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Greenwich Market

You can see me and my handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials at Greenwich Market every Wednesday 10am – 5.30pm. Greenwich Market is a unique covered market with a vibrant atmosphere and is committed to showcasing new designer makers and is fondly regarded as one of London’s best markets. Come along and discover original […]

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Bloomsbury Festival

Last weekend (20th and 21st October 2012) the handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials by Make A Statement joined the Bloomsbury Festival craft & art fair held in Russell Square.   Over that one extraordinary weekend, the Festival offered a taster of the amazing cultural life of this beautiful area of central London.   […]

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Could be a regular spot for me…

I have just found out about the West Norwood Feast which takes place on the first Sunday of every month from 10am – 4pm! It has been established for a little over a year and I went along on 1st July to see what all the fuss was about. Turns out that despite the rain […]

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My second job…

And the second post for June… told you! My second job I don’t spend all of my time ethically sourced handmade jewellery and hanging about on market stalls.  I also work at a wonderful charity, International Alert, who are an independent peacebuilding organisation and committed to working with people who are directly affected by violent […]

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My idol…

When I am not making handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials my goal was to post regularly, at least twice a month, hmmm!! Well things are going to change, I will reach my goal.  So here is the first post for June! MY IDOL It has to be the lovely Ms Mary Portas, aka […]

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Fairtrade Fashion Show

The handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials by Make A Statement took part in the Crystal Palace Transition Town fashion show, to help raise awareness of alternative to importing goods to eat and wear…  

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Jewellery designer come flashmobber!!

When I am not making handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials, me and 99 of my Popchoir mates helped one Romeo aka Roger proposed to his girlfriend on the step of Eros at Piccadilly Circus!  The girl said YES! Check out the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPed_Q8eQzo&feature=youtube_gdata_player Still with my jewellery hat on I must say that […]

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I did it!

I finally made the necklace for the fashion show.. All made from vegetable ivory. Here is the story behind this great nut! The Tagua Nut (Vegetable Ivory) The tagua nut or vegetable ivory nut comes from a palm like tree called Phytelephas Macrocarpa Palmae or Phytelephas Equatorialis. The tree grows to a height of 20 to […]

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Where does the time go?

Had a lot of plans for today.  Get up early, do the weekly shop, sort out the to do list of chores, but at the top of the list – start making a necklace! I have managed to get the handmade upcycled jewellery & accessories made from ethically sourced recycled materials by Make A Statement to be part of […]

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