New Jewellery: Riverside

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Those who follow me on Instagram will know that I’ve been working on some brand new pieces lately, using the leaf motifs from my Riverside series and building them into larger, more complex pieces.

I’ve also sought out an unusual collection of semi-precious stones to work with and had lots of fun incorporating them into some show pieces for the winter season:

Silver and Ryolite Necklace
Seedling Silver and Ryolite Necklace

Ferns …

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I took a little Good Friday drive out yesterday with my parents which, naturally, ended at a Garden Centre.

Now, I like plants and all but I’m no expert. When I buy them I really just go for things that I think are pretty. This was a specialist fern nursery with a quite stunning collection of fern colours and textures on show:

I was so inspired by it all that I bought this little one home – I’ll get him comfortably settled into a shady bit of the workshop next week: