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red, black and white glass earrings

I made a pair of earring hooks today

Day 86. I made some hooks! I am so pleased with these really long and rounded hooks today! After all of yesterday’s news and still feeling a little flat today,…

Red, black, white mismatched earrings

Red, black, white mismatched earrings

Day 85. No words today, just a picture of some earrings that I made.

Long red, black and white earrings

Long red, black and white earrings

Day 84. Often the making is the easy part. Most of the time it’s the design that takes a long time. Putting this bead on, changing it for a different…

red, black and white earrings

More red, black and white earrings

Day 83. Continuing my limited palette, I love the spots and stripes in these earrings. While many of the galleries that I sell my work in are choosing to close…

red black and white glass earrings

Red, black and white

Day 82. There was a period of time when all I wore were clothes that were either red, black or white. That was it. It made buying clothes really easy,…

pink recycled glass earrings made from a wine bottle

Finding inspiration

Day 81. I have been making jewellery for 30 years. Yes, it’s been THAT long! Over the years I have collected lots and lots of books on jewellery making, and…

Keep on making

Day 80. In times like this, when things are changing every day, and we have no idea of how much more change or for how long these changes will be…

Mind-losing times…

Day 79. I was just talking to my friend Jenny as I was making this pair of earrings, and then I realised that I had to photograph them and put…

Red recycled and Italian glass earrings

Red recycled and Italian glass earrings

Day 78. When all else fails, take an old idea, and tweak it a little. These earrings feature beads from recycled and Italian glass.

Gin and wine bottle earrings

Gin and wine bottle earrings

Day 77. In a world that is in turmoil at the moment, it’s hard to stay positive and optimistic, and yet I am still trying to make a pair of…

Freshwater pearls and champagne bottle beads

Freshwater pearls and champagne bottle beads

Day 76. Many years ago, before I started making my own beads, I used freshwater pearls and crystals for a lot of my jewellery pieces. It has been lovely returning…

Pearl and recycled glass bead earrings

New pearl and recycled glass bead earrings

Day 75. Working on a new idea for an exhibition and it includes pearls in all sorts of colours and shapes! I love the slightly greyer colour of these pearls,…