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New jewellery from Wolf & Moon

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Delighted to introduce one of my favourite jewellery designers to Life Story.  Wolf & Moon is a handcrafted jewellery label created by British designer Hannah Davis. Each piece is lovingly handmade in her London studio. In this pictured collection Wolf & Moon has collaborated with designer, Alfred & Wilde, to create a collection of jewellery inspired by the platonic solids, a series of five solid shapes named after the Ancient Greek thinker Plato. The solid shapes are symmetrical, and their mathematical beauty has led them to be repeatedly linked to the construction of the universe. Each handmade piece has a white frosted base and...

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Lonely Planet recommends

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This article by Lonely Planet entitled 'The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences' is well worth a read through for locals and visitors alike. We were delighted to be included as a recommendation on where to visit.  Divided into sections such as coffee, craft beer, trinkets and memorable art, this is what they said about Life Story: Pretty good company! Thank you Lonely Planet.  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/great-britain/travel-tips-and-articles/the-cool-beyond-the-castle-edinburghs-top-local-experiences#ixzz3RVkHmVQJ 

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Copper, Cu

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The metal of love? Gold and silver tend be the two metals most frequently associated with jewellery, particularly in jewellery used as symbols of love.  So it comes as surprise to many that the humble copper shares a periodic table group with these two metallic heavyweights. Copper (symbol Cu) and its golden and silver sisters share Group 11 of the periodic table. The word copper itself is from the Latin word cuprum, meaning "from the island of Cyprus", already conjuring up romantic dreamy images, so why has copper not had the same share of the limelight until now? It's taken a long time to catch...

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How the Story Began

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2012. In the beginning, a shop transformation at the hands of the original proprietors made Life Story the beautiful store it is today. From royal blue and orange decor emerged white walls and bare wood. Once the elegant arched windows and other the original features such as the ceiling architrave were uncovered from under stained chipboard, Life Story was ready to begin its story as a interiors and lifestyle store.  2014. On 25 November 2014 the baton was handed over and Life Story Phase II began. With a fascination with functional design, minimalist interiors, local makers and Scandinavian, well, everything, I'm excited about my vision to take Life Story...

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