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It’s a Ruby Red Month

It’s a Ruby Red Month

If you are born in the month of July then your birthstone is Ruby.   One of the more well-known gems, rubies are associated with love and passion. The gleaming…

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How Deakin & Francis Are Keeping Traditional Craftsmanship Alive

How Deakin & Francis Are Keeping Traditional Craftsmanship Alive

How Deakin & Francis Are Keeping Traditional Craftsmanship Alive “You’ll notice the steps as you walk into the building, they’re nicely worn by seven generations of Deakin’s coming up here!”…

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Cancer Star Sign

Cancer Star Sign

Dates for the zodiac sign Cancer, are June 21st-July 22nd.     Calm   Artistic   Nurturing   Compassionate sEnsitive pRotective     Being ruled by the moon, your internal…

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A Summer of Celebration

A Summer of Celebration

A Summer of Celebration – Finding the perfect Graduation Gift with Deakin & Francis Summertime signals the start of many things, and for those of us that have loved ones…

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Sporting Style with Deakin & Francis

Sporting Style with Deakin & Francis

Sporting Style with Deakin & Francis Royal Ascot, Wimbledon, Henley Regatta; summertime in Britain is full of excellent sporting events which have become firm fixtures in our social calendars. Bringing…

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June Birthstone

June Birthstone

Those born in June are extremely lucky as you have not just one beautiful birthstone, but three! Pearl: This wonderful birthstone has many historical beliefs, from the Chinese who thought…

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Luxury Father’s Day gifts with Deakin & Francis

Luxury Father’s Day gifts with Deakin & Francis

  With Father’s Day fast approaching, now is an ideal time to start thinking about what to purchase so you can avoid the hassle of last minute shopping and panic…

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Gemini

Gemini

You are a Gemini if you are born within May 21st-June 20th.  You are ruled by the planet Mercury and your element is Air. Ready for fun, sociable and quick-witted…

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Emerald Green in the Month of May

Emerald Green in the Month of May

The gorgeous green gem emerald is the birthstone for those born in May. The rich green colour of an emerald is so distinct that the term ‘emerald green‘ is commonly…

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Keeping the art of Vitreous Enamelling alive at Deakin & Francis

Keeping the art of Vitreous Enamelling alive at Deakin & Francis

  At Deakin & Francis, we have been champions of traditional craftsmanship for over 230 years and are proud to be one of the few remaining masters in the art…

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