What’s News

Distinct Impressions has been operating online over the past three months. Our online store is still going strong and now that the Collective Beat has re-opened we are back with a physical presence. As well as our permanent location in Gerringong, for the next couple of months you will also find us at the Collective…

Pure Cashmere Scarf

Cashmere Neck Scarves

This year we have introduced some lovely cashmere neck scarves from Nepal. Lucky for you I purchased these just before our AUD went down the drain and I can pass the price onto you.   These neck scarves are 152cm x 30cm and are just great for that morning walk or taking the chill off…

Free Freight

We understand with Covid-19 there will be a lot of people self-isolating and many with financial challenges. We have decided that, to assist you and make purchasing that little bit easier for you, for the next 2 months until May 31, 2020, we will offer FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING. If you normally shop instore  @thecollectivebeat_gerringong or at…

What is Mother of Pearl?

What is Mother of Pearl?

What is Mother of Pearl? The iridescent inner lining of the mollusc is called nacre. Nature provides the most beautiful materials for jewellery making. Most people could identify mother of pearl when they saw it. But many might not know what it is or where it comes from. This beautiful organic gemstone has been used…

What is mudmee silk

What is Mudmee Silk

Normally when you weave you create your pattern with the various multi threads your loom is strung with. Mudmee Silk weaving is where the pattern is created before you weave Silk worm feeding Nothing speaks to old Thai traditions more eloquently than Mudmee. In the north east of Thailand, in an area called ‘Isaan’, the…

Introducing Afterpay

Introducing Afterpay

Woohoo! We are excited to announce that we are now introducing Afterpay. What is Afterpay? Afterpay is a digital service that makes it possible to buy something now and pay it off in fortnightly instalments. Unlike layby, you’ll get the product right away, whether you’re shopping online or in-store. You purchase your product from instore…

Christmas Shipping Update

With Christmas rapidly approaching, Bushfires, Express Post cut off etc, we thought it was important to give all our customers a Christmas Shipping Update and while the working year is slowing down, the parcel delivery season is speeding up. Are You Offering Free Shipping? We are offering free standard shipping Australia Wide for all sales…

Free Shipping for Christmas

Free Shipping for Christmas

Woohoo! Free Shipping Australia Wide for Christmas up to the 15th December 2019.  No matter what you purchase, whether its a locket, pashmina, silk shawl or maybe an infinity scarf you will receive free standard shipping. (Express shipping charges still apply). So take a wander through our shop I am sure you will find something great. To…

Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf

Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf

Our Shibori Silk Infinity Scarf or Silk Necklace Scarves have been designed and made in Vietnam especially for Distinct Impressions. These Silk Infinity Scarves are part of our new Distinct Impressions Label. When you see an item with our label on it, you know that this is a quality item and the integrity of the item…

Pure pashmina

How To Identify Pure Pashmina

Now that you know that “ Pashmina” is a style and “Pashmina Wool” is Cashmere. Let’s talk out recognising “Pashmina Wool”. Here are a couple of things you can do through observation. With the introduction of our new range, I believe that this is important for you to feel comfortable with your purchase. Rub the…