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diamond ring

FASHION, jewellery

Ideas for nice presents

December 22, 2014


Hand necklace by Maddy Young

So it’s nearly Christmas time, nearly time for everyone to shutdown their work computer, say good bye to all their work colleagues and get the flip out of the office for a few weeks. I love this time of year, you can feel the air change and the spirit of the holiday season giddy-up into town, I love it.

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My granny has such pretty stuff…

October 23, 2014


Back in the day my gran, the lovely lady above, was and still is now a beautiful woman, who always takes so much pride in her appearance. When I was younger I always remember her being so well put together, her hair was always made up and she always had the prettiest jewellery on.

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antiques, jewellery

Will you marry me?

July 1, 2011


My granny was here from Zimbabwe for a few days and I got to spend Saturday morning with her last weekend. She is so lovely and small and kind and awesome. I look at her and I want to cry because every time I see her I hope that it won’t be the last time. I know that is a weird thing to say, but she is 86 years old and she lives so far away from me, so I don’t get to see her often.

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antiques, jewellery

Thank you yiayia

October 21, 2010

Last night Shane and I went out to supper with my granny (pretty lady in the picture below). She is such an amazing woman, she’s 86 and still as sharp as a tac and as young looking as a 65 year old. I was admiring her rings, when she realised that I wasn’t wearing a wedding band, just my engagement ring…. she whipped her eternity ring off that my grandfather gave her over 60 years ago and gave it me. It makes me so happy to wear it and to know that it belonged to my gran and it’s something that means a lot to her and now a lot to me. Thank you yiayia, love you so much xxx

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