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East of the Sun

¬†Thinking today about what this velvety skein wants to be. It’s a Merino/Bamboo/Silk blend, fingering weight, from Nanny’s Spin on Things. As soon as I saw it at the Sheep & Wool Show last weekend, I knew the label was a lie — this skein was spun from the twilight itself, I’m sure. 83 more words


Day 90

Alan Rickman dancing in a petrol station! Not the only reason I love this song but it’s certainly an excellent reason to watch the video clip. 268 more words

Sarah Cave

After graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 1995 Sarah gained a wealth of experience working at Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh, for 14 years. Sarah has now set up her own workshop where she designs and makes both silverware and jewellery.  76 more words


John Creed

John has always had an interest in metal that relates to architecture. He has made many large spectacular sculptures in various metals while also working in silver on a smaller scale. 85 more words


Sarah Hutchison

Sarah Hutchison graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art in 2004. After graduating Sarah picked up two major awards, The Retail Jeweller Student Designer of the Year and the New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Award for Silversmithing. 116 more words


Marion Kane

Marion Kane is an award-winning Scottish silversmith based in West Kilbride, Ayrshire. She has been creating silver art works and utensils for over a decade.  For Silver of the Stars, Marion departed from her usual feminine style of silversmithing, with its natural, flowing lines, to create this chunky and quintessentially masculine coffee set for Ewan McGregor. 88 more words


Michael Lloyd

Born in 1950, Michael Lloyd studied at Birmingham and the Royal Colleges of Art.Since the late 1980s he has lived and worked in South West Scotland. 98 more words