I have noticed that with the current trend I have been taking more notice of pretty sparkly pieces that feature rose gold.  Yes, rose gold is now in fashion, it has been for a while and it’s going to stay in fashion for the foreseeable future.  The variety of pieces that you can find in this gorgeous colour are growing in number.  Having seen a few pieces in rose gold online I decided that I would take a look at the jewellery available.  The Jewel Hut is a fabulous website with a vast array of gorgeous, glittering rose gold pieces.  I did a search for rose gold on their site and got 1729 hits!!!!  From earrings to watches, necklaces and bracelets you are more than certain to find what you need here no matter how particular you may be about your choice of jewellery.

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1, Swarovski Rose Gold Plated Tennis Clear Crystal Bracelet. (5039938)

2, Swarovski Ladies Daytime Light Peach Watch. (5182231)

3,  Thomas Sabo Sparkling Circles Rose Necklace (KE1491-416-14)

4, Pandora Rose Dazzling Daisy Cubic Zirconia Band Ring (180934CZ) 

I wanted to purchase a rose gold Pandora charm or spacer.  We have of course all heard of Pandora, a name synonymous with quality and beautiful jewellery.  Having come across The Jewel Hut over on twitter I decided to see what they had to offer.  To be honest I was impressed at the range of products available on the site.  They have numerous rose gold charms to chose from and I must say I did love the choices available.  I was after a charm to wear on a chain around my neck although I may at a later date also buy a bracelet and a few more charms.  Whatever I decide to do it is in a way an investment as Pandora jewellery is always in demand.

I struggled to decide which piece to chose and here is why:

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Aren’t they all so pretty!!!!!!

These were my favourites and it took a while to slowly whittle down the numbers but eventually I decided which one I wanted.

I even found two outfits online that it would look great with too, how exciting!!!  This had turned out to be a very successful shopping day.  The charm on a long silver chain would look great with these dark blue bootcut jeans and this lovely black shell top from Next.  The lovely rose colour would really draw attention and help finish the outfit.  This is great for daytime and casual evening wear.

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Of course there would be something seriously wrong with me if I didn’t also match this with a dress or two.  These dresses again from Next are not only gorgeous but would show off the bracelet well and combined create a look worthy of attention.

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So which Pandora charm did I choose?

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The Pandora Rose Galaxy cubic Zirconia Charm (781388CZ)

Isn’t it fabulous and as you can see it really does sparkle.  This is the perfect piece for wearing as a necklace on a silver chain  or piece of black / dark blue ribbon around the neck or for combining with other pieces on a bracelet as it really does catch the eye.  You can find all the featured jewellery over on The Jewel Hut Website as well as many other equally attractive pieces.

You can also find The Jewel Hut on Twitter and Facebook.

I found the service to be very fast and efficient and over 38000 reviews can’t be wrong with the company being awarded a 5* Feefo rating!!!!!

Have you purchased from The Jewel Hut before?  Why not consider them next time you need to purchase a lovely piece of jewellery whether it’s for yourself or a gift, you won’t be disappointed.

Kaya Jewellery

I love to wear jewellery and so do my little ones.  Even Mr Squishy has been known to wear it in the privacy of our own home.  Jewellery isn’t just a fashion statement it is also a way of expressing oneself and I love pretty and dainty items.   I generally shy away from large clumpy pieces that are brightly coloured as they are really not ‘me’.

I also love to give jewellery away as a gift and bought lovely pieces for my two friends that christened my daughters.  My daughters love to receive jewellery and always have it at the top of their list at Christmas and for birthdays.

Recently I got in touch with a jewellery company called Kaya Jewellery who specialise in jewellery for babies, children and mums.  They have some great pieces and are the perfect site if you need a gift for any occasion including Christenings and Holy Communion and even bridesmaids.  On their site you will find matching mother and daughter bracelets and bracelets that cover 3 generations.

Kaya jewellery offer free engraving of their jewellery including names, word and dates.  All items are handmade in the UK and gift wrapped for free!

Kaya jewellery believe that they can make a difference ad have the responsibility to support people in need.  Because of this belief Kaya donates part of the profit to the Eduki Foundation who help underprivileged children in Africa.  Last year they donated €2,500 to pay for 10 children’s school fees, books, school dinners, shoes and uniforms.

Here are just a few of the lovely pieces you will find over on the site.

Girls Star Bracelet

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Mum & Me Bracelets ‘White Star’ with Silver Heart

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Sterling Silver Cupcake

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Silver Mum & Me Chains ‘Entangled Hearts’

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Mum & Me Silver Necklaces ‘Intertwined’

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Sterling Silver Star Earrings

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High Quality Bracelet ‘Infinity Pink’ with Silver Initial Charm

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3 Generations Bracelet ‘Princess’ with Heart Charm

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Don’t the pieces look great!

My girls and I would love most of these.

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Win a Gorgeous Sterling Silver Forget-Me-Not Necklace & Earring Set

It’s not long until the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show opens its doors once again to the public (24th to the 28th May).  With their amazing blooms, exciting garden ideas and so much more it’s hardly surprising that they attract over 157,000 visitors each year and why not as we can all appreciate flowers in bloom whatever our age.  To coincide with this show I thought that it might be lovely to do a flower themed competition so have teamed up with Scarlett Jewellery who have a range of stunning flower themed pieces to suit all tastes and budgets.

I loved the range so much that I created a collage with my favourite floral sterling silver pieces.  The main designs include daisy’s, forget-me-nots, poppy’s, bluebells and I even found a gorgeous butterfly charm on their site.

Scarlet 6I love their stack me rings as you can create some gorgeous combinations.  Some of the pieces combine gold and 925 sterling silver to add that little bit extra colour to their pieces as in the beautifully crafted silver and gold daisy charm shown in the collage above.

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The mix of products is good too so whether you want a ring, necklace, earrings or bracelet they will have just the piece to suit you.  There is no doubt that this company has some fabulous pieces on their site but almost equally important is the level of service that they provide.  Scarlett jewellery take pride in giving clients the best service possible which is why they have a direct link to their feefo rating from their site.  The service rating has 100% positive feedback and the product rating 99%.

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I was impressed by the speedy delivery and the quality of the jewellery.  I was sent a pair of handmade 925 sterling silver Forget-Me-Not stud earrings.  Great attention has been paid to the detail of these down to the little hearts on the back of the studs.

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I also received a forget-me-not necklace.  The pair came with a gift box and a meaning card explaining the meaning from the language of flowers.  Forget-Me-Nots are the idea gift as they mean ‘Everlasting Memory’ making them the perfect gift to remember someone, an absent friend, family far from home, or someone sadly missed.

It’s not just keen gardeners that will love these beauties inspired by an old book about the Victorian Language of Flowers discovered in Scarlett founder Sarah’s grandma’s attic.  Scarlett jewellery are regular exhibitors at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and their Forget-Me-Not jewellery is extremely popular with keen gardeners, and those who simply love the meaning and iconography of the Forget-Me-Not as a symbol of lasting memory.

Doesn’t the set look amazing!!!

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Win a Sterling Silver infinity Necklace from Made by Plumb

It’s almost Valentines Day!!!!!  Do you love anyone enough to give them your last rolo??? Hell yes, although to be honest let’s face it rolo’s aren’t really that great in the first place.  Personally I like chocolate that is a far higher quality but then I must admit in my old age I am becoming a bit of a chocolate snob.  Chocolate isn’t the only gift given to loved ones for Valentines although it’s a great start.  Something longer lasting than a gift that is perishable or that will be gone in 60 seconds is always a nice idea and jewellery tends to tick most people’s boxes.  You don’t need to buy anything ridiculously expensive either!  Something more symbolic can be so much nicer.

 I have been talking to a lovely jeweler who was telling me her handmade earrings were worn recently by Darcey Bussell from ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ a show where celebrities and professional dancers compete.  Apparently you can see Darcey wearing them on the BBC website.  Look out for these!!!!!

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The jeweller that I had been speaking with runs a company called ‘Made by Plumb’.  She uses the highest quality components in each of her pieces and you can see that great care has been put into the making of each.

I love these gorgeous bracelets.

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Plumb 3And this silver necklace with Swarovski crystal is lovely.

Plumb 5These would make anyone’s Valentines day and also be the perfect gift for any other celebration.

As I hadn’t yet arranged anything on my blog for Valentines I thought that it might be nice to give a prize of this stunning sterling silver infinity pendant on an 18 inch sterling silver chain from this great company.

Plumb 2You can give it away to a loved one of keep it for yourself, the choice is yours.

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A Fashionistas Christmas Party Dress Wishlist 2015

Very soon the Christmas party season will be upon us bringing with it panics about what to wear.  I am so unprepared this year, I haven’t started my gift shopping or decided on any party outfits or even what I will wear on Christmas day.  Yesterday I went to a local shopping centre and came back empty handed OMG, no!!!!!!  So that night once I had put all the kids to bed I turned on my computer to begin a search for something suitable.  By now regular readers will know I like the sleek, feminine, sophisticated look.  I am always drawn to clothes that flatter the female form without revealing excessive amounts anywhere.  Oh and by the way I love dresses (seriously, like I you didn’t already know if you’ve see my other fashion posts)!

I went straight to the Esprit website as they always have great quality clothing and low and behold they had just what I was looking for.  I felt like a child in a candy shop it was fabulous!!!!!  From gorgeous knitted dresses and jumpers, shoes and handbags to die for and so much more I must admit I was on the site for hours drooling at the fabulous clothing etc.  My only problem I can’t buy everything unless I get a bigger wardrobe which in turn would require a bigger room and ultimately a bigger house.  As that really isn’t on the books I am writing a wish list for my reference and thought you would like to see it too!

I had to narrow this down to just party dresses and of course some accessories (a vital part of any outfit) otherwise I would probably be posting a few hundred items and crash my blog, opsy, we don’t want that now!

 Sophisticated, chic and conservative(ish), the sort of dresses everyone’s fashion icon Kate Middleton might wear, the cuts, colours length and fabric make them every fashionistas must have items for the festive season.

 Need to hide a multitude of sins, this loose dress works wonders and will help you do just thanks to it’s cut and colour.

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This dress is very flattering and is available in two lovely colours that are perfect for party wear all year round.

Esprit 2Simple yet pretty all by itself this is a great party piece that you can dress up or down depending on they type of party you are attending.

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The bold colour and feminine style of this dress makes it a head turner.  Just add a great pair of heels, some sparkle and a pretty bag and you will easily be the belle of the ball.

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Lace dresses can look great provided you have the right style for your body shape.  This trio of gorgeous lace dresses are all winners in my books all demonstrating a sleek, sophisticated style that will never go out of fashion.

Esprit 7Esprit 6Esprit 5  For the event that needs a longer style dress this chiffon maxi dress will be perfect just make sure you add plenty of sparkle.

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Shoes can make or break an outfit so make sure you pick the right ones!!!!  I was instantly won over by these glittery court shoes.

Esprit 9And these faux suede court shoes, how cute are they and they would also look fabulous with jeans!!!!  The faux suede shoes are also available in the perfect blue shade that would complement the blue lace dress above.

Esprit 10Want a little more heel?  These faux suede sandals will give you extra height and make your legs look great in the process.

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Once you have decided on your perfect outfit the next decision is the perfect bag and as this is a party outfit that we are selecting the ideal bag style would be a clutch bag.  Esprit have just the thing.  It’s large enough for essentials and looks good too!

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Another piece of wrist candy a girl simply must have is a bracelet with just the right amount of sparkle.

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Esprit 15 Esprit 16Now you can see what I mean.  There is so much to choose from and that’s just the party dresses.  Anyone want to buy me a bigger house?  With everything you could possibly need for the perfect Christmas outfit Esprit make life easy so make sure you take a look at their site to find out about these and more amazing dresses.

Most of the featured dresses were available in black which is great as that is normally my colour go to as it really is slimming and lets face it it’s always fashionable.  I love black dresses as they also let jewellery stand out that bit more and work well with any colour of jewellery.

I thought that you might be interested to hear that Esprit is running a Christmas competition where they have various prizes on offer with a main prize of a dream holiday to Thailand.  Want to try your luck??

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Jewellery Designed with Children in Mind!

Following in their mothers footsteps my little girls or mini fashionistas simply adore finishing off their outfits with just the right piece of jewellery.  With this in mind I was browsing the pages of the My First Jewellery site to find items that would be perfect for my girls to wear on a daily basis as well as for special occasions.  You can see that a great deal of thought has gone into each piece of jewellery on this site with the cute designs that capture the imagination and bring with them a bit of sparkle and magic.

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The range includes necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets and for that little bit of individuality there are also birthstone necklaces available.  I was overjoyed to discover that they had the cutest little panda necklaces.  Pandas are my youngests favourite animal and up until this point she did not have any jewellery featuring pandas on it.  I was of course eager to rectify this.  My eldest daughter on the other hand loves bunnies and low and behold I found some bunny studs.  Clearly his was meant to be and of course once the package arrived with it’s precious cargo all you could hear were squeals of excitement.

Each piece of jewellery comes in it’s own little pouch with a free charm attached.

DSC00109 DSC00123DSC00130 The necklace was the perfect length (14inches) and the design was met with delighted approval by my little girl.

DSC00170The earrings were just the right size for my daughter to wear to school (at least I think they are as we haven’t been told off).  My daughter has been wearing them since they arrived and they are now her favourite pair of earrings. DSC00122 DSC00161Both girls were delighted with their new jewellery and couldn’t wait to show everyone.

DSC00202There are more great items to choose from such as this frozen snowflake which is sure to be popular.

my first jewellery 3This cute ring and necklace set.

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These festive earrings are the perfect stocking filler.

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They even have Christmas themed items to choose from like this Christmas bracelet.

my first jewellery 5The boys haven’t been left out, there is a small selection of jewellery for boys my favourie item being the blue suede bracelet with a solid silver plane charm, isn’t it lovely!!!

my first jewellery 2If you are planning on buying jewellery as a gift for little ones then make sure you take a look at their website as there is so much more for you to see.  As Christmas is almost here I thought we should hold a giveaway for something from the site.  Who am I kidding, it’s always like Christmas here but that’s because we all love competitions especially ones for jewellery.

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Make your own Jewellery can be Fun!

My girls love jewellery, not surprising most of us do.  In fact they like it so much that I can guarantee you it will feature high up on their list to Santa.  As a result when Interplay asked me what I would like to review this month after taking a good look on their site I decided that the ‘Shamballa Rose Gold Jewellery’ would be something fun for my little ones to do.

DSC00398What’s in the box?

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The thread ends kept fraying which made it a bit harder to thread the beads on.  A little tip, a quick snip to tidy, moisten the end and roll it into a point as much as it will go which will make it far easier to thread.

DSC00415When using the cord ends you can open them to up to make threading easier.

DSC00416The finished necklace!DSC00423We also decided to attempt the bracelet.  I will admit that I did struggle to do this but mainly as I had a severe head cold and was struggling to concentrate.  Once I got into the swing of where each thread went I did it quite quickly.  Just to note if like me you mess up the beginning part because you have forgotten which side you need to start the thread from (I had a 2 second memory like Dori from Finding Nemo, it was awful) you can undo and start again to make it look better.

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I think for the bracelet the instructions were quite good and it is aimed at the right age group (age 8+) as any younger and children would find it confusing.

We have yet to make the earrings as my daughters can’t decide who will have them (they both had their eye in them).  This was quite fun to do although the bracelet was a bit time consuming the children were happy with the end result so for me that made it worth the effort.

This makes a great gift for the jewellery making and craft enthusiast.

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