New Enamels for Fossil Necklaces

I finished the Enamels for these necklaces this week. They are champlevé enamel on silver with engraved texture. They are designed to go with these semi precious beads. They are now being hallmarked … [Read more...]

52 Earring Challenge 2018 Week 1

I am very excited to be joining in this challenge with other jewellery artists around the world. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore new designs, challenge myself with new techniques and to … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Silver Tuesday Jewellery Class

I have been running this Jewellery Class on a Tuesday evening for the past twelve years. It used to be part of CALAT but when they ceased offering practical classes like this I was able to buy all the … [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...]