May 9, 2019

Sterling Silver Jewellery

For mild tarnish and dirt, all you need is a soft toothbrush and some washing up liquid.  Just run your jewellery under a warm stream of water, lather up your toothbrush, and gently scrub, being careful of stones and their settings.  To dry you...

May 9, 2019

I obtain all of my gemstones from friends that I made while working in international development.  They too are jewellers, sourcing beautiful stones and making unique pieces.  They have begun faceting their own raw stones, and they have recently discovered a new agate...

May 9, 2019

Sea glass is weathered glass found along the coastline. The alkaline seawater and abrasion of sand and other rocks over periods of 50 to several hundred years give it the frosted and pitted look characteristic of genuine sea glass.  Sea glass is becoming more rare due...

April 25, 2019

Scottish Design Exchange (SDX)

Last year, before Christmas, I took a part time job working at the Scottish Design Exchange, and I’m now working there 4 days a week!  It has lead to me spending less time on my jewellery business, which isn’t awesome, but as a single pers...

October 15, 2018

I was a really creative kid. I was an only child, but I was rarely bored.  I made things, and drew things, and painted things, and built things. Instead of playing dolls, like most little girls, I built dollhouses and made doll clothes. In saying that, I also loved the...

October 7, 2018

Every year, our American friends from House of Z Sea Glass make their annual pilgrimage to hunt sea glass in the UK.

August 26, 2018

James Aubrey was my grandfather's name. My family called him "Big Daddy," and he was my favourite person on the planet. My father passed away when I was only 5 years old, so Big Daddy played a big role in my life.

July 3, 2018

Do you need a space to work?  Are you tired of working at home by yourself?  

Do you want to join a lovely creative community?  Do you want to work in a cute wee studio with other talented makers?  Come join us in Patina Studio!  Contact me at patinastudioglasgow@g...

March 30, 2018

Over the past two days, I attended the Incorporation of Goldsmiths event “It’s in our hands  - One Year On, Ethical Making Symposium.” I was inspired and a bit overwhelmed by the event.  As a jeweller, I have to face the fact that jewellery is a dirty business.  Precio...

July 2, 2017

The first thing I do when I get out of bed (besides desperately trying NOT to check my social media) is to make myself a cup of coffee and sit down with my wee notebook.

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Glasgow, G40 2AB
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