Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Dazzle Exhibition Glasgow

I’ve just sent some new work away that will be showing at the Glasgow Dazzle Exhibition. This includes the rings shown in the picture above. (from the top: Double Puzzle Ring, Two tone Ring and Offset Diamond Ring)

The Exhibition is being held in the Merchant Square in Glasgow and opens to the public on the 11th of April , running until the 25th of April..

It is a great chance to see and buy contemporary jewellery from a selection of fantastic designers from all over the the Uk. I hope you can pop along to the Merchant City and visit.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Stacking Ring Commission

A recent commission that I enjoyed working on was when a client brought along a costume ring to my workshop which she really enjoyed wearing. This costume piece used three rings with paste stones. She wanted to re-create the idea of the ring with precious metals and semi-precious stones.

Together we chose the stones that would compliment each other and would be able to be worn individually or together as a fantastic looking stacked ring.

The images show both the original ring and the final resulting ring made in 18ct yellow gold with green and pink tourmalines and smokey quartz. It was fun working with more unusual stones and the client was pleased with the result.

This ring showed that not only can you commission jewellery for an important event, you can be involved in having something made simply for your own enjoyment.