Jewellery

Sterling Work III

This is the last post about Jewellery making for the time being, I promise. Project 4: Multi-way necklace I saw a lady wearing this necklace: I thought is was stunning, so I made my own version: I think this is my favourite creation so far and I've had some kind compliments. Project 5: Lapiz Ring I decided… Continue reading Sterling Work III

Expat Wife, Hobby, Jewellery

Sterling Work: Silver Jewellery Creations

Yesterday I detailed the first Hot Metal project I made at Jewellery School.  It took me months. I’m gradually speeding up and have since made a few more pieces. Project 2: Silver Collar Stiffeners This was a quick and easy project. I decided I would make a little something for my jewellery benefactor (Mr Incredible) to keep him sweet.… Continue reading Sterling Work: Silver Jewellery Creations

Expat Life, Jewellery, Silver, South Africa

Sterling Work: Johannesburg Jewellery School

South Africa is famous for its gold and platinum mines, for diamonds from Kimberly and Cullinan and also has limited silver mining.  So it’s a great place, to learn more about gems, metals and jewellery. In previous post, Hot Metal, I wrote about how I took up a shiny new hobby to help fill my time as an… Continue reading Sterling Work: Johannesburg Jewellery School