I’ve put together a list of some basic tools which my jewellery students tend to find most useful. They are also ones that I use constantly on a daily basis. Getting a basic jewellery tool setup needn’t be expensive and you can make a huge amount of jewellery with a small range of handtools. You [...]
So, you want to make your own jewellery. 1. Decide what you want to make? Pendant - is it solid or kinetic Cuff - hollow or solid Bracelet - whole or hinged Bangle - whole or hinged Earrings - post, hook or clip-on 2. Do research and gather ideas Pinterest is a great place to [...]
Delft Casting is a great way to cast pieces with very little cost and very little equipment. It's a firm favourite of mine and is very rewarding when it works. Those of you who attended the casting course at The Brewery Arts Centre will know how tricky it can be and it really is a [...]
Drawing jewellery serves a purpose, it is not an end product so it doesn't have to be a perfect rendition of what you want to show someone - it just needs to get the idea across. In this article we'll look at a few ideas how to draw a horse pendant.