A customer approached me at the end of last year in the hope of commissioning me to create a few pieces of jewellery for her from some heirloom antique silverware she had.
I’ve been working with sea glass again over the past few weeks creating a set of jewellery for a customer. He wants to treat his wife on her 40th birthday and commissioned me to make something unique that had to be in silver and preferably include the colour green.
I made these pendants a while ago and never really finished them off. I just discovered them in a box whilst looking for something else.
As you know I’m on a 12 month programme called Next Steps and I’m aiming to do the British Craft Trade Fair in 2015 and I’m spending this year working towards that goal. This has meant a big learning curve for me and lots of changes too. I’m working on lots of things behind the […]
Having completed my domed copper locket, I’ve decided to try out a book type locket for my next project at SilverHub Studios in Edinburgh. In true Evie Milo style, I can’t keep things simple, oh no, I have to add in a bit of metal etching too, and not just a bit of simple experimental […]
I blogged recently about a pendant I was working on using tube riveting. I managed to finish it the other day and I’m so happy with it that I’ve started on three more!
I’ve not posted up any images of my locket making lately, so here goes – it’s nearly finished!
As you know I’ve been driving through to Edinburgh every Wednesday night this year to attend jewellery classes at Silver Hub Studios run by the lovely Lisa Arnott. I’ve been studying hard and have been learning how to make lockets and hinges, but last week we touched on riveting and I got shown how to […]
I meant to post these images up last week after my jewellery lesson on the 29th January, but I didn’t get the time. So I’m posting them up now so that you can continue to see the development of my first ever locket prototype.
This week I’ve been meaning to practice cutting stitches into my copper using a graving tool to help hold my copper domes in place whilst soldering, as there is a risk that they will move as the solder runs and then be off centre for the holes I cut out last week. I would’ve had […]