Thursday Tip 1 – Soldering Findings to Enamelled Pieces

Welcome to a new series of articles to do with enamelling and making jewellery that I intend to publish. I hope you find them useful. I plan to write them weekly, so keep checking to see my latest … [Read more...]

Guardian Angels On Folksy

I have just listed my Guardian Angel Brooches and Pendants in my Folksy Shop. The idea for this range came to me during a visit to one of my favourite cities, York. I was there with my husband whilst … [Read more...]

New Elephant Brooches on Folksy

I've just been updating my Folksy Shop with some of my Indian Elephant copper and enamel brooches. I started making these following a visit to India a few years ago. We were travelling around Kerela … [Read more...]

More New Rabbit Brooches

I have been working on some new rabbit brooches. I took some pictures of them to show how I make them. They are all hand pierced from 1.2mm copper. After filing the edges, I solder on brooch findings … [Read more...]

New Work – Rabbit and Cat Brooches

I have been working on some new Rabbit and Cat brooch designs that I thought I would share. They are sgraffito liquid enamel on copper with jewellery enamels over and carefree lustre gold and silver … [Read more...]

‘Behind the Brooch’ Online Exhibition

Check out this link for some really inspiring brooches. In each case the maker has sought to make the reverse special in it's own right. … [Read more...]

Fossil Brooches

I made my first sales on Folksy this month. Two of my new Ammonite Brooches. I was so excited. A lovely lady bought two, one for herself and one for a friend in America. I have made some more and will … [Read more...]