So travel broadens the mind, well why am I still taking pictures of flaking paint? The truth is, it still excites me. Yes the truth is out, but I have come to realise that life is just one big contradiction. Now I know this is not rocket science, but from all the images I haveContinue reading “Broadening the Mind”
Three bangles that were shown at the Fingers Gallery as part of the Graduate Show, July 2013 All surfaces are manipulated by hand and then covered with liquid enamel. The surface draws the eye to the beauty found in impermanence and deterioration over time the underlying surface will reveal itself to the wearer,Continue reading
Off to Brisbane I go. This piece is part of the Graduate Metal 13 Exhibition which is in conjunction with the 15th JMGA (Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia) Very exciting
This was the piece chosen for the Masterworks Neckwear 10 Exhibition.
After some 20 years I recently got the opportunity to visit San Francisco again. It truly was like meeting an old friend again, you know the ones you don’t speak to for ages and when you do it was like yesterday. Well here I was smiling again as I walked those crazy hills, this timeContinue reading “Velvet de Vinci”
I can hide no longer . . ..
It is said, ‘truth will out’ and I can no longer hide what I truly love. Earrings ! They may not be the main focus in contemporary jewellery but I am always drawn to them and the making of them. So here are some examples of earrings recently made. They are made from oxidised silverContinue reading “I can hide no longer . . .”
It has been so long since I posted anything I will be amazed if anyone is still remotely interested in what I am up to. But never the less it is a new year, a new phase in my life so it is time to make this blog work. Firstly a quick résumé of whatContinue reading “Is there anyone out there?”
This was made early in semester 1 2012. It was my first exploration into folding the copper, engraving and covering it all up with enamel. The driving thoughts were what lies underneath is as important as to what the surface shows. There is a great deal under all this that you have to believe isContinue reading “The first piece of hand hardware”