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February: the Month of Love

February 25th, 2015

gothlove1February is the month of love – or so the Hallmark-hijacked Christian festival would have you believe

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Previewing the Crimson Peak

February 20th, 2015

Crimson Peak PosterFans of Gothic cinema have been left salivating at the prospect of a toothsome new horror film from Guillermo del Toro,

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Alchemy Spring 2015 Preview

February 9th, 2015

Mythical creatures, semi-precious stones and ravens-a-plenty! Alchemy’s Spring collection was showcased at the recent LondonEdge and Birmingham Spring Fair trade shows and will hit stores in the coming weeks. There are more than 30 new pieces with something for everyone from necklaces to hair accessories and even beard beads, all of which have been crafted from Fine English Pewter. Here are just a few of our favourites:

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Valentina’s Medallion

February 6th, 2015

P496_V3Valentina Stanescu never had any luck when it came to love. She always fell in love with the wrong men while the men that she wasn’t interested in always persisted in courting her.
The celebration of Valentine’s Day in Romania is not only dedicated to lovers but also to people who are named Valentin or Valentina. So, every Valentine’s Day Valentina also celebrated her name day.And every year she made a wish for her true love to finally show up and make her feel the way she had always dreamed of. But every year her wish remained a painful desire and every year Valentina ended up alone, crying of a broken heart or of unanswered love.

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