“ Brand: Past Times / Type: Mirror „
When it comes to items with ladybirds on them I am simply unable to resist them. I don't know when or how it all started but I simply love them which is why a couple of weeks back I invested in this piece.
I love the store that is Past Times (you can also purchase stuff from their online store www.pasttime.com) to treat myself to rather unique things but also for unusual gifts for other people that are made to the highest quality. Sure sometimes the price tag for things can be high but look out for sales!
The past couple of weeks, in store and online Past Times have been having a 25% off everything sale making this (till today actually Monday 22nd November) reduced from £10.00 to £7.50 which is the reason in the end I got it instead of staring at it on a weekly basis thinking should I and coming away empty handed time and time again lol!
In size this bright, round silver compact measures (cm) 5.1diam. It has a long hinge to the back of it, opens easily by a clasp at the front of it and inside contains an ordinary mirror and a magnifying one. On the top and outside of the case there is a well attached red ladybird on there made from enamel. It has six black spots outlined with silver and two bright round clear crystals, six little silver legs, two clear crystal eyes and a row of those, really small crystals down the centre of the body. Its a well made ladybird, sturdy and the crystals are well set in making them secure.
Open the compact up like I said earlier you get two mirrors, one to the top and one to the bottom and both are real mirrors and of good size. The top mirror is the magnifying one and the bottom is the standard mirror.
It comes in a black velvet drawstring bag to keep it protected and of course I keep my little treasure within it however I haven't found it to scratch easily and fingerprints are easily removed with a soft clean wipe.
All in all I feel this is simply fabulous quality and isn't a flimsy piece. The mirrors are of good, handy size and the detail to the ladybird is simply wonderful and rich in colours and the crystals give it a glam feel. Lovely and I don't regret spending £7.50 on this at all though if you want one at the price you better get running to the store today!
Only available from Past Times.
Past times / Compact mirror