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Blue beads & baubles – Dynasty, Ceramics & Minerals

Blue beads and baubles are beautiful, bright and bold this season. The Mineral Magic collection is home to a stunning range of agate bead jewellery. There is a choice of four necklace styles; from traditional elegant graduated beads and super double long to popular collar bone length and delicate fine small bead styles. Pretty bracelets are simple but stylish in three bead sizes and there are two styles of drop earrings to complete the range. The same designs are all mirrored in stunning bright turquoise for a vibrant summer look.

Also new up is a little range in deep Chinese blue ceramic. ‘Dynasty’, features three weighty bead necklaces – contemporary but with an ancient Tang dynasty vibe, and two complimentary bracelets. These can be located in the Gallery collection.

A range of other blue themed jewellery ranges run through the rest of the Gallery collection. Tea garden is a long time classic Joe Cool line with ‘Delft’ floral sprigged ceramic beads and Dutch style patterns. Bracelets, necklaces and earrings make a perfect little grouping.

More dazzling sea, sky and space colours are much in evidence in our wonderful array of hand-blown glass rings. We have twelve different assortments to choose between. Designs range from simple swirls, through speckles, spots and stripes. Something for everyone.

Textiles in crisp denim, navy and white combinations are fresh and youthful and scarves feature deep space sparkle and astronomical maps, or pretty dandelion prints in soft metallic gold. Whatever shade of blue moves you, there are all the hues of blue from which to choose.

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Monochrome – Black & White acrylic jewellery

Black and white combinations are a classic must have. Timeless wearable items that always look good. The pieces featured have a bold statement look with elements of linear and graphic design.

Our two-tone hexagonal bangle is a stunning piece which complements the dynamic earrings in the range. Strong vertical and horizontal stripes feature in large graphic shapes on shiny polished statement earrings. Button top drop earrings have a chunkier feel with a distinct retro vibe.

For more modest tastes, we have smart little ‘illusion’ stud earrings with an optical effect black and white pattern. Other black and white items in the Arthouse collection are a little softer with ‘space dust’ bangles, wide and narrow in clear and white acrylic and marbled resin hoop earrings. Our bird brooch duo, one in white, one in black, make a stunning pair and flower earrings reminiscent of the cool designs of Mary Quant, offer an alternative look.

Several of the more colourful jewellery designs in the collection also contain a monochrome element, reflecting the current importance of this trend. Whether as a ‘colourway’ or part of an overall design, black and white invariably adds style! An attractive mottled effect is achieved in our cellulose designs. Marble square studs and mottle long hoop are both interesting and attractive. The ‘Soft hex’ pastel and marbled bangle is an unusual combination of colour, pattern and shape. ‘Resin Fusion’ is a bangle of shiny acrylic with a beautiful fluid design and ‘trisect’ another striking form in black, white and mustard yellow.

More Joe Cool classic black and white styles include the beaded stretch fimo bracelet, witty jigsaw bangle and the ‘clock’ cuff featured above. Necklaces include statement acrylic chains as shown and lots more beside.

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CACTUS COOL – hot cacti jewellery and accessories

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Cactus cool is this summer’s hot topic. Check out our contemporary cacti jewellery and accessories for one of the most fun themes around. Cactus wallets feature embroidered motifs and funky flowering cacti prints. We have a handy notebook complete with arty print cover and with our set of padded cactus stickers you have the hottest stationery accessories for work or play – the ultimate in desk-top cool!

Key rings are big, bold and colourful. These cheerful charmers will look great on a bag or counter-top and are tough! Earrings range from the delicate little studs in rose and yellow gold and silver – sparkling with tiny crystals to bright enamelled cactus drops. There are also contemporary style matt silver and gold studs with matching necklaces and classic green and gold stud earrings.

Sticking with the Mexican theme, there are enamel avocado studs and resin avocado drop earrings for foodies. For those who like it hot, check out our favourite glass chilli jewellery. Red glass chillies adorn a pretty necklace and bracelet and clusters of chillies embellish our classic rings and drop earring.

If you are all full with cactus cool, and are looking for something a little less prickly, but equally quirky, colourful parrots will fit the bill. Wonderful hand-painted wooden parrots as key-rings or drop earrings are long time best sellers. Tropical fish and turtles are also great fun and will liven up any summer outfit in their vibrant colours. Colourful, easy to wear and easy on the wallet, these beautiful accessories will gladden your heart!