Another stockist added to list of shops and galleries that sell my jewellery : Thought Foundation, a fantastic creative community interest company in Gateshead. Go on, have a visit, you will find many lovely things to see, to do and to eat! I do silver clay jewellery workshops there as well!
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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?