Some of the collection.
A closer look ...
The Virtues. copper, enamel, vintage spoons, reclaimed pewter, brass. I handcrafted the chain from bronze wire - a beautiful colour and a big improvement on my soldering skills!
Missy Moo - sassy little girl brooch - vintage epns and printed tin.
Putting on the Glitz. vintage spoons, vintage rhinestones - shoe clip and earring, pearl, sterling silver. In the background - Phryne's Finery - epns (cake stand) and vintage crystals.
Techno Porcine. epns, brass,found chain, children's toy.
Blue Willow #1. crockery shard, reclaimed pewter, leather, sterling silver. Spring Garden (earrings to the left), sterling silver, tea caddy tin
Cog Dog. epns, watch gizzards, brass. Follow your Heart. vintage epns spoon, reclaimed pewter, brass, sterling silver, cotton.
Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc wine bottle, reclaimed pewter, sterling silver, recycled glass beads. In the background you can see a similar necklace made from a Grenache wine bottle and rough aquamarine.
In Any Language. epns, pewter, sterling silver, Job's Tears (seeds)
It is great having a goal to work towards - it pushes me creatively and forces me to be responsible about how I use my time - just like a grown up! If you have the opportunity to get out and see some of the SALA exhibitions I highly recommend it - it is surprising and exciting to see the depth of talent around. You can see the programme here. I am off to clean up my studio ...