What’s On In And Around Kirkcaldy This Weekend (Tues 4th July 2017)

Well, summer has officially started as it’s been raining more times than it’s been sunny here in Kirkcaldy!!
 
Hopefully, we get some great weather and, by reading this, you get some ideas for things to do in the sunshine.
 
As usual, we’ll break this post into:
 
Stuff to do with families, walkable pets, pubs, restaurants, gigs and things we just think look fun.
 

Stuff to do with families

 
Tomorrow:
 

All New Edinburgh Historic Trail for Kids! (Free) Launch Event


 

“Come along to the launch of the Greater Grassmarket’s Kids Historic Trail on Wednesday 5th July!
 
At the free launch event, kids will be taken on a tour of the Grassmarket by characters from the Historic Trail including William Mitchell, the Tinklarian Doctor, Dr Thomas Guthrie and a poverty stricken street urchin taken in by a good Samaritan, and will hear their fascinating life stories. The tour will take the kids to King’s Stables Road where they can imagine what it would have been like hundreds of years ago when knights would joust and fight to the death in the area. They will also visit the grave of Greyfriars Bobby and hear the story of the loyal dog and his owner.
 
There will be two, one hour-long tours, starting at 11am and 1pm. Families are invited to show up on the day at the centre of the Grassmarket (opposite Made in Italy – 42 Grassmarket EH1 2JU).
 
Pick up your FREE MAP, CRAYONS AND EARPHONES in one of the Grassmarket businesses:
 
El Toro Loco (60 Grassmarket)
The French Connection Creperie (Grassmarket Square)
John Bain‘s Retro Sweets (37 Grassmarket)
Fabhatrix (37 Grassmarket)
Beehive Inn Grassmarket (18 Grassmarket)
 
Tune in to the audio guide on your mobile or tablet and listen to tales of time gone by. Famous characters including Burke and Hare, ‘Half-Hangit’ Maggie and the Wizard of West Bow all come to life with details of their gruesome activities.
 
Suitable for children aged six and over this fun day out will keep little minds intrigued and informed about what life was like hundreds of years ago.
 
School and holiday club groups welcome.
No booking required, just turn up and enjoy!”

 
11AM – 3PM Grassmarket, Edinburgh
 
More info from original source here
 
 

Kids Go Free Weekend

 

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A private museum of contemporary sculpture, showing work by established and emerging artists set across 120 acres of woodland & meadows.
 
Unlimited FREE access for your little ones over this whole weekend.
 
All under 16s will gain FREE entry to Jupiter Artland and there will be fantastic arts and crafts drop-in activities running throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, from the Jupiter ArtHUT.”
 
Discover artworks, the woodlands and its little inhabitants as well…

Bonnington House Steadings, Wilkieston
Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH27 8BB
01506 889900

 
For more information, click this
 
 

And, for the more energetic amongst you…
 
 

Cycling Super Sunday for mini riders

 
Beveridge Park Kirkcaldy, nearby A K Campbell and Son
 

“ActiveFife would like to to invite families to the park to play on bikes. We will have lots of balance bikes and bikes to borrow. There will be a mini course for children on balance bikes and pedal bikes as well as instructors on hand for anyone who would like to get back on their bike. Opportunties for a short led rides round the park.
 
This event is supported by Middleden Mountain Bike Club from Kirkcaldy and Green Kirkcaldy.”

FREE
Sunday 10AM – 12PM
Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy
 
Looks like it might be a bit showery this weekend but for more info from original source, go here

 

 

Walk of the week

 

Raith Park Circular – Kirkcaldy

 
Raith Wood near to A K Campbell jewellery shop Kirkcaldy

“This route takes the walker around the little known Raith Park area of the town and is a nice circular route to explore.
 
Raith Park was once a grand landscaped estate and dates from the late 1700’s. The area is now occupied mainly by farmland and housing but you can still see some of the area’s former years hidden away in the landscape.
 
The route begins at a gate situated on Oriel Road (A910) but there are a number of other starting points along the route. If arriving at the start point by car, there is on street parking available in the nearby housing estate. The start point can also be reached by the local bus service.
 
The paths throughout the route can be very muddy in places and the path is uneven in several sections and such it may not be suitable for all walkers.
 
Passing through the gate, the route heads west into the woods along a well trodden path. This leg of the walk is popular with dog walkers and runners.
 
The path weaves it’s way through the wood and passes by a large farm. Take care here as the route can be busy with farm machinery.
 
After passing the farm the route opens up and the surrounding fields can be seen. This is a great route for spotting butterflies and birds.
 
The route eventually starts to loop back towards the east at the base of Broom Hill. If you would like a better view of the park then the hill does offer a nice view down over it.
 
The return stretch of the route is easy walking and follows the path of a burn that feeds into Raith Lake. This area is bad for midges in the warmer months so make such you have plenty of insect repellent especially as you near the lake itself. The lake is well know for it’s trout and is often very busy.
 
After passing the lake the route veers back towards the starting point and through the woodland you began your walk.
 
A pleasant walk in the spring and summer months.

 
More info from original source here
 
 

Restaurant of the week

 

The Prince Indian Restaurant

 
The Prince Indian restaurant Kirkcaldy, across the road from A K Campbell jewellery shop

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“The Prince Indian Restaurant is based in Kirkcaldy High Street. Providing the best Indian and Continental food since 1999.”

231 High Street, Kirkcaldy
01592 268881
 
More from original source here
 
 

Pub of the week

 

Race Night Fundraiser at The Gunners, Kirkcaldy

 
Charity horse race night in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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“Kirkcaldy Kestrels are having a Race Night/Disco with Buffet at the Gunners Club on Friday 7th July to raise funds for the upcoming season. Tickets for the night are priced at just £5 with doors opening at 7pm for the first race at 7.30pm.
 
There will be 8 sponsored races to have a flutter upon and you can be the owner of a horse (which you can name) for an additional £5. Your details will be entered onto the race card and there will be prizes for the winning owners.
 
You can sponsor a race for only £20 and your company details will be on all race cards and announced during the race as well as being thanked on our Facebook page.
 
We are also looking for donations for our raffle so please feel free to get in touch.
 
To purchase tickets (Kids welcome), buy a horse, sponsor a race or donate prizes you can contact our commercial team through Facebook or email.
 
Lesley Thomson – lesleybryson@hotmail.co.uk
Abbie Bryson – abbiebryson@hotmail.co.uk
Jenny Seath – jennyseath@hotmail.com”

 
More info from original source here
 
 

Gigs

 

Project 6 Live from 9pm – July 8th, Weavers Kirkcaldy

Live band at Weavers Kirkcaldy

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“Join for a great night with Project 6 making their Weavers debut !!!
Project 6 are an amazing band that cover some of the best songs ever to be written. This a night not to be missed, we promise you will have a great time, come along and show your support.
 
Free admission !!!”

 
More from original source here
 
 

Dunfermline Fake Festival 2017

 

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“Do you like to rock? We’re betting so and that’s why Fake Festivals are coming to town this July, for a massive day of partying. We will bring 3 of our very best ‘fake-bands’ for Queen, Oasis and Kasabian – supported by 5 local bands – in a giant marquee with large bar and an outside food/entertainment area. Don’t miss this, it will be huge!”
 
Kid Friendly

Saturday at 12:30 PM – 11 PM
Pittencrieff Park
KY12 8 Dunfermline, Fife
 
More from original source here
 
 

Somethings fun

 

QUIZ NIGHT WITH MUNGIS at Betty Nicols Kirkcaldy. July 4th

 
Quix night at Betty Nicols near A K Campbell jewellery shop in Kirkcaldy

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See more from original source here
 
 

The Fortress – Night Game – 7th July

 
The fortress night game in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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“1 – You do not need to book this event online.
2 – This is for The Fortress, not for The Fort.
 
Post Code: KY1 3LS
 
Kick-Off: 7:00PM
FPS Limit: 330fps – STRICTLY
Ammo Limit: 300 rounds per game + 150 for side-arm
Ammo Weight Limit: 0.25g
Cost: £20 walk-on – £30 gun hire only – £38 full hire + 5000 BB’s
 
Age Limits: (Since it’s asked regularly)
 
– We recommend players be at least 13 and accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times up until the age of 16.
– Age 16 and over, a disclaimer must be signed by a parent or guardian at sign in and be present.
– Age 18 and over, a disclaimer must be signed by yourself and a valid emergency contact number be given.
 
Use of full-seal eye protection is absolutely mandatory. Free face masks are available to borrow.
 
ALL GUNS WILL BE CHRONO’D & TAGGED. Anyone caught with a hot gun, heavy ammo or dense ammo during a game will be banned.
 
We will have plenty of hire guns and pyro for sale. We even have massive stock of Airsoft Guns and gear that can be browsed on our website:www.airsoftworld.net
 
If anyone has any questions, please post them in this event so that everyone can see.
 
Thanks!”

 
More info from original source here
 
 
Got a bike?
 

Dr Bike Fix-it Drop in

 
bike fixing drop in Kirkcaldy

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“Give your bike some love and bring it along for a FREE ‘fix-it session’ with Dave’s Bike Shed.
 
Free 15 minute bike health check including air, tyres, brakes and any basic repairs or replacements. Our Dr Bike, David Seaman, will also be on hand to answer questions and give you useful advice and tips on how to care for your bike. This should make you, and your bike, happier and keep you on the road for longer!
No need to book. All you have to do is remember to bring your bike along. Sessions will last around 15 minutes each and will be on a first come first served basis.”

 
Saturday at 12 PM – 4 PM at Gallatown Gala
 
More info from original source here
 
 

Scooby vs Evo day July 9th

 
Knockhill racing circuit, things to do in Fife ideas for our customers at A K Campbell and Son Kirkcaldy

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“For the second year we bring you this amazing day out, not to be missed with some very special cars on display and on track.
 
Club booking info nonsenseracing@gmail.com”

Sunday at 10 AM at Knockhill
 
See more from original source here
 
There you have it for another week, we hope you find something interesting to do here and have a great week, here’s hoping for sunshine!
 
Disclaimer:  A K Campbell and Son are not affiliated with any event or outing we share here, it’s just stuff we think is fun and so, if you have any problems you have to go to the organisers of the event or whatever, not us.
 
Basically, we’re not being paid by anyone to post for them or making any money from any sales i.e tickets etc. And, if injured, it’s on your own head.
You are legally responsible for yourselves!
 
What are you up to this weekend, got anything to add?  Comment below.
 
Hopefully see you in our jewellery shop on Kirkcaldy High Street soon.

What’s On In And Around Kirkcaldy This Weekend (Tues 4th July 2017) was first seen on A.K. Campbell and Sons Blog

How To Buy Wedding Rings – A K Campbell Kirkcaldy – 01592 264305

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If you already have your engagement ring, you can use this guide to choose a wedding ring that matches it.  The guide includes the different metals, styles, sizes and info for the grooms ring as well…

We suggest buying both together, unless you want it to be a surprise of course!

Hopefully the groom will have read our “How to buy an engagement ring guide”!!  If not, read it here.

First of all…

What’s your style?

You can start by searching for images online at Pinterest or similar photo sharing sites.

Check out your friends rings and people at work.

Have a look at a few of our wedding rings on our website or pop in to our shop on the High Street (map below) and take a look around as we get different styles and designs in all the time.  Just make sure you have left enough time to select something that you’ll love for years to come.

Or give us a call 01592 264305 and ask for Richard or Jackie.  Remember that you will have it for years, so take into consideration differing fashions.  You do not want to get a ring that is fashionable now but you don’t like in 5 years time.

You might want to take into account your lifestyle and job.  Whether you are active and have a physical job will determine what the best metal is for example.

More on the different metals and styles later…

Have you read our guide to finding jewellery that goes with your skin tone?  You can read that here.

Do wedding rings have to match?

In a word “No”.

Do you want them to?

It really depends on the two of your styles and if you like the same things or styles not.

“Don’t fret if you like platinum and your partner likes yellow gold. There’s no rule that says you have to choose the same metal or even style. You could compromise with braided bands that blend the two metals together or just be totally different—the key to finding something you both love is choosing wedding bands that reflect your individual styles.

You may love the idea of a braided rose gold ring or a diamond eternity band, but once you get to the store, try some rings that aren’t on your inspiration board. Chat with the jeweler, then let them make suggestions based on what you like and don’t rule anything out. Just like with wedding dresses, you may end up loving something you never thought you would. Wear it around the store for a few minutes and while you have it on, try writing and texting as a comfort test.”

Read more from original article here

 

 

5 ways to match your wedding band and engagement ring

 

“Contrast
 
There is a way to have too much, and that’s the case when pairing a ring and a band.  To contrast and complement, choose an eternity band in which diamonds wrap all the way around. Keep the same metal and the two will look great together.
 
By the same token, a heavily jeweled engagement ring would look stunning next to a plain metal band.
 
Colored stones
 
For an engagement ring with a colored jewel, find a band that incorporates that same color. You won’t want the entire band to be covered in the gem, just accented by it.
 
Uniquely shaped
 
Engagement rings with twisting bands or other more eclectic designs look best with a wedding band that fits with it like a puzzle. You’ll want to go the custom engagement ring route with this option, because the ring and band will have to be designed to match.
 
Attention getter
 
If your engagement ring is heavily adorned, large and features an endless halo of diamonds, you might want something just as stand-out for your band. In some cases, simple band will get lost behind the sparkle and size of larger ring.
 
Modern
 
Engagement rings with a full bezel setting and sleek simple band are modern. If this is your engagement ring style, you should avoid choosing a wedding ring that is too flowery or vintage. The two will clash. Instead, go with something equally contemporary. For example, pair your Full Bezel Solitaire ring with a Scattered Diamond Band. The band is simple, with several full bezel Signature melee diamonds. Both modern in design, these two rings complement each other perfectly.
 
Textured
 
An engagement ring featuring filigree or organic shapes can be intricate on its own, making it difficult to pair. Choose one of your favorite features about the ring and seek a band with that same design. You’ll be extracting the best part without overwhelming the engagement ring.”

See more from the original source here

 

An image from the article how to buy wedding rings in Kirkcaldy

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Now we come onto the important stuff to get right.
 

Wedding Ring Styles

 

“When you walk into a jewellery shop, most people are not thinking about their preferred profile, width and depth of a ring; you are looking for something that catches your eye and makes you go “oooooh”! There is, however, so much choice that it can be really hard to decide what will be most suited to you and your lifestyle. You are, after all, choosing something to be worn for the rest of your life. It is really important that whatever you choose, it is comfortable on your finger. This can differ from person to person, so it’s a good idea to try on different styles.

 

Profile

 

Most jewellers offer several different profiles in plain wedding bands. The profile refers to the shape you would see if the ring was viewed as a cross-section. Below you can see the most common profile shapes. They can, however, have different names – for example a flat-court is also known as an “easy-fit”. The court and d-shape are the more traditional choice, but we have found that the double comfort is our best seller as it is easy to wear if you’re not used to wearing jewellery, whilst also having a bit more of a modern edge.
 
Wedding Ring Profiles

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Depth

 

The depth of the ring refers to the thickness of the band, or how high it would sit on the finger. Depth is often referred to as light weight (1.3mm), medium weight (1.7mm) or heavy weight (2.1mm). The mm measurement is taken from the centre of the ring where it is heaviest; some profiles taper to a smaller depth at the edges such as the court. It is important to remember that these depths may vary between jewellers.
 
Wedding Ring Depths

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This can be confusing as jewellers will also talk about weight when referring to how heavy in grams a ring is. The depth will affect the weight of the ring; a heavy weight ring will have more metal meaning more gram weight.
 
Some jewellers will not guarantee a depth, but instead a gram weight. For example, a ring will weigh the same if a size I or size M, as they will resize the ring to your size as opposed to making it in your size. This in turn means the depth will potentially change in the resize process. Our preferred method is having your ring made in your exact size, profile, width and depth, meaning that you will have guaranteed specifications and a gram weight too! This means you only pay for the exact amount of metal used to make your ring.

 

Width

 

The majority of wedding rings are between 2mm and 10mm wide. The width can affect the comfort of the ring and even the size needed; the wider the ring, the bigger the size you may need. The average width that most ladies go for is between 2mm-4mm and men tend to opt for 5mm-7mm, however this is not set in stone and there is no “right or wrong” width to go for. It’s what feels right for you and your style!
 
Wedding Ring Widths

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Making your choice Often ladies will opt to match their wedding ring with their engagement ring specifications to make a perfect matching pair. This means that the decision has often been made for you, or at least made simpler. You will know once you start trying on different profiles, widths and depths what looks strange and what looks right on your finger, and most importantly what feels comfortable. The choice can therefore sometimes be harder for men to make as your choices are limitless (within reason!). Again, you will quickly ascertain what feels right; this can often be completely different to what you imagined you would like the look of. Go with it and trust your fingers!”

 
More info from the original source here
 
So, onto the Groom, although the metal information can be used for the bride as well.

 

The Groom’s Guide to Men’s Wedding Rings

 

“Diamond Encrusted Men’s Wedding Rings

 
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These are the most expensive men’s wedding rings to buy. As the name suggests, these rings are encrusted with diamonds, which obviously plays an enormous role in the price of the ring.
 
 

Platinum Men’s Wedding Rings

 
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They’re designed for men who want a premium-quality wedding ring, but don’t necessarily want the sparkle of diamonds twinkling on their fingers.
 
Many men have a mistaken idea about platinum. Platinum, some people think, should be the strongest metal used in a men’s wedding ring. However, platinum is actually a weaker metal than gold.

 

Palladium Men’s Wedding Rings

 
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Palladium men’s wedding rings are slightly more expensive than gold rings, although they’re not as popular. Palladium is a new member of the men’s wedding ring world, and the metal was only classified as a “precious” metal in 2010.
 
People like palladium because it looks virtually identical to platinum – but costs about half the price. Palladium is actually the metal mixed with gold to create white gold.
 
Another neat advantage of palladium over platinum, aside from cost, is that it’s lighter. It also keeps its shape over time, and is sturdy enough to survive a rugged work environment.
 
The main downside of palladium rings, in fact, is that they’re difficult to find. Even nationwide jewelry stores won’t always carry palladium rings. However, palladium is steadily increasing in popularity, so times are changing.
 

Gold Men’s Wedding Rings

 
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Gold is the most popular men’s wedding ring material. It’s been the accepted choice among men’s wedding rings for decades.
 
One of the most important things to know about shopping for gold men’s wedding rings is to not always pick the gold ring with the highest karat count. 18k rings, for example, scratch more easily than 14k rings.

 

White Gold

 
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White gold wedding bands feature gold that has been plated with rhodium. It has a similar weight and feel to a standard gold wedding ring, but it features a unique color. The color is similar to platinum, but gives off more of a brilliant white hue.
 
If you buy a white gold wedding band, then you need to remember that the rhodium plating needs to be replaced every 10 years or so (this holds true on all white gold jewelry).
 

Tungsten Men’s Wedding Rings

 
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Tungsten is the most popular men’s wedding ring alternative to gold available today. Tungsten rings are distinctive, affordably-priced, and stylish. Some call them the “hipsters” of the men’s wedding ring world.
 
Typically, tungsten wedding bands come in black or grey varieties, although you’ll sometimes see a white option as well. Unless you really like the color white, white tungsten bands aren’t generally a good idea. The metal scratches too easily, and the scratches will be particularly noticeable with the white backdrop.
 
Another reason why tungsten is popular is because it’s stronger than steel or titanium.

 

Tips and Tricks for buying a Men’s Wedding Ring: What Else Do You Need to Know?

 
Buying a men’s wedding ring involves more than just picking the right metal and price. Here are some of the other things to consider before purchasing a men’s wedding ring:
 

Width

 
How wide should the ring be? You’ll want to try on a few different rings to decide which one works best for you. Obviously, you want the ring to be tight enough to stay securely on your finger, but not so tight that it’s going to fly off every time you high 5 someone.
 

Fit

 
Do you want the edge of your wedding ring to be curved or flat? If it’s flat, then the edge of the ring will hit your finger at right angles. If it’s curved, then the edges will be rounded, so they’re smooth against your finger. Typically, rounded edges are more popular, but some people like to mix things up. Some rings also feature a blend of rounded edges with square edges.
 

Finish

 
Finish refers to the texture of a ring’s metal. It makes a significant difference in the appearance of the metal. Popular finishes include:

  • High Polish: this is the most traditional choice for men’s wedding rings. It gives the right a reflective, shiny finish.
  • Matte: Matte gives the ring a more understated, modern look with a less reflective finish.
  • Combination: Do you like the modern style of matte, but appreciate the reflectiveness of high polish? A combination ring may be the right choice for you.
  • Hammered: This may be the most unique finish in the men’s wedding band world. Hammered finishes make your ring look like a thousand tiny hammers have hit the ring from all angles. You get an eye-catching, unique look that kind of resembles the scales of a snake wrapping around your wrist.

 

Detailing

 
A few decades ago, men’s wedding bands were extremely straightforward. Minimal customization options were available. Today, men’s wedding rings come with a variety of detailing options.
 
You can choose to add gemstones to the edge of your band, for example. Other men choose to have inscriptions on the interior of the band. Some men like sapphire accents. You can also get unique options like a vertical stripe or a Celtic knot design.
 

Engraving

 
Engraving the ring leaves unique designs on the outside edge. We’ve seen unique engraving options like getting a fingerprint engraved into the metal, so you constantly have a reminder of your fiancée’s fingerprint close by.

 
And the last metal to touch on is…
 

Titanium Wedding Rings

 
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“Titanium is valued for its durability, modern aesthetic and comfort.
 
Appearance: Titanium is light grey and can be polished to a shine or textured for a matte finish. Titanium wedding bands are lighter in color than tungsten wedding bands and stainless steel wedding bands, and they will generally be more matte than platinum and gold wedding rings.
 
Comfort: Titanium jewelry is a very comfortable wedding ring choice because it is so lightweight. This feature makes titanium popular in both men’s wedding bands and women’s wedding bands, especially for individuals who are not accustomed to wearing a lot of jewelry.
 
Cost: Titanium is very affordable in the wedding jewelry category. Titanium wedding bands are generally more expensive than stainless steel rings and less expensive than gold rings. Titanium tends to be much more affordable than platinum. Titanium is also a good investment because it lasts and maintains its appearance for a lifetime.
 
Durability: Titanium is known for its durability. Titanium wedding bands are scratch-resistant and will not bend, break or melt under any normal conditions. Titanium does develop a natural oxide layer over time. This layer can be polished off if you prefer. Titanium can be engraved with laser engraving tools, which many professional jewelers possess.
 
Care: Titanium wedding bands are easy to care for. You can clean your titanium jewelry at home with a simple solution of soap and water or simply polish your titanium wedding rings regularly with a soft cloth. Titanium jewelry can also be cleaned in an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner and polished by a professional jeweler.
 
Style: You do not have to sacrifice style when you choose a titanium wedding band. Titanium wedding rings are available in both plain designs and intricate styles. Many titanium rings have diamond embellishments and gemstone settings. Some titanium wedding bands are decorated with gold, and titanium can also be anodized to add color to the jewelry. Blue, purple, green, pink and red titanium rings are available.”

 
See more from original source here
 
 

So, how much do wedding rings cost?

 
This is really an open ended question as there are a load of factors to consider…
 
Do you want diamonds on it?, and if so, how many?
 
What the metal used is and so forth.
 
So, they can range from a coke ring pull to thousands of pounds.
 
So, our answer is “Whatever you feel comfortable spending.”  You want to take into account how much the insurance will be too.
 

Lastly…

 
You want to make sure it fits properly.  Here’s a handy ring sizing chart.  To be sure, you want to confirm with a jeweller.
 
There you go for this article, we hope you got a lot of useful information from it and hopefully see you in our shop soon!

How To Buy Wedding Rings – A K Campbell Kirkcaldy – 01592 264305 Find more on: A.K. Campbell and Sons Jewellers Blog

What’s On In And Around Kirkcaldy, Fife This Weekend (Week Tues 27th June 2017)

If you’re out and about at the weekend, why not come see us and we can help you choose a beautiful piece of jewellery to wow on your night or day out.

Visit our jewellery shop on Kirkcaldy High Street.

Or give Richard or Jackie a call on: 01592 264305 (We get unique pieces in constantly.)

As usual, we’ll break this post into:

Stuff to do with families, walkable pets, pubs, restaurants, gigs and things we just think look fun.

Stuff to do with families

Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze

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“Established in 1970, Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze is a popular award-winning local landmark set in the beautiful Fife countryside.

Farm shop and pick your own, mega maze and children’s activities, indoor and outdoor country tea room.”

Open 7 days, 10am-5pm

T: 01334 655610

Cairnie Farming Co.,
Cairnie, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4QD

SAT NAV post code: KY15 4QD

Get more info from source here

Scholland Equestrian at Kilconquhar

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“BHS approved Scholland Equestrian at Kilconquhar is a main centre for the Riding for the Disabled Association and offers trekking, woodland hacks and trail rides for all competent levels. You can even get a little starstruck if you like as one of their tremendous Fell Ponies was part of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh’s driving team! Plus the couple who run the place have a huge amount of experience in every area of equestrianism including being international competition riders!

Friendly and professional lessons delivered by experienced leaders are available for all ages over around 5 years; Private Lessons last around 45 minutes and will include experience in tacking up. Beach rides last at least 2 hours so you really get to know your mount and both acclimatise to and master the terrain before your session is done.”

01333 340353

Kilconquhar Castle Estate, Kilconquhar, Elie, Kingdom of Fife, KY9 1EZ

Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Get more info from original source here

Dog Walk of the week

St Andrews East Sands Beach

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“Located on the south side of the old harbour, St. Andrews East Sands is a popular beach destination for both locals and visitors to Fife. The sandy beach has a path on the inland side, making it an ideal location for walkers. It is also within close proximity to the harbour and sailing club, so perfect for a wide variety of water sports.

East Sands is situated on the Fife Coastal Path and is well serviced by a variety of amenities. A nearby car park, toilet facilities and first aid facilities make it one of the most accessible beaches in the area, while the children’s play area, on duty lifeguards during peak season and cafe make it a great destination for families.

Fishing, surfing, swimming, kayaking and windsurfing are some of the most popular activities at St. Andrews East Sands.

Beach users are encouraged to keep their dogs under control in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code”

Dogs are welcome on this beach but not the West one.

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Childrens play area
  • Town centre nearby
  • Slipway

St Andrews KY16 8LB

Pub of the week

Feuars Arms Public House, Kirkcaldy

Feuares Arms Kirkcaldy near to A k Campbell and Son jewellery shop

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“A pub with real atmosphere,great staff and friendly natives,everything a pub should be.Nothing like the multi national soulless barns selling cheap alcopop and tasteless beers.”

28 Bogies Wynd, KY1 2, Kirkcaldy

01592 205577


Restaurant of the week

Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel near A K Campbell and Son jewellery shop

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28 Victoria Road, Kirkcaldy
Fife, KY1 1DS
Phone: 01592 260117
Restaurant Hours
Mon – Sun, Lunch 12PM-2PM
Mon – Sat, High Teas 5PM-7PM
Sunday, High Teas 4PM-7PM
Mon- Sat, Dinner 5PM-9PM

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Gigs

The Bevvy Sisters with The Soundhouse Choir Edinburgh

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“A summer concert from The Bevvy Sisters followed by a performance by The Soundhouse Choir to celebrate their first year. The concert, within the legendary stunning acoustic surroundings of Greyfriars Kirk, will finish with a rousing finale when the two forces join together. Very special! A veritable vocal feast!”

Friday at 7 PM – 10 PM

Greyfriars Kirk

1 Greyfriars Walk, EH1 2QQ Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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AUDIOFRAUD at The Duchess of Kirkcaldy

Music at the Duchess Kirkcaldy nearby A K Campbell and Son jewellers

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“A night of tub thumping R n R! Material from bands such as Stereophonics, Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Blur, Jet, AC/DC, Nirvana, T Rex, Led Zep, Anastacia, Kings of Leon, Stones, Queen, Fall Out Boy, Manic Street Preachers, Aerosmith, Pink, Bruno Mars, Blondie, Bryan Adams….and many more!”

Saturday at 9:30 PM – 12 AM

The Duchess of Kirkcaldy

Nicol street, KY1 1RP Kirkcaldy, Fife
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There you have it for another week, we hope you find something interesting to do here and have a great weekend, here’s hoping for sunshine!

Disclaimer:  A K Campbell and Sons are not affiliated with any event or outing we share here, it’s just stuff we think is fun and so, if you have any problems you have to go to the organisers of the event or whatever, not us!

Basically, we’re not being paid by anyone to post for them or making any money from any sales i.e tickets etc. And, if injured, it’s on your own head!
You are legally responsible for yourselves! 🙂

What are you up to this weekend, got anything to add?  Comment below!

Hopefully see you in our shop on Kirkcaldy High Street soon!

The following post What’s On In And Around Kirkcaldy, Fife This Weekend (Week Tues 27th June 2017) Find more on: www.akcampbell.co.uk/blog