Heathergems Blog

  • Symbolism of the Pendant

    Pendants come in many shapes and sizes, they're worn all over the world and can transcend language barriers between people. They're unique, have some character and can give people a sense of personality...
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  • The History of the Brooch

    The brooch nowadays is a very decorative piece of jewlery for many, it ranges from different shapes and sizes with different designs on them such as the Highland Coo Brooch or the Scottie...
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  • One of the oldest trees in Europe

    One of the oldest trees in Europe is located in a small village in Perthshire, Scotland called Fortingall. (Quite near our Heathergems factory in Pitlochry!) The churchyard is host to a tree which has...
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  • The Highland Games

    It's May, which means its that time of year when we put on the Highland Games and celebrate all around Scotland. Plenty of contests, dancing and, of course, the food and drink. That time of year when you...
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  • The Highland Coo Trail

    When you think Scotland and what it has to offer you may think of the usual haggis, whisky or Irn Bru. But another staple of our culture is Highland Cows or 'Coos'. They're all-around Scotland and are...
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  • Valentine’s gift guide

    There is a reason why the classic gifts like jewellery, chocolate and flowers are so popular for Valentine’s Day - it’s because they generally go down well. While we won’t recommend...
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  • Christmas gift ideas from Heathergems

    The festive season is here once more. The advent calendars have been opened, the Elf on a Shelf has been dusted off and it’s time to begin Christmas shopping. And while we can’t help you think...
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  • Our biggest selling Heathergems item this month

    Christmas, it seems, comes earlier every year. And that is certainly something we have experienced at Heathergems this month. Surprisingly, one of our biggest sellers this July has been the Heathergems...
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  • Father's Day Gift Guide

    Father’s Day is fast approaching, so we’re going to look at the range of Heathergems gifts ideal for your father, or father-figure. Our range of handcrafted Scottish gifts includes things...
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  • Heathergems Christmas Gift Guide

    Christmas is coming, and that means it is time to show your loved ones what they mean to you, And what better way than by gifting them some sustainable, handcrafted Scottish jewellery from Heathergems? But...
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  • Wedding jewellery tips

    There are many ways to show you and your partner are joining as one during your wedding. One of the simplest and sweetest ways is to use accessories that complement each other. For her, this could mean...
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  • Summer at Heathergems

    Spring and Summer are always busy times here at Heathergems. Heather becomes woody in the spring, which means it no longer provides nutritional value to animals, and can stop new plants from growing....
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  • Valentines Day gift ideas

    At Heathergems, we understand how important it is to celebrate those special occasions, especially the times you can reaffirm your love for your special someone. That’s why we supply a whole range...
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  • Christmas Gifts from Heathergems

    Christmas is a time for giving, for showing those you care about just how much you love them. So no doubt you want to give a more unique Christmas gift than the usual bath sets, novelty Snowman socks...
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  • Statement wedding jewellery

    With wedding season in full swing, and many weddings taking place after a year of postponements, it can be difficult to make your big day stand out. One way to do this is by coming up with a theme that...
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