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.