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Bristol, AVON, United Kingdom
I am a jewellery and craft designer in Bristol. I specialise in handmade hammered sterling silver and copper jewellery, rustic earthy metal stamped jewellery. Name toe rings and textured rings

Saturday, 28 May 2011

jewellery and craft display work

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Just trying out new craft and jewellery display in cream and red. I did have black veleur fabric on my tables but have gone for a much lighter look. Some photos taken at home and some at a friend's workplace this Thursday. I now need all red jewellery boxes as i have loads and loads of black to use up but can't afford to change the whole lot.

Will get there in 2012! patience patience patience

Friday, 20 May 2011


Sorry for writing being so big but i am doing the Race for Life for Cancer Research in July in Bristol this year, entered today as my neice (obviously lot younger than me) has entered so i thought it would be FUN to join in with her.  

If you or anyone else you know has been affected by cancer and would like to sponsor me or can tweet or facebook my sponsorship page i would be very very grateful 


Thursday, 19 May 2011

Friends,inspiring and fabulous

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So, to my first Folksy treasury.  I have included the following items from shops or people who are friends or have been helpful to me or who i find their work inspiring or my favourites.  I plan each week to showcase other Folksy creations.  Its lovely to be on FOLKSY and find so many people who are creative,inspiring and thoughtful. x
1. The Feltworks 2. Oakapple and Rose 3. John Robinson Photography 4. ModeAlisa - Clothing Etc 5.alibali jewellery 6. BaggieAggieToo


Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Little Red Robin Mini treasury


So, today i have achieved something different. I have been to the Craft Blog UK site and looked up how to do a mini treasury. Initially i have done my own items in my folksy shop but now it means i can blog and create Folksy Friday blogs and show off Folksy's talented people. Hoorah.

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1. Turquoise lampwork bead on sterling silver
2. Swarovski purple heart woven ring
3. Nautical knot sterling silver woven earring
4. Hammered small sterling silver square studs
5. Scottie dog fabric covered girls ponytail holder
6. Rabbit fabric stud earrings all in our Folksy shop.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Craft time with the children

Well, i've been to Hobbycraft and my son chose letter E for his name to decoupage. There was lady in entrance decoupaging a huge giraffe with pretty turquoise floral paper. Not quite his cup of tea so he chose army camoflauge paper to cover his letter.

My daughter chose a jewellery box treasure chest makeover pack. She was happily singing and humming as the glitter and glue went everywhere.

Here are their efforts.

A round of applause.
Well, next week its their school summer fair and as a member of the PTA i am taking along colourful glitter butterfly beads and acrylic beads for stretch bracelet making,football match attax cards crammed into a huge jar for guess the number and the winner gets them all (very popular with the boys) and i am taking my badge machine so they can make keyrings or magnets with some digital collage sheets i have too. I think i am more excited than the children!


Thursday, 12 May 2011

New packaging for Little Red Robin

Hooray, i have ordered new jewellery boxes for Little Red Robin which came this afternoon and i am really pleased with them. Lovely poppy red boxes. Also have new business cards.

Just showing an item with the new boxes. Do you like them? Thought colour would be good for valentines and xmas too and they go with Little Red Robin theme.

Monday, 9 May 2011

SOPHIE customised necklace


Beautiful sunny day today, have my washing on the line as i type.

My sister has kindly made this necklace a beautiful customized sterling silver lightly hammered tag necklace for anyone called Sophie. I have one with my son and daughters name on that she made me. That has 2 tags my son on bottom bigger circle and my daughter's name on the top one with a little puffy sterling silver heart in front.

My sister is s silversmith and is saving up for a tumble polisher machine so she can make more personalised silver or copper or mixed metal projects with a quicker turnaround as she is currently has to take items to her college to get polished.

Patience, patience, patience.

Ta ra for today

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Cool coral and silver necklace

My Folksy Mayhem listing for today. Feminine coral gemstone chip and sterling silver rondelle beaded necklace. I have used open heart closed sterling silver jump rings round the neckline and 6mm sterling silver rondelle beads. Strung on wire and a pattern of 5 gemstone chips to one rondelle bead give it a uniform look and the silver adds nice weight to the necklace.

Lovely colour for summer.

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Purple amethyst handmade swarovski crystal necklace

Just listed today as part of the folkay mayhem challenge listing a new item each day. I made this pretty crystal necklace last night. About one year ago i made a lot of necklaces using swarovski crystals and they were very popular but havn't had time recently so i thought last night i would make one and put it into our Folksy shop. They don't take too long to make and i hope to do a tutorial on this necklace as you could use other beads, like pearls or sterling silver beads for instance. In fact as i am writing this blog i may do a pearl butterfly necklace with same techniques so watch this space.

A new project for tonight i think!

Jenny x

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Posting for todays Folksy Mayhem listing

Lovely handmade striking turquoise heart enamel pendant with little red and white bubbles. Vibrant for summer time. This is my listing for today's Folksy Mayhem which is a club whereby people join and list a new item every day in the month of May and twitter,facebook,like their items - it makes great publicity for your folksy shop. This is my first club so i will let you know what the sales fairy brings at the end of May.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Coral coloured swarovski chandelier earrings

Lovely and fresh for summer time. I made these earrings last night. I used paparaschanda (think thats how it is spelt) salmon coloured swarovski crystals and sterling silver headpins to secure to the sterling silver chandelier finding to make very pretty long feminine earrings for summer time. They can be found in our Folksy shop. I have just signed up for Folksy Mayhem which means i shall be listing a new item (hopefully) each day in May so more blogs will follow i hope. x

Monday, 2 May 2011

sterling silver and copper handcrafted jewellery

Copper swallow bird with sterling silver swirlCancer awareness Hope slim dog tag pendantSterling silver hammered heart and hematite chipsCopper etched star cuff ringRed Robin sterling silver and copper pendantTrio sterling silver stacking rings
Sterling silver ruffled flower pendantCoral cabachon plaited sterling silver ringHammered small sterling silver stud earringsSterling silver bubble earringsCopper etched star earringsLive Life copper and sterling silver necklace
Live Life pendantTweet tweet little birdieHammered sterling silver heart earringsTrio hammered hoop earringsCopper etched butterfly banglecoral drop earrings

New and recent pictures of some of our jewellery from our sterling silver and copper range. Some of these items have already sold out but we hope to be making more.

Which is your favourite?