22 May 2013
Congratulations to the three lucky winners of our Trollbeads competition, who win a Luck & Joy bracelet each! The winners have been contacted directly. We look forward to seeing how the bracelets evolve.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our in-store Trollbeads Collectors Event between 27th April and 11th May.
Photo: Winner Alison wearing her new Luck & Joy bracelet.
16 May 2013
Have you seen these adorable charm necklace greeting cards yet? Our collection of Lily Charmed charm necklaces are now in store and online, with a perfectly quirky message suitable for any occasion.
19 April 2013
Now you can get your hands on this luscious limited edition Aurora bangle! Available from today for a limited time, the beautiful Aurora bead is available to purchase in this Limited Edition bangle only. Including a Trollbeads sterling silver bangle, two stoppers and the Aurora bead, the set is available to purchase for the bundle price of £125. With limited stock available, get yours while you can!
12 April 2013
Brighten up your spring with this Limited Edition Royal Orange bead! Available for a limited time only, this beautifully faceted cut glass bead has been created in celebration of the Dutch Prince of Orange’s accession to the throne in The Netherlands.
This zesty bead is available to purchase at £32 in store and online now.
4 April 2013
Congratulations to Sam and James for being the winners of our draw at Powderham Castle Wedding Show on Sunday 24 March. They win our competition prize of £50 in Carol Anne vouchers to spend on their wedding jewellery.
Thank you to everyone who visited our stand again this year at the Powderham Castle Wedding Show and good luck with the wedding planning to all our brides and grooms getting married this year!
7 March 2013
Three new beautiful beads have made their way into the Trollbeads collection just in time for Mother’s day. Treat your Mum to flowers with a difference this year, with Mum’s Bouquet or the Messenger beads, or the Ruby Rock precious stone bead.
Available in store and online now.
19 February 2013
The perfect Mother’s Day gift for all mums out there collecting Trollbeads — save £23 with the Mother’s Day Selection trio of beads. For only £46, give your mother the sweet gift of Light Blue Pastel, Hydrangea and Pink Desert perfectly bundled up for Mother’s Day Sunday 10th March, .
25 January 2013
The Trollbeads Spring Launch always seems to land at the best possible time—when winter is truly starting to drag and the novelty of log fires and hot cocoa have long worn off. This year’s collection is both happy and warm, with vibrant beach hut colours mixed in with “pebble mosaic” pastel tones. Immerse yourself in another inspiring spring summer collection of more than 40 new products, available to purchase now.
11 December 2013
Selected Virtue rings are now in our End of Line Sale. Save 30% off RRP while stocks last.
Carol Anne is incredibly proud to have been praised by the National Jewellery awards this year and for Nicky to have been selected as finalist for the ‘Star of The year’ Category
Last year was an exceptional year for Carol Anne Jewellery; celebrating our 25th Birthday, opening our third store in Exeter Princesshay, launching a new collection of our own hallmarked diamonds and now for Nicky Shopland the Sales Director, to have been shortlisted for ‘Star’ of the year really is the icing on the cake
Imaginative and creative, Trollbeads new Christmas Collection beads are guaranteed attention grabbers. There are three new unconventional and three traditional, festive beads to celebrate the fun and magic of Christmas time.
Celebrate the season when nature comes alive with Trollbeads delightful new spring collection which creates a sparkle of sunshine with its gorgeous silver birds, delicate flowers and even a tiny silver Soccer ball. Combined with the soft pastel nuances of jade and amazonite stone beads and beautifully bound with an intricate silver swan lock. This romantic floral selection is a little taste of paradise, evoking sparkling spring sunshine with feminine floral tones.
We now have a new collection of sterling silver and glass beads, especially for all you bead and charm collectors out there. Virtue offer a wide range of beads, varying from plain silver to stone set silver and a number of coloured glass and semi precious stone beads. Do have a look at our Virtue section of the website for the full collection.
2 July 2010
Thank you everyone who joined us at our Trollbeads Fundraising Event and helped us raise an amazing £1500 for Help for Heroes. In an effort to raise money, a Trollbeads lampwork artist joined the Exeter boutique for the day to make authentic glass Trollbeads to some lucky 40 Trollbeads collectors. There was a lot of excitement surrounding the bead making and a great atmosphere and support for the charity. Many Trollbeads collectors enjoyed coming along to have a look at the beautiful glass beads being made and sharing their Trollbeads stories with each other.
Congratulations to our competition winners Angela Kick (pictured left) and Gemma Nelmes (pictured right) who won a Limited Edition Prism bead in our Lucky Dip and Count the Trollbeads respectively! Other winners in the Lucky Dip were Mrs Parsons and Mrs Claydon! The winner of our Trollopoly raffle is Mrs Wilkins who will receive the Trollbeads version of the well known boardgame Monopoly! Congratulations to all winners!
Our Justgiving profile is still open for donations should you wish to join in on the fundraising.
Thank you again for your invaluable support in helping our heroes!
31 January 2011
Take an early holiday this spring with Trollbeads! Beautiful tropical hues and flowers are the new additions to the Trollbeads collection this spring, reminiscent of a past holiday. Inspired by the seaside and tropical flora, the gentle pastels and deep midnight tones are a perfect compliment to the Autumn Collection from last August.
Perfectly feminine, there are some perfect Valentine’s and Mothering Sunday gift ideas in this new collection.
Available from Monday 31st January. View the complete collection in our online shop.
28 February 2011
Trollbeads have brought a completely fresh collection of Debut bracelets. With five new colour combinations and ‘Champagne Fizz’ back by popular demand, this is the perfect way to start a new bracelet. Browse our Debut bracelet section to see the new range, available from today!
21 March 2011
Brand new additions for spring 2011 are now available in our Linda Macdonald designer collection. The sweet ‘Flutter’ and ‘Love Birds’ collections are an embodiment of everything we associate with spring. Beautiful sterling silver with accents of 9ct gold are that silver lining and ray of sunshine we need after a long hard winter.
You can browse the new collections in our Linda Macdonald designer section.
6 April 2011
Eagerly anticipated by Trollbeads fans worldwide, the UK collection of the World Tour beads are finally here! With four new beads introduced today and only available through official UK retailers, the new beads represent quintessential United Kingdom.
14 June 2011
A playful take on the British seaside, reminiscent of the beach holidays of the olden days (beach huts and all), Kit Heath Beachcomber add to their pebble bead range with flashes of colourful enamel. Available now in-store and online, take a look at this very nostalgic and sweet, must-have new release.
3 August 2011
The popular Debut bracelets have received a refresh for the Autumn Winter season. The six new stylish combinations are sure to brighten your day as days start to become cooler and nights are getting darker. Each bracelet comes with the bracelet size of your choice, a Trollbeads lace lock and two selected glass beads.
The perfect way to start a new Trollbeads collection, with the Debut bracelet you save an impressive £30 compared to buying everything separately.
3 August 2011
We are getting ready for the new Lola Rose Autumn Winter launch with an End of Season Sale! Save an impressive 25% on all remaining Lola Rose pieces from the Spring/Summer collection! Get in there while you can!
22 August 2011
The winner of this years People’s Bead competition as voted by Trollbeads fans world wide, the design for Rolling Waves was submitted by Denise Tong from Hong Kong. Inspired the tsunami that swept the east coast of Japan last March, Denise says “A thought came to my mind: We are indeed very small and we have to be humble and respect nature. This is the inspiration for Rolling Waves.”
26 August 2011
The Autumn Winter collection from Trollbeads is finally here! With retro paisley and organic autumnal tones, the new beads ring true with this season’s hot trends. From glittering goldstone to silver patterns with an authentic Trollbeads feel, the new collection is sure to be a successful addition to the Trollbeads family.
9 September 2011
A few pieces remain and have now been reduced by an amazing 50%! Bag it while you can!
07 October 2011
If you’re a student you will love our one night only Princesshay Student Lock In event! From 7pm until 9pm on Monday 10th October we are open exclusively for student, offering an impressive 20% off everything! A lucky few shoppers will also receive a Trollbeads goody bag with their purchase!
You can pre-register your interest to join in on the fun at the lock in event! You will receive a all access pass, entitling you to shop at all participating Princesshay retailers.
14 October 2011
Our Barnstaple is having its Grand Opening after being closed for two weeks for a brand new make over. Join us on Saturday 15th October for a glass of bubbly to celebrate the opening and enter our competition for a chance to win a spring break in Amsterdam! We will have special promotions running for one day only, saving you at least 15% on any purchase made.
21 November 2011
To help you find the perfect gift this Christmas, we have condensed all your essential silver pieces into one simple, aptly named collection – Essentials! This includes all your timeless favourites as well as the essential seasonal additions, updated to include all current fashions and trends. Whether you are looking for something for yourself or need that special Christmas present sorted, there is something for everyone in the Essentials collection!
6 January 2012
Twelve Limited Edition charm beads launch today, depicting each animal representing the Chinese zodiac signs. Designed by He Yang Hong, these beads have intricately been designed in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
Find your zodiac sign, each birth year assigned to a sign in a twelve year cycle.
These limited edition charm beads will only be available while stocks last so buy early to avoid disappointment!
27 January 2012
Trollbeads bring a breath of fresh air with the launch of their new Spring Collection. With quirky “tea time” silver charms, creamy chocolate and fresh green hues through the glass beads, this collection is inherently Spring like!
The collection includes one new lock, 11 new silver charms, one silver pendant and three silver and glass pendants, two pairs of earring accessories, one gold charm, 12 new glass beads, one precious stone bead, one precious stone kit, four glass kits including the two new kits with new glass beads, making it one of the largest launches to date!
This launch sees the end of a number of charms that are retiring from the current collection. Have a look in our retired section for a full list of our currently available retired beads.
8 February 2012
Whilst getting ready to welcome the new spring collection of Lola Rose, we have made final reductions on our Winter Sale! Enjoy 50% OFF all winter Lola Rose, whilst stocks last.
12 March 2012
Our Lola Rose Spring Summer collection is now available online. With a zesty range of spring/summer colours, it’s easy to see how Lola Rose can perk you up.
28 March 2012
Perfectly timed for Easter, Trollbeads are today launching a collection of sweet egg shaped glass tassel charms to celebrate this springtime season. Made in coloured clear glass in Easter pastels, the Easter egg charms are available in three key colours with a number of individual variations. The Easter egg charms have a Universal toggle ring and can to be worn on the majority of major brand bead bracelets.
9 May 2012
More styles have been added to our Spring Watch Sale! Take a peek—one of them might well be what you’ve been eyeing up…
11 May 2012
Celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with an extra special sparkle. Commemorating the Diamond Jubilee with a threesome of Pink, White or Blue Diamond bead starter bracelets, each bracelet comes with the feature diamond bead in one of the Union Jack colours as well as a lace lock and a 17cm Trollbead bracelet chain. Retailing at a special set price of £96, you save £37 from the full retail price, the equivalent of a free bracelet chain. Available now for a limited time only.
15 June 2012
Today sees the launch of Trollbeads World Tour Event, the first time when all 13 World Tour countries’ bead collections will be available worldwide. The whole collection will be available in limited numbers during the summer months until resuming their positions in each hosting country.
24 August 2012
It’s that time of year again—the new Trollbeads collection is finally here! Life and love is at the heart of this collection with warm coral and cool indigo making up the colour palette for the season. Shop online or in store now to see the complete collection.
16 October 2012
Our new Lola Rose autumn pieces are now available, in a range of beautiful and rich tones designed to complement your autumn wardrobe. Whether you’ve a special occasion or an office meeting, the Lola Rose collection has something perfect for you.
5 November 2012
The much anticipated Trollbeads collection, dedicated to celebrating the winter holiday season, is finally here! Get in Christmas mood by adding these wintry designs to your collection. From cute little penguins and polar bears to a more classic Christmas tree, the guaranteed show-stopper Ice Blue Diamond bead—there is sure to be a bead for every taste.
Don’t miss the two limited edition glass kits in black and gold “Christmas Decorations” and traditional red and green “Sweet Christmas”.
3 January 2013
The Lola Rose Autumn Winter Collection is now our end of season sale! Enjoy 50% off whilst stocks last. Browse the collection online now.
James from Exmouth, joins us at our Exeter Boutique to present it to his fiancee Charlotte. James comments “Wow i never win anything, i didn’t even tell Charlotte i had entered!” This winner from this fabulous free prize draw was drawn randomly this week…
The Guardian newspaper has named Carol Anne as one of the South West’s top independent retailers.
16th January 2008
North Devon based jewellery designer Kit Heath has launched a stunning new take on the fashionable bead bracelets setting the jewellery market alight.
Trollbeads have launhced a limited edition Chinese Bracelet that is sure to have collectors throughout the UK bristling with excitement. With only 500 hand made bracelets released don’t miss your chance to add this beautiful bracelet to your collection.
The Antique flower Trollbead 61379 is changing colour. The green colour used in the original bead has gone out of production and so new Antique Flower beads will have a lighter colour as shown in the image. We have a limited supply of the old beads so if it’s on your list, hurry soon to avoid disappointment
Two Barnstaple women, Gemma Elen and Becky Loney of Carol Anne Jewellery in Holland Walk Barnstaple, are celebrating after gaining the internationally renowned Professional Jewellers’ Diploma this spring after completing their 18 month Jewellery Education and Training (JET) course awarded by the National Association of Goldsmiths.
The Diploma, which is split into two parts, JET 1 & 2, has over the years become a benchmark for retail jewellers in providing their staff with a professional qualification, enhancing customer service, increasing consumer confidence and providing essential product knowledge.
This year 121 candidates successfully passed the JET 2 award, and Becky was one of only 55 who gained an A grade in her final exam, whilst Gemma passed her course work with an A*.
Nicky Shopland, Sales Director of Carol Anne Jewellery, said “We at Carol Anne are extremely proud of all of our girls for their achievement and taking on the commitment of juggling work and study at the same time. We want our customers to be able to shop with piece of mind, so knowing that our staff are qualified they can be confident that the advice and service they receive at Carol Anne is correct and given in a professional manner.”
Carol Anne Jewellery is a leading independent jewellery retailer in the South West with boutiques in Barnstaple, Exeter and Taunton, having over 25 years experience in designer jewellery.
3 June 2010
The lovely limited edition Peacock Pearl is still available to purchase and is now also available to purchase through our website! We still have stock of this pearl bead but don’t know how long it is going to be available for. It’s better to be safe than sorry, if you want this bead buy it soon or you may regret it later! The Peacock Pearl is available in our Trollbeads “Pearls and Stones” section for £38.
17 June 2010
Delicate, collectable and interchangeable earrings are the newest addition to the Trollbeads family!
A new level of personalised and individual jewellery, Trollbeads earrings come in a range of different charms and earring hook options. Choose from solid sterling silver hooks, priced at £21, or choose a more lavish 18ct gold hooks with diamonds for £252.
There’s a collection of 20 different charm pairs you can combine with the hooks. Prices start at £39 for silver charms. There are two sweet gold plated charms, Sun Circle and Morning Dew. The collection is completed with five precious stone accessories in Amethyst, Rose Quartz, Black Onyx, Chalcedony and Green Prehnite at £60 a pair.
Some of the designs are perfect to layer against each other for a gorgeous unique look.
Have a look in our Trollbeads Earrings section for the full range and prices!
23 June 2010
We are excited to announce that we are hosting a Trollbeads Fundraising Event in our Exeter boutique on Tuesday 29 June. We will be raising money for the worthy Help For Heroes charity, supporting our wounded soldiers. We are also offering the rare opportunity to see how the extremely popular glass Trollbeads are made throughout the day from 10.00am until 8.00pm.
A trollbeads lampwork artist will be joining us to demonstrate the skills and creativity that goes into making each beautiful glass bead. If you are nearby on the day, don’t miss this opportunity to come and socialise with other Trollbeads collectors and share your stories of your Trollbeads journey. Everyone is welcome to join in on the fundraising and there’s a also chance to win a unique limited edition Trollbead to add to your collection! You can find our Exeter boutique in Princesshay, next to Debenhams on 8 Roman Walk.
26 July 2010
These beautiful pebble like beads are a perfect celebration or keepsake for that lovely summer holiday. Made from sterling silver and carved semi precious stones no bracelet is quite alike – your memories will make it truly your own!
The Beachcomber collection has expanded to include inspirational ready made bracelets and whole new range of refreshing and soothing textures and colours. Whether you holidayed in the tropical, mediterranean or our own Devon coastline, there is a bead to capture the essence of any dream holiday. It is truly a collection for all lovers of travelling.
16 August 2010
The long awaited Autumn 2010 Trollbeads release is finally here. With beautiful seasonal hues and a truly stunning collection of new zodiac beads, this is a very satisfying addition to the collection.
Twelve new intricately designed solid sterling silver beads representing each star sign are sure to be a treasure to all lovers of astrology. Two new kits, each featuring six glass beads, are a beautiful representation of the coming season. Lakeside Forest features deep and dewy hues whereas the Contemporary kit features bright and cheerful colours with abstract designs not dissimilar to those seen in any contemporary art gallery.
Big Earth is also making a much welcomed return after being retired in 2001. The large bead would make a perfect “pièce de résistance” to any bracelet or necklace. Also being added to the collection are Water, Two Sides to Everything and Trefoil Knot, three more abstract designs but still designs true to the Trollbeads name.
You can now view and purchase all the new additions in our Trollbeads shop under the 2010 Autumn collection.
14 October 2010
This October, the international breast cancer awareness month, a new set of Empowerment bead kits are available from Trollbeads.
Like the pink ribbon which reminds us all of its connection with breast cancer awareness, these pink beads are designed to raise awareness as well as support the charities that work closely with trying to prevent and treat cancer. For each bead sold, £10 will be donated to Cancer Research UK, the nominated charity for Trollbeads in the UK.
Ten beautiful beads make up a kit, which is available to purchase for £250. The beads can also be purchased individually for £25.
12 November 2010
A beautiful Winter collection from Trollbeads is now available! With snowy and sparkling themes, it is the perfect addition to the collection in this cold yet festive season. There are three new silver beads as well as the People’s Bead 2010 winner, Ice Bear. A beautiful and delicate 18ct gold bead Little Precious (£291) is a perfect addition to any Trollbead bracelet. Three new wintery earring accessories are also available.
People’s Bead 2010
The Ice Bear (£52), a solid sterling silver bead, is a constant reminder to us of the fragility of our ever changing climate. This little fellow will remind you to treasure nature and make a personal effort into saving his life. His homeland is what faces the biggest threat from climate change.
Also available are two Limited Edition kits. Both are an interesting take on the festive season, Christmas in Australia and Christmas in Hawaii. While we all dream of a warm holiday somewhere nice this time of year, these beads are the next best thing, an exotic version of Christmas!
14 January 2011
We have a selection of Breil Milano watches in our sale. With up to 38% savings this is the time to bag a bargain. Save £155 off the recommended retail price on this limited edition automatic Manta divers’ watch!
4 February 2011
Just over a week to go, there is still time to bag that special Valentine’s gift. A small token of affection will go a long way and will be remembered for a long time. Go on – be romantic! We have helped you out with some suggestions in our Valentine’s collection.
23 February 2011
Our successful Virtue rings range has now been extended to include the complete current 2011 range. This includes additions in silver rings, silver and gold rings as well as completely new 9ct yellow gold rings. The combinations are endless, the Virtue stacking rings extend to over 120 lines. Perfectly stylish worn both in multiples or individually.
You can view the complete collection here.
1 March 2011
We are excited to announce our new collection of Lola Rose jewellery. A fresh take on affordable jewellery, Lola Rose is a leading fashion jewellery designer in the UK. From natural to more zingy colours, Lola Rose jewellery is perfect for everyday as well as an eye popping ‘wow’ piece. You can now browse the 2011 Spring Summer collection in our Lola Rose section.
4 March 2011
Today sees the launch of a Limited Edition bead kit from Trollbeads. The delicately oriental Kimono Kit is a creation of Japanese designer Nozomi Kaji. Inspired by traditional Japanese designs, the Kimono Kit reflects the colours and patterns of a traditional silk kimono.
Unlike any other beads in the Trollbeads collection, the Kimono beads have a unique matt finish. Silky smooth to the touch and calming to the eye, the Kimono beads are an elegant addition to the collection.
The beads are available to purchase individually at £26 or in a kit of six beads at £156. Limited in numbers, these beads will be available while stocks last. To view the new range, browse our Limited Edition section.
16 March 2011
It has never been easier to start a new Trollbead bracelet. At £57 the Invitation bracelet offer gives you a fantastic saving of £20! With a choice of three sterling silver locks, the bracelet comes in various sizes. So pick a lock and bracelet size and get started with Trollbeads!
The Invitation bracelet is complemented by the Debut bracelet offer, which includes the chain, lace lock and an additional two selected glass beads for the price of £99. To browse all options view our Debut Bracelet collection.
4 April 2011
Eagerly anticipated by Trollbeads fans worldwide, we are excited to announce the arrival of a UK collection of the World Tour beads. A unique set of beads, only available through official UK retailers, the new World Tour beads will become available on Wednesday 6 April.
Check back on Wednesday for the full repertoire!
27 May 2011
Today sees the launch of a limited edition kit, aptly named the Flower Diamond Collection. Six of our favourite flower beads have received a sparkling update for this very limited run of Trollbeads. Add a bit of shimmer to your summer with these stunning beads!
Available now in a kit of six beads for £210 or as individual beads for £35.
20 June 2011
Gina Stewart Cox Friendship bracelets – the must-have item of the season! A fashion statement, these vibrant coloured bracelets are the perfect way to add a bit of fun and brightness to your summer look. Available now in various colours and styles.
16 August 2011
Our Autumn range of DKNY watches is finally available online as well as instore, from the everyday pieces to the glitzy and glamorous statement watches. Which will it be?
19 September 2011
Our sale is now in full swing both online and in store. With many items half price or less, now is the time to bag a bargain!
11 November 2011
A brand new collection from Trollbeads celebrating the festive season is now available instore and online. With two limited edition kits in wintery colours as well as a handful of festive yet permanent additions to the collections, these beads should make a sparkling appearance on Christmas day on your Trollbeads bracelet. Be quick – the limited edition glass beads can’t be guaranteed to hang around forever!
03 January 2012
Due to popular demand the Maternity and Paternity Trollbeads are now available in silver, joining the silver and 18ct gold beads previously released in the Trollbeads Autumn 2011 collection. The silver versions will be available for £53 each, joining the Silver Group 5 collection.
16 January 2012
Our end of season sale has started with Lola Rose! Save 25% on all Autumn Winter 2011 pieces, a perfect treat or Valentine’s gift idea!
10 February 2012
Just arrived – Limited Edition Valentine’s Heart bracelets by Gina Stewart Cox. These friendship style bracelets feature a spinning framed heart charm, created especially with Valentine’s Day in mind! Available in two colours, a vibrant Rouge red and Bordeaux grape.
22 February 2012
Our Kit Heath collection has been updated with new Spring/Summer lines. With a touch of ‘English Rose’, contemporary shapes and textures and a warm hint of gold, this collection has everything you should need for this season. We have certainly got our eyes set on a number of ‘key’ pieces…
04 April 2012
Many of our AW11 designer watches are now in our watch sale – there are big savings to be had!
22 May 2012
A brand new designer collection, Caï Men, is available now. A jewellery collection created with youthful, masculine and fashion-conscious men in mind, an urban tribal fusion made of the highest quality sterling silver.
30 August 2012
Our Lola Rose sale continues with reductions now up to 50% off! Grab the opportunity to bag some bargains as once they’re gone, they’re gone!
8 October 2012
The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena, Exeter is taking place this weekend. If you are the process of planning your perfect day, join us on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October for exclusive offers available at the show only. We will be available to help you choose your perfect wedding rings and advise you on the perfect jewellery to wear on your big day.
8 October 2012
No trick—Trollbeads have this Autumn brought out a collection to salute this Autumn holiday. These Halloween beads will put a smile on your face during this otherwise cold, wet and dreary season!
3 November 2012
With our fantastic bonfire weekend event, you can enjoy 20% off everything, this weekend only. Simply use our discount code DV-3rdNov20% before checking out. Don’t miss this opportunity to bag some early Christmas presents or a few cheeky autumn treats! Offer ends midnight Sunday 4th November.
16 November 2012
Trollbeads launches its new Asian Hearts Bead today! Not part of the Trollbeads main collection and in limited production, this sweet bead is simply the perfect romantic present for Christmas. Designed by Lise Aagard of Trollbeads in collusion with Trollbeads Asian distributors; “Peace and unity is a common desire of Asian people. In all Asian flags red or white is present, just like in the hearts of this bead.” Such a simple idea makes a simply beautiful bead.