Earrings

Snow

I want to take some photos of my new items, but currently my usual props (bits of stone, slate, wood) are under about five inches of fluffy snow.  So this happened instead:

These are saw pierced from sterling silver, with tiny freshwater pearls and textured by hand.  At some point in the future I plan to make things that are not triangular.  I’ve become a bit fixated on the shape, and I’m struggling a bit to come up with any new ideas at the moment.  I put it down to the season.

So, I’ve decided it’s a good time to hone my skills.  I’ve made a few more rings; they’re just plain bands though, so not much to see.  My next purchase will be a cabochon that I can set in silver.

Three New Items

Having finished all my craft fairs for the year, I have spent a little bit of time making some earrings for myself.   My Folksy shop was looking a little sparse, so I thought it was about time to update it.  I have added three new pairs of made-to-order earrings.

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 It’s been a long wait to get a day with enough sunshine to take any pictures!  The first pair was a result of needing some simple dangle earrings that would match any outfit.  I’m also glad to finally be able to use stones in my work;  the second pair down includes some tiny labradorite beads that I have been dying to use, the last pair uses some unpolished Baltic amber beads.

I’ll add more items soon, weather permitting!

Texturing Metal

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been experimenting on a new range of textured pieces, using an old hammer to pattern the metal.   These pieces have been selling well at craft fairs, so I’ve decided to start adding them to my on-line shops as well!

I’ve been waiting for a sunny day to take new product photos, and even now as I go through the ones I have already taken, I feel the light is too flat.  Still, here are the latest:

For the time being I will leave the highly polished items where they are, so they will not disappear from my shop completely!  Look out for these new pieces for sale once I’ve stopped being such a perfectionist.

Apple and Pear

Apple and pear in sterling silver.  This is my latest addition to my shop, and I think they are the tiniest earrings I’ve ever made.

Find them here.

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