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#FashionFriday: THREE PEAS Edition


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Today’s #FashionFriday looks are all from Carrie at Three Peas Design Co!  Carrie’s line is the newest addition at Westdale Jewellers & we are so thrilled to be carrying Carrie’s gorgeous jewellery!




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#FashionFriday: October 19th Edition

Happy Friday!  It’s my favourite time of year…Halloween season!  Time to pull out all of my special “spooky bling” or “luck amulets” for a bit of a fun seasonal switch up!

Jewellery is often full of superstitions (as discussed in last week’s post: here),  from being worn as an amulet, a good luck charm, or for protection.  On the other hand, jewellery can be thought of as simply a fun form of decoration & personal expression.  Either way, this week’s #FridayFiveFaves will focus on some spooky & lucky pieces!

Number Five: Stunning Sterling Silver Spider Pendant

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#FashionFriday: October 12th Edition

Happy OPAL October #FashionFriday!!  Today we are going to focus on one (come on, it’s so hard to choose just one!) of my ALL TIME faaaaaavourite gemstones, the October birthstone, OPAL!

Opal is also one of my favourite topics to blog about, particularly because of its long history of fascinating humans, ripe with “superstitious” folklore. Of course it is up to the individual to subscribe (or not) to any of these “superstitions”, but here are a few of my favourite Opal beliefs:

– White Opals are unlucky, unless worn by someone born in October. (Opal is the October birthstone.)
– Black Opals are extremely lucky.
– Opals are unlucky if used as an engagement ring.
– Opal engagement rings are the luckiest in securing a long, happy marriage, if presented to a person born in October.
– Caesars gave Opals to their wives for good luck.
– In ancient times they were believed to have fallen from the sky in flashes of lightning, thus infusing them with their majestic flashes of colour.
– If the owner dies, the colour in the opal will fade.
– Opals will make you invisible.
– Opals will turn pale if there is poison present.
– Opals symbolize hope & creativity, and are thought to bring the wearer happiness & beauty.
– Opals were once feared as they were thought to resemble the “evil eye”.
– Opal miners report living long & prosperous lives.
…..Personally I like to think of Opals as one of the luckiest gemstones! With an ENTIRE RAINBOW stuffed into a stunning little stone, how can you not think of magic & good luck!?!

Now let’s get started with this week’s #FashionFridayFive!

Number 5:

This stunning opal & yellow gold bracelet is currently one of the featured pieces in our Consignment Sale!

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