Commissions
Q&A: Can you add an opal?
Q&A: Can you add an opal?

Q&A: Can you add an opal?

Question: Can you remove my current diamond cluster and replace it with a round opal? My engagement ring has a cluster of diamonds set in a dome shape. They have lost their sparkle and I was wondering if it would be possible to have an opal set in its...

CastingLearning
When the bottom falls out
When the bottom falls out

When the bottom falls out

When the bottom falls out During some late night casting I pushed the limit on one of my crucibles. I was casting two gold earrings which were proving a little troublesome and thought I could get just one more pour, but in silver, out of the graphite crucible....

Commissions
The Christmas Flurry
The Christmas Flurry

The Christmas Flurry

The Christmas FlurryWith almost a week left before Christmas and over 30 commissions to finish, it's going to be a very, very busy week.I am open daily until Christmas Eve and will be madly making in a bid to have all the pieces completed in time.If you...

Latest commission
Super Ferret Pendant
Super Ferret Pendant

Super Ferret Pendant

A jeweller is also a sculptor The fun and challenging thing about my day to day work is that it constantly pushes me to learn new skills. One of those is sculpture. I'll often be asked to create something in 3D and that makes the whole piece a lot more...

CommissionsUnusual pieces
Gold fuscia sapphire pendant in box
Gold Fuchsia Pendant

Gold Fuchsia Pendant

Gold Fuchsia pendant with pear shaped Sapphire stone and a custom swing-lid display box A very special 45th wedding anniversary present, this was a challenging piece. My client was very organised and had clear ideas on what he wanted. Being a surprise made it...

Events
Westmorland County Show 2017
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 -...