Saturday, 29 August 2009

craft fair

Just getting myself ready as i have a craft fair this morning hope it will be busy, but who knows, I will post back later and let you all know, The fair is at Portobello town hall near Edinburgh.

Friday, 14 August 2009


Originally uploaded by Eve Smith
Here is another ring that i have made, for this one i have hammered the ends of the wire out the coiled them in towards each other the slightly twisted them over each other, i have oxidised the finished piece then it was polished up. Fed up with all the rain we have had today, so going to cosy up on the settee and watch tv. hope everyone has a great weekend.

Wednesday, 12 August 2009


I have decided to try and make rings, here is my first go, i'm quite pleased with this attempt, i have used a heavy guage sterling silver wire, which i balled the ends then hammered into shape then twisted the front, I then filed away any ruff edges, then the finished piece was oxidised to darken the silver to give it an aged feel. I really want to try more designs but! i want to buy some silver sheet but saving for my holidays which are now only 7 weeks away, so trying to be good, and not buy anymore, beads,. tools, silver, etc.

Friday, 7 August 2009

Made the front page

Yahoo i have made the front page of beads and beyond magazine, this is my first piece that i sent in some i'm really pleased, The gorgeous lampwork beads are by clare scott who makes the most stunning beads, you have to take a look at her website you can find her at, This piece of jewellery is at the magazine still so it will not be for sale until i get it back.

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Piccadilly circus

I made this necklace yesterday, it has the same style as my pixie teal necklace, but i decided to make this one with silver findings and chain rather than copper, as i seem to find myself making everything in copper at the mo. I was meant to be doing a craft fair this weekend but it has been canceled due to lack of bookings, so i'm a bit fed up about that, must be that people are still on holiday. I have been getting the kids school clothes ready as it's only another 2 weeks till they go back, but then we have Florida to look forward to in October, i have sill to lose some weight before we go, i always leave things till the last minute.