North Yorkshire Open Studios 2012

9th June, Sunday 10th, Friday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2012 I will be taking part in North Yorkshire Open Studios. I will also be open during the week 11th to 14th June by appointment. During Open Studios I will be demonstrating a variety of techniques during the day, starting at 11am – […]

More cloisonné pendants

Today I have had another fun day teaching Steph a bit about cloisonné enamel on silver. The workshop was a present from her husband so she didn’t really know what to expect although she had done some basic enamelling on copper a few years ago, so knew a little about enamel. We began by selecting […]

An introduction to cloisonné enamel

Today I have been teaching an introduction to cloisonné enamelling techniques. My student Nicky already has experience in making silver jewellery and bezel setting stones so rather than using pre-made silver blanks I suggested she texture some small pieces of silver sheet to enamel onto. She cut out, annealed, pickled and textured some silver and […]

New classes, new dates for 2012

I am pleased to be able to announce some more dates and classes for the summer. This is the perfect opportunity to learn how to make your own unique piece of jewellery or to learn something about the fascinating craft of enamelling. Enamel is a form of glass and used very finely ground to apply […]

May is Enamelling month

During the month of May some members of the Guild of Enamellers will be running classes and workshops. Many of these will be suitable for beginners – now is your time to try this absorbing craft! For details of my classes go to my website or email

New Class dates for 2012

Wednesday 25th April 2012 Introduction to Art Clay Silver £125 Friday 27th April 2012 Silver clay ring making £140 Monday 30th April 2012 Hollow beads in metal clay £140 Saturday 5th May 2012 Enamelling £140 Wednesday 9th May 2012 Enamelling on art clay silver £140 Thursday 10th May 2012 Enamelling £140 Saturday 12th May – […]

Hello world!

Welcome to my new website about enamel. I began to enamel in 1999 when, as a complete beginner I joined the Guild of Enamellers, submitted work for assessment and was awarded Associate Craftsman and won the Hans Theilade Award for beginners. It was the beginning of a long adventure and eventually led to a change […]