Silver Award at 2023 Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards

I am really excited to announce that I won a silver award at this year’s Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards for my necklace, “All I want is to be beside the sea”. “All I want is to be … [Read more...]

Evolution – New Enamel Designs

I have recently spent some time developing a new range of enamel designs that I have been planning for than a year. The title ‘Evolution’ originates from a exhibition I was asked to produce work for … [Read more...]

Sunflower Pendant for Ukraine

Like most of us I have been horrified and deeply saddened by the ongoing conflict and the resultant humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. I wanted to do something to help. I decided to make a special silver … [Read more...]

Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2022

Last night I was absolutely delighted and so excited to receive a Silver Award in the Enamel and Enamel Painters 3-D craft category of this year’s awards. It was a huge honour to have my achievement … [Read more...]

De La War Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea

I am excited to be taking part in a real in person craft show at De La War Pavilion on the 23rd and 24th October 2021. I will have lots of new work available including my new Merking’s Palace … [Read more...]

Merking Palace Garden

Under the sea there lives the Kingdom of the Merfolk with the fabulous Merking’s Palace and gardens. I adapted the idea from an original illustration by J.R.R.Tolkien. We need to conserve our oceans … [Read more...]

Indian Memories – The Story Behind

In 1994 I went with my husband on what was then the holiday of a lifetime. We went to Rajasthan, and toured all around, visiting Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur and then down to Agra to see the … [Read more...]

New work, Competition Success and a Craft Show

Remember my Blue Vase Necklace? I was very excited to win a Bronze Award at this years’ Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship and Design Awards. You can see the other winners here and watch the virtual Awards … [Read more...]

Silver and Enamel Tea strainer inspired by Damascene Tiles at Leighton House, London

Silver and Enamel Tea Strainer - Damascene Flowers I made this for an exhibition with the Guild of Enamellers. The subject was Friendship and Continuity. A tea strainer seemed a perfect choice … [Read more...]

Blue Vase Necklace

I have been doing some online Art Classes with Leighton House Museum, London. It was the former home and studio of the leading Victorian artist, Frederic, Lord Leighton. It grew into a ‘private … [Read more...]