best Mothers Day gifts

Best Mother’s Day gifts

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Best Mothers Day gifts always show that you have thought about it in advance, thought about the person you are buying for, taken some care over your choice – and actually presented it in person, beautifully wrapped. Of course, sometimes you can’t get all those ingredients in place and you have to post it, or […]

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Unusual pearl necklaces make wonderful gifts

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Unusual pearl necklaces make wonderful gifts – not least because they show some thought went into the choosing as well as the purchasing process. Most of our pearls¬† are totally classic and they will always have a place in the heart of a jewellery collection. But sometimes – it needs to be bolder, bigger or […]

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last minute gifts for her – jewellery and pearls

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If you’re guilty of leaving things to the last minute, then you need our guide to last minute gifts for her jewellery and pearls. We have been helping men choose exactly the right gift for daughters, wives, mothers and aunts for many, many years! We made nearly everything in house using beautiful cultured freshwater pearls, […]

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Christmas gift ideas

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Christmas gift ideas can feel like hard work – but you can’t go wrong with pearls. Timeless, classic, go with everything, suits every age group and style – all our pearl necklaces and pearl earrings are hand made and hand strung in our workshop. Many are made to order giving us the opportunity to alter […]

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21st birthday gift ideas

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21st birthday gift ideas can be a challenge – but all our feedback suggests that pearl necklaces, bracelets and earrings go down well for 21st and 18th birthdays, which makes life a lot easier! At a recent show, a young lady come up to us to say that she had been given our pearl necklaces […]

Pearl necklaces and chokers

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Pearl necklaces are so versatile. We are half way through our summer show season with Hampton Court Flower Show now finished (and we nearly ran out of everything – the Somerset workshop had to send emergency supplies!) and Tatton Court and the Game Fair coming up rapidly. At the shows so far, pearl necklaces and […]

Pearl chokers ever popular at Hampton Court

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Our pearl chokers are still one of the most popular necklaces at Hampton Court Flower Show. We have a wonderful stand here, see our video! People often buy different pearls when they see them, to when they look online. They are ‘braver’ in person, going for bigger pearls or more adventurous designs. It’s also easier […]

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Pearl necklace with a lot of history

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Pearl necklace with history don’t come more exotic than La Perigrina. Found in Panama by a slave more than 500 years ago, it was quickly much sought after and has become one of the more expensive pearls in the world. The pearl is suspended from a pearl, diamond and ruby necklace and has adorned the […]

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Stringing pearls in our workshop

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Stringing pearls to make pearl necklaces and chokers is one the best ways to spend the day. We first have to carefully select the pearls so that they are as close in size and appearance as possible. The art of stringing takes years to perfect. Deft fingers and a cool palm are essential! Our silk […]

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Pearls at Badminton

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pearl jewellery Badminton and beyond! Our HW pearls are always popular at Badminton – here’s our stand with our amazing range of pearl jewellery. We source the vast majority of our cultured freshwater pearls in China and Hong Kong and then make our pearl necklaces and pearl chokers to order. Pearl stud earrings are popular […]