Christmas Shopping with Nomination – Gifts for Nana

Christmas shopping in York is always a magical experience, even more so when you’re shopping for festive gifts!  We headed in to town this weekend and visited the Nomination store to choose some presents for April’s Nana.

nomination store york

First on our shopping list was a composable bracelet to match the ones that April and I created on our last visit.  I had forgotten how exciting it is when the trays of links are brought out to choose from – there are honestly so many different links and an infinite number of combinations…silver, gold, rose gold, gems…we decided to get a silver base to match both of ours and the rose gold Angel of Family link to match mine.

nomination choosing links composable bracelet gift

We also chose an opal and a pink zirconia to add a pop of colour.  Then we chose a link with the word ‘Nana’ written on it and a link with two hearts representing April and Ariel engraved on it.

nomination store composable bracelet links charms

It was so nice being able to pick and build the bracelet with April, I think it makes the gift all the more meaningful to know that so much thought went in to it.  I know April’s Nana is going to love it!

We also picked out some pink zirconia heart shaped earrings to match the stone on the bracelet, and decided to add a Trendsetter star bracelet in rose gold.  These are great for stacking with the composable bracelets but are also lovely as a standalone gift, they’re simple and elegant and really easy to wear.

We were really pleased with the gifts we had picked out, but also wanted to add something festive.  Nomination have a gorgeous collection called Winterland which features snowflake inspired designs, we decided to add a pretty silver snowflake necklace and matching earrings so that April’s Nana would have a set especially for the Christmas season.

nomination jewellery

nomination jewellery

trendsetter nomination bracelets

Finally…I added some gemstones to my own bracelet!  I had never seen opals before, but after seeing how magical and mystical they looked I knew I wanted to add some to my composable bracelet.

nomination bracelet opals gems

I love that the opals seem to have every colour in the world inside them, and change depending on the light.  I added two white opals and also a pink opaline in the centre of my bracelet.

nomination gems bracelet

Once again we had the most lovely time at the York Nomination store, it is such a fantastic experience going in to the shop and seeing all of the options and combinations up close and creating something that’s perfect together.

Highly recommend going in to a Nomination store if you are looking for a personal, meaningful gift.  It’s also so nice that the bracelet can be added to as time goes by.

April is very excited to give her Nana the presents she helped choose!

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nomination free jewellery box

As a wonderful extra we also received a free Nomination Jewellery Box – this is an offer that is currently running from November 19th as part of their Black Friday promotion.  Spend £100 or over and get the Jewellery Box free.

nomination jewellery box free

Thank you for having us York Nomination!

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This post is a paid collaboration with Nomination. All opinions are my own.

1 Comment

  1. November 22, 2018 / 4:24 pm

    What beautiful bracelets! I like the look of these charms compared to the dangly ones, as they get caught in everything! I’ll have to check them out for myself 🙂

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