February Landscape: in like a lion…

According to the proverb, it is March that is supposed to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb, but this year it could apply equally well to February. The first of February brought the first serious snow of the winter, yet by the end of the month, we we having a … Continue reading February Landscape: in like a lion…

Found Treasures

As I mentioned in my last post, we recently returned from a holiday in Fife, Scotland. We had a great week, and one of the highlights for me was the opportunity to do a bit (well, quite a lot, if I’m honest) of beachcombing. I found one particular beach that was awash with sea glass … Continue reading Found Treasures

Latest Designs: Oarweed Earrings

One of the things I love about working with silver is that it is so versatile. You can use thick wire to create solid, chunky rings, or you can roll out silver sheet until it is incredibly thin and flexible, and form it into flowing, delicate shapes. I took the latter approach with these long, … Continue reading Latest Designs: Oarweed Earrings

Focus: Belle

I have been taking care of my friend's dog Belle for the past week. She's a lovely, good-natured dog, full of energy and constantly on the move. As a result, she's not easy to photograph. This is a rare picture of her posing very nicely for the camera. The secret of getting her to sit … Continue reading Focus: Belle

Latest Designs: Sea Pottery

We are now living much closer to the coast than we used to in France, which is a wonderful thing as far as I'm concerned. I'm very drawn to the sea, and Northumberland has a particularly stunning stretch of coastline. I also love beach combing, pottering along the beach and finding hidden treasures amongst the … Continue reading Latest Designs: Sea Pottery

Latest Designs: Pebble Necklace

This is one of the first of my new designs, inspired by my recent trips to the north east coast of England. It represents pebbles on a beach, receding into the distance, until they meet the horizon. The pebbles are made from scraps of silver, which form themselves into little balls when heated and melted with … Continue reading Latest Designs: Pebble Necklace