I am very pleased to have come across Tilly this year. Her necklaces are beautiful and she herself is a hoot. She has really kindly offered Spike readers a discount code – ESTHERTHEGREAT15 (her choice of words, not mine) which will be valid until this Sunday night.

Here are a few of my favourites from her site:

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But have a poke around and see what you like the look of. Her necklaces are all adjustable and come with jump rings, so you can lengthen or shorten as you like in order to wear two or more together (or to wear with other necklaces you have).

I have been asked about necklace sets – that is, a set of joined chains that come as a sort of pre-prepared “layering” – in my personal experience these jumble and tangle up even more to shite than just wearing three separate chains, and I think choosing individual charms and chains is a bit more meaningful, which is what this is all about, folks.

There isn’t really a way to totally stop your necklaces getting tangled. You just have to keep an eye on them and not wear them in bed.

On another note, I freaking hate this Black Friday shite. I’m not really that keen on sales of any sort.  I want the thing I want when I want it, I don’t want to wait for it and I don’t want to talk myself into wanting something that I actually don’t, just because there’s 50% off. As far as I’m concerned, if I get to the checkout and something’s on sale – amazing… like those days when you get all the way from Brent Cross to Highgate without stopping at a single red light.

Absolutely all of my attempts to take part in any sale never work and anything I ever bookmark and check back on in the sales is always sold out. The whole thing just passes me by. Am I alone in this?