Moonstone is a translucent stone and when light shines through it comes off as a pearly stone. It seems have different sheens of colour depending how the position of the stone and the angle of the light passing through. Moonstone can be colourless, white, grey or pale yellow but comes with a white or blueContinue reading “Moonstone, the June Birthstone.”
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How to Measure yourself when buying or ordering Jewellery: Part 1
Do you want to buy or order a necklace, bead necklace, bracelet or ring and you are not sure which size or length to buy or order? Here are several ways to arrive at your preferred length: It is important to take into consideration these factors when measuring for a necklace: Necklace Measuring Methods TheContinue reading “How to Measure yourself when buying or ordering Jewellery: Part 1”
How to Measure yourself when buying or ordering Jewellery. Part 2
Different Necklace lengths and Names. It is useful to have an idea of what constitutes a particular necklace Style as there are categories to which a necklace lengths fall into. Mind you, the measurements are variable by a few inches as sizing may differ from person to person, but these measurements are a general guide.Continue reading “How to Measure yourself when buying or ordering Jewellery. Part 2”
What to consider when designing or buying beaded accessories for a Wedding.
Bride/Groom You are the main focus of the day so accessorizing your outfits can be fun, but you must also understand that if chosen wrongly it can make or break your outfits. Traditional Wedding: (This view from my perspective and culture. There are other variations as per cultures.) This is where the two families formerlyContinue reading “What to consider when designing or buying beaded accessories for a Wedding.”
AQUAMARINE the March Birthstone
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and also the gemstone for the 19th wedding anniversary. It is mined in Brazil, Kenya, Tanzania, Pakistan, Nigeria amongst other places. The name comes from the Latin word aqua (which means water) and, the Latin word marina (which means of the sea). Ancient seafarers loved this gemstone as they claimedContinue reading “AQUAMARINE the March Birthstone”
LOYATOBS CREATIONS 2023 COLLECTIONS
New jewellery trends emerge each year and those who like to keep up with the fashion trend at hand tend to accessorize themselves according to these trends. But following these trends just to feel you fit in can be an expensive venture. As these trends are put forward mostly by consumer-based fashion giants i.e. fastContinue reading “LOYATOBS CREATIONS 2023 COLLECTIONS”
A little background to Esther’s Page. A group of children (my granddaughters inclusive) have been talking about how to give to children who may lack in one way or another and decided to find a way to raise funds for their dream. As they are all in school, they do learn how to bead whenContinue reading “Esther’s Page”
Easy ways to add a centre piece to a necklace
Bracelets and Bangles: What’s the difference?
Many of us use these terms loosely thinking they may mean the same thing , but lets have a look at the general meaning of both: Bangles They are usually Solid Circles. Exactly what the name describes. You can also have Split Bangles which are not a complete circle. The word Bangle originates from theContinue reading “Bracelets and Bangles: What’s the difference?”