Introducing SeaSong

I feel as if there should be a drum roll here. For the past few months, I’ve been working on a brand new collection of designs, and I’ve finally reached the point where I’m ready to share the first few pieces. The collection is called SeaSong, and it combines my beach-combing finds with hand made … More Introducing SeaSong

news from the workshop: a flotilla of seahorses

Having carried out extensive research (that’ll be five minutes on the internet then), I have discovered that the collective noun for seahorses is ‘herd’.  A herd of seahorses. That just sounds wrong. It’s a word that doesn’t begin to do justice to these weird, graceful, beautiful creatures, and I’ve decided to go with ‘flotilla’ instead. … More news from the workshop: a flotilla of seahorses

muse

The prompt for this week’s photo challenge is “muse”, and we are asked, “what subject keeps you coming back?” What I keep returning to, in both my photography and my jewellery designs, are leaves. I’m particularly fascinated with oak leaves at the moment. We have a lot of little saplings growing around the garden, and the … More muse

silver poppies

It’s still a bit early in the year for poppies really, but we ordered our Higgledy Garden flower seeds last week, ready for sowing later this month, and we included some poppy seeds this year. In the UK, poppies have been associated with remembrance since the end of the First World War, but they have a … More silver poppies