The Cardless Christmas Challenge

I am surprised every time a friend gives me a card. But not in a good way. Instead I’m surprised that I’ve been so subtle about my deep loathing of cards. (Apologies to all friends and family who have given me cards in the past. There’s a note to you at the end of this…

What’s Christmas About?

Or: This is Not a Feel-Good Christmas Post Christmas movies all seem to have clear opinions on what Christmas is about: “Christmas is about family.” “Christmas is about giving.” “Christmas is about peace.” About love. About feeling good. About believing (usually in Santa). But what makes them think they can summarise what Christmas is all…

Things I Have Not Yet Done

I have a little collection of pieces that I have planned to make but have had to leave unfinished for one reason or another.

Adventuring: A hot day in England

This is not a post about jewellery, silver, or art. I know; turns out I have other interests. We spent the last bank holiday at the beach. In England. And it was hot! It didn’t rain at all! I felt like I had slipped into an alternate reality. So here are some slightly artistic photos…

The Complete People Chain

I’m sure you were holding your breath, desperately waiting to see the last instalment in the saga of the Tiny Silver Wire People Necklace. If you don’t remember, I started telling you about it here. Now, where did I leave off… Oh yes, I had just run out of silver wire… And here it is:…

The Very Tiny People Meet a Whisk

Today’s installment of Adventures of the Very Tiny People: The very tiny people try to make scrambled eggs for breakfast, but their tiny silver whisk is just not tiny enough. The Giant offers his assistance, and – once Francine comes to – it seems as if the very tiny people will be getting their breakfast…

As Valentine’s Day Approaches…

I love Valentine’s day. I look forward to it. I start looking forward to it as soon as my birthday is over (30th of January in case you want to send me belated wishes). I look forward to it even more than I look forward to my birthday. A lot of people who know me are…

Brilliant Jewellery to Wear this Christmas

  I’m not sure if you may have noticed, but it’s almost Christmas. In fact, you probably haven’t been able to escape the barrage of adverts and decorations that have been accosting us every day since October. Well, this post is no different. It’s a round-up of great festive jewellery from all over the internet, that you…

Hey you. Wanna buy some jewellery?

If you’ve been wondering where and how to buy the marvellous jewellery you’ve seen on this website and my many social media pages, here is your answer: Etsy! If you’re living outside the UK and you’d like to buy any of my work, send me a message (here or on Etsy, or Facebook, or Twitter…)…

Day 34 to 37 (3rd to 6th of February)

Here’s another fascinating installment of “Daily Jewellery:” Day 34: Gold dust necklace. Ephemeral yet valuable. Day 35: insect brooch made from found objects. Day 36: Memory neckpiece. Made from my childhood. Day 37: ‘Connection’ necklace where the clasp becomes the pendant. Made from brass found objects and 9ct gold.