Category Archives: Jewellery

How Social Media helped me find a Graphic Designer

About 4 months ago I signed up for Nikki Pilkington’s 30 Day Blog Challenge, as a complete novice and new comer to blogging and Social Media.  I found the challenge an excellent resource and introduction to blogging. The support and advice from fellow bloggers and facebook users  is something I have written about in a  previous […]

A jewellers breakfast

Wow, I really am the luckiest girl in town – this morning as I sleept Doka snuck out to the shop for some supplies and I awoke to him making breakfast.  Fantastic way to start the day, as I sipped my coffee breakfast was prepared for me, this is the life! After 14 hour days […]

An introduction to Adriatic Jewellery history

The content of this post comes courtesy of the Ethnographic Museum in Split; a second post on jewellery on the Dalmatian Hinterland will follow next week. The area this post relates to is the coastal southern part of Croatia, which offers a Mediterranean climate and Mediterranean cultural influences.  The area being refers to stretches from Istria […]

It’s PETAK! My Struggle to learn the Croatian language Part 2

Todays word is Petak –Friday! Seemed appropriate (posted on a Friday) and it is one that I feel confident enough to pronounce, yah for Friday! A Friday fishing expedition While I can now recognise most of the days of the week when I see them written down – (this is no mean feat, see below) […]

Traditional Croatian Crafts 1

When we talked about opening a small store in Korcula, Doka and I talked about the range of products  we might offer alongside of his beautiful traditional filigree jewellery. We wanted to offer a range of product different to the other stores in town and products that highlighted a wide range of Croatian artisans skills.  […]