Category Archives: processes

A milestone – my jewellery has been Hallmarked!

Here in the UK, it’s the law that any item sold as silver, with a weight of over 7.78grams* has to be formally hallmarked by an Assay office. (legislation) ** I registered my sponsor mark in 2014, and I’ve stamped … Continue reading

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Hallmarking – this idiot managed it.

So, I’ve sent off and received back my first batch of hallmarking.  Here’s what I have learned. Most importantly it’s that it’s made me ridiculously happy, and it was far less of a palaver and expense than I expected. Secondly, … Continue reading

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One of the things I love about t’interweb, is how connections are made. I posted an article about my celebratory giveaway (still running til the end of July) and one of the people who stumbled across it, had some really … Continue reading

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Ooooh. I was ‘interviewed’

It’s been ages since I did any WordPress blogging (bet you didn’t miss me in the least)  – I participated in a virtual interview with Ruth of @craftcartwright last month, whilst recovering from a rootcanal; so here it is. Thanks … Continue reading

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New commission equals new tool…and I made a mistake so you don’t have to.

Well. A girl can NEVER have too many tools. Nope. Never. And Grandad always told me to invest in the best I could afford, and assume I would grow into the tool. I didn’t quite understand what he meant at … Continue reading

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