Green Gecko Jewellery

A Plus Market (Preston)

caitlin testimonialNot just fashion, fashion and more plus size fashion A Plus Market also offers a great selection of accessories!

Green Gecko Jewellery will be bringing a gorgeous range of shiny things along to the Mother’s Day market, perfect for you and your Mum!

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The creative behind Green Gecko Jeweller, Pam,  is a self taught artisan who has been making jewellery for over 10 years. Having started out making pieces for family and friends, Pam’s passion for creating has seen her jewellery making grow into a business. Pam says of her chosen creative outlet,
“To create a new piece every day is almost as essential to me as breathing!”
Green Gecko Jewellery began with Pam’s love for gemstones and all things shiny. Qualifying as a gemologist, Pam paired this expertise with her creative side, designing and producing by hand every piece in the Green Gecko Jewellery portfolio. Sourcing natural gemstones from around the world to use together with glass, metal and Swarovski crystal beads are used to create unique and different stock.
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Come along to A Plus Market this Mother’s Day to get up close and personal with Green Gecko Jewellery and enjoy their Mother’s Day Special of a necklace and earring set for $15!
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Bhunny=Designs

A Plus Market (Preston)

 caitlin testimonialA Plus Market loves it’s locals; local plus size designers, local makers and local artisans.

 

 Bhunny=Designs is a local jeweller, just starting out, who will be sharing her handmade creations with us this Saturday.

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Each piece is uniquely hand crafted. The designs are funky, abstract and modern.

They are great with any look, whether for that all important board meeting or shopping on Chapel Street, taking a stroll down the Yarra, or all glammed up and ready to the paint the town red.

Bhavani the creative behind Bhunny=designs says she finally embraced her creativity after years in the corporate rat race.
“I never believed I was creative until I started ‘playing’ with the versatile nature of Polymer Clay and was excited with its endless possibilities.  
I make the designs I love, and I hope you like them too. “

Bhunny=Designs have a great range of necklaces, earrings and rings at a bargain price.

Bhunny=Designs will be available at this Saturday’s A Plus Market – Saturday August 30.
and can also be found online at www.etsy.com/shop/bhunnydesigns or on www.facebook.com/bhunnydesigns.

 Support your local designers, and top your new look off with the perfect unique statement piece.
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The Classic Future Fashion House

A Plus Market (Preston)

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A Plus Market loves fashion and believes the best way to top off the perfect outfit is with some gorgeous statement jewellery.


Our 1st Birthday Market on August 30 will be showcasing some fantastic array of fashion, both clothing and jewellery including some unique jewellery pieces from
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he Classic Future Fashion House.

 The Classic Future Fashion House offers a large range of modern, classic and timeless necklaces and earrings. Each piece has been discovered sourced from ethical suppliers only found in a range of rural parts of the world.Fortuna one of The Classic Future’s founders says:

“From the depths of South America, to the hidden jewels in Africa, we collect materials and creations that speak to those who are bold, wild and adventurous.

By bringing pieces together from around the world, we are aiming to bring people together through the language and connection of fashion.”

If you are like me and always looking to expand your costume jewellery collection AND delight in chunky distinctive pieces, The Classic Future Fashion House is for you.
Come along and check them out August 30.

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Bok Bok B’gerk

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Another Ballarat local that will be showcased at A Plus Market this Saturday, Bok Bok B’gerk creates a range of wooden laser cut jewellery, made with the eco-friendly wood of the Alderwood Tree.
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If you like your jewellery bright, fun with a bucket load of charm, then Bok Bok B’gerk is for you.

Necklaces, brooches and earrings form the core range, though there are some cute little girl hair clips, that are so adorable that they could add a fun accent for a more playful hairdo.

The colourful pieces are painted by hand. I really like these pieces and find the asymmetrical earrings particularly charming.
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You definitely don’t want to miss the Ballarat A Plus Market as in addition to this great local handmade jewellery there is a fabulous range of plus size clothing on offer.

Though, if you really can’t make it to the market this weekend, Bok Bok B’gerk is available online and offers a really fun subscription service – Earring of the month club, You can get a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription and receive a pair of wooden laser cut earrings each month for the duration of your subscription.

Some months the earrings will be of the hand painted/resin variety, other months they will be plain alder wood.  One thing is for sure though, you’ll never receive the same pair of earrings twice no matter how long you subscribe for.
What a great gift, awesome and FUN!

So see you on Saturday?

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Jewellery by Lisa Kennedy

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A Plus Market isn’t all about bargains, there is also always a selection of extra special pieces
that are perfect for spoiling yourself with.
The upcoming Ballarat A Plus Market on Saturday May 3rd will be home for a day to local jeweller Lisa Kennedy.

Jewellery by Lisa Kennedy is a collection of high quality, handmade jewellery pieces. Lisa designs and hand makes all the pieces in her Maldon studio.

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Lisa’s resume is impressive having worked as a trade jeweller in London, specialised in pearls in Darwin and precious metals in Canterbury. Now based in Maldon, Lisa has total creative freedom,
using it to create unique and elegant jewellery pieces.

Jewellery by Lisa Kennedy is all hand made therefore rings can be any size.
Any ring that is in stock can be resized or remade if required free of charge.
This is fantastic news for ladies like me who have if you are larger than average (and also for those with or smaller), there’s no paying extra for that perfect fit.


The Jewellery by Lisa Kennedy stall at A Plus Market will be stocked with a range of larger rings and neck pieces, so there even more chance that the piece you fall in love with is going to fit straight away.

I have a real soft spot, some may even say addiction, to jewellery so I am looking forward to having a very up close and personal check out of this divine range.

Come along on Saturday May 3 and splurge on a gorgeous one off piece, made by a very talented local artist. Also don’t forget that Mother’s Day is just around the corner.
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Polly Pratt

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Polly Pratt is a local (based in Brunswick) who designs
and makes clothing for the everyday woman.
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A Plus Market is overjoyed that Polly Pratt
will be bringing a variety of her clothing including her
signature piece the Wendy dress (pictured above),
which comes in a size up to 24,
along with some of her quirky and fun hand made jewellery.

I personally really like Polly Pratt’s garments,
bold and bright colours in simple yet elegant designs.

Why not have some fun with your fashion and buy yourself a gorgeous locally designed piece by Polly Pratt. You’ll not only look great and own a well made quality frock/top/or other but you’ll also be supporting your neighbour.
Guilt free shopping at it’s best.

Come down to

A Plus Market
Darebin North West Uniting Church Hall.
399A Murray Road, Preston.
 Saturday November 30,
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to see these gorgeous pieces for yourself.

Accessory Loving

November 2013 A Plus Market (Preston)

Accessory Loving will be showcasing their statement jewellery at the upcoming A Plus Market in Preston on Saturday, November 30. pieces.1385790_519043031522670_517211175_nThis jewellery looks fun and will definitely give that extra pop to your outfit.

Accessory Loving have a great range of statement necklaces, earrings and accessories at a bargain price.


Included here are just some of the pieces, you’ll have to come down to A Plus Market to check out the rest!
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Made by Morton

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To top off the fabulous plus size outfits you will be buying at Box Hill, A Plus Market has some wonderful locally produced jewellery available too.

Local Made by Morton will be attending bringing her exclusive and unique range of handmade jewellery.
Each piece is crafted from 100% polymer clay and Australian woven cotton.
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I can’t wait to see the pieces Made by Morton will be bringing for us all. They look fun, edgy and are definitely unique.

A further bonus is that Made by Morton will be contributing half their proceeds of all Made by Morton sales to Liptember.

Liptember is a month long charity initiative that raises funds and awareness for Women’s Mental Health.

To find out more about Liptember or to become involved go to their website:
http://liptember.com.au/

Made by Morton will be available at the
Box Hill A Plus Market
Box hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station St, Box Hill
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Suniitopaz Creations

September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info
A Plus Market – Box Hill will also be home for a day to Suniitopaz Creations.
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Suniiitopaz hand crafts tribal and fusion hip belts,
a variety of adornments and accoutrements, street/dance wear, and other crafty items including smittens!
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I am personally very intrigued to see some of these gorgeous creations in the flesh.
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Antigone.K

September A Plus Market (Box Hill) - Info

A Plus Market is honoured to be showcasing this talented local designer at the Box Hill A Plus Market.

Antigone.K Handmade Accessories makes jewellery from wooden puzzles using beautiful papers and incorporates the original puzzle image on the back.
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These little gems are gorgeous and would compliment anyone. Everyday garb can be transformed into a quirky, fun and playful outfit.

Antigone.K creates brooches, earrings and cufflinks, so you can even pick up some locally crafted bits for the man in your life.
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Each piece is unique, so come and find your piece of the puzzle
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A Plus Market Box Hill
Box hill Community Arts Centre
470 Station St, Box Hill
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