I have always been fascinated with the life and death of stars. The mind-bending size of them, and the length of time it takes for their light to reach us. That, in spite of their size and grandeur, they’re finite, like the rest of us.
All winter long on the mountain I can’t wait for the eruption of spring. It’s not that I hate winter, but once Christmas, La Fiaccolata and New Year have come … Continue reading
Lots of firefruit from the studio this weekend, so I’ve made two posts [after all, every Ouroboros requires her own]. Three rings from recycled silver and copper: And a pendant made … Continue reading
This week I whipped up some Art Deco style earrings. The half moons are recycled from a copper and fine silver dome that I cut in half, then carved a pair … Continue reading
This was going to be the first of a weekly Saturday Studio post…and then a Sunday Studio one, which could still exploit some cheesey alliteration. Nope, didn’t happen. But the new … Continue reading
Fruit of the Studio: Rings and blings and other shiny things. Some brand spanking new jewellery amongst some earlier, revamped faces… Above: alongside the new Fiore copper-accented silver ring, the … Continue reading
Following on from the previous Silversmithery of the Past post. An odd eclectic selection – some of these items were commissioned, others were gifts to friends, or commissioned by friends for … Continue reading
It has been a long time, way too long – years, to be honest – since I have made any fresh new pieces of jewellery. I’ve lacked instruments, fire-proof space, … Continue reading