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I have a slightly epic wax carving project in my head. I don’t find wax carving easy, but I do find it strangely therapeutic – I think it’s a type of mindfulness just sitting quietly filing bits of wax. Anyway, I’ve not done a personal project for ages, so this is where it starts… → Read more

I loved the rose gold plating on my little lightning bolts so much, I decided to give my silver party ring biscuit necklaces the same treatment. So pretty! → Read more

March meet the maker portrat

Instagram is my favourite social media platform, so when I spotted Joanne Hawker’s March Meet the Maker challenge, I decided to get involved. The idea is that you post a photograph each day of March, following the list of themes Joanne has created.

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My mini lightning bolt earrings have been very popular in both sterling silver and 22k gold vermeil finishes, so as an experiment I decided to get a pair plated in rose gold to see how they looked. They’re so pretty! I’d never really thought about rose gold until I had my little rose gold and diamond star pierced at the Liberty Maria Tash studio, but now I want to make all of the things in pink! → Read more

I still love doing these little silver skate numbers! This one was nice to cut out and carve – lots of lovely curves.

The skate necklace was finished with a semi-precious orange citrine gemstone to represent the skater’s roller derby team colour. Sparkly!

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Sterling eco-silver teacup gemstone charm

I recently decided to re-carve my little teacup charm from scratch. I carved my original a good few years ago and, being a wax-carving novice at the time, I made the setting edge too chunky. This meant that setting the little smoky quartz gemstone tea has always been a bit of a mission.

This time I used Wolf gold wax, which you can carve fine detail into beautifully without compromising the strength of the wax. → Read more

Mostly, I have been busy making bees this week. My silver mini bumblebees have enjoyed a flurry of orders for them recently, and I’ve been turning them into earrings, necklaces and bracelets. → Read more

Sterling silver hearts on fire studs

With Valentine’s Day dancing merrily over the horizon, I thought I would share with you some of my silver and gold heart jewellery from my Hearts Aflame collection. → Read more

Sterling silver custard cream stud earrings

I finally stopped procrastinating and chained myself to the workbench until I finished these little silver custard cream earrings. How cute are they?! → Read more

Oooh, it’s been cold in the workshop this week! My hands went a little bit numb making this silver custom necklace for a birthday present, combining my unicorn horn design with one of my hand cut baroque initial charms.

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