Pearl Knotting or Being Brave enough to change a previous creation

Over Christmas I lost my mojo. It’s amazing what can spark it again, this time it was adding a new extender chain on a pearl necklace for a customer. It brought back memories of when I went through a period of creating pearl necklaces, this was quite early on in my jewellery making journey. About…

Busy with Bookmarks

Recently I have been busy, mostly creating bookmarks and a tutorial. A local high school library orders some a few times a year to give to their students as prizes to promote reading. This time, I decided to ask her if she minded me offering them to other school libraries.She didn’t, and very kindly promoted…

A Necklace Just for Me

I wanted to create a necklace and earrings set just for me. I rarely make them items specifically for my use, usually I end up with the experiments that are not of sufficient quality to sell. It had to be a practical set, as I intend to wear them at a Copper Sheet Workshop with…

Beading and Experimenting

I had got some beautiful red glass beads from Cookson Gold. I wanted to create a beaded lace type necklace that I had seen in a tutorial a long time ago. After much looking I found the right tutorial, but it was for seed beads. I tried to follow it but gave up because the results…