Christmas Stocking the Shop

I’m getting my online shop stocked up in time for Christmas! Do you know anyone who would like some quirky silver jewellery? I may have just the thing… Pop over to my shop: http://sweetsilver.co.uk/shop Last orders in the UK in time for Christmas: 19th of December, or 21st if you’re up for paying for next-day…

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.

‘The Kingdom of God’ Collection

Here it is! The moment you’ve all been waiting for: the launch of the new SweetSilver collection! Two days early! Hmm? You’ve never heard of it? Well, I’ve definitely talked about it before. And now you can read the official press release and see all the lovely photographs two days before it appears in all…

The New SweetSilver Collection

In case you haven’t heard, I’ve been working on a new collection over the last few months. I’ve been posting work-in-progress photos on Instagram quite a bit, so some of you may be excited to see the finished pieces. Well, wait no longer; here they are: On Monday I’ll post more photographs and information. Do…

A Short Ode To A Skeleton

I’m sad to say goodbye to my Skellington necklace. He’s one of my favourite things I’ve ever made. Happily though, he is currently at Itch Gallery (in Oakham, Rutland) enthusiastically waiting for someone to adopt him. Bye, Skellington. I hope you find a lovely new home.

Looking After The World’s Turtles

It’s World Turtle Day today, the 23rd of May (I love to rhyme), and in honour of these magnificent creatures that are so very endangered, SweetSilver is launching a little campaign. I call it a little campaign only because I am one person doing a little bit to help turtle conservation, but a little campaign is not…

Lifeless Worth

“Because this ‘moth’ is silver, art, and crafted by hand, is considered to have value. Time, effort, and money were put into making this dead moth. It is worthy to be scrutinised and criticised, pondered over and sold for many times its material value.”

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…

The Epic Bicycle Commission

Over the last year, many friends and strangers who showed an interest in my work heard about my bicycle commission. I’ve been working on it for a while… A lovely couple of cyclists requested a bespoke commission for a pair of earrings and a necklace in silver with highlights of gold. Here’s the story in…

Adventures of Umbrella Man

Umbrella Man has flown to Scotland. What an adventurous guy. If you haven’t been following his adventures on Instagram, here’s a recap of his life so far: He went from this: To this: To this: Then back to this: And then finally…this: Now he is fulfilling his dreams of adorning someone. Unusual dreams for you…