News - Page 2 of 4 - Debra Fallowfield makes custom jewellery to fall in love with … Crafting every piece entirely by hand..
Debra Fallowfield

Debra Fallowfield Blog

The Power of Stones

Over the years some people attached meanings to stones and believed they had mystical powers to help with certain things they would like to have or help with in their life. For example, diamonds are for love. Jade is for protection. Pearls mean purity. In the modern world, many still believe that stones hold powers….

Where did the engagement ring originate from?

Everyone knows what engagement rings are for these days. When a man (or a woman) proposes to their partner, a ring is given to symbolise the exciting occasion and the promise of marriage.   Anthropologists say that originally this was a Roman tradition to show husband’s ownership of his future wife. Definitely, less romantic as…

Why Do We Wear Jewellery?

While we all know that a beautiful jewellery piece is gorgeous on the eye and adds glamour to its owner, we often don’t suspect that jewellery is more than just that. Gorgeous jewellery brings out deep-rooted and powerful happiness in many of us.  And here’s why: Allows Self-Expression We are all individual and want to…

Important Questions to Ask Before Buying Jewellery

Shopping for beautiful sparkly jewellery is a fun experience where you get to look at options, compare, ask questions and finally become the proud owner of a gorgeous piece. However, there can be some factors to consider when choosing jewellery. So after listening to my customers and taking into consideration what we discuss, I decided…

Jewellery Personalities

We all have our preferences and dislikes around jewellery, but did you know you can guess someone’s personality by the jewellery they wear? Some even claim that the jewellery can say the most about who you are. Below is jewellery personality info, see if you can find yourself! Centre of Attention Chunky, big and statement…

Why Jewellery is a great as a Christmas Gift

Special Gift that keeps on giving Christmas is a very special celebration for many people and finding a gift that reflects that can be very challenging. Jewellery is not a gift to enjoy during Christmas only, but rather a present that is kept and loved for a long time afterwards as well.   Lovely Surprise…

Jewellery Style: Contemporary

Did you know that each jeweller follows a particular direction when they create jewellery? There are many various jewellery styles, and each designer usually follows the principles of one style in their work. I guess it’s like someone’s fashion style where they like and wear certain pieces. There are many interesting jewellery styles like Estate,…

Choosing the right jewellery for your loved one

Jewellery is a very special gift for your friends or family. However, it’s not exactly easy to choose the right piece for someone even if you know them well. Jewellery is so personal and what we think we know about someone can never be applied for sure to what this person might like in jewellery….

The artisans: The Kiwi craftsmen keeping it real (NZ Herald article )

Below is the snippet about me from the NZ Herald article about kiwi craftsmen. Please read here for the full article.  Debra Fallowfield in her Dunedin studio. Rings by Debra Fallowfield.

HAPPY NEW YEAR-welcome 2018

Happy New Year !! Dean (Hubby ) and I reckon this year is going to be absolutely bloody magic. 2018 BRING IT ON! After a short break we have been back in the workshop soldering, filing, sanding away on pre Christmas orders, plus sneaking in the odd new design in the mix to keep things fresh! I have to…

My “Morning Routine”

My good friend and journalist Amy Parsons-King recently wrote an article in response to what I would call a piece of “fluff” editorial on successful women in businesses daily routines.All  beautiful instagram stars of course! The article (and these “Boss” girls ) were incredibly cringy, and sounded as real as a Mac Donald’s hamburger. Whilst…

Octobers Birthstones-Tourmaline & Opal

 Opals And Tourmalines – A Plethora Of Colours! The October birthstone,  Opal and  Tourmaline are the most radiant gems in the market. Both stones exhibit a vibrant spectrum of colours, lending charm and beauty to any jewellery they are fashioned in. These dual coloured gems are prized across the world and are in high demand for their…

Debra Fallowfield makes custom jewellery to fall in love with … Crafting every piece entirely by hand..