Category Archives: geek

Adventures with an Aquaflame Part 1 … Introducing Little Miss #SmeltyMelty

WARNING!! This post is techy and likely to be of no interest to anyone who doesn’t use heat on their metal Continue reading

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Scraphappy June 2021

I recently bought an Aquaflame. It’s like owning a small, slightly temperamental dragon at the moment, but one of the side benefits of buying her, is that I had to do some rearranging in the workshop. So this month’s #Scraphappy … Continue reading

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Hallmarked silver – a cautionary tale

A stamp saying 925 is NOT a guarantee that something is sterling Continue reading

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Scraphappy April 2021

ScrapHappy April 2021
In honour of #FirstContactDay a brooch suggesting warp travel to the moon and milky way Continue reading

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Celebratory Draw!! 6 years and over 800 customers

Whoop-whoop and wowsers, I can’t really believe it. November 2020 marks my 6th anniversary of my Etsy shop and also my 800th sale. I’ve now sold to every continent, and almost every country (west of the Black Sea, that is!). … Continue reading

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