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Silver Charm Bracelet Secret

Silver Charm Bracelet Secret

My Nana gave my sister Kim and I silver charm bracelets when I was about 7 years old.  Mine, pictured here had a little whistle that actually worked, an abacus with moving beads and shoe that I could stick my Barbie dolls feet into. But it was Kim’s bracelet that I always secretly wanted.  Her … Continue reading

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Brock Family Garnets

Brock Family Garnets

My grandfather Rex Brock had some garnet jewellery in his family.  I’m not sure about the story of how and when the family acquired them but when I was in my early 20’s my Auntie Kay who had been left the collection of garnets gave 1 piece to each of the granddaughters.  I was given … Continue reading

My Mother’s Jewellery Box

My Mother’s Jewellery Box

It all started with having an amazing Mother who would open up her jewellery box for me and tell me the stories of the beautiful pieces inside….. My Mom is from Australia.  So her whole side of the family lived there and we lived in Canada.  My Nana and my Auntie Kay would send my … Continue reading