A  MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery

A MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery

A MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery The Xmas season is here again and Helen wishes you a joyous time and a healthy and prosperous 2016 Pause and take a thought for Jewellers at this time of year it is a very busy time THE PLANNING. For me, the planning of...
3 Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz

3 Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz

Three Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz Who first comes to this world below, In dreary November‘s fog and snow, Should prize the Topaz amber hue, Emblem of friends and lovers true. Unknown. NOVEMBER’S BIRTHSTONE In this month’s...
3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL October- Opal October’s child is born for woe, And life’s vicissitudes must know, But lay an opal on her breast, And hope will lull those woes to rest. Unknown. THE OPAL BIRTHSTONE Opal is a precious...
PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop

PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop

PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop One of many Leisure Classes that I run at Helen Swan Designer Jewellery. Introduction What is PMC? PMC has particles of Fine Silver suspended in a binder which makes the material pliable like clay. The clay originated in Japan and...
3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE September Sapphire A maiden born when Sepetember leaves, Are rustling in September’s breeze, A sapphire on her brow should bind ‘Twill cure diseases of the mind. Unknown. Sapphire The sapphire is...
3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT August- Peridot He stole eyes from a milk-glass moon, From drops of peridot scattered at sea, Hidden beneath a moon-shadowed ruin Or from what rare ocean his being might be. Unknown The Peridot Known...
3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JULY, THE RUBY

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JULY, THE RUBY

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JULY, THE RUBY July- Ruby designer jewellery The glowing ruby shall adorn, Those who in July are born; Then they’ll be exempt and free From love’s doubts and anxiety Unknown THE RUBY IN DESIGNER JEWELLERY Ruby is...
3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FATHER’S DAY

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FATHER’S DAY

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FATHER’S DAY FATHER’S DAY A new celebration Unlike Mother’s day, Father’s Day is a relatively new celebration. It originated back in June 1910 in the USA, and we Briton’s soon cottoned on. It’s all thanks...
3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE PEARL THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JUNE

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE PEARL THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JUNE

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE PEARL THE BIRTHSTONE FOR JUNE JUNE- The pearl The sea hath its pearls, The heaven hath its stars; But my heart, my heart, My heart hath its love. The Sea Hath Its Pearls Heinrich Heine. THE PEARL Pearl differs from the usually...
3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PALLADIUM JEWELLERY

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PALLADIUM JEWELLERY

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PALLADIUM JEWELLERY PRECIOUS METALS In our current “Birthstone Series” of blogs we are examining many precious stones like Diamonds and Emeralds but what can you do with them Precious metals like Gold and Platinum are...

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