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  1. Lets get Typographical baby...

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    Typographical fonts are having a renaissance right now, Instagram feeds are full of motivational and observational quotes, and there’s something exuberant and full of live about a pastel background and a glitzy, glamorous gold font.

    When we sat down to design our Amity and Grace collections there was only one way I wanted to go… Typographical baby !  I love a message card, whether it be cute, loving or funny, So we set out to create a fun collection that was perfect for gifting or for a self-purchase – You know for those days, when you think… heck I need to buy something nice because I’ve been adulting for ages now !

    Well, the pastel blogger collection would be a great reward for adulting. We could have gone white and gold, we could have gone black and gold, but hell no, we chose pastels and gold, because truth to tell, we love a bit of bling..!  Our jewellery is usually quite gentle, pretty and refined as so who could resist the opportunity to go a little nuts.. and surround ourselves with pastel prettiness and golden bling?

    Our pastel blogger collection is perfect for boutiques and gift stores, it’s pretty enough to stand alone, but if it had a school report, it would say ‘Plays well with others’ I’m only half joking here… But I can imagine it in a boutique store displayed alongside the clothing as a pick me up, or till side in a Gift store adding to impulse purchases.

    We despatch our jewellery on the cards and protected with a cellophane envelope so no grubby marks will put off future customers.. We also have a rather cute wooden display stand now available if you like to display our jewellery as a collection. 

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    We deliberated long and hard about the envelope colour for the Pastel blogger collection and in the end went for crazy bright pink… It’s so bold, vivacious and full of itself, we defy you to see it and not feel happier for it !

    So whether you want to tell your bestie that you love her more than cake or just give someone a reminder that they are A-OK in your books, the Amity and Grace Pastel Blogger collection is perfect… or as we would say … Mwwwah x

    Until next time…

  2. Mercy Jewellery - Our Story..

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    Mercy Jewellery is a small design studio based in the Rutland countryside, supplying some of the biggest high street names as well as independent retailers up and down the country.

    With over 20 years experience in the silver jewellery world and a love of typography and design, with the launch of our new company we have decided to focus on jewellery for gifting occasions.

    Thus combining our love of design, jewellery and of course typography.  So whether you’re searching for a birthday or a bridesmaid present, or maybe you want to say ‘well done’ or simply ‘mwah’ x (we don’t ask any questions) you’ll find something special from us. 

    Silver jewellery has a longevity that base metal jewellery simply does not. The value of silver jewellery is firstly in the metal, secondly in the design and thirdly in the workmanship (or workwomanship) Sterling silver had a crazy ride on the stock market a few years ago now, but for the most part its pretty stable, making it a lovely medium for jewellery creation – not too cheap, not too expensive, long lasting and tactile – the perfect metal in our opinion. 

    We design almost all of our products in our design studio – they take shape firstly as a freehand drawing or a computer model, they are debated (in a lively debate sometimes) and then they pass to the wax model stage… It’s quite hard to tell if you’ve got it right at the wax model stage… the shapes are bulbous and exaggerated, but if you have got it right, then the sample arrival is very exciting.

    Of course designing a whole new collection is the result of months of painstaking work, the design stage can take a couple of months, the wax model stage is another two or three, and the actual jewellery production takes between six and eight weeks, this is a career for the patient at heart !

    Have you seen our Amity & Grace blogger collection - if not do take a look, we'd love your feedback...

    Until next time...

     Rachel

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