Innovator Business Award Finalist

Innovator Business Award Finalist

INNOVATOR BUSINESS AWARDS FINALIST Helen Swan Jewellery Oh did I mention my nomination… Really pleased to be nominated then selected as one of three finalist from a hundred entrants throughout Scotland. SCOTTISH WOMEN IN BUSINESS Scottish Woman in Business,...
Innovator Award Finalist

Innovator Award Finalist

INNOVATOR AWARD FINALIST Helen Swan Jewellery As a jeweller I get great pleasure in making my clients happy but it’s not often that I get formal recognition for my achievements, that is not what motivates me, but every now and again it’s really nice for...
3 IMPORTANT and INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT the GARNET in JANUARY

3 IMPORTANT and INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT the GARNET in JANUARY

3 IMPORTANT and INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT the GARNET in JANUARY January- Birthstone Garnet By her who in this month is born No gem save garnets should be worn; They will ensure her constancy, True friendship and fidelity. Unknown Tiffany&Co. Pamphlet 1870. 3...
SENTIMENTAL JEWELLERY

SENTIMENTAL JEWELLERY

SENTIMENTAL JEWELLERY Hi Helen I wanted to let u know I’m delighted with the earrings you designed for me, really lovely & very nice to wear. I hope your show went well Regards, Renee Bring your Past into the Present; The Circle of Life Do you have jewellery...
A  MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery

A MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery

A MERRY XMAS from Helen Swan Designer Jewellery The Xmas season is here again and Helen wishes you a joyous time and a healthy and prosperous 2016 Pause and take a thought for Jewellers at this time of year it is a very busy time THE PLANNING. For me, the planning of...
3 Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz

3 Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz

Three Interesting Facts About November’s Birthstone The Topaz Who first comes to this world below, In dreary November‘s fog and snow, Should prize the Topaz amber hue, Emblem of friends and lovers true. Unknown. NOVEMBER’S BIRTHSTONE In this month’s...
3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT OCTOBERS BIRTHSTONE THE OPAL October- Opal October’s child is born for woe, And life’s vicissitudes must know, But lay an opal on her breast, And hope will lull those woes to rest. Unknown. THE OPAL BIRTHSTONE Opal is a precious...
PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop

PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop

PMC Precious Metal Clay workshop One of many Leisure Classes that I run at Helen Swan Designer Jewellery. Introduction What is PMC? PMC has particles of Fine Silver suspended in a binder which makes the material pliable like clay. The clay originated in Japan and...
3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE

3 IMPORTANT FACTS ABOUT SEPTEMBERS BIRTHSTONE THE SAPPHIRE September Sapphire A maiden born when Sepetember leaves, Are rustling in September’s breeze, A sapphire on her brow should bind ‘Twill cure diseases of the mind. Unknown. Sapphire The sapphire is...
3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT

3 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BIRTHSTONE FOR AUGUST THE PERIDOT August- Peridot He stole eyes from a milk-glass moon, From drops of peridot scattered at sea, Hidden beneath a moon-shadowed ruin Or from what rare ocean his being might be. Unknown The Peridot Known...

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