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IJL Preview

IJL Preview

  After starting out originally at the Royal Albert Hall in 1955, IJL will this year move to its new home at London’s Olympia. From Sunday 31st August to Tuesday…

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Bee Aid

Bee Aid

A Deakin & Francis Bumble Bee Lapel Pin was one of many bee inspired charity auction gifts which raised £15,000 for two charities – Bees Abroad and Bees for Development…

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Emeralds May

Emeralds May

If you were born in the month of May you probably know that your birthstone is the emerald. Emeralds are the symbol of rebirth and love. Some believe that emeralds…

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To Bee Or Not To Bee?

To Bee Or Not To Bee?

There has been a dramatic decline in the population of Bumble Bees in the UK, with two species becoming completely extinct. Associations such as the Bumble Bee Conservation Trust and…

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Christmas Gift Guide for Ladies

Christmas Gift Guide for Ladies

Our top 5 gift ideas for the lady in your life.   1. The One Carrot Ring Every woman desires to own a ‘one carat ring’ so here is your…

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, cufflink

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, cufflink

When meeting other chaps for the first time we used to say ‘What’s your line?’ it can seem awfully impertinent to ask such a question, but when buying cufflinks, it’s…

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Hormigas Culonas or the Big Ass Ant

Hormigas Culonas or the Big Ass Ant

Saturday mornings, bacon and eggs and the Weekend FT. I was drinking my first cup of Assam and started to read all about hormigas culonas an approximate translation is ‘big-ass…

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Ugly Betty and Bug Jewellery

Ugly Betty and Bug Jewellery

Did you watch the fourth-season premiere of Ugly Betty? We love bug jewellery! Last year whilst camping in Africa James Deakin was inspired by the Tok Tokki bug and created our…

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