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[ Collections ]

Leaves Collection ~ Behind the scenes

How I Design & Create New Collections
I have two new collections that I’m hoping to launch on 1st September. One has been in the pipelines and on my brain for some time, the other is a newer idea I’ve been mulling over, but one which I’m no less passionate about. I’ve decided to keep the two collections separate for several reasons, but mainly...

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[ Plastic Free ]

Plastic Free July

Are you up for the challenge?
Choosing a sustainable and plastic-free lifestyle is a choice only you can make. However, it is one that can be broken down into small, easy and everyday steps, that after a while, become habits. While a world free from plastic will not fix all our climate and environmental problems, it is something that we - as indiv...

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[ Hypoallergenic Jewellery ]

What does ‘Hypoallergenic’ Jewellery Actually Mean?

What does 'Hypoallergenic' Jewellery Actually Mean?

Have you ever worn a new piece of jewellery, only to discover later that you have an itchy rash where the jewellery sat? Then you may have a jewellery allergy!But what exactly does 'hypoallergenic' mean? There’s a bit of confusion around this term, so let’s take a closer ...

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[ Pandemic ]

World in Crisis: Coping with Covid-19 lockdown

World in Crisis: Coping with Covid-19 lockdown

Hello, how are you doing? The world is currently gripped by the biggest health crisis - Coronavirus Covid-19 - in a century. How are you coping right now? There are so many posts out there about how to cope with quarantine, what we "should" be doing (everything it seems) and h...

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Suzie Horne as Owner Creator of Curlicue NZ
[ Background Story ]

The story behind Curlicue NZ

The story behind Curlicue NZ

Hello and Welcome!
My name is Suzie Horne and I am the Owner, Creative Director, CEO and everything in-between for my small Handmade Accessories business: Curlicue NZ.  I thought I'd start off by introducing myself - and tell you the story of why I started Curlicue NZ.My "Why?"I made...

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