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Pendant

Enamelled Copper Circle Pendant OCTOPUS’S GARDEN

Octopus’s Garden Pendant

Enamelled Copper Circle Pendant OCTOPUS’S GARDEN, £18.00 Lovely, one-off piece Enamelled Copper Circle Pendant Octopus’s Garden with melted crushed glass on a bed of transparent enamel. More Enamelled Copper 

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One-Off Copper Pendant with Heart Detail

One-Off Copper Pendant with Heart Detail

Added to my online shop: Enamelled Copper Tile Pendant with Heart Detail. More pictures here This piece started as an experiment – I tried different shades of light transparent enamels and one millefiore bead on small off-cut of 18 gauge copper. The piece was fired it 3 times in the kiln, building up different enamel […]

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Copper Flower Jewellery

Copper Flower Pendants

Copper Flower Pendants  – Popular Design I have listed more of my very popular Copper Flower Pendants in my online shop. The flowers are all hand sawn and given an antique or enamelled finish.   Textured Copper Pendant on a Chain Antique Finish Copper Pendant Blue and Yellow Enamelled pendant Red & Yellow Flower Pendant […]

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Enamelling Copper

Enamelling Copper Part 2

I have spent a bit more time practising enamelling on copper and I am happy to report that it is going well. Feeling a bit adventurous I tried slightly complex copper shapes and used stencils on one of the designs as well. I also used fold-formed copper sheet cut into heart and leaf shapes too. […]

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20 January: 4 Hearts and flowers necklaces ready. 
I will try and take photos tomorrow and get them into my online and Etsy shops.

That’s a lot of Copper Hearts!

January February have been slightly strange months for me. A bout of flu, Ankylosing Spondylitis reminding me on and off that it is not going to go away, some updates on the website and not enough time spent in the studio being creative. It was frustrating and did get me down a bit. But it […]

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Copper Heart Pendants

Copper Heart Pendants

I have added two copper heart pendants to my shops. Work in progress on a few more heart pendants, some of which will go on Art in the Heart and some in the online shop on my website.  Hope you like them 🙂 Copper Heart with Embossed Flowers More Heart Jewellery

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Embossed Copper Heart Pendant

New in my online shop – Embossed Copper Heart Pendant, perfect gift for someone special this Valentine’s day. A piece of copper was printed with this gorgeous flowers pattern using a Rolling Mill. I then used a jeweller’s saw to cut out the heart shape and gave it depth and dimension using coppersmithing tools and […]

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Natural Shell Cameo & Sterling Silver Pendant

In My online Shop: Wire Wrapped Pendant: Natural Shell Cameo: One-Off Hand-carved natural shell cameo wrapped in Sterling silver wire. This is a classic piece of jewellery where the wire is sculpted by hand to set the shell cameo. There is no glue or soldering involved in crafting this setting. Not something I make a […]

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Embossed Copper Pendants

Embossed Pendants made using my Rolling Mill. I have been having a lot of embossing fun with my rolling mill. I crafted several simple pendants using various sources for patterns and these have been quite popular at the recent ESC Artists events. I have added two new embossed pendants to my online shop today and […]

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Air-Chased Copper Pendants

I have added three new air-chased copper pendants to my online shop recently. Each piece has been individually hand forged using air-chasing and texturing techniques in my home studio in Stamford, Lincolnshire. My previous air-chased pieces have all been on a waxed cotton cord. Feedback from customers and stockists is that a ready made necklace or […]

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Fun Copper Pendant, Great Gift for Dog Lovers!

Air-Chased Copper Pendant ‘Woof ‘

Source: Air-Chased Copper Pendant ‘Woof ‘

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Air-Chased Copper Pendant “Aliens” | Shalini Austin: Artisan Metalsmith

The patterns that emerge when air chasing metal are always unique and I want each style range to have a unique name so we shall call this piece “Aliens” only because the picture I took of the piece on my workbench last night looked like a couple of alien faces were staring at me. (What […]

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Bead Peeps Swap n Hop… The BIG Day is here!

Yes its Reveal Day for the Bead Peeps challenge! Time for all of us crazy creative people to show off, to give ourselves a pat on the back and generally feel good about positive networking with like minded people – the Bead Peeps. I was sent some really beautiful beads and handmade focal pieces by my partner […]

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Amber 2

This has been an extremely enjoyable and satisfying bespoke wire sculpture project!

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Amber!

Life would be so boring without challenges wouldn’t it? This is the first of Two Amber pendants which are part of a bespoke order. Wrapped in Sterling Silver wire.

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