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Mikel Lefler
SPOTLIGHT ON GOLD

SPOTLIGHT ON GOLD

 SPOTLIGHT ON GOLD Gold has enchanted humanity for all of our existence, perhaps because it is a celestial metal, having been delivered to earth withinin meteorites.  It is the first found metal, present on every continent and used in most every culture and is the source of myths and legends, secular and non-secular.  Pieces of gold jewellery have been found dating as far back as 4600-4200BC., including such far ranging areas as Mesoamerica, Mesopotamia, China, India, Greece, Rome and Egypt.  Egyptians standardized gold as the first currency and medium for international trade.  The discovery of gold has influenced human migration...

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Mikel Lefler
MOON MAGIC

MOON MAGIC

MOON MAGIC The moon has always captivated us.  The moon has always influenced us:  with its never changing face, circling us with a constancy that literally stabilizes us, its force controls the tides and ties us to a 29.5 day cycle of fertility. The moon and its phases have forever inspired spirituality, art, music, poetry and our dreams. MOON PHASES & MEANING The moon has a day side (the side receiving sunlight) and a night side (the side facing away from the sun).  Since the sun is always illuminating half of the moon, how much of the illuminated side we see...

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THE PERFECT PUSH PRESENT • CELEBRATE A NEW BIRTH WITH MEANINGFUL FAMILY JEWELRY

THE PERFECT PUSH PRESENT • CELEBRATE A NEW BIRTH WITH MEANINGFUL FAMILY JEWELRY

  A new birth is a cause for profound celebration and joy.  Family and friends come together to provide a sense of community and rejoice with new parents. Traditionally, baby showers focus on gifts that will help new parents care for their new child with clothing, furniture, toys and the like. More recently "push" presents have become a popular way to recognize, celebrate and honour Mom.  This sweet tradition of push presents began in the 1990s.  A push present is given to acknowledge and appreciate the act of literally pushing out a baby. THE PERFECT PUSH PRESENT Our Love Knot Necklaces are the perfect push...

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Jewellery Redesign: 3 Ways to Upcycle your Heirloom, Orphaned & Unloved Jewellery

Jewellery Redesign: 3 Ways to Upcycle your Heirloom, Orphaned & Unloved Jewellery

Jewellery redesign is something we love to help our clients with!   The heirloom jewellery that we inherit from our loved ones is full of stories, memories and meaning.  However, these are not always pieces that we can or want to wear.  A fresh new design can transform these cherished pieces into something that you love to wear and allows the story to continue in a new way.   How many of us have that single earring that's been sitting in our jewellery box forever because we can't bear to part with it?  These orphaned and broken pieces can be reworked into something beautiful and wearable again. Sometimes...

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