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Week 11, earrings and a visit to Auckland

Week 11, earrings and a visit to Auckland

Week 11 sees Auckland in my radar, having a fabulous Greek dinner with friends it seemed silly to not stay up there and go to an Auckland Café as part of my 52 project, I could never in a million years get round them all so it was a bit of a hit and miss as where to go this time.  

I chose a café called the Corner Café in Point Chevalier as it right by the specialty shop I wanted to go to and it looked pretty cute on Google maps. We had a lovely breakfast there and the coffee was quite nice, in fact there really wasn’t anything to complain about, nice décor, staff were friendly and polite and  other than the 4 police cars, 2 ambulances and 2 fire engines screaming past with sirens blazing, it was peaceful and had a nice ambience. So 8/10 for this one.

The specialty shop I wanted to go to was The Bead Hold http://www.beadhold.co.nz/ which I found on Facebook when I was trying to source some black pearls to make earrings with. The shop we had in Hamilton had closed down so it was hard to find what I wanted and buying off the rack just didn’t cut it, I couldn’t find the sort of earrings I wanted so I had to make them. These are what I created along with some pretty red glass drops. I brought enough stuff to make several other things but needless to say I’ll be popping back to this mecca of jewellery making supplies again soon!

Posted: Monday 18 March 2013

Comments

  • hah too funny that bead shop is where Mandi and I met to get some extra crystals for her dress - man she thought she was in heaven for a while :)
    Posted: 2013-03-18 22:48    
  • hah too funny that bead shop is where Mandi and I met to get some extra crystals for her dress - man she thought she was in heaven for a while :)
    Posted: 2013-03-18 22:47    

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