What to Buy Your Daughter When She Asks for Jewellery

Little girls will often ask for jewellery at birthdays and Christmases, but knowing what to buy them can be a challenge, particularly when they’re still young and carefree. At such a young age, they might scratch or chip whatever you buy them, so you should ensure that whatever you buy them isn’t overly expensive or sentimental – you don’t want to waste a fortune. With that in mind, here’s a guide to what you should buy your daughter when she begs you for jewellery this year. Vintage Read more [...]

iCraft provides built-in tools for online marketing

After finally bowing to the kind and well-meant pressure of family and friends, I am now ready to try selling my handmade jewelry online. I know it’s necessary to promote my products and my store. How else can I possibly be found amongst the many many handcrafted jewelry makers in the world?I’m not what you would call internet-friendly, and at this point I haven’t a clue how to go about this. I am willing to learn, but I will need a set of built-in tools that I can work with right away. iCraft, Read more [...]

Men’s Formal Accessory Trends for 2014

You might give yourself a free hand when picking accessories for casual wear, but you can end up being a fashion disaster if you adopt a similar approach to formal attire. This is because formal wear requires the right accessories without overdoing the whole look and making sure that the essentials complement the rest of your clothing. The foremost rule to remember is to keep it subtle and decent with most of the accessories and avoid bling items. The former would be enough to add panache to your Read more [...]

Diamonds of legend

Every diamond of note has attached to it a story, that is as colourful and eclectic as the stone itself. Some diamonds may have been cursed, others may have been gifts of undying love and fidelity, still others feuded and lusted after by kings, warlords and monarchs.Whatever the story, these diamonds have become part of legends and myths which have cemented their place in lore and popular culture alike. From novelas to movies, from comic books to graphic novels and anime, almost all forms Read more [...]

The Care And Maintenance Of Your Jewelry Is Easier Than You Think

When we are young, we purchase our jewelry according to our tastes and because it looks so beautiful. We also purchase jewelry for traditional reasons such as wedding and later, anniversaries. Later in life, we think of our jewelry as items of love that we will be passing down to our heirs. Unfortunately, a lot of our jewelry is not designed to last forever without proper care and most of us do not know how to care for it. If you have jewelry, you already know how hard it is to keep it clean Read more [...]

Beautiful Bridal Accessories: Top 5

When thinking about bridal gifts and trinkets, we often think of the old adage ‘something old, new, borrowed and blue’. While family and close friends can take care of the rest, don’t rule out the best in new and unique bridal accessories. We just can’t get enough of these pretty bridal accessory ideas! Here are our five favourites for the blushing bride.   Charm bracelet Calling all bridesmaids! A charm bracelet is a fantastic way to commemorate the occasion for her. Evocative Read more [...]

Accessory Trends for 2014

It’s nearly the end of the year, which means the fashion world is gearing up for the beginning of a brand new season. Already trend reports are filtering down from the larger fashion houses and glossy magazines, advising women all over the world on what to look out for over the coming months. And contained within these reports is a wealth of information about what accessories we should expect to be big in 2014. Looking Back over 2013 2013 was a year of wide discrepancies in the fashion world. Read more [...]

Jewellery Trends: Winter 2013-14

This season is all about making a statement. Forget delicate necklaces and the bohemian chic of the summer, if you’re looking to add to your jewellery box, then oversized regal is the key phrase to be thinking about. Here’s what you should be looking for in each of the main jewellery categories: Chains Big, chunky chains have been spotted numerous times on the catwalk this season, and are essential to get the statement look. Both silver and gold are in fashion, and you can wear these pieces Read more [...]