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Jewellery Post: Johnny Walker Is My Only Friend

(Whining, which is undignified but unavoidable, is brought to you by an abscess under the remains of my wisdom tooth. Or in the idiom of the internet youth: grumpy Delilah is grumpy).

16 inch / 41 centimetre gold plate chain, goldtone links, czech glass beads, acrylic beads, and vintage brass Czarist cross pendant necklace.This bold, bright statement piece is not for the faint of heart! Only the sassiest, most in-your-face folks can pull of a necklace like this one.

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16 inch / 41 centimetre gold plate chain, goldtone links, czech glass beads, acrylic beads, and vintage brass Czarist cross pendant necklace.

This bold, bright statement piece is not for the faint of heart! Only the sassiest, most in-your-face folks can pull of a necklace like this one.

Watchface, pin back.A little quirky cool for holding your collar closed or bringing unusual charm to your lapel. A perfect addition to a steampunk outfit, or an Alice In Wonderland themed costume.

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Watchface, pin back.

A little quirky cool for holding your collar closed or bringing unusual charm to your lapel. A perfect addition to a steampunk outfit, or an Alice In Wonderland themed costume.

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Jewellery Post: Old and New

17 inches / 43 centimetre black lace ribbon choker, 2 3/4 inches 6.5 centimetres wide, two-popper closure, with brass frame and resin cameo. Delicate lacy Victorian mourning choker perfect for goths, lolitas, cosplay, or just adding a little old-time style to an outfit. Wear it over a high-necked top, or on bare skin!REDUCED from £15.00

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17 inches / 43 centimetre black lace ribbon choker, 2 3/4 inches 6.5 centimetres wide, two-popper closure, with brass frame and resin cameo.

Delicate lacy Victorian mourning choker perfect for goths, lolitas, cosplay, or just adding a little old-time style to an outfit. Wear it over a high-necked top, or on bare skin!

REDUCED from £15.00

19 inch / 48 centimetre gold plate chain, acrylic bead, glass pearl necklace with vintage glass pearl accents and vintage pearl and green paste gem spider pendant.Have you ever seen a spider web holding the morning dew? Now everyone who passes you will get the benefit of that beautiful experience too!REDUCED from £17.99

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19 inch / 48 centimetre gold plate chain, acrylic bead, glass pearl necklace with vintage glass pearl accents and vintage pearl and green paste gem spider pendant.

Have you ever seen a spider web holding the morning dew? Now everyone who passes you will get the benefit of that beautiful experience too!

REDUCED from £17.99

16 and a half inch (on smallest strand) / 42 centimetre three-strand necklace with gold plate chain and findings, acrylic and glass beads including glass lampwork pendant and glass foil bead, gold tone connectors, gold tone charms, Czech glass crystal beads and a paste gem pendant. This luxurious, extravagant green and gold bee-themed necklace is perfect for summer, bringing to mind grass meadows and wildflowers and the gentle humming of bees going about their business. Although very striking, it can even be worn during the day with the right outfit. A great gift for any glamorous gardeners in your life!REDUCED from £24.99

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16 and a half inch (on smallest strand) / 42 centimetre three-strand necklace with gold plate chain and findings, acrylic and glass beads including glass lampwork pendant and glass foil bead, gold tone connectors, gold tone charms, Czech glass crystal beads and a paste gem pendant.

This luxurious, extravagant green and gold bee-themed necklace is perfect for summer, bringing to mind grass meadows and wildflowers and the gentle humming of bees going about their business. Although very striking, it can even be worn during the day with the right outfit. A great gift for any glamorous gardeners in your life!

REDUCED from £24.99

7 and three quarter inches / 19.5 centimetre coppertone stamping and bronze link bracelet with antique gold-hued acrylic rosebut beads. This classic, fetching Art Nouveau bracelet in autumn colours is perfect for warm colours and steampunk outfits; an excellent little tricket for the Wildean in your life!

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7 and three quarter inches / 19.5 centimetre coppertone stamping and bronze link bracelet with antique gold-hued acrylic rosebut beads.

This classic, fetching Art Nouveau bracelet in autumn colours is perfect for warm colours and steampunk outfits; an excellent little tricket for the Wildean in your life!

25 and a half inch / 65 centimetre black satin ribbon TIE CLOSURE Victorian style choker with brass framed black and white floral cameo in resin, glass and acrylic beads, ceramic lustre and glass pearl drops, and a rose cake cut glass crystal bead. Cameo features a brooch pin back: ribbon can be removed so cameo can also be used as a brooch.This one of a kind, dual-function necklace is perfect for flower-lovers of all ages, goths, steampunks, and those who just really like to dress up an outfit. As a choker it is charming and comfortable, the satin ribbon adjustable to tie for almost any neck size; as a brooch it is unusual and eye-catching and looks smashing with a smoking jacket or blazer.

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25 and a half inch / 65 centimetre black satin ribbon TIE CLOSURE Victorian style choker with brass framed black and white floral cameo in resin, glass and acrylic beads, ceramic lustre and glass pearl drops, and a rose cake cut glass crystal bead. Cameo features a brooch pin back: ribbon can be removed so cameo can also be used as a brooch.

This one of a kind, dual-function necklace is perfect for flower-lovers of all ages, goths, steampunks, and those who just really like to dress up an outfit. As a choker it is charming and comfortable, the satin ribbon adjustable to tie for almost any neck size; as a brooch it is unusual and eye-catching and looks smashing with a smoking jacket or blazer.

21 centimetre / 53.5 centimetre antiqued brass chain, freshwater pearl, green glass crystal, acrylic bead, gold plate findings, brass charms and setting, resin cameo, copper wire, and rhinestone necklace.This exquisite Victorian-inspired necklace looks fabulous both on its own an paired with a choker.

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21 centimetre / 53.5 centimetre antiqued brass chain, freshwater pearl, green glass crystal, acrylic bead, gold plate findings, brass charms and setting, resin cameo, copper wire, and rhinestone necklace.

This exquisite Victorian-inspired necklace looks fabulous both on its own an paired with a choker.

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Jewellery Post: Miscellaneous

All of the listed items are available from my Etsy Store:

 

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necklace made with seed beads, Czech cut glass crystals, lampwork foil beads, brass bead caps, acrylic and glass beads, freshwater pearls, cut glass rose cake crystals, a gold tone centrepiece, and gold plate pins and (vintage) clasp.

This one of a kind piece in complementary spring/summer colours is a fruity and delicious cocktail perfect for wearing with summer dresses, day or night. Suitable with any of a wide range of colours but especially pretty with pale yellow.

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Red pressed Czech glass crystals, gold plate chain, gold plate fish hook ear wires.

These long dangling earrings have a dramatic effect and a daring contrast in colours. A perfect gift for the daring earring-lover in your life.

 

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8 and a half inch / 22 centimetre gold plate chain bracelet with gold plate findings and clasp, and brass and verdegris cross charms.

A lovely and understated gold-hue bracelet packed with cross charms, to be worn alone or as part of a selection of bracelets. This is a very versatile piece, and can be used with formal or informal clothing.

 

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16 to 18 inch / 41 to 46 centimetre silver plate pin, glass and acrylic bead lattice necklace with foil stars.

An intricate and eye-catching piece in silver and black with accents in the hue of moons, perfect for the astronomer or starry-eyed dreamer in your life.

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Jewellery Post: House-Moving Exodus

All of the following jewellery (along with many other pieces) is available from my Etsy shop.

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19 inch / 48.25 centimetre red copper tone chain necklace with swarovski crystals and fire-polished Czech glass beads and a watch closure, plus free earrings.

Hot colours for the fire-loving person in your life! These glittering red, orange, and gold crystals draw the eye inexorably to them just like dancing flames.

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BLUE: 20 and a half inch / 52 centimetre acrylic bead blue and silver necklace with ceramic skull pendant and tiny silver star.

GREEN: 16 and a half inch / 42 centimetre glass bead and silver plate pin necklace with silver plate findings and ceramic skull bead, and silver plate cross pendant.

These funky, exciting necklaces are perfect for parties, raves, carnivals, or any other event where bright colours and cool designs are called for. Not for the faint of heart!

27 and a half inch / 70 centimetre silver plate, acrylic bead and freshwater pearl necklace.

This unique bit of work is colourful and eye-catching, perfect for anyone who likes making a statement. The rainbow beading ensures that no matter what you wear, this will suit it!

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16 and a half inch / 42 centimetre rigid gold plate collar with hook and ball closure, with adjustable width cascade of mixed gold plate chain & acrylic accent beads at base: cascade is 9 inches / 23 centimetres at longest point.

This luscious, luxuriant collar-based necklace is perfect for the most glamorous of occasions, and looks very good with strapless dresses, black, and a glass of champagne!

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Jewellery Post: Posh Bling

All of the following listings are available to buy from my Etsy store.

Golgotha

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15 and a half to 17 inch / 39.5 to 43 centimetre multiple-strand gunmetal, silver plate and polished metal disc chain choker with silver plate and silver tone charms (crosses, wings, and holy medallions).

This busy, intense gothic masterpiece is striking and unique, and would go very well over a black, high-necked shirt, or with a low-cut dark-coloured dress.

£24.99

Forest God

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17 inch / 43 centimetre necklace featuring silver tone stampings, silver plate chain, silver plate pins, acrylic beads, rhinestone bead, and vintage sterling silver (stamped) pendant with black jewel, and silver tone watch closure.

This delicate and beautiful silver necklace„ which features flowers, leaves, and intricate scroll work, has so many delightful details it’s almost impossible to take them all in!

£17.99

Ocean Princess

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Necklace: 17 and a half inches / 44.5 centimetre silver plate pins, silver plate connectors, acrylic and glass beads with vintage centrepiece. Chain is hand-made.

Bracelet: 8 inch / 20.5 centimetre two-strand silver plate pins, silver plate connectors, acrylic and glass beads. Chain is hand-made.

Earrings: Silver plate pins & fish-hook ear wires, acrylic and glass beads.

With this exquisite, icy necklace you will be the belle or beau of any ball; glamorous and unique. it looks especially beautiful with silver, white, baby blue, or yellow.

£29.99

Pearl Choker

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18 inch / 46 centimetre gold plate, raw brass, and vintage glass pearl choker necklace. Note: as the large pearls are sourced from vintage necklaces, some of them have experienced rubbing and loss of pearlescence in patches.

This gorgeous, dandy necklace is perfect for anyone who loves a little pre-Revolutionary French bling, and looks just as lovely on men as on women! It can be worn on its own or paired with a long pearl string.

£9.99

black and white rosary

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31 and a half inch / 80 centimetre fine silver plate chain, silver plate pin, glass bead, glass pearl rosary with Italian-made centrepiece and crucifix.

This elegant and delicate rosary contrasts light and dark to represent the struggle between good and evil (and because it looks good), and the long chain can be looped to double up. These are neutral colours, and will go well with almost any outfit. This rosary is light enough for day wear, and paired with something more substantial will carry you well into the night, too.

£12.99

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Jewellery Post: Tudor Style

Some simple but striking necklaces available from my Etsy store. I’ve changed the icon! Do you like it?

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35 and three quarter inches / 91.5 centimetre beaded chain with gold plate findings, raw brass plates, acrylic, metal, and lucite beads.

A single-strand necklace long enough for looping, this warm-coloured chain will look fabulous both on its own or in combination with this or other amber-hued lucite jewellery.

Chain can be shortened by removing links, if you feel 35 and three quarter inches is surplus to requirements, please contact me and let me know how long you’d like your necklace!

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27 inch / 68.5 centimetre vintage jet bead and glass pearl rosary with St Christopher medallion.

100% vintage recycled parts! This lovely St Christopher pendant rosary is warm to the touch thanks to the jet beads, and looks monastically fabulous with almost anything. It goes especially well with velvet, and dark reds.


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Jewellery Post: Gothic Elegance

These necklaces are listed on my Etsy store, along with many others.

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18 and one quarter inch / 46.5 centimetre glass, hematite and acrylic bead choker/collar with gold plate clasp and antiqued bronze-tone connectors.

This black and bronze-accented lattice is the perfect accompaniment to severe necklines or long necklaces, and would work well with a high-collared Victorian-style shirt. It features tear-drop hematite beads and a simple, easy-to-handle clasp. Extension chain can be added on request.

This necklace is available for £9.99

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28 and a half inch / 72.5 centimetre strung beaded necklace of acrylic, hematite, and ceramic lustre beads with gold and silver plate findings.

This opera-length necklace features tear-drop hematite beads spaced according to the Fibonacci sequence to give the impression of trickling down to a point, condensing around a single hanging ceramic lustre bead in oily black. Unique and dramatic, it will surely liven up outfits of any colour, even adding noticeable texture to all-black ensembles.

This necklace is available for £11.99

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Jewellery Post: Dia de los Muertos set

Listed on Etsy.

This is a 16 and a half to 18 and a half inch / 42 centimetre to 47 centimetre thick vintage metal chain necklace with silver tone charms and black glass beads and extension chain; comes with complementing earrings.

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This gothic treat is perfect for Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, or everyday spookiness. The short chain ensures that your necklace will show even over a t-shirt and it can be worn with lots of other necklaces (check out the rest of the store for a variety of rosaries) for a cool layered look.

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This was also sort of made for/about/relating to my best friend, who is from Juarez and has been making a little headway in teaching me Spanish (which means she’s been teaching me horrific swearwords and random bits of poetry, mostly).

It costs £14.99.

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