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Summer's Coming!

Posted by Barb Hudson on

We're nearing the end of spring and bounding into summer which brings with it lots of markets, Christmas  and a chance to sit in the sun (which after our sodden winter will be a pleasure). It's also a chance for us to take a step forward and photograph, describe and load more items into the store.  We've added bangles and cuffs to our range. These are pure copper and come in two weights... those which were originally copper tubing and the ones which are patterned from solid 8 gauge copper wire. The patterns on the bangles and cuffs are varied...

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Keeping track with photographs.

Posted by Barb Hudson on

While making jewellery there are a few different aspects to what I like to photograph. Here's the first... I like to photograph parts of the process of making (as long as I actually remember to interrupt myself and actually stop and do it!) I love having the reminder and those interested in what I'm doing seem to like seeing the process in action.... and no I don't see myself making a video any time soon! First step is selecting the stone if a stone is going to be used at all in the particular ring. It's handy to have a...

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FINALLY...The Barisa Store is live!

Posted by Barb Hudson on

The journey from a simple market stall once a month to what has evolved into markets most weekends culminated in this website which quietly went live on the 31st of May. Like Barisa markets The Barisa Store will be a continually evolving entity. There are already other segments we want to include sooner rather then later, targeted corporate gifts, hair accessories and embroidered accessories to mention a few. We'd love our followers to consider us when needing gifts for special occasions or indeed just when the jewellery collection is needing adding to. Committing to a website was a huge step...

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Barisa Store is on its way!

Posted by Barb Hudson on

Barisa Store is on its way!

The most exciting event for Barisa this year is on its way... (Apart from Americarna, The Beach Hop, Hot Rod Days, Nostalgia Drags, Ford Days, upcoming Queens Birthday Markets and VVDO ... not to mention the Little Big Markets, Zee markets and all the others we try to fit into our lives.) ... The exciting event is going to be the launch of our online store... (finally we hear you say). No longer will Aucklanders visiting us at a market in Tauranga be frustrated by not being able to buy that second pair of earrings when they get home! And...

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Heading towards Winter..2017

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Heading towards Winter..2017

(subtitled: Where is this year vanishing to?) It's a lovely day outside.. autumn at its best with little wind, fewer clouds and the need to discard any warmth saving clothing which we put over the standard leggings and a tunic! However I know this won't last and the winter markets are soon upon us with the first Little Big Market on the 6th of May (at Coronation Park at the Mount) and lots of others to follow. We have gone from having a market a month some years ago to finding it is now unusual to have a weekend off...

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