Recently, i’ve left my university in Wales to come back home to Scotland for the summer, and unfortunately not been able to bring all of my clothes with me (as well as forgetting many many things), so i took a quick trip to TKMaxx in an attempt to find some of the essentials i really really needed! After successfully finding some gym wear, which i probably don’t need much more of but forgot to bring with me, i had a look at trousers and jeans as i constantly find myself in the same few pairs!
Shop Dixi – My favourite online jewellery shop!fashion
I don’t know about you, but i absolutely adore rings! Rings are my favourite pieces jewellery, which is slowly becoming a problem as i’m running out of fingers to wear them on!
The type of jewellery I personally like is that of the ‘independent’ stores, stores such as Regal Rose, Black Tied, Rose Garden Waterfall, Shop Moon Child & Empty Casket (Just to name a few…)
But my ultimate favourite would have to be SHOP DIXI. I have ordered from there once before and have posted photos or my purchased items on instagram, and after them being noticed by Shop Dixi and placed into their ‘Flash Image’ post, i recieved an amazing 30% discount code from them for further purchases! As i’m terrible at keeping track of things like that, completely forgot to use it, and unfortunately it timed out (Gutted).
Shop Dixi always have new stock coming in, as well as constantly restocking their items which are constantly sold out! Recently, i went onto their online shop to look for my next purchase, but unfortunately, all my favourite pieces were sold out 😦 !! I have screen shotted a few of my favourite pieces for you to see, and to have a taster on what type of jewellery they have to offer, as well as the pieces i have previously bought.
These two are from the Underworld Collection, and i just adore the colours and the shape of the stones. They’re very rough cut, but at the same time ‘perfectly’ shaped. Although the prices are on the upper end of my budget, i feel these pieces are very much worth it, like all of Shop Dixi pieces, as they are very high quality and mostly, if not always, made from sterling silver – beautiful.
Now although i said i loved rings, my second love is anklets. Ive always had anklets on, and i still have one which i got from a local village in Thailand whilst on a school trip to when i was 12/13yrs old, as well as a friendship bracelet from Georges mum which was too big for my wrist! There is such a wide variety that you can pick from, and they are currently in the Winter Sale for HALF PRICE. Although i want them all, i’m limited to two different kinds, as everyone is buying them – FAST. I find them so dainty and a gorgeous accessory to wear during those summer days when your ankles are exposed! The complements will be endless if you get yourself a pair, trust me.
I’ve had my eye on this first piece for a while now. The stones are Herkimer Diamonds, and they are stunning. The natural beauty they possess blows me away, and i am dying to own a ring with one on it! (although living on a student budget has made this a problem..). There is also one which instead of one stone, has 3! And it’s beautiful.
The second pieces are very similar except made from Tibetan Quartz, and they come in different shades. I like this as it makes every single piece different to another!
The first picture shows my poison box ring on my middle finger. Its a perfect fit, and such high quality. The clasp which keeps it shut is also very strong so that it doesn’t pop open by accident!
The second ring is my thumb ring, it is so unbelievably comfortable, although it isn’t sterling silver so i had to line the inside with a nail varnish clear coat to prevent my thumb going green from wearing it so often! Not a problem though as it is such a beautiful piece. That photo was taken up constitution hill with George on a chilled summers day!
These two photos above show other times in which i’ve worn them as well as how they fit in with the other jewellery i also always wear.
Shop Dixi is an amazing online store which sells beautiful pieces, go have a look for yourself! Once you purchase your first piece, i promise you you’ll only want more!
– Lana xxx