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Bee Beautiful - Look After Bees this Summer!

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Bees are cute, docile and lovable creatures, and they're also hard working and essential for our survival. But bees are under threat. Learn how you can help bees at home in our latest blog post.

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Do YOU recognise these 7 vegans from history?

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Read time: Approx 5 minutes There's lists and lists out there of famous vegan and vegetarian celebrities who are living in the here and now... but what of those that have been and gone throughout history? Many influential people of antiquity who are held in great esteem followed a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. Famous inventors, painters, philanthropists and prophets alike have all taken a vegan lifestyle, and I think you'll agree that it would have been much harder back then to get vegan produce than it is now! Although exactly what it was that these inspirational vegans ate is likely lost...

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Tutorial - How to pay in Bitcoin on Cortiça Boutique

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In our last blog post we spoke all about how we've started accepting Bitcoin payments on our website. Here, we'll take you step by step through the process of ordering and paying for your vegan jewellery simply and easily with BitPay. All you need is a virtual wallet.... and some Bitcoin!Step 1 - Find Something you Like! Once you've found a product you like, add it to your cart:  Step 2 - Proceed to Checkout......or keep shopping!  Step 3 - Fill in your Contact DetailsAs you can see, we had a Bitcoin celebrity buy with us recently....!  Step 4 - Choose...

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Cortiça Boutique accepts Bitcoin and gets PETA Approved!

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So the first bit of news we're really excited to share with you is our recent approval as a 100% vegan jewellery stockist by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), and a listing on their approved suppliers list. 

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3 Easy Ways to go Green in 2018

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Read Time: Approx 8 minutes  If you've switched on the news recently you've probably heard about climate change. You've probably gotten down over carbon emissions. Global warming. Deforestation. It's just plain old doom and gloom out there right? Not true. We're taking some time out from our ethical fashion store to go through 3 easy ways you can stay green in 2018. Even the busiest of people can do these 3 steps, and do your part for our only home, Earth!    1. Cut Down your Animal Products Whether you're thinking of cutting down meat, eggs and dairy, or cutting...

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