It’s been too long since I’ve last posted on my blog! Christmas is always a manic time of year for a maker and alongside the seasonal rush, I’ve been kept busy organising my new workshop space. I spent the hectic Christmas working from my kitchen, while my new workshop and office was being built. As… Continue reading A New Workshop – A Spring Update
I’m very excited to share with you the festive craft fair events I’ll be attending this year. It’s a super busy time for most makers, so I’ve started planning early! I’m looking forward to showcasing some great new pieces of jewellery along with my usual favourite designs. I really enjoy meeting my customers face to… Continue reading Christmas is Coming! My Upcoming Festive Craft Fairs.
I’m pleased to share with you my latest makes! Inspired by peaceful woodland walks along paths shaded with ferns, I’ve created a beautiful eco silver pendant and earrings. These pieces are made using Precious Metal Clay; the clay is imprinted with a real fern leaf from my garden, fired in a kiln and then oxidised… Continue reading Woodland Inspired Fern Jewellery
Jewellery aside, flowers and photography are two of my favourite things, so late this Spring, I was excited to hear about Bloom & Grow, a new floral photography online course. The course is run by the fabulous Sara Tasker of Me & Orla and was just the thing I needed to add a creative boost… Continue reading Flower Magic with Bloom and Grow
I’m so pleased to be stocking a range of my handmade jewellery in the new Whitefriars Food and Craft Market in the beautiful city of Canterbury! This vibrant pop up shop in the retail centre of Canterbury, is packed full of gorgeous handmade goods, gifts and produce, all from Kentish Makers and local businesses. Whitefriars… Continue reading Whitefriars – New Food and Craft Market in Canterbury
One question I’m often asked is ‘how do I care for my handmade jewellery?’ Well, I’d like to share my top tips with you for keeping your jewellery in great condition. I use Sterling silver in my jewellery designs. One of the problems with Sterling silver is that it tarnishes (goes black) when exposed to… Continue reading 5 Ways To Care For Your Handmade Silver Jewellery
It’s that time of year again. Each spring I have to go to the woods and visit the bluebells. As I was driving through the country lanes one afternoon, I spied a few bluebells nodding their heads by the edge of the hedgerow and it reminded me that it must be bluebell time again. We’re… Continue reading Bluebell Magic in The Woods