Jyppy the Dog – Pet Portrait in Enamel

I have been experimenting recently with enamel pictures of Jyppy my dog. This one measures 12 cm square and is shown next to the original photograph. It is on copper and uses a variety of techniques … [Read more...]

New Enamelling Class

I am really excited to announce that I am planning to start a new Enamelling Class using facilities at a local school. It will be for 8-10 people, no experience necessary. Message me if you would like … [Read more...]

April ‘Critter of the Month’ 2015

Two new Dragonfly pendants for this month. They are both enamel on silver and hang on a leather thong. One is cloisonné enamel and the other has painted under-glaze details. Hope you like them. … [Read more...]

January ‘Critter of the Month’ 2015

Happy New Year! A little late I know but there has been a lot happening to keep me busy! I had some serious health problems at the end of last year which has taken some time to recover from. One thing … [Read more...]

New Ammonite ‘Fossil’ Pendants

I have been working on some new 'statement' Ammonite 'Fossil' necklaces that I would like to share with you. The enamels have been created using Sgraffitto techniques. They are all on copper and I … [Read more...]

Cloisonné Enamel – The Making of my New Magic Carpet Pendant

Cloisonné Enamel - The Making of my New Magic Carpet Pendant Cloisonné enamel is where fine wires are embedded in the enamel to create the design. There are a lot of different stages involved in … [Read more...]

Critter of the Month – December 2013

Finally, my last 'Critter of the Month' for 2013. This is a collection of Angel Candlesticks, very fitting for Christmas I thought! However, remember an Angel is not just for … [Read more...]

Critter of the Month = November 2013

Here is my Critter of the Month for November 2013. He is a Horse Head brooch and the picture shows him with the page in my Technical notebook where I colour tested suitable enamels. He is … [Read more...]

Critter of the Month – May 2013

Here is 'Tweet', a little late but he took a while to finish. He is sgraffito enamel on copper in a sterling silver surround, on a silver chain with little silver wire feet. The back is textured in … [Read more...]

Thursday Tip – Guild of Enamellers

Thursday Tip Welcome to the latest in a series of articles to do with enamelling and making jewellery. I hope you find them useful. I am writing about issues and problems I have experienced (and … [Read more...]