………………we have a WINNER

Yes, a year ago, on the 28th NOVEMBER 2009, my first Pierrine item was sold and to celebrate a year in business I launched a competition at the beginning of October to win a Bespoke Piece of Pierrine Jewellery (worth £35 or under).

I was so overwhelmed with the response and could not believe that within 24 hours of launching the competition I had 150 news Facebook Page fans! Unbelievable.

Entrants just had to guess which date between the 1st Oct ’09 and the 31st Dec ’09, I sold my first item and post a sentence as their Facebook status with a link through to the Pierrine Page.

It experienced a few teething problems as some people had never used the @ sign in their status to link to friends or pages or realised you could click on the padlock by the share button and select ‘everyone’ to see the post before clicking on ‘share’. So hopefully I taught a few Facebook users (including myself) something along the way too.

The 28th November was unfortunately not guessed by anyone so we had to go with the closest answer of which there were two entries both four days either side of this date.

Andrea Tinkler guessed 24th November and Michelle Shellarins Cronin guessed 2nd December.

I therefore put both names on a piece of paper and kindly asked my assistant (well my husband Rik) to randomly pick a winner:

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The winner is…………………………ANDREA TINKLER


Please email me at pierrine@cwgsy.net to claim your prize.

Thanks to all those that entered and all my new Facebook fans for celebrating Pierrine’s year in business with me.

Pierrine Facebook Page
Pierrine Website
Pierrine on Twitter



You may have heard that Movember is the new November and is the month dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancers that affect men.

Basically Men of Movember commit to growing a moustache for 30 days.

Last year saw one million donors raise £26 million and the funds raised through the UK Movember campaign, raises money for The Prostate Cancer Charity (TPCC) – the UK’s leading Prostate Cancer charity. It is becoming more popular each year around the world and it seems crafty people are also getting involved.

I want to share with you my favourite Movember finds:

Mia Webb Photography

Mia is a female photographer who is going to the extremes of creating a new moustache image of herself everyday. Mia Webb has already posed as Charlie Chaplin and Super Mario and her MoSpace page is definitely worth regularly checking out throughout the month – Mia Webb Mo Space

Stars & Scars – Moustache Necklace

This jewellery designer has made a fab selection of Moustache Necklaces in different styles of Tash. £1 from the sale of each moustache goes to the Movember Foundation in aid of Prostate Cancer too. The men can grow them but with this design, the women can wear them in support.

Wife of Brian – Crochet Moustache iPhone Holder

Wife of Brian creates designs for all your knitted facial hair needs. For the month of Movember, this designer will be donating 2% of her sales to The Prostate Cancer Charity. These are great unisex presents that whilst raising money are protection for your iPhone too.

Rescued Rags – Moustache Pin Badge

Want to support the Movember cause but lack the necessary Y chromosome to grow your own mo? Need a handy disguise?
Then you need a moustache badge that Dali himself would be proud to wear! Each moustache is hand stitched from felt with a securely attached badge fastening. £1 from each sale will go to the Movember prostate cancer charity appeal.

For those of you new to Movember, I hope I have Motivated you to support this worthy cause and changing the face of men’s health.

If you would like to donate to this charity and would like to support someone who is growing a tache for Movember you can always sponsor my husband who is taking part for his second year (a cheeky little plug). He finds growing one hard but it is definitely coming on nicely. – Rick Bromley Mo Space

Thanks and happy Movember


Between Oct 1st and Dec 31st my first Pierrine item was sold a year ago. To celebrate a year in business, I am giving away the chance to win a Bespoke Piece of Pierrine Jewellery (worth £35 or under) for you or maybe as a gift for a friend.

All you have to do is guess what DATE it was and post the following as your status on Facebook:

I have entered a @Pierrine…. competition and I think the date is __/__/09.

Before you click on ‘share’ to post your status, click on the padlock by the share button and make sure ‘everyone’ is ticked for this post, then click ‘share’. You can change to original settings after, if you wish.

To enter:
– Be a fan of the Pierrine Facebook Page by clicking ‘like’ (if not already)
– Link to the page in your status by typing the @ sign followed by P and picking Pierrine’s page from the drop down so your entry will show up on the wall.
– Only one guess can be made per person.

Otherwise your entry will be invalid.

To check if you have entered correctly:
– Click to view posts by ‘Just Others’ on the page wall and if you see your post, you have entered correctly and good luck.

On the winning date a name will be randomly picked from all those that guessed correctly and be announced on the Pierrine page.

Pierrine Facebook Page
Pierrine Website
Pierrine on Twitter

Good luck and enjoy guessing.


Pierrine Opens Facebook Shopfront

Yes you can now purchase products directly from Pierrine’s Facebook Shop. So if you are a member of Facebook why not take a look at the Pierrine Page.

Pierrine’s “Shop Now” facebook tab is live, just use the drop down list of categories to see items. Shopping is secure through paypal and the application doesn’t store any of your details. No paypal account? There’s an option on paypal to use a credit/debit card too.

Offer: 10% discount for all Pierrine Bespoke Jewellery & Crafts fans until end of May. Just ‘like’ the page before purchasing.