Back in London (but still on California time which is why I’m up writing a post at 2:30am !) and I have so many new ideas that my brain feels overloaded. I’m struggling to find the discipline needed to concentrate on getting certain pieces made and I think I’ve said before that my planning needs … More Time to Get Organised
Right now I’m relaxing in sunny California and in my last post before flying out here I said that I probably wouldn’t be posting anything for a week or so, but I’ve been thinking over a little jewellery problem and wanted to share it. A few months ago on my last trip out to the US, I … More Project Restoration
As I’ll be away for the next 2 weeks, I thought I’d take a break from attempting to pack what seems like all my worldly possessions into a case the size of a large shoebox (note to self – shop for new luggage) and share a piece that I’ve been working on for ages and have … More One For The Road
On my last trip to the US I picked up a number of goodies including coloured crystals, natural pyrite, magnetic hematite nuggets and some super slabs of agate. So it’s no surprise that I’m looking forward to my upcoming trip and seeing what gems I can get my hands on this time. The main purpose of … More Something Old into Something New..
This weekend I started work on the statement necklace I need to fulfil one of my latest briefs. In my mind I had multiple layers of draped copper chain with rainbow fluorite oval beads hanging down and a contrasting large centre-piece pendant. Now, the planning stage is not my strong point and had I taken the time to count … More Sometimes Things Don’t Always Go To Plan..