2021 update

2021 update

It’s been an odd year for everyone but we’ve noticed an increase in commission work and a drop in footfall. This is hardly surprising with everyone staying at home. Despite being open for “only 2.5 days a week”, the reality has been 7 days a week working until 2 or...

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January recovery!

January recovery!

These hands are not a pretty sight to behold! The Christmas rush is always a hard time for my hands and the Covid precautions have added a new layer of hardship to them. I am a stickler for washing my hands in between tasks and each wash strips vital oils from the...

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Lockdown!

Lockdown!

** Update ** The studio has been very busy since the start of lockdown and although there hasn't been much news coming out, there has been a lot of making. **** I have always done some work at home. Frequently to 1 or 2 am. Lockdown has just stepped up that "at home"...

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Basic jewellery tools

Basic jewellery tools I’ve put together a list of some basic tools which my jewellery students tend to find most useful. They are also ones that I use constantly on a daily basis. Getting a basic jewellery tool setup needn’t be expensive and you can make a huge amount...

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Dragon Pendant

Dragon Pendant

 This was a great commission. We were contacted by Conor whose Mom, Coral writes wonderful novels. The first in the series is Stronger Within > Conor supplied the dragon drawing that appears on the cover of Book 1 of the series, and was designed originally by Fiona...

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Laser engraved jewellery

Laser engraved jewellery

Laser engraved jewellery If you're wanting an image or text on your pendant, ring or bracelet, there are a few ways to do this: Stamping Engraving by hand Laser engraving We tend to engrave by hand or using laser for our commissioned pieces. Stamping Stamping can be...

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Moon Stars and Ohm

Moon Stars and Ohm

We get a huge variety of requests but not all of them make it through to the bench. We were asked by a potential client down south to produce a quote and drawing for a Moon Stars and Ohm symbol. This the first iteration: This pendant was to be laser engraved on a...

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Company Pendant

Company Pendant

This was an interesting pendant design in that my client wanted the company logo engraved onto a silver disc. StormFishMarine are specialists in scuba-diving training and have a jolly Roger style of emblem. Artwork supplied The logo supplied was a pixel-based image...

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3 Elephants Pendant

3 Elephants Pendant

Brief Create an elephant pendant in sterling silver with three elephants - one adult and two juniors. We started off with some ideas on style and then worked on how the three might interact to form a solid enough piece for the pendant.The final piece The result was...

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Jewellery Making Courses

Jo offers personalised courses to small groups. You will receive one-on-one assistance throughout the day and leave with several pieces at the end of it.

Light refreshments throughout the day are included in the prices.