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Enough with the rings!

Well, for this week any way. I broke three stones the other day so I decided to give the ring making a bit of a rest and try something different. 108 more words

Sterling Silver

The story of Egyptian revival jewelry

When we think of Egyptian jewelry, we tend to think of the last queen of the ancient Egyptians, Cleopatra. Pictures are conjured up in our heads of ornate beautiful jewelry made by Joseff of Hollywood for the 1963 epic “Cleopatra,” starring Elizabeth Taylor.   454 more words


Love is in the air

Hello Again,

It’s that time of the year when we think red! Excuse me folks I said think not see ;-)On most days of the year we see red very quickly, but come February and we think red.. 191 more words

Silver Jewellery

Chunky Silver Ring

Here is a ring that really means business. Inspired by organic shapes including the underside of mushroom caps and is in a similar vein to my… 92 more words

I made this ring a few weeks ago and took this photo yesterday in my studio.   It contains over a metre of hammered silver wire and is coiled into shape. 8 more words

A terrible loss and honor

In November 2015, my silversmithing teacher died suddenly. John McGahie, master jeweler and adjunct professor at New Mexico Highlands University left us. So, so, so sad. 87 more words

Elise Renault