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Happy New Year, 2020

I hope you all had a wonderful, restful festive break? I did very little over Christmas and New Year which is exactly what I had hoped for. It took me a few days to properly wind down, but I now feel ready to start the new year refreshed and excited for what a new decade will bring for my business. Are you raring to go, or still slowly building yourself back up? January can be such a tough month!

The end of 2019 –

I had a wonderfully busy time for the last few months of 2019 and so I want to say thank you so much to those who support small, independent businesses such as mine. As always, I am slightly higgedly-piggedly with my approach to designing new pieces – I make whatever pops into my head, whenever I find the time to squeeze it in! – but I was thrilled that some of my new designs were embraced wholeheartedly and led to some lovely bespoke versions. In particular my new ‘dot’ rings have been really well received and I’m planning to develop these into more of a ‘collection’ this year. Watch this space.

Recent work –

Here are just a few of my recent commissions –

Keeping in touch –

If you’re expecting to hear from me this month, I promise I will be in touch very soon! I’ve been having a massive de-clutter of my house this week which has slightly delayed me but has felt really necessary for helping to clear my head. And, as always, I really must tidy my bench. But I’m nearly there, my hands have recovered from that busy Christmas period and my bench is calling…

Do follow me on Instagram or Facebook to stay up to date with what’s currently on my bench. I’ve been sketching this morning and am really looking forward to creating this new bespoke version of one of my Simplicity Collection rings.

Thanks for reading to the end, you lovely person.

Recycled sterling silver ruby ring

Commission: Silver Ruby Ring

It was a delight to be given the opportunity to re-set this stunning ruby! Originally set in a pendant, it had been lost and replaced with another ruby pendant…and then – as is the way of these things – found again! So rather than have two ruby pendants, my customer decided to have it transformed into a ring.

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Silver & Gold Diamond Ring

Commission: Silver & Gold Diamond Ring

This ring was a recent (ish) commission to resize and update an existing silver and gold ring. The original – which I neglected to take a photo of – was a silver band with a small plain gold section. Simple and elegant. The ring however was now too small and so to resize it, I carefully cut the gold section straight down the middle and added a gold stone setting with a flush set white diamond. Really pleased with the final piece and it’s now got a new lease of life being worn again! Continue reading “Commission: Silver & Gold Diamond Ring”