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SAMMA

my taste in jewellery ebbs and flows, but at the moment i’m really digging on beautiful statement necklaces – especially with chunky beads or bold metal work. i discovered Hanna Sandin’s line SAMMA thanks to Pour Porter, who currently stocks many of her fine pieces of jewellery. Hanna Sandin founded SAMMA…

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Jewels Deux

i’ve been noticing some beautiful new jewellery & lookbooks around, so considering this post was pretty popular i thought i’d expand on that thought. please click on the images to be taken to the relevant designer / shop.

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Jujumade

i got an exciting email from Julie sharing the debut collection for her handmade accessories label Jujumade. you might recognise her ceramic pieces from that fantastic collaboration with Brook & Lyn that i shared in last year’s post about good hair. Julie’s pieces are composed of hand sculpted ceramic and leather elements – her soft leather bags…

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Young Frankk SS 13

if you’re a regular around here you’ll be more than familiar with Christine Young’s jewellery line Young Frankk – so i’m happy to share her latest collection with you. Christine explains, “each corded necklace and bracelet is hand braided with tan satin cording using a Japanese braiding technique called Kumihimo. the beaded pieces…

Lauren Manoogian

Lauren Manoogian is a NY based jewellery and knitwear designer whose AW 13 collection is really making me yearn for some colder weather – especially when i was already wiping the sweat off my brow this morning at 9am. you can see a sneak peak of the collection at her…

Curious Creatures Giveaway

Curious Creatures Giveaway

if you’re on the lookout for something special for a friend, sister, mom, girlfriend (or you simply wish to treat yo self) then you’ll be wanting to be entering this giveaway from Curious Creatures. shop owner Larissa makes “curious handmade things” like beautiful necklaces, bracelets, earrings and even hand dyed silk scarves. she’s…

Of A Kind Giveaway: Pick Your Own

Of A Kind Giveaway: Pick Your Own

man alive i’m so happy to present another awesome giveaway thanks to Of A Kind! since this is the third one i’m doing with those wonderful ladies we thought it would be nice to give you THREE THINGS to choose from. a little bit about Of A Kind – in case you…

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Jewels

jewellery is something that i love in theory, but never really wear. maybe i’ll sport a ring now and then, or a necklace if i’m feeling really flashy – but mostly i don’t really accessorise as much as i should. this past weekend i bought a new necklace from skermunkil…

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A Merry Mishap

Jennifer of jewellery line A Merry Mishap just shared the beautiful lookbook for her Fall 2012 collection. here are some of my favourite shots (though it was tough to choose out of all 60 pages – what a treat). i also LOVE the look of those necklaces draped over the hand…

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Young Frankk AW12

Christine of Young Frankk just released her AW12 collection, which you can shop here. i’m particularly in love with those half moon hammered brass earrings…

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Paper & Chain Giveaway

– the giveaway is now closed. congratulations to Gaby! – remember i included the Paper & Chain hex bar necklace in my birthday wish list? well now you can stand a chance to win one – or any other handmade piece of jewellery from their range! so, all you have to do is…

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Young Frankk Giveaway

the giveaway is now closed. winner to be announced soon! i am sure that you have seen Christine Young’s beautiful jewellery label Young Frankk all over the internet, blogs, pinterest, etsy and here (of course) which is why i am THRILLED to be offering you this giveaway today! here’s how…

Pichulik

Katherine-Mary Pichulik is a multi-talented local lass from Cape Town – she trained as a pastry chef, dabbled in the art world, worked on organic farms from Barcelona to Granada… then she started making jewellery after a backpacking trip to India. says Kat, From a young age I have always…

Brook&Lyn

i have been following Mimi’s personal blog Brook & Lyn for a long while, but somehow only recently discovered the beautiful jewellery she designs … i guess this is what happens when you intermittently follow blogs through google reader and don’t check in on actual websites often enough. i like the idea behind the…