Category Archives: Other Blogs

ScrapHappy February 2023

Back to silver scrap this month One of the things that happens with me more often that I would like, is soldering fail. I prefer to make many of my items in small batches; I find that it is a … Continue reading

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Association of Contemporary Jewellers Conference

I’m a member of the ACJ and this weekend was their/our conference. It was a special conference to celebrate 25 years of the guild and they chose to hold it in Exeter, my home town so of course I bought … Continue reading

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ScrapHappy April 2022

Remember this? Reusing old nails and champagne corks for setting tools? Well. I’ve found an even less effortful and scraphappy adapation*. This time I just sawed the end off an old toothbrsh – one of the flexible and soft plastic … 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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Cross posting – That Which is Kept Locked Away — the fiction phial

I do very little cross posting here, on WordPress – I mostly prefer to use Twitter to shout out about other people’s work, but this super-short story popped up in my feed today, and I thought the beautiful prose and … Continue reading

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