The wooden box containing the ashes was taken along with cash and costume jewellery
from a house in Bobbington, South Staffordshire, on Thursday.
The sale of costume jewellery
aka fake jewellery is also on the rise.
The 26.27 carat stone from the 19th century was mistaken for costume jewellery
as gems from the period were not cut to show off their brilliance.
Growth picked up for luxury sun glasses and luxury costume jewellery
during the year, categories which had suffered during the worst of the economic downturn.
I buy books and CDs, the Business Manager (Mrs P) buys costume jewellery
The overall category benefited from further strong growth in costume jewellery
, which is perceived as more fashionable and modern, combined with a lower price range in comparison to real jewellery.
Last year saw the demise of one of the last remaining high volume costume jewellery
manufacturers in the British Isles, Andersen's of Limerick.
The Cardiff-born mega star has donated a shoe box filled with costume jewellery
to a new children's charity store opening in the city tomorrow.
According to police a search of the flat uncovered five laptops, four iPads, 15 men's and women's watches, nine mobile phones, six cameras, 11 handbags and wallets, e1/48,000 in notes, e1/4540 in coins, jewellery and costume jewellery
and other items.
The project devised by course director Zoe Robertson and Tina Kang from Barnado's saw students create a piece of costume jewellery
inspired by an aspect of the charity's work.