Women’s Institute Brooch

Women’s Institute Brooch

The Brief This was a fun commission to do. The request was for a WI Brooch and as my client is an artist, the drawing supplied was great!   The artwork The rough drawing supplied was a little tricky in that it worked so well and translating it into a vector for...
Q&A: Can you add an opal?

Q&A: Can you add an opal?

Question: Can you remove my current diamond cluster and replace it with a round opal? My engagement ring has a cluster of diamonds set in a dome shape. They have lost their sparkle and I was wondering if it would be possible to have an opal set in its place instead?...
When the bottom falls out

When the bottom falls out

When the bottom falls out During some late night casting I pushed the limit on one of my crucibles. I was casting two gold earrings which were proving a little troublesome and thought I could get just one more pour, but in silver, out of the graphite crucible....
The Christmas Flurry

The Christmas Flurry

The Christmas FlurryWith almost a week left before Christmas and over 30 commissions to finish, it’s going to be a very, very busy week.I am open daily until Christmas Eve and will be madly making in a bid to have all the pieces completed in time.If you have a...