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Colour of the Year 2018 – Ultra Violet

Posted by Joanna Rozanski on

Colour of the Year 2018 – Ultra Violet

“A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.” – Pantone Website When I saw the colour announcement I was so happy! Such a strong and vibrant colour choice really sends a message for the upcoming year. 2018 will be unabashedly loud and unapologetic. We will see a shift from pink gold back to yellow and white gold again for the stark contrast. Think of bright purple with yellow gold and maybe some soft white pearls to go alongside – cohesive and timeless. An example of...

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December – The Twelfth and Final Month of the Year

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December – The Twelfth and Final Month of the Year

Well the snow is here and with it our plans for the holiday season get into full swing. The month of December is the time you can wear the biggest and the best. If you don’t use it now, when will you use it? This is the time for a more formal look: black, navy, red, silver, grey and gold. Just about any piece of jewellery you have can be worn at this time: bracelets, earrings, brooches, necklaces, pendants and rings. Each should be looked at as items to complete an outfit. I find this time of the year is...

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November - The Eleventh and Penultimate Month of the Year

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November is a month of transition and preparation. We transition from the warmer fall months to a cooler time and the preparation for the full onset of winter. One morning in November, we wake up and snow is on the ground. At the same time, as we prepare for the snow, we look forward to whichever holidays we celebrate in December; celebrations which revolve around family, feasting and gifts.  We want to look our best, and for us, as jewellers, this is also a time for preparation to assist our clients make the best use of the jewellery they may...

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Welcoming A New Voice

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Welcoming A New Voice

Hi everyone! As you may know, this blog hasn't been updated in a while and we would like to change that! Our dear friend, Richard MacDonald, will be writing some posts for us! Professionally, Richard is a chartered accountant (CA) but he also has a great love for jewellery. He is an avid collector of signed antique jewellery and all kinds of jewellery related books. As you well know, jewellery is part of the larger umbrella of fashion. Richard loves learning about new/upcoming trends and how to perceive the trends for wearability, which colours will go together nicely, et cetera....

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Wild Bloom featured on Elegant Wedding!

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Wild Bloom featured on Elegant Wedding!

We were so happy to be part of this beautiful styled shoot put together by our friends at Bourbon and Bloom. The Wild Bloom styled shoot was the first one we have done in a really long time, and what a fantastic group to do a shoot with! The day was full of laughter, dancing and happiness, which I think you can feel through the photos. The shoot was just chosen to be featured in the Elegant Wedding Blog! All of the beautiful images were captured by Stacey Stewart Photography, and there is also a really great behind the scenes...

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