Salt, Mustard or Tea? A spoon for each finger!

One of the reasons that I first started to work with old silver was that I wanted to make myself a piece of jewellery from an old spoon and I quite fancied a new ring. I had seen some before, … Read More

From a French table to your wrist

I have always loved pottering around the Brocante Markets of France, seeking out new things for the house and garden, but more recently have been ferreting out old silver and other unusual items, creating new pieces of jewellery with them. … Read More

New Year – New Pieces

The weeks leading up to Christmas were all rather frantic with lots of Fairs at some great locations, finishing with the Christmas Fair at Lydford Gorge and the Edwardian Evening in Okehampton, which were really lovely events to end on. … Read More

The Old French Buttons

As a child I remember the delights of squirrelling through my Grandma’s ‘Button Tin’, which back then seemed to hold a vast collection of brightly coloured buttons, many with beautiful patterns or shapes.   The ‘Button Tin’ seems to be … Read More

Not just a bit of old glass

For those of you who have visited my stall over the last few weeks then you’ll have noticed that amongst the upcycled pieces of old silver there are pieces that include (what seem to be) old bits of glass.   … Read More

A summer of pottering around French Markets & an Autumn full of Fairs

I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last 3 months in Provence in the South of France and have fallen into the wonderful habit of spending Sunday mornings wandering around local Brocante Fairs to see what I can find to … Read More