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30/06/2017

Gemporia - Celebrating National Selfie Day With Blogger Friends

Hi Everyone
Did you know that last week on the 21st of June was national selfie Day? Did you share yours? 


Here's what happened on my selfie day....
I was contacted by Gemporia, a Jewellery Boutique full of every gemstone imaginable.This is their mantra

"Gemporia offers the very best in stylish affordable jewellery and responsibly made genuine gemstone Jewellery" 

The plan was that some of us over 40 bloggers (I'm well past that!) were to choose our favourite piece and show it off via a selfie. I was put forward for this by my good blogger buddy Emma, but I didn't know who else was involved.

I set about scouring the site for something to choose, and boy is there a lot to choose from! 
Here is what I chose


These beautiful bangles, one of Aquamarine, my favourite, and the other two are Sky blue and white topaz, and for contrast I chose Amethyst. All surrounded by little White Topaz gems.You can find them here

I was surprised at how affordable it all was and actually wondered what the quality would be like, but I was very pleasantly surprised. When you start your Christmas shopping or any other gifting times, take a look at what you can find on this fantastic site.Or even better treat yourself!

On the actual day of the National selfie, I loaded my photo up and found two of my other blogging buddy's there! So impressed with their photos and what they had chosen I thought I would share them with you, plus my own of course.I always get a bit nervous of the close-up selfie, but it's good to show the world that us over 40 women have a voice when it comes to fashion and beauty. We are just as powerful in the industry now as the 18-40 yr olds!
If you wish to read the article on the #Gemfie day you can find it here



So here's Moi!


Meet Emma of The Style Splash. Emma chose a Tanzanite ring.The baby of us all and you would never think she was in her forties!  Do take a look at her Instagram here



Gail of Is this Mutton? Chose an Opel ring. So elegant. You can find Gails Instagram here I know a lot of you already know Gail for her fabulous fashion and beauty blog.



Anna of Annas Island Style has chosen a Citron Feldspar ring. Anna works in an art gallery on the Isles of Scilly.I'm always admiring her photos. You can find Anna's Instagram here

I thought it was lovely for us all to be featured together on this campaign. I'm not sure if the girls knew it would be us together, but for me, it just made the article that little bit more special.

Do take a look at all the beautiful sparklies that Gemporia have to offer.

Bangles c/o Gemporia

XO Laurie

Pop by tomorrow for my sales post. There are some great deals going on!


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  1. I didn't know about the celebration but everyday is a good day for a gift! Your bangles are sooooo pretty!!

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    1. Thank you Dan. The website is full of sparklies! I had a job deciding! xx

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  2. Fun post and beautiful selfies! Thank you for joining the Ladies Who Link Up today! Peace!
    Cheryl Tucker
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

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  3. A fun time with friends and I really like the jewelry.

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    1. Thank you Carol! Thank you so much for stopping by xx

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  4. Great choices and selfies ladies. You all look fab.

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  5. Fun! Hard to beat pretty jewels and fun time with bloggers!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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    1. Thank you Amy. Yes it's lovely when bloggers get to do something together. xx

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  6. Wow so many lovely pieces! I love your bangles Laurie. Have a lovely weekend.

    Gemma x
    www.jacquardflower.uk

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  7. Ah, all these wonderful lady's! Fabulous!

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  8. You shouldn't worry about close up photos because you look FAB! Love the jewelry you picked out!
    http://styleforlessvegas.wordpress.com

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    1. Aw, thanks Darlene. That's a lovely compliment xx

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  9. Sending much love from America to all your lovely faces. Xo Jonet

    www.FabulouslyChicOver50.com

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  10. You do look lovely in your selfie, always,so serenely beautiful. The bangles were a good choice.

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    1. Haha! Mary! If only you could be a fly on the wall for 24hrs! I think you'd change your mind xx

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  11. Thank you for sharing our photos! I love those bangles and that's a beautiful photo of you xxx

    Emma
    www.style-splash.com

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    1. Thank you Emma. It's good to share the blogger love xx

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  12. Wonderfull pictures and so amazing juwelry. You look amazing Laurie.
    XO Tina

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  13. It was a lovely surprise for me too to find you in the same feature Laurie. I loved browsing through the website and could have chosen so many gorgeous gemstone pieces. At least I know where to look for gifts for my girlfriends now!

    Anna x

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    1. I was pleasantly surprised too! The quality is good and the prices reasonable. xx

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  14. I love the opal, it is my birthstone #CreativeMondays

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    1. You should take a look! The site has some gorgeous Opals on there xx

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  15. I loved all of the jewellery Laurie! Thanks for sharing at #overthemoon link party. Have a great week!

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  16. Lovely post, I posted lots of selfies that day, hehe :) Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays.

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  17. Didn't realize it was national selfie day, even though I was on holiday in the UK at the time ... Gemporia seem to have some lovely pieces, must check them out! xxx

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  18. Stylish and pretty jewelry is always a plus in any ensemble and you chose well. Thank you for sharing on my Fine-Whatever link up.

    Rena
    www.finewhateverblog.com

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  19. Beautiful and what a good idea. And yes, those of us over 40 can still pull off a good picture! :)

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  20. Some great choices there - and fab selfies - thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

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  21. Some gorgeous jewellery. I always love a jewellery haul! 😉
    Thanks for linking to #pocolo

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