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How to make breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 1 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1 of 3) The most secretive craft in the world is about to be opened wide to the mums and artists (and dads and doulas) who want to preserve human milk without...Read More
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 This year we want to give you a little something else with every order. So as well as giving everyone 10% off all accessories, we're offering you some gorgeous little handstamped accessories: CYBERMONDAYFREEBIE Either...Read More
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World Prematurity Day 2017

*trigger warning* World Prematurity Day 2017 This Friday the 17th November 2017 is the annual "World Prematurity Day" where parents, family members and community members honour the tiny babies born too early. 15 million babies are born preterm and more...Read More
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Making Moulds: Charm Beads

Making Moulds: Charm Beads for European Bracelets Charm Bead Mould Making Tools Making charm bead moulds is very similar to making spheres (you can read about those here) but a little more complicated. It's really important to get the right...Read More
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Making Moulds: Spheres

Making Moulds: Spheres for Pearls with Transparent Silicone Sphere Mould Making Tools Mould making spheres is very similar to charm bead moulds but I think a little less complicated, so I'll do a separate post for those and another one...Read More