Christmas hygge

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You know, in November when the shops start putting their Christmas decoration up and even though you know you’ll be fed up with it round about the time December starts, you still feel a rush of anticipation and excitement for the holiday to come? I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. I love getting great […]

How to find out if your silver is silver!

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Tiffany has just launched their new metal Rubedo™. It’s a beautiful rose coloured metal, said to be lightweight but strong, with a smooth lustre. It should have the richness of gold, the malleability of silver and the warmth of copper – yet the components of the metal – also known as the alloy – is […]

The top two craft fairs you don’t want to miss

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I love this time of year, not only because of the high blue sky and supposedly warm indian summer, but because this is the time of year when all jewellers and silversmiths are working like busy bees to get ready for all the craft fairs. As I’m not doing any craft fairs myself this year […]

Would you like to join me in my workshop?

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I’ve got an email from the restaurant Geranium, saying they would like an extra pair of top candle stick holders for the candle sticks I made for them last summer. I’d like to invite you to join me in the workshop to see how I made them. Click on the video to watch.