rings on her fingers

I've tended to steer clear of making rings, not because they're particularly challenging in themselves, but because the sizing is a real pain. To start with, there are at least six different standards for ring sizes in different parts of the world, and selling internationally on Etsy, this can be a bit of a headache. And … Continue reading rings on her fingers

new earrings

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I'd been working on several pairs of earrings. They were't looking particularly glamourous at that point, but after lots of polishing and shining, they are finally finished. I was making mainly post earrings at the time, but since then I've finished some new dangly ones too. Here's a … Continue reading new earrings

earrings, earrings, earrings

I've been mostly working on making earrings for the past couple of days. Specifically post earrings, some in silver, and some in copper. As you can see from the photo, they are works in progress, and at different stages of completeness. I do like making earrings, but the soldering of the posts can be a … Continue reading earrings, earrings, earrings

playing with oxidisation

I've been experimenting with oxidising silver over the past few days. Basically, oxidisation is what happens very gradually over time when silver is exposed to the air. The surface loses its shine, and eventually goes a dull grey-black colour. Obviously this isn't something you would usually want on a piece of silver jewellery, and you … Continue reading playing with oxidisation

spirals – work in progress

I've been working away on some new designs featuring silver spirals for the past few days. I'll be showcasing them in the design gallery in the near future, but for the time being, here's a sneak preview of the work in progress. These spirals and circles are in the process of being soldered, which causes … Continue reading spirals – work in progress