The most 5 most obvious Christmas traditions

With not so obvious stories. Christmas is upon us and it the one time of the year when people really get nostalgic. If you are a parent of young then you are no doubt setting down the traditions of Christmas that take you back to your own childhood. EsmeLoves jewellery is all about traditions and…

Dear Grandma

‘Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory’ Dr Suess This was a blog post I wrote over a year ago. It is still very personal and I need to do more, much more. I start with a family memory charity walk this weekend through London with my…

Top 7 things to hand down

Hand Down  To pass on knowledge, possession or a skill to the younger generation.  We hand down stuff all the time. On a daily basis we hand down our advice, our thoughts, stories, memories our opinions. Sometimes we are not in control of the things we hand down, they are part of the DNA makeup…

What is the meaning of Moonstone?

Moonstone Intuition + Balance + Energy   Moonstone is undoubtedly a beautiful gemstone but what is Moonstone known for, where is it from and why should you be wearing it. I often get asked what Gemstones mean. Whether you have never really thought about gemstones or crystals, you will find yourself wondering what they mean….

Christmas Shopping Events EsmeLoves

Christmas is coming! It’s that wonderful time of the year when the shopping frenzy begins and we all get a bit overwhelmed with what to buy for whom and why. Have you even begun your shopping yet? I haven’t and despite every year I tell myself I will start early and buy really purposeful gifts,…

Let it go

This time of year is perfect for reflecting on where we are and what we are doing in our life. The changing of the seasons is such a visual reminder that we work within cycles. We move through different stages of a life, developing, growing and maturing (urgh..getting older that should read) It is also…

Mother in Law day

Today, Sunday the 22nd of October 2017 is Mother In Law day. Did you know this? It has been known throughout time that Mother in Laws (MIL) have gotten a bit of bad press. Type ‘Mother in Law’ into Google and the first page of searches will be negative (and the 2nd page and 3rd….)…

Family Traditions

Tradition A tradition is a belief or behaviour passed down within a group or society with symbolic meaning or special significance with origins in the past. Really rather simple isn’t it? A belief or behaviour passed down. A notion of holding onto a previous time. Last night we celebrated Diwali. Marrying into an Indian family has resulted in…

The 5 festival days of Diwali.

This week many people across the world will celebrate the festival of Diwali. Five days of festivities that start today October 17th. Depending on where you live or your cultural connections you may celebrate this festival yourself or you may not…..for me, it is a festival I adopted later on in life. Marrying into an…

Why we do what we do

The other night someone asked me what I did. ‘I own a jewellery business’ I told them ‘oh, someone told me you were a teacher’ they responded ‘Oh..yes I was, I still am (once a teacher always a teacher) but I now have started a jewellery business, starting a jewellery business, trying to build a…