Visit to the V&A

Now I wanted to go spend oodles of money at Hatton Gardens on tools and gems and anything else that caught my eye, but lucky for my bank balance (and probably my mum’s too!) they aren’t open at the weekends and we couldn’t quite arrange a weekday. So instead we made a trip up to […]

The last pickle…

…hopefully. I am waiting on the what I hope will be the last pickle (a sort of warm acid bath that cleans off the solder gunk) of the bracelet. It seems to be taking way longer than it should. Once it is done I can see if my solder join was successful and begin cleaning […]

Dotty about copper

Early on in my first class I fell in love with the idea of mixing different metals, I particularly love the colour of copper but it doesn’t make very practical jewellery for everyone with that whole going green thing. So being generally over ambitious and foolhardy I decided to do a commission… for my mum. Ok […]