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...]

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...]

“For the Love of an Elephant“ new cloisonné enamel necklace

For the Love of an Elephant cloisonné enamel necklace I made this necklace for the Cookson Gold February Design of the Month competition. The theme was Love and I immediately thought of this title … [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...]

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...]