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Yves Saint Laurent – ‘Style is Eternal’

Yves Saint Laurent – ‘Style is Eternal’

Yves Saint Laurent once said; “Fashion fades, style is eternal”
The world famous ‘Bowes Museum’, recently hosted an exhibition, in which they present a comprehensive display of the French fashion designer ‘Yves Saint Laurent’s’ work and life in Couture.
The YSL show highlights the defining elements of his vision, and the significant influence it has had on fashion and the way we understand womenswear.
“Fashion fades, style is eternal&rdquo[..]

Categories: Beaded Clothing, Beads

The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas

Creating your own fine jewellery makes a gift, extra special. Modern living is increasingly trying to re-connect with the more traditional elements of the festive season. Creating hand crafted jewellery exchanges the immediacy of modern commercialism for a nurtured, creative expression.
Jewellery making is an intuitive journey allowing the personal relationship with the recipient of your gift to be celebrated.
The festive season is the perfect time to begin exploring the world of beads and[..]

Categories: The Design Studio

The History Of Beads – 20 Fascinating Facts!

The History Of Beads – 20 Fascinating Facts!

We tend to think of decorative jewellery as a relatively recent phenomenon. In fact, archaeological evidence suggests that early humans may have created and worn beaded jewellery up to 75,000 years ago, making it one of the world’s oldest expressions of individuality and status.
Did you know?

Two beads made from ostrich eggshell were discovered by archaeologists in Tanzania in 2004, and are thought to be around 70,000 years old. They are believed to be the world’s earliest [..]

Categories: The History of Beads, Glass Beads, Beads

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