All you need is friends!

Thursday, 23 April 2015 12:54:40 Europe/London

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Friends. They share the ups and downs with you. You can choose them. You can have them for life. Isn’t that worth celebrating? Well, we think it is.

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Top 5 things to take to an event with you

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 06:54:14 Europe/London

Float – check. Business cards – check. Pens – check. There are a whole list of items on my checklist which I make sure I take with me to each event. However, there are a few “must have” items which I have learnt over the years are worth their weight in gold. Here’s a list of my top five – I wonder what yours would be?

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Never to old to learn - Lesson One

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:47:20 Europe/London

Keen Facebook followers of Seres will know that last year I had my first Work Experience pupil for a week. Together, we had great fun and, over the next few weeks, I thought I would share with you my favourite moments, starting with this gem of wisdom: If you want to learn about anything technical, ask a teenager! Read More
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Fall In Love With Our Beautiful Gems

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 04:00:40 Europe/London

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Seres is proud to bring you a sparkling new range to our collection!

Based around four key colours, our Gems Collection is created to the same exacting standards as Seres’ sterling silver collections.

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Anniversary Celebrations!

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 13:00:00 Europe/London

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Being with the person you love is a wonderful feeling and anniversaries can be fun to celebrate. For those of you who like to follow the traditional gift idea, here is an easy guide to the most popular landmarks. However, I’ve also given you the more modern alternative.

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Red is the new Black

Monday, 1 September 2014 10:00:00 Europe/London

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This year’s Emmy Awards in America saw one colour trending – red. Heidi Klum, 41, looked fabulous and showed how a simple long red dress can be worn with the minimum of fuss to create maximum style.

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Turn your wall magnetic

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 09:00:00 Europe/London

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Looking for a way to add a bit of fun to your child’s playroom? Perhaps you’re fed up with notice boards never being the right size for your office?

Magnetic paint could be the solution you’re looking for. Inexpensive and easy to use, it allows you to turn surfaces magnetic, quickly and easily.

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To wash or not to wash

Friday, 4 July 2014 09:08:07 Europe/London

blog No, I’m not talking about my teenager’s hygiene habits, but the dilemma many of us face with our love of silk. We know it looks great and makes us feel fab, but it costs so much to dry clean that it ends up staying in the cupboard for most of its life. Read More
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Country Life

Sunday, 15 June 2014 10:36:15 Europe/London

blog As the days get longer and the warmer weather seems a distinct possibility, the season of Country Shows approaches. For those of you who have never been to one, you’re missing a treat. Held throughout the UK, country shows are a fabulous collection of Britain at its best. Read More
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When Only The Best Is Good Enough

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:00:00 Europe/London

The internet is an incredible place. It brings the world to you with the click of a few buttons. But here’s the problem. When you’re thinking of making an online purchase, how do you have confidence that the virtual shop you’re buying from is any good?

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Yin-Yang: The Balance of Life

Monday, 29 April 2013 11:00:00 Europe/London

Chinese philosophy teaches about the power of “Yin-Yang”. Literally translated, it means “shadow and light” and it represents the co-existence of complimentary forces, for example, light and dark, male and female...

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The Language of Colour

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 08:00:00 Europe/London

Our homes are a reflection of ourselves – our likes and dislikes, our lifestyles and habits.  One of the influential elements to our home is colour. The science of colour is quite complex but there are some proven qualities to colours which you may want to consider if you are planning on redecorating.

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Unexpected Treasure!

Tuesday, 2 April 2013 11:30:38 Europe/London

Clearing out the garage at the weekend, I came across a box which has been unopened for the last two house moves. With no label to give a clue to what was inside, the contents turned out to be an unexpected treasure – photographs.

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Become A Seres V.I.P

Monday, 18 March 2013 10:44:28 Europe/London

We all like to be treated like a VIP. It’s lovely to be made to feel "special". And that is just what Seres does for its VIP Members. Did you know that throughout the year, Seres VIP Members are offered a range of exclusive offers and promotions from the Seresgifts.com boutique including discounts, Free P&P and online vouchers.

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Looking Good This Christmas

Monday, 3 December 2012 04:09:54 Europe/London

Following on from my Night and Day blog which gave useful tips on how to turn that daytime office look into a fun party style, here are some top tips from on how to get the festive make-up just right.

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Taking An Outfit From Day To Night

Saturday, 1 December 2012 09:17:38 Europe/London

Night and day, you are the one, as Cole Porter wrote in his timeless classic song. However, for many of us girls, the transition of taking an outfit from day to night can be a tricky one. With the party season fully underway, I thought I would give you a few tips to help...

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Christmas Posting Dates

Thursday, 29 November 2012 11:59:23 Europe/London

Christmas is coming! I don’t know about you, but it always seems to creep up on me, even though it’s the same day each year. In a bid to stay ahead of the game this year, I have made a note of The Royal Mail’s the last official posting date for letters and parcels and stuck it to my fridge door...

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Severe Weather Warning

Monday, 26 November 2012 10:35:53 Europe/London

It only seems like yesterday that we were celebrating Christmas and it seems incredible that it is only a matter of weeks until it is here again. However, with so much going on, we can quickly forget to make any allowance for one of the most unpredictable elements of Christmas – the weather!

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Plated silver from Seres? Surely not!

Monday, 19 November 2012 14:13:35 Europe/London

Yes, it’s true! Seres is actually proud that some of our silver is plated – but only because it’s rhodium plated! But what is Rhodium and why should you be pleased that some of our silver is plated with it?

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Shop For Gifts & Give To Charity

Friday, 2 November 2012 13:05:30 Europe/London

Autumn is upon us and with it comes an increase in gift fairs up and down the country. Seres Gifts has been an active participant of gift fairs since they started and is proud to be member of the Charity Fairs Association, an organisation which is dedicated to assisting event organisations and exhibitors in raising funds for many national charities.Read about why is this good news for shoppers...

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Silver... The Hidden Treasure

Monday, 15 October 2012 16:20:02 Europe/London

Silver is in higher demand than ever before. The upward trend for sterling silver accessories has been prominent for a while and shows no sign of slowing. However, it is not just the use of silver in the jewellery industry that keeps demand high...

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25 Ways to Wear a Scarf

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 12:34:40 Europe/London

At Seres, I’m passionate about pure silk and this is particularly true about the Seres collection of pure silk scarves. A pure silk scarf is wonderfully versatile as it will not only keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer, but can make you look stylish and individual anytime. Take a look at this video which shows you 25 different ways to wear a scarf in under five minutes...

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What do Fiona Bruce and Kate Middleton have in common?

Monday, 24 September 2012 17:17:59 Europe/London

Fiona Bruce and Kate Middleton... yes, they are all very successful and very tall! But they also have also learned how less can be more when it comes to jewellery...

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Celebrate with Silk!

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 20:36:29 Europe/London

An anniversary is a perfect opportunity of treating your loved one to a special gift to show them how much you care, but it’s not always easy to find the perfect present. Well, at Seres Gifts, we can at least help you find something wonderful in silk to celebrate your 12th anniversary!

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Keeping Up Appearances

Wednesday, 4 July 2012 23:05:53 Europe/London

There is a little bit of a magpie in many of us. We find ourselves attracted to shiny objects and there is nothing better than sterling silver jewellery to make us feel special! Unfortunately though, silver can tarnish and lose its wonderfully white, shiny appearance. But what is the best way of keeping it bright and sparkly?

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Faking It!

Tuesday, 1 May 2012 06:16:02 Europe/London

We’ve all seen it – a 925 stamp on silver. How many of us have assumed it means it must be sterling silver?

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Springtime Silver Gifts

Wednesday, 21 March 2012 09:37:17 Europe/London

Our springtime sterling silver collection captures the wonder of butterflies and dragonflies perfectly. So charming and beautiful, it's little wonder they continue to be some of our best-selling sterling silver jewellery items.

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Mother's Day Gifts

Thursday, 8 March 2012 23:14:43 Europe/London

This year Mothering Day falls on 18th March, so why not treat your special mum to any of our special Mother's Day gifts?

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New Silver and Silk Gift Website Here at Last!

Sunday, 14 August 2011 12:58:26 Europe/London

For some time I have been promising a new website for the Seres range of pure silk and sterling silver gifts.  I had the vision of what sort of online shopping experience I wanted my customers to have.  What I didn’t have was any idea about was just what was involved in making it a reality.

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