What your colour choices say about your personality.Something about the colour Grey!!

GREY is one of my choices when purchasing clothing and accessories especially in the winter months, I just love the simplicity of the tones of grey, silver, gunshot metal, pewter, charcoal there are so many variations. Often less is more and grey looks sophisticated and classy.

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The Best Value For Money Accessory This Christmas Handmade Crochet Scarves!!

Christmas Shopping, we are all filled with dred with weeks flying by and not yet thinking about what to buy. Every year it seems to get harder, what can we buy that we haven’t already bought previously. I’m always searching for ideas for something different that a friend, daughter or mum haven’t already got.

A Handmade Crochet Scarf is just the thing, it is light weight, and has texture which is playing a big role this season. These unusual Scarves can be worn reverse in a triangle shape which frames your jawline and replaces jewellery or as you would wear an ordinary scarf. These scarves also have a touch of sparkle woven in which is perfect for the Christmas season!

Handmade crochet scarves really do lift an ordinary jumper into an eye catching outfit.

They are available in lots of different colourways making them versatile for all generations to wear, they also look great over the top of a coat.

The lilac or purple colourway make them a perfect choice for an elderly relative. Alternatively try wearing all the same colour from the tonal blue palette for example head to toe for a elongating trick!

We often end up with a knitted hat and scarf set or a unwanted gift at Christmas which we don’t want and definitely would not wear. The Handmade Crochet Scarves are not one of those items, they are a fail safe option that will suit any outfit or coat. So whether you are going out to a party and want to lift that little black number or want to show off a new coat triangle scarfs are a must! Accessories are wardrobe staples that transform an outfit from looking ordinary to fabulous, they often end up being the centre of conversation as everybody wants to know, ‘where did you get that from’?

At just £17.99 it is an affordable gift and saves time trawling the highstreet frustrated! debeersdesign.com

 

 

Swarovski Drop Earrings

well it’s been a busy week at the shop and uploading new stock onto De Beers Designs Website. One new arrival that was very eye catching were some Swarovski Drop Earrings, called midnight colour range. They were so striking it got me thinking about what is it about Diamonds,sparkle and bling that get us girls so excited. How can we achieve that expensive million dollar look without having a bank balance to match.

The answer is of course Swarovski Crystals

The History of woman wearing eye-catching jewellery goes back to ancient times when pieces were worn for personal adornment. Influences have come from Asia, jewellery representing status. The word Jewellery itself derived from the word jewel from the french word ‘jouel’ or latin ‘jocale’ meaning plaything!! 1837 Tiffany & Co put the United States on the map in terms of jewellery, Pierre Cartier and later Chanel for the french, Carl Faberge for the Russian Court. In Great Britain it was Liberty as well as in the 60’S Butler and Wilson but a few to mention. These pieces were worn by Princess Grace of Monaco, as well as many celebs and as recent as a Tiara For the Duchess of Cambridge.

Fast forward to the end of the 19th century when Austrian Daniel Swarovski started to cut crystals automatically. They soon became famous in the realm of haute couture, Hollywood celebs and oscar night fashion talk.

Today Swarovski Crystals are as popular as ever with new contempary designs on the high street often based upon Tiffany influences as well as the latest trend of Art Deco and Vintage.But more importantly they are accessible and affordable luxury for us all to possess.

Swarovski Crystals are the very answer to look sophisticated and glamorous to accessorize any outfit. So if you want to become a ‘jocale’ a plaything! without the expense of real diamonds but with the same look try some equally impressive Swarovski Drop Earrings totally guilt free!!!