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Y? Win a Diamond Necklace! That’s Y.

Brown Goldsmiths supports the Casco Bay YMCA Adaptive Services Auction with a raffle of a Diamond necklace valued at $1400. Only 100 entries will be sold. With each entry you will receive a sterling silver necklace set with a cubic zirconia and a chance to win the real Diamond necklace. Only 1 of the sterling silver necklaces has the special marking indicating the winner of the real Diamond...
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Who Said that “Last Minute” Can’t be Thoughtful?

       Okay, so I’m running behind. Our daughters are coming Tuesday from pretty far away, with two-plus grand-babies. We’ll have three, come May. Mom, at ninety-three, is living with us, stoking the wood cook-stove. Never mind that the kitchen thermometer often vaults over the 80-degree mark! (She is a mean laundry folder.) There’s still that blessed job, beloved...
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In Praise of Yellow – Unexpected Blessings

November’s ability to surprise us ~ at least those of us who’ve lived here for a while ~  is a given in Maine. A couple of weeks ago, despite temperatures about to plunge into the teens, and with snow in tomorrow’s forecast: behold! Just outside by the doorstep a solitary rosebud. My brother loved yellow ~ perhaps because he was colorblind. He didn’t mind a bit when the...
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Small Biz — Big Buzz: a few thoughts about Small

What’s with this Biz Buzz? Saturday, November 29, marks the 5th national Small Business Saturday celebration. That’s the Buzz. ***A “buzzable” update: We’re donating a pair of Diamond Studs to give away on New Year’s Eve for Shop Small Freeport participants. So what else is new? Most small businesses are a-buzz daily – week in, week out. It’s not a...
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Jewelry and Chocolate

Quelle Surprise: finding an article in my go-to gem newsletter linking two favorite passions, some might say weaknesses: Gemstones and Chocolate! Each is, or has been, touted for healing and/or medicinal qualities. Think Emerald, associated with soothing energies for the eyes, among other positive attributes. Who knew that chocolate was also touted as offering health benefits – way back...
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Jade I

Forget diamonds!   It’s all about Jade – at least for some of Asia’s wealthy! It’s also all about Jade, right here on Mechanic Street in Freeport, Maine on September 19 – 20th. That’s when our world-renowned Jade experts will showcase a rare collection of natural Jadeite Jade jewelry. Wary about purchasing Jade, especially on exciting travel adventures? Join...
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