Earthy beads

Today I have been working on new beads for a necklace. They are all earthy, swirls of opaque glass in a grey-brown. Here they are in the kiln and the annealing schedule has begun. They will be fully annealed overnight and then need to be cleaned (reamed) before being threaded together to make a necklace. […]

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 […]

Wet packing enamel onto fine silver jewellery

Today I have made a little video clip of me wet laying enamel onto the surface of a small piece of silver. Here is the piece at the end of the torch firing process. I will now have to work out how to add video clips to my blog so that I can share the […]

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 – […]