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Jewellery Adventure

Three Friends Pendant

Three Friends Pendant

A few months ago I was commissioned to make a very special gift. Two of the three friends were wanting to give their friend a very special gift for a significant birthday. They knew they wanted something bold and modern that would represent the three friends and their friendship. A…
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Anxious thoughts and making a list

Anxious thoughts and making a list

So I woke up this morning feeling filled with anxiety. This is not unusual but I have recently given up my job to run my jewellery business full time. After years of juggling work, family life and running my business it was time to take the leap and venture out…
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Making an etched portrait

Making an etched portrait

I have been experimenting with the process of transferring images to silver using a chemical etching process. My Mum gave me a picture of my Grandma from the 1950s, a black and white photograph. I used the photograph to make this Portrait pendant. I chose the oval shape as it…
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Making silver sheet from scrap

Making silver sheet from scrap

I have been wanting to have a go at making my own silver sheet for ages but not really had the right motivation. A recent custom order for a very special and intricate pendant inspired me to have a  go. I was thinking that if I mess up the construction…
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Phases and Cycles

Phases and Cycles

I have been thinking a lot about cycles and phases. I have found comfort by reflecting on better times and reminding myself that like everything a difficult phase will cycle and pass. I am so happy to see this winter finally cycle into spring and warmer days ahead. I am…
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Workshop Focus - Gold Bar Earrings

Workshop Focus - Gold Bar Earrings

I love making these little gold bar earrings. They are made from solid 9ct gold and have sterling silver posts and butteflies. Mixing the metals helps to keep the price down and they make a lovely gift. The simple bar design is perfect for everyday wear.9ct Gold Bar Earrings £35I…
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Making a Custom wedding ring in Lockdown

Making a Custom wedding ring in Lockdown

Back in the early spring of 2020, the world felt like a very different place!I was contacted by a customer looking for a very special wedding ring. She had two diamond set rings that had been passed down through the family, not her style but she wanted to incorporate them…
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Re-working Heirloom Jewellery

Re-working Heirloom Jewellery

In the last few months I have been commissioned to re-work several pieces of heirloom jewellery. The most recent an inherited gold ring with a Rubelite stone. The ring had belonged to the customers father who had worn all the time.  After inheriting the ring it was stored in a…
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Choosing a Wedding Ring - Silver vs Gold

Choosing a Wedding Ring - Silver vs Gold

I started my jewellery adventure with Silver, working with Sterling Silver has been a wonderful thing and making rings is one of my favourite projects. In 2018 I registered my makers mark with the Edinburgh Assay office allowing me to make and sell hallmarked Jewellery. Since then I have added…
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Making Rings

Making Rings

I love making rings. Wedding rings, promise rings, engagement rings, personalised rings, gemstone rings, all kinds of rings! I love the symbolism of a ring. The eternal circle and individual meaning.One of the most recent rings to be added to my collection is this Rainbow Gems ring. The sterling silver…
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