Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

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

A life creative, in full swing

August 12, 2015 marked my third year of living in southern Tuscany.   It’s not all been sunflowers, there’s been some downright, far out testing times. But Life, some time … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

My Grandmothers’ Stones

Here’s a few of the stones my grandmother polished about 40 years ago. Actually, I had two stone-lovin’ grandmothers. Hence the seemingly dodgily-place apostrophe, you grammar-pronto fiends. After my last … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

Sharp and Dry, High and Flat

I’ve just returned from England for the second time this month, this time for a funeral, that of my grandmother Irene, the very last of the almighty grannies to go. Three … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 6 Comments

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

Breaking the Jewellery Drought with Colour

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

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

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