Craftmanship inspired by the world around us (Vicky’s Blog)

I love to look at all the various pieces of jewellery and admire the craftsmanship and detail that goes into the design of each individual piece. They truly are inspired by the world around us and I would like to share with you some examples.

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Starfish: Starfish are incredible creature of the deep sea and have been a maritime symbol for thousands of years. Just as stars do, the starfish can represent guidance and direction. How lucky you would be if you were strolling the shore and come across this beautiful creature, the wearer of our cute wee starfish pendant, embellished with Paua shell in the colours of the sea, will be reminded of these attributes and their idyllic surroundings.

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Penguin: The penguin captivates our attention and our imagination, they always seem to be so “elegantly dressed” in their wee “tuxedos and formal attire” as they strut confidently on land as well as being able to express its heart and joy swimming and diving effortlessly in the ocean. They are also an example of endearing love and commitment as they are known to mate for life – what better way to symbolise your love and commitment than to wear a beautiful piece of penguin jewellery?

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Cat: Long ago Egyptians worshipped cats as gods and it seems to this day that they have not forgotten this! They preen and pout – strut about almost like they look down upon us mere humans. Our feline brooch is a prime example of one of these majestic animals – an elegant piece of jewellery to honour your favourite feline.

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A stingray, a playful dolphin and the amazing whale (Vicky’s Blog)

After the launch of our Manatee last week I decided to check out the other “sea life” we have within our range and was surprised at the number available so thought I would show you a few of them this week.

 
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The Stingray: The sleek majestic stingray fish can be found in the warmer tropical and sub-tropical waters around the world. The Paua shell on our Brooch, Pendant and earrings reflect the colours and the ripples of these beautiful waters.

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Dolphin: The Dolphin’s playful nature is a reminder that everyone needs to play sometimes just for the sheer joy of it. They remind us to take some time out of our busy lives to experience life like a child does. Our sleek elegant piece of jewellery portraying two playful dolphins balancing a Paua Shell heart reminds the wearer of this freedom.

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Whale: Whales are one of the most amazing and elusive creatures known to roam the ocean and although they are the largest animal on earth they can also be the most gentlest especially when it comes to caring for their young. Our sweet wee Whale calf on our jewellery piece is shown swimming alongside its protective and caring mother.

 

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