July is the birthday month of ruby and carnelian gemstones. Here at craft HQ, I work with the orange and red hues of carnelian in many of my jewellery and home decor designs. It has a rich translucent quality that … Read More
Enter below to be in with a chance of winning one of these zesty lemon hanging decorations. This summer inspired botanical piece is hand-made with copper wire work and adorned with zesty gemstones and glass. The design follows the familiar … Read More
Bringing Nature to Life through Wire Art Introducing the gatekeeper butterfly suncatcher and sharing with you my work in progress photographs and a time-lapse video. This design is handmade with lashings of copper wire work, dotted with semi-precious gemstones and … Read More
Amethyst is a beautiful purple semi-precious gemstone, and is the birthstone for February. View over our range of amethyst gift ideas from women’s jewellery designs to hanging decorations. Wish that special woman in your life a very happy February birthday!
Inspired by the winter solstice and season of Yule, these hanging ornaments are hand-made with copper metal wire work, gemstones and glass beads. The designs follow the familiar contours of holly and mistletoe leaves, adorned with red and white berries. … Read More
Last call for my ready-made designs for Christmas gifts. View over the remaining goodies that are ready to be posted out. The next new stock update will be in January 2020! Eek. Give the gift of handmade this Christmas. These … Read More
This week has been full of butterflies and dragonflies in my studio. There are two new suncatcher designs hot off the work bench with very different colour palettes and levels of detail. The muted design with pastels pinks, soft whites … Read More
Peridot & Chinese Jade Beautiful peridot and Chinese jade are the birthstones for August. Peridot has a vibrant lime green translucence quality and is catches sunlight very well. Chinese jade, known as jadeite is my favourite gemstone of all, it … Read More