Cremation ashes – A world of wonder

TRIGGER WARNING! The following post contain graphic descriptions and photographs of cremation ashes and/or processes. If you feel that you may be triggered by such information, please consider this before reading any further.  Lifeline – National Counselling line: 0861 322 Read More

Beware of package scams

Nothing’s better than finding out you’ve got a package waiting for you, and cybercriminals know that all too well.  That’s why they like to send fake notifications alerting you to a package waiting for you. Of course, all they really Read More

Keepsake Design Options

The choice is always yours… Here at Megan Goldner Designs, we have various design options when it comes to Keepsake items with memorial ashes. The most important part to remember is that as all cremains are different in colour and consistency Read More

A pursuit of creativity

With silly season in full swing, and me trying to keep myself grounded in the chaos that is the day to day in my workshop, this still resonates with me so hard! I just had to share it again: ‘There Read More

Mica pigments

Natural Form One of the initial questions that most people have regarding mica pigment is the most obvious: what is it? Mica is the name given to a group of silicate minerals which can be ground down into a sparkling Read More

Keepsake thoughts

I sometimes sit and ask myself ‘Why am I making Keepsake jewellery?’, and it always comes back to a few thoughts that is constantly my driving force.. Losing a loved one is perhaps, if not, one of the most difficult Read More

A South African Story…

A South African Story… There’s a beautiful story about human worth that comes out of the ugliness of war. During the second Anglo-Boer War (South African War) of 1899-1902, the English were struggling to defeat the Boers who had adopted Read More

It’s the end of 2018!

With less than 7 weeks till we are in 2019, and the year end madness in full swing, I though I would share some information and dates with you for our panning for the next couple of weeks.  **BLACK FRIDAY Read More

Silver

The History on Silver The word silver is from the Anglo Saxon name, “seolfor”, and from the Latin name Argentum, we obtain the periodic table symbol for silver, Ag. This precious metal was only discovered 2000 years after gold in 4000bc. Ancient Read More