Westmorland County Show 2017

Westmorland County Show 2017

The Westmorland Show for 2017 was another great one. The weather was good, Prince Charles popped in and generally everyone had a great time. We didn’t get to chat to Prince Charles but did see him through the crowd. Managed to get hold of some biltong –...
Ring making workshop – 1 day

Ring making workshop – 1 day

Paz and Bexx wanted to making some spinner rings and attended a 1-day jewellery workshop at the studio to learn the process and make the rings. They learned forming, soldering, texturing and a lot more to make these rings. We all had a great time and the rings turned...
Why jewellery commissions are increasing

Why jewellery commissions are increasing

Changing tastes There is definitely a move towards custom jewellery. I’ve noticed it over the years. My split of stock versus bespoke work has shifted each year  in favour of customised designs. So why is there a shift? The search for individuality The high...
Keum-Boo Jewellery Workshop

Keum-Boo Jewellery Workshop

Keum–boo is a very old gilding technique, originating in Korea, that is used to apply very thin sheets of 24 karat gold to silver surfaces for decoration in the form of a silver-gilt. It’s very much like a silver leaf. Traditionally, this technique is...