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

Lydford Gorge Christmas Fair

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Last year the sun came out and it was a beautiful, crisp winter’s day for the Fair at Lydford Gorge, so we can hope for the same this year. It was chilly, but the firepit provided warmth for the visitors … Read More

Candlelit Dartmouth Handmade Crafters Market

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I love Dartmouth – it’s a beautiful old town with great independent shops & a lovely atmosphere and each year before Christmas it hosts a candlelit event that really brings the town to life. For the first time this year … Read More