pearls

Pearls are back in fashion

For us at Kikulu pearls have never been out of fashion! We love real pearls and faux pearls and are very excited to see that men have also been seduced by the timeless classic beauty with famous celebrities such as Harry Stiles and Pharell Williams and other rappers all wearing pearls with style. Pearls have[…]

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Winter jewellery collection

Seasonal jewellery At Kikulu we like to emphasise that there are no rules with regard to what jewellery you should wear and when you wear it. Indeed we are keen to get some male customers wearing our fabulous handmade designs and vintage finds. But there is no getting away from it – some pieces are[…]

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The Trifari tingle

What is the Trifari tingle? Some readers may already know what I mean by just looking at the title of this post. What I mean is that tingle of excitement when you hold your first Trifari piece of vintage costume jewellery. The excitement comes partly from knowing that Trifari jewellery is really high-quality costume jewellery, but[…]

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February birthstone – amethyst

There are traditional associations of some gemstones with a particular month or zodiac sign. These can vary from country to country but most Western countries recognise the amethyst as the birthstone of those born in February or under the Aquarius zodiac sun sign. The amethyst is always one of our most popular gemstones with is[…]

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necklaces

Gemstone necklaces

We are delighted to launch a new series of handmade gemstone necklaces. These are all unique individual necklaces that will not be recreated in the same form. They are made with a mixture of gemstone, glass, ceramic, wood and metal beads. They are all asymmetrical and can be worn in a variety of ways. They[…]

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garnet-necklace

January birthstone – garnet

There are traditional associations of some gemstones with a particular month or zodiac sign. These can vary from country to country but most Western countries recognise the garnet as the birthstone of those born in January or under the Aquarius zodiac sun sign. The garnet is a beautiful gemstone that is usually deep red or[…]

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beaded earrings

Earrings giveaway

Are you in time to try to enter our earrings giveaway on Facebook? We are offering two pairs of sterling silver beaded earrings worth £35 each to highlight a new line of handmade jewellery by Lou McGill. The jewellery is made by sewing through tiny seed beads and Delica beads and also features Swarovski crystals[…]

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Unique handmade washi paper jewellery

What is washi paper? The washi paper jewellery series is made from genuine Japanese washi paper. Washi paper is a traditional handmade paper using tree bark which is widely used for origami. Washi paper made from bark fibre has a unique strength and flexibility. It also has a beautiful translucency and often has a gold print outline which[…]

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