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A Big Thank You To All My Lovely Customers!

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This year started out well. Earlier this month I hit 10,000 sales on my store on Etsy. This is the place where I first started selling online. This milestone wouldn't have been possible without all of you - my lovely customers - so thank you! Over 1100 of you have...

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Royal Mail Strikes This Autumn

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18th November Update: There have been changes to strike dates and new ones have been added:   It's likely that you've seen in the news that Royal Mail has announced a number of strike dates for this Autumn. If all the dates go ahead then expect regular delays in the...

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Purple Wyvern Jewels Is 10 Years Old Today - Thank You!

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It's official. Purple Wyvern Jewels is now 10 years old! A HUGE big thank you to all my wonderful customers over these past 10 years! Because without you buying my products this wouldn't have been possible. 💜 It truly does mean a lot to me that Purple Wyvern Jewels has...

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2022 Valentine's Day Gift Guide: A Treat For Your Love

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All the items in this Valentine’s Day gift guide are sold by independent small businesses. So why not show them some love by checking out their other items on their websites too! (Photo Credit: Nicole De Khors) Click on the person below you are buying for to jump to awesome...

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Can I Trust Online Product Reviews & Are They Genuine?

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I saw an article in the news the other day about "Christmas shoppers warned about fake online reviews - here's how to protect yourself". It made me think about how others might view product reviews and whether they can be trusted. Businesses Rely On Reviews Small businesses, in particular, depend...

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