Tee hee, usually I stick with the same bottle of wine/beer etc when I’m making jewellery, but for something different, I have decided to mix my drinks in this latest collection. It’s a Banrock Station wine bottle and Coopers Sparkling Ale beads! The Banrock Station wine bottle beads have been embellished with a mix of… Read More
I’m so grateful to my Dad for making me the perfect storage for my glass rods. It helps to have all the colours organised, makes it easy when I need to find a particular colour.
I have this idea for a new earring design that required me to buy a new tool! Can you tell by looking at it what it does? It’s a tube cutter! I can put sterling silver tube in there, set it to the right length,… Read More
Put the necklace and the bracelet together to make this gorgeous necklace that can be worn in so many ways!
When I started making jewellery, everything I made was from op-shop jewellery that I had found, pulled apart and put back together! It was more of a financial than an artistic decision back then (er, it was a lot cheaper to buy a necklace and pull it apart than to buy new beads)! These days… Read More
I have been a bit obsessed about making my own silver chain recently. Made from recycled sterling silver, the organic nature of this chain has a huge appeal for me. I like the recycled chain with my recycled glass beads. A great story. Here’s how to make silver chain in 10 easy steps: Wind silver… Read More
One of the key fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2013 is Black and White. I was flicking through photos in a glossy magazine online and started wondering…would you wear black and white jewellery with the clothes? Or would you go for a splash of red or another colour? I can’t quite decide! Visit my online shop… Read More
Thought I would share some photos from my “Upper Glass” exhibition. A selection of Coopers Ale jewellery. Assorted wine stoppers Necklaces made from beads collected from op shops and various travels over the past 20 years!