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Recently asked why my work has a lot of blue in it..My first response was that I just like the colour.Thinking about it blue is very striking in glass and early glass like Roman beads were often in blue due to use of copper which produced blue green colours which were cheap and easy to make unlike pinks which have golds.Blue goes well with silver a
My leather cuffs are have new direction.Having worked out how to work in leather I realize the possibilities are endless.Being a jeweller I have lots of tools and materials which can be used on leather to add texture and colour.
My search for new ideas I started to look into leather .It is a lovely background to show off a glass bead.Having got the basic materials and work out how to do it.The combinations are endless and fun. here are a selection of my cuffs.Fun for the summer when going to festival or something different that not expensive
enamel on copper pendants with silver wire finishs Having made some enamel copper pendants which have all sold.I was inspired to make some more.I love the abstractness of the enamel and find the silver wire adds interest and compliments the enamel.I have done some bracelets with my beads and leather cord all looking very festival or boho like.
This year I have been making enamel pendants on copper and embellishing them with silver.I have had a very positive interest in them and sold all the ones I have made.It is an exciting process for me as the enamelling satisfies the creative side in me .The shaping of copper and adding the silver uses my jewellery skills and the party piece is addin