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Kintsugi – My thoughts

I was recently introduced to the practice of Kintsugi by the inimitable and formidable @heathertaylorwaldron when we were looking for ideas for the name of our new business TUESDAY Jewelry. Upon delving a little further into this beautiful art form (or I’d even call...

Part 3: And how do we get those colors of gold?

Part 3: And how do we get those colors of gold?

Well now… what about all those colors of gold? What exactly is white and rose gold? And are some more valuable than others? For those of us who are old enough to remember the 70’s and 80’s, you’ll recall it was all yellow gold. Yellow gold forever and ever. It seemed...

Part 3: And how do we get those colors of gold?

Part 1: All That Glitters… is it gold?

Lesson 101.1 Are you confused about gold? What are all the carats about? What is solid gold and what is real gold? What is gold vermeil?And does it make a difference when the description says 18ct, or 24ct gold plated? So let’s clear a few things up here so we...

Jewelry For Everybody’s Story

Welcome to our first introductory blog post! We are Cathy and Vivien – a South African, Franschhoek based couple behind the TUESDAY brand. We’ve been working together designing jewelry for the last 15 years. We both have stories to tell - Cathy received her bilateral...