Author Archives: DawnGillDesigns

About DawnGillDesigns

Finally able to make stuff and get paid for it!!! How cool is this?!

Winner of the Giveaway

We have a winner- Thank you to everyone who commented on my celebratory giveaway post, back in June and huge thanks to those of you who shared the post – I was amazed how many people visited the WordPress / … Continue reading

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***** Draw Closed ****

                   ***** DRAW CLOSED **** I’ve had a total of 69 entries for my Celebratory Giveaway, via Facebook / Twitter / Instagram or WordPress. I’ve written all your names down, and I’ll … Continue reading

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A milestone – my jewellery has been Hallmarked!

Here in the UK, it’s the law that any item sold as silver, with a weight of over 7.78grams* has to be formally hallmarked by an Assay office. (legislation) ** I registered my sponsor mark in 2014, and I’ve stamped … Continue reading

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Hallmarking – this idiot managed it.

So, I’ve sent off and received back my first batch of hallmarking.  Here’s what I have learned. Most importantly it’s that it’s made me ridiculously happy, and it was far less of a palaver and expense than I expected. Secondly, … Continue reading

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A special gift from the past

I’ve mentioned Nan’s Button Box before. This month I got to use it’s contents for something extra special. My branch of the family live quite a distance from the rest – when my parents married they decided in they youthful … Continue reading

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