Friday, March 27, 2009

Contemporary chunky silver ring with pink tourmaline



Following from a commission http://frilldesign.blogspot.com/2008/12/half-day-at-work-today.html, I carved and cast another chunky ring. Made by me for Jewelled www.jewelled.info, this ring is cast in silver, set with a pink tourmaline. This ring will be polished to high shine.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Making Ring with setting and shoulders




Made by me for Jewelled www.jewelled.info...In the process of making a customers ring. 9ct white gold with oval faceted blue topaz. At this stage the ring has gone to Assay office to be hallmarked.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Work in progress Fitted rings commission


Using customers sapphires, I hancarved these wax models of fitted rings. The customer liked the ring design (in the background) and wanted to use both stones. These are going to be cast in silver. When the rings come back from casters, I will set the stones. Made by me for Jewelled www.jewelled.info

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Ideas for textures - WH Smith notebooks




I found at WH Smiths some lovely covered notebooks. I am getting a few ideas together for surface pattern on metal.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Fitted Wedding band - wax model to be cast in white Gold


Example of a fitted wedding band handcarved by me for Jewelled www.jewelled.info. This is a commission, the engagement ring and diamond belongs to the customer. This wax model will be cast in white gold.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Handmade silver Leaf earrings



A variation of my leaf design made by me for Jewelled www.jewelled.info. At the moment I am working on typography design in jewellery. I am also looking at various textures I can transfer to metal.

Monday, March 2, 2009

The things you find- typography




I love Typography...seriously I do.
A brilliant blog called 'I love Typography': http://ilovetypography.com/.
Courtesy of Swissmiss and 'I love Typography', I think these Letter boxes from The Design Office http://thedesignoffice.org/letterboxes/ are sublime.