Wisley Botanical Gardens Enamel

I have been thinking a lot recently about visits to Botanical Gardens and the wonderful collections of plants that they house. I have many happy memories of visiting Kew Gardens as a young child with … [Read more...]

‘In Amongst the Bluebells’ Cloisonné Enamel Necklace

This time last year I was exhibiting my new necklace ‘In amongst the Bluebells’ at the Guild of Enamellers Annual conference where I was privileged to win the Peter Woolfe Cloisonné cup. It was a … [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...]

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...]

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...]