Show off your Bling: August Hashtag Contest!

Show off your Bling: August Hashtag Contest! #summerbling2014 #Drakestail #jewellery #contest

We have been taking advantage of the sunny summer days and rocking our summer wardrobes, and we’re sure you have been, too!  Show off how you accessorize your summer wardrobe and get a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Drakestail Jewellery!

For the month of August, enter our hashtag contest to win a $50 Drakestail Jewellery gift certificate!  To enter, just post a photo to Instagram, Twitter

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INTERVIEW SERIES PART 3 - Shannah Warwick of BlckBts

INTERVIEW with Shannah Warwick of @BlckBts #Fashion #accessories #handmade #nuno #felted

Today we’re excited to share another post in our interview series. Shannah Warwick is a textile artist and fashion designer who creates spectacular accessories. She owns BlkBts, a great shop that showcases her dramatic scarves, shawls, and other creations.

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What is your professional background?

From a fashion and business perspective, I worked in a high-end woman’s boutique for about 6 years. In…

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July birthstone: Ruby

All about the July birthstone: Ruby

Oh, you lucky July babies!  You get a spectacular birthstone: the ruby.  Red being my favourite colour, I think you’re pretty lucky to have such a gorgeous gem.

Rubies are a variety of the mineral corundum, which also includes sapphires.  (Any corundum that isn’t red is a sapphire.)  They occur naturally in pink to blood red, the colour due to the presence of chromium.  Rubies have a hardness of…

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