Author: Maxine Clarke

Cleaning Specific Jewellery Pieces Jewellery consists of many different materials, metals, stones, gems and organic materials. Each material brings its own cleaning challenges.  If in doubt please just wipe your piece over with a soft cloth after each wear.  This will remove dirt, grime and body oils before you place it back into storage which…

Caring for you Turquoise Natural Turquoise is a porous stone so please treat with care Natural Turquoise is a phosphate mineral with a MOHS hardness which ranges from 4.5 to 6 and as such is easily damaged by hair and body cosmetics, even the oils from the skin can damage the stones surface.  To protect…

Commissioned Jewellery Together we can design an exclusive piece of beaded jewellery Bespoke and Custom-made designs can be arranged. Make an appointment and bring all your wonderful ideas to the table. Do you want something exquisite for a special gift? Don’t have the time to run all over town looking for it? If you have…

Let me Repair or Remodel Your broken or damaged beadwork Although this style of elastic bracelets look good, and are often cheap, they are also my biggest request for repairs.  People buy them while on holidays or from Trash and Treasure markets and are then disappointed when they break. I don’t make this style even…

Beautiful and Exclusive Jewellery? Are you looking for beautiful beaded jewellery which has been designed and craftedwith care & attention, by an award winning artisan?  Designs you know you won’t see anywhere else. All my designs (other than Bespoke work) are one of a kind (OOAK), so you can be confident knowing you are the proud…

Cleaning your Jewellery Cleaning plated jewellery has its challenges and one of the best things it to wipe it regularly with a soft cloth after each use to remove body oils and airborne dust or pollutants. Sometimes we start with this intention, but soon it becomes hard work and we just remove the piece and…

Beehive A bit of random information Hubby has always had an interest in bees and is now an apiarist with one hive in the back yard and we are setting up a couple of native bee hives in other parts of the garden. While researching suitable spots for the hives we came across this information…

Deep Magenta The metaphysical properties of these colours Other information is similar to Magenta but deeper in nature both for potential and for the lessons to be addressed. “Divine love, Love from above, Love merged in service, Awakening, Deeply Caring, Love in the little things, Gentle, Dedicated, Compassionate, Instinctively know what others need – these…

Orange More metaphysical properties of this colour How can we benefit from this colour? This is a follow-on post from an earlier post on the Metaphysical Properties of Orange. It is from a series of posts about Colour Properties. You may find reading these first, or at least referring to them will help you understand…

Coral The metaphysical properties of this colour This colour Coral can be thought of as the love-wisdom ray. The love coming from pink coupled with wisdom of orange.   It is the bringer of ancient wisdom and unconditional love. Service and empathy to others are associated with Coral, as is sacrifice for the common good….