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So are you the kind of person who buys all their Christmas presents in July or the sort that’s running around on Christmas Eve wondering what to get? Me, I’m the later, unfortunately. But this year I’ve decided to get organised. And if you to want to beat the rush and get your presents ahead of time, why not do it now? Here’s some of my jewellery all ready and waiting, and you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your sofa!

Probably one of my favourite pieces Amethyst and silver heart necklace which has matching earrings.

it’s a cute Silver caterpillar necklace of course

Pearl cocktail ring

a sophisticated Pearl cocktail ring . I have more rings with many different coloured gemstones.

initial silver charm M necklace

Get personal with Silver M initial necklace. I have A, C, E, F, H, J, K, L, N, P, R, S, T, and Y charms too.

and finally cos it’s Christmas.. baubles

Christmas bauble red and gold beaded decoration

Gold and red bauble. I have baubles in silver and red, turquoise and silver, red and green, gold and green, and silver and green. If you’d like other colours just let me know.

Merry almost Christmas in July!


I got a bead loom for Christmas and I’ve been playing with different techniques. Here’s the loom, just like a fabric loom, but a bit smaller. This one fits on my lap comfortably.


I’ve also been debating different ways to finish the bracelet, I like elastic as it’s much easier to wear, but  glue on elastic is a bit ugly and with four strands it can be a irritating on your skin, so I’ve chosen a silver clasp for this amethyst bracelet. And here it is finished….


Feeling inspired I fired up the loom to make another, this time with Botswana Agate. I love all the colours in agate, from green and yellow to grey and orange.


Both finished bracelets, are now for sale, you can see more pictures and buy in my Folksy shop here.

…to think about Christmas. Especially when you’re going to handmake it all. Mum gave me a small ball, and said make a Christmas decoration out of that. It took me a whole day to work it out, but I finally got a version that I happy with. What do you think?

I got very excited and made two more…

and now I’m working on the fourth one, a multicoloured one

So only 274 days until Christmas 2012, better get making!  I have one question for you, what colours are your Christmas decorations?