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Summer’s Lease Hath All Too Short A Date…

I liked Shakespeare very much when we read it in school, and I liked the poems, or “sonnets” as they’re called. Sonnet number 18 is engraved indelibly in my memory for some reason. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s … Continue reading

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Pretty Pendants

I bought a hand-made pendant a little while ago and it has been quietly sitting in my drawer waiting for inspiration to strike. Well after my little week away it has! I loved the colours of the sky when you’re … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part VIII – Mrs Bennet

Mrs Bennet, I’m sure this character never had so much life breathed in to her as when Alison Steadman’s played her; she was so shrill, so annoying but utterly wonderful and I’m glad that she continued to work in period … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery Part IV – Lady Catherine de Bourgh

Lady Catherine de Bourgh is a very wealthy but incredibly bad mannered character from Pride and Prejudice. In the BBC adaptation her home and gardens are so wonderfully over the top- teetering on the edge between impressive and vulgar. Here … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Jewellery (Part I)

A while ago I bought a stock of freshwater pearls, the colours looked like lovely earth tones. Unfortunately, when they arrived they were a little brighter than I had expected and so, too lazy to return them, they ended up … Continue reading

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Jewellery Hospital

I’m really lucky with my in-laws and particularly so with my mother in-law. She’s French and wonderfully kind and thoughtful. Last birthday she bought me a piece of jewellery, a lovely faceted teardrop of blue chalcedony hung on a leather … Continue reading

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