I finished up these simple and sweet vow renewal wedding bands last week and sent them on their way to a lovely couple this morning. There is always a special feeling you get when making ceremonial jewelry – a sense of duty and honor – not matter how simple the piece.
I made this sterling silver sugar spoon with wood bowl last year. The texture was hammered into the handle of the spoon and resembles woodgrain. The soft milky white finish on the bowl of the spoon was achieved by raising the fine silver
There are a variety of processes that I use to make my jewelry and utensils. I rarely sketch – My brain is my sketch book. Most to all of my work begins as an idea that is always inspired by the world around me!
I can’t say I was “immediately hooked” because if I’m honest, I was immediately intimidated first! Having said that, there was a spark of interest for the world of Contemporary Metal Arts that was ignited after my first course.
March Meet the Maker is a Instagram challenge put on by Joanne Hawker that gives us makers the chance to talk about ourselves, how we got into this career of making, what we make, where we make, how we make…