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...]

February ‘Critter of the Month’ 2015

Late again! Here at last is My February Critter of the Month. A silver and enamel Fish and Chip Fork.   It is champleve enamel with cloisonné details on sterling silver. I made it as an … [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...]

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 – October

Here is my Critter of the Month for October. It is and sgraffitto enamel ammonite fossil set in silver on a silver ring. … [Read more...]

What’s on My Bench Today?

First of a new occasional series of posts looking at 'What is on My Bench Today'? This is a snap shot of what I am actually working on at the moment. In the front you can see some tiny settings that I … [Read more...]