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Preview Evening

Proud and Happy! At the National Glass Centre , Sunderland with my concrete and sterling silver jewellery.

Over the last 13 months since I have left my “proper” job and give my focus on creative activities life became calmer in many ways and hectic in many other ways but most definitely happier.

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Obligatory  photo: the first exhibition at a national museum.

 

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Off to Shetland….

Although I would really to like to see the Shetlands, it is my jewellery will be going to Shetland for Christmas. How very exciting! I will be working through the summer months to create the collection. My work will be exhibited during the special Christmas show at the ShetlandArts’s Bonhoga Gallery in Weisdale Mill. If you are close by go and visit the Gallery.

Golden touch earrings
Fine silver earrings with 24k gold decorations and sterling silver earring hooks.
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For the first time…

…I made a sterling silver wedding band for a groom. A simple ring but an important one.

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Wedding Band -4mm wide

Do let me know if you wish to have a ring make to your measurement whether it is a wedding ring or not by emailing me at contact@silverkupe.com.  Best wishes to the happy couple.

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More workshop dates are added

After a successful workshop the other night, we added new dates since the 4th June workshop date is now sold out! Come to Happy Planet Creative Arts Studio in Whitley Bay to have taste of making your own silver jewellery using Art Clay Silver.

You can book the workshop online via Happy Planet Studio website or just pop-in to the Studio at  3A Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay, NE26 3ND.

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NEW: Make Your Own Silver Jewellery Workshop

I now offer Silver Clay Jewellery Taster Workshop at Happy Planet Studio (3A Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay, NE26 3ND). As seen on BBC -MAKE! Craft Britain (Series 1, Episode 2 via BBCiplayer)

£65 per person (max 4 people)
What you get:
All instructions
7g Art Silver Clay – enough silver clay for 2-3 pieces of .999 pure (fine) silver jewellery
Use of required equipment, necklace and jump ring and/or earring wires
Polishing cloth and silver polishing cream
What you learn:
Rolling & cutting, texturing, layering, pre-fire finishing, post fire finishing, polishing, oxidising to create ‘antiquing’ effect.
This session will take approximately 3 hours.

Click here to see the available dates and book via Happy Planet Studio website.

You can also contact me via contact@silverkupe.com

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Another step…. Hallmark

Some of my silver items are hallmarked at the Edinburgh Assay Office. I can now exhibit the dealer’s notice. The hallmark contains the sponsor’s mark (that’s me) which is EMT, the fineness mark which is 999 for pure silver, assay office mark which is a castle for Edinburgh Assay Office and a year mark which is a “t” for 2018.

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British Craft Trade Fair – even more excited….

Now there is almost a month to go for this trade fair. I am almost prepared though so much to do.

Just re-reading some of the articles from BCTF website such as this one that makes me proud:

Why choose BCFT? – 43 years in the making…..BCTF showcases the and the largest collection of the UK’s most talented designer-makers, its dedication to promoting British is unparalleled.  Exhibitors are carefully selected and their contemporary and innovative designs range from Home, Gift, Fashion and Craft to Art and Garden” (original text can be found here).

As far as I can see, I am the only North East new comer in the jewellery category which makes me even prouder- is that possible?

Visit my shop: silverkupe.com !

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British Craft Trade Fair

Silverkupe is in the latest issue of the Craft and Design Magazine!

This Link will take you to the magazine.

This is issue showcasing British Craft Trade Fair– you can find this information on page 7 and page 12 you can see the info about the Silverkupe.

How exciting!