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We have a WINNER for the fantastic Blue and White Sapphire Ring, the lucky winner is Yvette Guelbert from Reading UK

yvette the lucky winner for the ring competition

Congratulations Yvette
Yvette entered the January 2006 Competion as outlined below

To start the New Year 2006 we have a beautiful Blue and White Sapphire Ring to be won by a very lucky person RRP £95.00. Made of 14-karat yellow gold, the ring features a cluster of 35 genuine round blue and white sapphires (2 mm, 1.72 total carat weight) in prong settings. The gold ring weighs Approximately 5.5 grams. A Beauty! SIZE (N) 7. The ring will arrive in a nice presentation box.

14kt blue and white sapphire ring
Value GBP £95.00

All you have to do is find this symbol your knight in shining armour within the website. When you have found it jot down the webpage and location and answer the following question.

From Greek Classical Mythology - When Apollo decided to find sanctuary at Delphi, he found something near a spring.
What did he find and what was it called?

Clue: Some may say this is a fictional animal and blows fire

Answers to the Competition is - Apollo found a dragon and it was called Python. The symbol is located on a photo of my grandmother, mother and son on the bottom of this page Photos


We have a WINNER for the Ruby Colour Heart Necklace and Earrings, the lucky winner is Pamela Smith from Blackpool UK

Congratulations Pamela

Pamela entered the February 2006 Competition as outlined below


Super prize to win this lovely ruby heart pendant and earrings set
knight in shining armour

Let your knight in shining armour help you win this fantastic prize. We are giving you the chance to win this stunning and endearing Ruby Colour Heart Necklace and Earrings Set to the value of GBP £25.00 This set has never been worn and dates to the late 1960ís. All the red hearts have genuine diamond dust as the label depicts in the photo. The gold tone chain is 17 inches long and the heart pendant is 1 inch. The pierced earrings are just under an inch each. A lovely set to wear for any occasion. The necklace set will arrive in a nice velveteen presentation box.


All you have to do to win this prize is answer the following questions

The first Silver English Florin was issued in 1849.

What was it popularly know as? it had two names
Why did it have two names?
Why was it withdrawn?


The Answers to the questions are
The Silver English Florin was Popularly known as - Graceless or Godless Florin
It had two names because it did not carry the traditional inscription D.G Del Gratia - by Gods Grace and F.D. Fidel Defensor - Defender of the faith
It was withdrawn because a virulent cholera epidemic in that year was widely blamed on the evil influence of the florin, which had to be withdrawn


We have a WINNER for the Victoria E Pearl Choker the winner is Margaret from the UK

Congratulations Margaret

Margaret entered the March 2006 Competition as outlined below

victoria e pearl choker

Win this fabulous Victoria E Pearl and Crystal Choker
Description: New Victoria E Designed in the USA Pearl Choker with Crystals. The choker features glass pearl with crystals The back of the choker is open to fit any neck size. The choker size is 14.5 inches but will generously expand to fit most neck sizes and consists of 60 pearls in total and carries numerous crystals which sparkle in the light. Perfect for weddings and special occasions. Brand New. RRP GBP £29.99

To win this wonderful choker all you have to do is answer the following question. What do Moroccan Brides have to do throughout the wedding ceremony and why?
The Answers to this competition is the Moroccan Bride closes her eyes throughout the wedding ceremony to keep the evil eye away


Winner for the December 2007 Competition
PAMELA DALBY - LANCASHIRE

Congratulations Pamela

CHRISTMAS COMPETITION
Win this Stunning 925 Sterling Silver and Chunky Sparkling Created Diamond Necklace





925 STERLING SILVER CHUNKY CREATED DIAMOND NECKLACE
VALUE OF PRIZE IS £ 50.00 equivalent to approx US Dollars $ 100.00


competition
All you have to do is identify part of this item featured on the website
First Correct Entry will win the Necklace

And the answer was

Item Vin 73 Vintage Richleau Necklace & Brooch





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