Sapphire is the primary birthstone for September, with Lapis Lazuli and agate as the secondary birthstones. Agate is a wonderful translucent semi-precious gemstone to work with in my designs, as it glows when backlit by sunshine and is available in … Read More
Meet Lois from Molko Introducing the lovely Lois, a textile artist and designer. Her small business Molko provides PDF sewing patterns and sewing tutorials for sewing hobby enthusiasts! Read on for her ‘Meet the Maker’ interview. Tell us about yourself
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