New ‘Memories’ Silver and Enamel Jewellery

When  I first heard the theme of 'Maps' for this year's Guild of Enamellers' conference, I wasn't sure it was for me! Maps and I do not have a happy relationship. All this squiggly lines that … [Read more...]

Dragonfly Pendant Commission

Before Christmas I was very excited to be asked to design and make a silver and enamel Dragonfly Pendant. I worked with the client over several months to produce the eventual design. It is always a … [Read more...]

What’s on My Bench – Gypsy Settings

Gypsy setting or flush setting is something I have been promising my students for ages and have only now got around to. I began by doing some research on my iPad and found this excellent tutorial on … [Read more...]

Jyp’s Jewels – Ralphs Cross Cufflink Commission

Introducing Jyp the dog, my faithful Workshop Apprentice and Chief Watch Dog. This year, following on from my occasional Blog Post series, ‘Jyp’s Jewels’ I have decided to make him a regular feature. … [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...]

Jyp’s Jewels – Ladybird Magic Carpet Pendant

Introducing Jyp the dog, my faithful Workshop Apprentice and Chief Watch Dog. This year, following on from my occasional Blog Post series, 'Jyp's Jewels' I have decided to make him a monthly feature. … [Read more...]

Pets on Jewellery

I have been working on a new idea. Cufflinks for my husband with our dog Jyp on. They are cloisonne enamel on fine silver, set in hallmarked sterling silver cufflinks and they measure 14 mm in … [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...]

March ‘Critter of the Month’ 2015

These are my new Gurardian Angel Brooches. These are Funky Guardian Angels with attitude! They are enamel on sterling silver and have underglaze and gold lustre details with painted faces and punky, … [Read more...]

Getting Started and the Design Process

This morning's blog post by Grace Marshall http://grace-marshall.com/starting-badly/ really resonated with me and I have to share it because it is a problem familiar to most artists and designers. I … [Read more...]