Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

Stellar Objects

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.

November 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Sunday Studio: Silver and Copper Art Deco Earrings

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

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saturday Studio…on Monday

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

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

This Month’s Fire Fruit

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

August 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Silversmithery of the past – gifts and wotnot

 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

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kittykatmandoo pre-Italy Jewellery Sale

My move to Italy is T-minus 13 days and counting. I have never been so busy or tired in my life – or so excited. I will be establishing the … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lizards and Leaves

Here are my two pieces that stayed behind for Kathy to fire – a textured leaf pendant made from copper and fine silver clay, and a nice weighty lizard also … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Out of the Studio

I spent the morning drafting poetry… …followed by drawing practise at Ken’s… …and during afternoon and evening I tinkered in my studio, making trinkets. All in all, a day well … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Working With Copper

For the last couple of months I’ve been contemplating copper. I haven’t worked with the metal before today and found it easy to get along with, more so than I … Continue reading

May 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

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